What's Hot
What's Going On

Calendar

Search thousands of events in our database.

Restaurants

Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.

Nightlife

Search hundreds of clubs in our database.

loading...

OW on Twitter
OW on Facebook
Print Email

BOO 2012

Music & Nightlife - Reader' Picks

Photo: N/A, License: N/A


Editor's note: This year, we attempted to introduce a category for Best Singer/Songwriter in the Bet of Orlando Readers Poll. Unfortunately, our tallying software failed us, and the program did not tabulate any votes for the category. We apologize to all of the singer/songwriters and their fans who campaigned for Best Singer/Songwriter. We're moving to a new voting system next year that has fewer quirks, so hopefully this kind of problem will be a thing of the past.

 

 

Best Club DJ

1ST Baby Lac, @djbabylac
2ND Lemy Currey, facebook.com/lemycurrey
3rd Jimmy Joslin, facebook.com/JimmyJoslin

Best Club Night

1ST Hospitality Blue Mondays at Blue Martini, 4200 Conroy Road, 407-447-2583, bluemartinilounge.com
2ND Takeovr Tuesdays at Roxy, 740 Bennett Road, 407-898-4004, roxyorlando.com
3rd Ignition Thursdays at Firestone, 578 N. Orange Ave., 407-872-0066, firestonelive.net

Best Country Act

1ST Hindu Cowboys, hinducowboys.com
2ND Thomas Wynn & the Believers, facebook.com/thomaswynnandthebelievers
3rd Lonesome City Travelers, lonesomecitytravelers.com/

Best Electronic Act

1ST Yip-Yip, yip-yip.com
2ND Trayer, trayer.bandcamp.com
3rd Blood Eagle, facebook.com/BloodEagleMusic

Best Experimental Act

1ST Yip-Yip, yip-yip.com
2nd (tie) Dr. Moonstien, drmoonstien.bandcamp.com
2nd (tie) TELETHON, therealtelethon.bandcamp.com
3rd (tie) Crater Tater, facebook.com/cratertater
3rd (tie) The Mud Flappers, facebook.com/themudflappers

Best Folk

1ST The Mud Flappers, facebook.com/themudflappers
2ND Jubal's Kin, jubals-kin.com
3rd Thomas Wynn & The Believers, facebook.com/thomaswynnandthebelievers

Best Hip-Hop

Best of Orlando 2012
  • Local Color - Reader' Picks This year's Best of Orlando issue was written, edited, tallied, combined and compiled with the blood, sweat and tears of Marcus Griggs, Holly V. Kapherr, Faiyaz Kara... | 7/18/2012
  • Local Color - Staff Picks Gracing the cover of Orlando Weekly's 2012 Best of Orlando issue is no sweat, when you're Jose Melendez. Better known as Orlando's Mr. Gold, Melendez is the... | 7/18/2012
  • Goods & Services - Reader' Picks Best adult entertainment store 1st Fairvilla Megastore, 1740 N. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-425-6005; 7631 | 7/18/2012
  • Goods & Services - Staff Picks Nameplates! Doorknockers! Gucci bamboo hoops! Cuban links, herringbones, dookie ropes! Medallions! Dog tags! Caps and grills! On strictly utilitarian... | 7/18/2012
  • Food & Drink - Reader' Picks Best Caribbean 1st Bahama Breeze, multiple locations, bahamabreeze.com 2nd Mama Millie's, 12273 University Blvd., 407-382-3570, mamamillies.com | 7/18/2012
  • Food & Drink - Staff Picks Best attention-grabber beverage Beet & green apple juice from Café 118 | 7/18/2012
  • Music & Nightlife - Staff Picks If you're afraid of heights, stay away: Aptly named after its striking 180-degree view of downtown Orlando, this chic sanctuary sits at the top of Amway Center's... | 7/18/2012
  • Music & Nightlife - Reader' Picks Best Club DJ 1ST Baby Lac, @djbabylac 2ND Lemy Currey, facebook.com/lemycurrey 3rd Jimmy Joslin, facebook.com/JimmyJoslin | 7/18/2012
  • Arts & Culture - Reader' Picks Best Arts Event/Festival 1st The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival, orlandofringe.org 2nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, wpsaf.org 3rd Nude Nite Art Exposé, nudenite.com | 7/18/2012
  • Arts & Culture - Staff Picks Best public art that doubles as a weapon "Symphony," 1989, by Paul Marco Mennello Museum of American Art 900 East Princeton Street 407-246-4278 mennellomuseum.com If you've ever thought of an "ice knife" as the perfect murder weapon (it melts! No finger | 7/18/2012
  • Sports & Recreation - Reader' Picks Best billiards hall 1st Sportstown Billiards, 2414 E. Robinson St., 407-894-6258, sportstownbilliards.com 2nd Cue-Phoria Billiards and Café, 2050 Semoran Blvd., Winter Park, 321-972-1867, cuephoria.com 3rd Trick Shots Billiards, multiple locations | 7/18/2012
  • Sports & Recreation - Staff Picks First word we received about this Gaelic jumble of a sport was when Orlando Hurling Club hosted their Clash of the Ash tournament last September. | 7/18/2012
We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines:

To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

Comments in violation of the rules will be denied, and repeat violators will be banned. Please help police the community by flagging offensive comments for our moderators to review. By posting a comment, you agree to our full terms and conditions. Click here to read terms and conditions.
comments powered by Disqus