Monday, October 27, 2014

Akron Empire Favorites: Favorite Band or Musician

Shivering Timbers getting ready to perform at Rowdy Indie Craft Fair in August of 2011. Photo courtesy of Kalie Boshara.

Akron Empire Favorites 2014: Favorite Band or Musician
by Joanna Wilson

You voted, we listened!  We asked our readers to tell us their favorite things to do in the Empire, and you responded with amazing ideas-- some of our own old favorites, and some things new to us that we're excited to check out!

We've been rolling out the winners one category a week-- Click HERE to see the categories we've already covered.

This week, we're announcing your Favorite Band or Musician.  Drum roll, please!

The 2014 Akron Empire Favorites:
1. Shivering Timbers
2. a tie between: Get on Up and Fast Molasses 

Fast Molasses

Honorable Mentions: ShiSho, Trouble Books, Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites, and Dan Wilson

Please click on each band's name for the link to see the review we've already written.  If you're a fan of one of the bands above we haven't yet reviewed--or any other Akron band--why not guest blog about them?  Contact us by email--and we'll help you get the ball rolling.  We love Akron bands--help us cover our vibrant music scene.

Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites

Congratulations to all our winners--and don't forget, we encourage you to use the Akron Empire 2014 Favorites badge, if you like.

ShiSho poster for their show in Austin TX in 2 weeks!

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