WhatzUp - Heartland Art, Entertainment & Recreation

Best of 2011 Readers Poll Results


Performer of the Year

Best Original Rock Band

Best Live Band

Best Live Duo

Best Live Solo Performer

Best New Performer

Best Local Rock CD Release

Best Local Non-Rock CD Release

Best Local EP/Single Release

Best Rock Cover Performer

Best Metal Rock Performer

Best Blues Performer

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Performer

Best Funk/World Music Performer

Best R&B Performer

Best Punk Performer

Best Folk/Americana Performer

Best Jazz Performer

Best Country Music Performer

Best Oldies Performer

Best Singer/Songwriter

Best Karaoke Host


Best National Concert

Best National Concert Venue

Best Venue for Local Music

Best Rock Club

Best Dance Club

Best Jazz/Blues Club

Best Country Music Club

Best Karaoke Club

Best Sports Bar

Best Coffeehouse

Best Neighborhood Tavern/Fort Wayne

Best Neighborhood Tavern/Outside Fort Wayne

Best New Club

Best Ethnic Restaurant

Best Fine Dining Restaurant

Best Casual Restaurant

Best Overall Club


Favorite Radio Personality

Favorite Television Personality

Best Theatrical Production

Visual Artist Of The Year

Prior Reader's Poll Awards

Best of 2010

Best of 2009

Best of 2008

Best of 2007

Best of 2006

Best of 2005

Best of 2004

Best of 2003

Best of 2002

Best of 2001

Best of 2000

Best of 1999

Your comments and suggestions for improving whatzup's annual "Best of" Readers Poll, the Whammy Awards show or these web pages are always appreciated.

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Sol Fest
First Presbyterian Theater
all for One
all for One
Arena Dinner Theatre
Fort Wayne Civic
Fort Wayne Youtheatre
Fort Wayne Dance Collective
Fort Wayne Parks
Cute by Nature



Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Northside Galleries


Fort Wayne Ballet
Fort Wayne Dance Collective


Annrita's Lounge and Grill
The Arcola Inn & Ale
Bar 145
Beamer's Sports Grill
Calhoun Street Soups, Salads & Spirits
Champions Sports Bar
Checkerz Bar & Grill
Columbia Street West
Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center
Deer Park Irish Pub
Duesy's Sports Bar & Grill
Dupont Bar and Grill
Firefly Coffee House
Hamilton House Bar & Grill
LaOtto Brewing Company
Latch String Bar & Grill
Mad Anthony Brewing Co.
Nick's Martini & Wine Bar
Snickerz Comedy Bar
State Grill


Fort Wayne Ballet
Fort Wayne Dance Collective
Fort Wayne Youtheatre
IPFW Community Arts Academy
Three Rivers Music Theatre


WXKE 96.3



Fort Wayne Musicians Association
Sweetwater Sound
Wooden Nickel Music


Adam Strack
Biff & The Cruisers
Big Caddy Daddy
Brass 6
Bulldogs, The
Cap'n Bob Barnes
Dan Dickerson's Harp Condition
DeeBees, The
Dueling Keyboard Boys, The
Elephants in Mud
Holy Rebels, The
J Taylors, The
The Jaenicke Consort Inc.
James and the Drifters
Joel Young Band, The
Jon Durnell
Kill The Rabbit
Mike Conley
Night to Remember
Party Boat Band
Rescue Plan, The
Sidecar Gary's Karaoke/DJ
Tim Harrington Band
Triple Play Band
UpShott Entertainment


Allen Co. Public Library
all for One productions
Arena Dinner Theatre
C2G Music Hall
Embassy Theatre
First Presbyterian Theater
Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept.
Fort Wayne Philharmonic
Fort Wayne Youtheatre
IPFW Dept. of Theatre


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