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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

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Diana Krall
Wagon Wheel Center
Fort Wayne Civic
Fort Wayne Parks
Sweetwater Studios
Arena Dinner Theatre
Whitley County Farmers Market
Botanical Roots
Harrison Hill Home & Garden Tour
Taste of the Arts
ACD Festival
Band Parade
Cute by Nature



Castle Gallery Fine Art
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Northside Galleries


Fort Wayne Ballet
Fort Wayne Dance Collective


4D's Bar & Grill
The Alley Sports Bar
The Arcola Inn & Ale
Beamer's Sports Grill
Berlin Music Pub
Calhoun Street Soups, Salads & Spirits
Champions Sports Bar
Checkerz Bar & Grill
Columbia Street West
Deer Park Irish Pub
Dicky's 21 Taps
Dupont Bar and Grill
Firefly Coffee House
Green Frog Inn
Jimmy's on James
Latch String Bar & Grill
Mad Anthony Brewing Co.
Nick's Martini & Wine Bar
O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant
Snickerz Comedy Bar
State Grill
The Venue
Wine Down Tastings & Tapas
Wrigley Field Bar & Grill


ACD Festival
DeKalb County Free Fall Fair
Harrison Hill Home and Garden Tour
Mad Anthony Brewing Co. Oktobeerfest
Taste of the Arts
Whitley County Farm Market


IPFW Community Arts Academy


Great Country 103.3 FM
WXKE Rock 104



Fort Wayne Musicians Association
Sweetwater Sound
Wooden Nickel Music


Adam Strack
Biff & The Cruisers
Big Caddy Daddy
Big Daddy Dupree and the Broke & Hungry Blues Band
Big Dick & The Penetrators
Big Money and the Spare Change
Bulldogs, The
Cap'n Bob Barnes
Dan Dickerson's Harp Condition
The DeeBees
Dirty Comp'ny
Dueling Keyboard Boys, The
Elephants in Mud
The Jaenicke Consort Inc.
James and the Drifters
Joel Young Band, The
Jon Durnell
Kill The Rabbit
Little Orphan Andy
Mr. Grumpy's Revenge
Mike Conley
Night to Remember
Party Boat Band
Rescue Plan, The
Richard Caudle
Sidecar Gary's Karaoke/DJ
Tim Harrington Band
Triple Play Band
UpShott Entertainment
What About Joe


Allen Co. Public Library
all for One productions
Arena Dinner Theatre
C2G Music Hall
Embassy Theatre
Fort Wayne Civic Theater
Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept.
Fort Wayne Philharmonic
Fort Wayne Youtheatre
Honeywell Center
IPFW Dept. of Theatre
Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts


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On the Road Concert Calendar
Art & Artifacts
Stage & Dance
Events (Things to Do)
Movie Times


CD Reviews
Musician Feature Stories
Visual Artist Feature Stories


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