2015 Independent Music Awards – Winners for Folk, Americana, and Related Genres

Independent music is doing pretty well in this digital music age. As such, industry professionals have a lot of hard work sifting through the millions of available albums to find the best of the best. We thought we’d provide a little bit of a run down here. Many of these bands and artists have not been covered on EarToTheGround Music before, so give them a listen and jot down some names. There are sure to be some new favorites here (even if they’ve long since emerged)!

Winning Albums:

Alt. Country – Marta Pacek – VooDoo Dolls and False Alarms

Americana – The Amigos – Diner in the Sky

Bluegrass – The Seldom Scene – Long Time Seldom Scene

Country – Jodee Lewis – Whiskey Halo

Folk – Dawn Landes – Bluebird

Winning Songs:

Alt. Country – Mayfield “When I Last Saw You”

Americana – Sleepy Man “Flesh and Bones”

Bluegrass – Seldom Scene “Mean Mother Blues”

Country – Jodee Lewis “From a Bottle”

Folk – Elizabeth and the Catapult “Someday Soon”

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