Eligible to artists who didn’t meet the criteria for any other category (maybe they didn’t release anything new in 2020) — but you still feel deserves to be recognized. Sponsored by Elberon Amplifiers.
2020-21 Winner: Brandon Gallagher
The Shady Recruits are a funky, jazzy, and heavily improvisational 5-piece band from Greenville, South Carolina featuring Jack Ryan and Justin Johnson of the Marcus King Band.
Official Website: http://theshadyrecruits.com
Greenville’s Robert Gowan is a member of gypsy rock band Wasted Wine, plays violin with My Girl, My Whiskey and Me, owns + operates video / audio production company Other Southern, and helps with local music and film of all
Gallagher is a diverse drummer and musician based in Greenville that provides his talents to countless projects like SESH, Apricot Blush, Trevor Hewitt, and more.
Apricot Blush: http://apricotblush.bandcamp.com
Trevor Hewitt: http://spoti.fi/3rBDvU0
Andrew is the singer and guitarist of Greenville-based psychedelic folk rock band Brother Oliver, as well as a producer/engineer for his own Forthright Records. He invented a music accessory product called “Dummiez” that protects amps, controllers, and other 1/4″ electronics
McAde is a teenage Spartanburg-based punk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist — inspired by bands like Nirvana, Black Sabbath, The Ramones, and The Stooges.
Facebook – http://facebook.com/McAdeDixonMusic
Twitter – http://twitter.com/DixonLodis
A house show venue based in Greenville that features a screen printing collective, a huge garden, and a hot tub. Over the years, they’ve raised over $1000 for charities by hosting shows.
Keith is one half of the Greenville instrumental pop duo Wirewood, as well as the Music Director at Grace Presbyterian Spartanburg. He invented and brought to market a new musical instrument called “The Glide” that features two controllers interacting with
Greenville pop artist Jessica James is a globetrotter in the truest sense. Born in Brooklyn then moving to Florida, she eventually landed in Costa Rica as a teenager — joining the church choir and led most of the choir solos.
A singer/songwriter from Spartanburg, Smith has been a part of the scene for the past 16 years as a performing musician and as the founder of Sunday Songwriters — a weekly open mic and featured artist performance program that encourages
Riot pop outfit based in Greenville.