The Best Knoxville Band: Voters

See their picks

  • John T. Baker: singer/songwriter/composer, guitarist, The French Broads and Econopop
  • Susan Bauer Lee: bassist, Tim Lee 3
  • Ian Blackburn: Interdepartmental Man of Mystery, AC Entertainment; co-founder and former systems administrator, Metro Pulse
  • Brandy Blaylock: Tennessee Theatre staff
  • Wayne Bledsoe: entertainment reporter, News Sentinel
  • Randall Brown: calendar editor, News Sentinel
  • Gray Comer: guitarist, The Westside Daredevils
  • Kevin Crothers: former bassist, Sea 7 States
  • John Davis: singer/guitarist/songwriter, Superdrag
  • Debra Dylan: journalist
  • Matthew Everett: arts and entertainment editor, Metro Pulse
  • Travis Gray: singer/songwriter/keyboards/electronics, Rumblytums; former member of Mito Band and Demonicle; art director, Metro Pulse
  • Mic Harrison: singer/songwriter/guitarist, Mic Harrison and the High Score; former member of The V-Roys and The Faults
  • Steve Horton: singer, The Lonesome Coyotes, and singer/guitarist/kazoo player, Y'uns
  • Tim Lee: singer/songwriter/guitarist, Tim Lee 3
  • Rob Levering: co-host, The Funhouse on WUTK 90.3 FM
  • Angel Zuniga Martinez: singer/songwriter
  • Michele Meer: longtime music scenester
  • Matt Morelock: banjo player, WDVX DJ
  • Jay Nations: professional record collector and former owner of Raven Records
  • Jack Neely: associate editor, Metro Pulse
  • Hector Qirko: Guitarist, The Hector Qirko Band and The R.B. Morris Band; former member of Balboa
  • Jim Rivers: guitarist, The Vibraslaps
  • Emily Robinson: bassist, The Tenderhooks
  • Don "Mad Dog" Rutherford: longtime music scenester and current resident of Los Angeles
  • Heather Seiber: Tennessee Theatre staff
  • Derek Senter: co-host, The Funhouse on WUTK 90.3 FM
  • John Sewell: journalist and graduate student; Metro Pulse contributor; former member of Teenage Love and Torture Kitty
  • Jonathan Sexton: singer/songwriter/guitarist, Jonathan Sexton and the Big Love Community Choir
  • Benny Smith: general manager/program director, WUTK 90.3 FM
  • Carl Snow: former guitarist, Koro, Red, Whitey, 30 Amp Fuse; leader of Carl Snow's Summer of Love
  • Joe Tarr: journalist; former staff writer, Metro Pulse
  • Paige Travis: publicist, AC Entertainment; former A&E editor, Metro Pulse; former publisher/editor, Spark
  • James Trimble: singer, The Dirty Guv'nahs
  • Steve Wildsmith: entertainment editor, The Daily Times in Maryville
  • Jake Winstrom: singer/songwriter/guitarist, The Tenderhooks
  • John Wright: former managing editor, Metro Pulse
  • Leslie Wylie: former editor, Metro Pulse