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Comment Archives: stories: Best of Boise: BOB Arts & Entertainment

Re: “Best Local Band

"reflects poorly on our city" &"amiss"....just plain funny. FYI when I voted, Big Wow Band wasn't even listed as a voting option in the list. This win was from write-in votes.

19 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Big Wow Fan on 09/28/2014 at 5:25 PM

Re: “Best Local Musician

Hey, Clint Budge wasn't even listed as a voting option. All of his votes came in as a write-in. Yes, this does make sense!

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Clint Budge Fan on 09/28/2014 at 5:14 PM

Re: “Best Local Band

Best Popularity Contest - Boise Weekly Best Of Boise

Get all your friends to vote and you're sure to win no matter if you are the best or not.

1 like, 21 dislikes
Posted by Zizz Jizz on 09/25/2014 at 9:00 AM

Re: “Best Local Musician

Clint you are the best . Glad to be able to call you my friend.

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Posted by Major Ludwig on 09/24/2014 at 7:30 PM

Re: “Best Local Band

No. Nothings amiss. You obviously dont get out much. If you havent seen them you need too. Best band in town by far. Big Wow and Clint are hands down the best. They should of won it last year.

24 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Major Ludwig on 09/24/2014 at 7:25 PM

Re: “Best Local Band

I'm not a huge part of the music scene in Boise but I have NEVER heard of this band.. Hillfolk Noir I have seen several times this past year and they are awesome and very original! Something just seems amiss here!

3 likes, 24 dislikes
Posted by Barbara Allred on 09/24/2014 at 6:21 PM

Re: “Best Local Band

But if you retire the winners then it's no longer a "best local band" but instead it is the "best new local band" or "best band who hasn't won before"

best local band is exactly that IMHO :)

3 likes, 24 dislikes
Posted by Nate Thomas on 09/24/2014 at 4:59 PM

Re: “Best Local Band

Cover bands should have their own category. Also this result reflects very poorly on our city.

11 likes, 25 dislikes
Posted by cominginsecond on 09/24/2014 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Best Local Musician

My hero, always makes me feel good with his singing! Always makes me feel welcome when I go listen to the band too!

12 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Gloria J Wilson on 09/24/2014 at 3:00 PM

Re: “Best Local Musician

Clint Budge…The BEST!

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Posted by Angie Fox on 09/24/2014 at 1:17 PM

Re: “Best Local Art Gallery

2009 winner was the Visual Arts Collective!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Bob Stimpert on 09/24/2014 at 11:49 AM

Re: “Best Local Band

Yeah, something would be nice to shake it up a little. Though BtS DID actually play a couple shows in Idaho this year ;-) Big Wow primarily plays private events, so that's an interesting win... Way to go Sal!
Sometimes BW puts the previous year's winner as the easiest option to check... so anyone that's just voting on a couple unrelated things and not that focused on Arts/Entertainment will just blow through and check the first box they see in that category. Not saying it's unlikely the "incumbent" wouldn't win again anyway-- but do they really need that kind of assist to do it?

0 likes, 21 dislikes
Posted by Furrball on 09/24/2014 at 11:07 AM

Re: “Best Local Band

Seems like a good idea would be to retire the winners from the future pool of potential winners. Willamette Week does that and it keeps the list from looking too homogenous.

6 likes, 20 dislikes
Posted by Jared Mees on 09/24/2014 at 10:12 AM

Re: “Best Local Art Gallery

Who won best gallery in 2009? Seems that this category is the only one that does not list the 2009 winner.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by curious on 09/24/2014 at 9:50 AM

Re: “Best Local Movie Theater

Thirty years ago The Flicks started Boise's Grand March To becoming the livable and interesting city it is today. Thanks to The Flick's owners and others like them, Boise's Downtown is alive and thriving. Boise has matured into a more open hearted city. It even seems as though the average IQ has soared !

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Posted by Woodduck on 09/26/2013 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Best Local Band

Should BTS even be eligible? Don't think they did a show here the entire year. I'm glad they are successful, but they are not really a "local" band.

Posted by Boise Guydaho on 09/26/2013 at 10:40 AM

Re: “Best Local Public Art

We got married there on Saturday!

Posted by Psycache Ziran on 09/25/2013 at 9:57 AM

Re: “Best Local Band

Well deserved, they are Boise's best!

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by kosherspice on 09/25/2013 at 9:43 AM

Re: “Best Local Public Art

IT'S AMAZING!

Posted by Christine Taylor on 10/03/2012 at 2:08 PM

Re: “Best Spread to Spread the Word

Thanks solely to Abi Thomas! Get at her if you need an event catered unbelievably well!!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Black Hunger on 09/26/2012 at 8:02 PM


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