As they have for the last several years, a number of the WTJU announcers look back at some of their favorite 2017 releases (with one or two late 2016 and early 2018 pre-releases making the cut). Because there were so many wonderful releases by local acts, most of the announcers chose to limit their lists to those outside the Charlottesville area.
Click on the respective names below for the lists, and see videos from a few of the acts which made their way to multiple lists.
John Bates (World Turning) – World
Alex Davis (Atlantic Weekly II) – Folk & World
Rebecca (Eclectic Woman) – Specialty
Jedd Ferriss (Something New) – Folk
Emily Gary (Something New) – Folk
Peter Jones (Folk & Beyond) – Folk
Steve Kindig (Atlantic Weekly I) – Folk
Steve Kindig (Beyond Borders) – World
Pete Marshall (Sunset Road) – Folk
Professor Bebop – Blues & Soul
Professor Bebop – Jazz
David Soyka (Jumpin’ on the Bed) – Folk
Multiple Nominees (Alphabetically)