As they have for the last several years, a few of the WTJU announcers look back at some of their favorite 2018 releases (with one or two late 2017 and early 2019 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)
Alex Davis (Atlantic Weekly II)
Rebecca (Eclectic Woman)
Emily (Something New)
Peter (Folk & Beyond)
Steve Kindig (Atlantic Weekly I)
Steve Kindig (Beyond Borders)
Pete (Sunset Road)
Professor Bebop (Blues & Soul)
Professor Bebop (Jazz)
David Soyka (Jumpin’ on the Bed)
Multiple Nominees (alphabetically)