Best New Artist nominee Gabriella Rose kicked off 4th annual Bartlett Award ceremony to a packed crowd, this past Saturday in Spokane. While this may be the fourth annual awards, 2019 marks five years that The Bartlett has been a home for local musicians, poets, and visual artists.
Bartlett Award Winners
Best Song: ‘Stories’ by BaLonely
Best Local Release: ‘Rebel’ by Atari Ferrari
Best Local Poet: Bethany Montgomery
Best Local Hip Hop: Jango
Best Local Alt/Experimental Band: Deer
Best Local Singer-Songwriter: Blake Braley
Best Local Folk Artist/Band: Chris Molitor
Best Local Rock Band: Atari Ferrari
Best New Band/Artist: Gabriella Rose
Artists have a home at The Bartlett; a sentiment echoed by every winner throughout the night. In addition to Gabriella, the night featured performances from Best New Artist nominee CATE, as well as Best Local Rock Band nominee Von The Baptist. To be nominated for the awards, an artist or band must have performed at The Bartlett in 2018. Awards were voted on by the fans. We are looking forward to all the shows and artists that will light up The Bartlett’s stage in 2019. Who do you think should play The Bartlett this year? Tell us in the comments!