Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of San Francisco Bay Area Year End Poll for Emerging Artists!
After tallying our editors' ratings for the Open Submissions stage, it’s time to release the results. Please note that to avoid conflicts no local editor was allowed to vote for bands in their own scene.
Total submissions from SF Bay Area: 50
Jurors: Cody Wright (The Deli Toronto), Michael Colavita (The Deli Philly) and PDG (The Deli NYC)
Wicked Man - (Indie) - 8.167
Eight Belles - (Indie Folk) - 8
Future Twin - (Soul/Shoegaze) - 7.83
Dangermaker - (Indie Pop) - 7.67
Andy Kong - (Acoustic Indie Pop) - 7.67
Emily Afton - (Indie Rock) - 7.67
Night Shapes - (Kraut/Psych Rock) - 7.3
Lost Dog Found - (Jazz) - 7.3
Soft White Sixties - (Rock/Soul) - 7.3
Eliquate, The Humidors, Sarchasm, Rin Tin Tiger, Roem Baur, Teens in Trouble, Sunrunners, Citabria, In Letter Form, Sit Kitty Sit, The Total Bettys and War Cloud.
WHAT’S NEXT: These results end the first phase of the poll. We will soon unveil the artists nominated by our local jurors, and then let our readers and our writers influence the poll with their vote. Keep creating, keep supporting, and stay tuned for your chance to vote! —The Deli San Francisco Staff