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DC Area Open Submission Results for The Deli's Year End Poll 2015 for emerging artists

DC Area Open Submission Results for The Deli's Year End Poll 2015 for emerging artists

 Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of DC Area Year End Poll for Emerging Artists. It was a tight contest and rich with musical talent.

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 the DC Area: 24

Jurors: Dan (The Deli New England), Ryan (The Deli LA), Paolo De Gregorio (The Deli NYC). 

Acts advancing to our Readers/Fans Poll:

The Walking Sticks - Indietronica/Synthpop


 X (Ten) - Indie Hip Hop


Sojourne - Alt-Soul


Honorable Mentions:

Jackie and The Treehorns, Atoka Chase, Night Kitchen, Harness Flux, Pete Curry 

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 DC Area Staff <3

Published: January 12, 2016 |

This Emerging Artist is based in NYC,
check out other talented locals we picked
for our NYC Artist of the Month poll below!

What's your favorite Emerging NYC Artist on this list?
Total: 129 votes
  Big Cheese 
  So Sensitive 
  Kissed by an Animal 
  Camp Saint Helene 
  Shining Mirrors 
  Dirt Buyer 

This poll will end on December 15, 2019 at 11.59 PM ET

Please stay positive with the comments, support for other bands is one of the secrets of "success."

Results as of December 13, 2019, 7:22 pm

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