MEONA AWARDS 2004
WINNERS ANNOUNCED


  • The voting is over now, votes have been counted. CALYPSONUTS & LYNLEY TOLLS The MEONA AWARDS this year resulted from approximately 1000 emails received in the suggestion, nomination, and voting processes involved in determining the winners. Several candidates were winners in multiple categories. Some contests were very close and were too close to call until the last day of voting. Some of the winners are pictured as follows:

    CALYPSONUTS & LYNLEY TOLLS

    MARITIME & ISLAND MUSIC

    COMEDY GROUP

    DUO

    FEMALE VOCALIST

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    SUEANNE DOYER .

    SUEANNE DOYER

    AMERICANA

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    ALL THAT & JENNIFER JONES
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    ALL THAT & JENNIFER JONES

    ENTERTAINER

    NEW ARTIST

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    Photo courtesy of www.allthatband.com .


    SOUTHERN BLEND .

    SOUTHERN BLEND

    ACOUSTIC GROUP

    COUNTRY BAND

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    BOBBY 'Blackhat' WALTERS .

    BOBBY ' Blackhat' WALTERS

    BLUES ARTIST

    HARMONICA

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    ISLAND BOY .

    ISLAND BOY

    MODERN ROCK COVER BAND

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    STEAMBOAT JACK .

    STEAMBOAT JACK

    NEW BAND

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    DUNCAN & DANIELLE .

    DUNCAN & DANIELLE

    ORIGINAL MUSIC

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    BLUE PEARL .

    BLUE PEARL

    BLUES BAND

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    ROBIN WELCH .

    ROBIN WELCH

    GUITARIST

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    MIKE WILLIAMS .

    MIKE WILLIAMS

    PERCUSSIONIST

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    BILL DEAL'S RHONDELS .

    BILL DEAL'S RHONDELS

    BEACH MUSIC

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    MIKE PROFFITT .

    MIKE PROFFITT

    MALE VOCALIST

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    SLAPWATER .

    SLAPWATER

    PARTY & DANCE BAND

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    DON BUTCHER

  • Special recogniton is given to DON BUTCHER, host of Open Mic at Goodfellas in Hampton. His courage, enthusiasm, and dedication for taking risks to bring a wide variety of music the the Hamton Roads area is highly appreciated. He has done much for the continuing improvement of downtown Hampton and the promotion of good music at indoor and outdoor events. .

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    DON BUTCHER

    SPECIAL RECOGNITION

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    WWW.DONBUTCHER.COM .

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    MEONA AWARDS 2004
    WINNERS
    MEONA NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT & RECOGNITION AWARDS


    MODERN ROCK COVER BAND :
    ISLAND BOY

    CLASSIC ROCK BAND :
    JANITORS

    PARTY & DANCE BAND :
    SLAPWATER

    BEACH MUSIC :
    BILL DEAL'S RHONDELS

    ORIGINAL MUSIC :
    DUNCAN & DANIELLE

    BLUES ARTIST :
    BOBBY 'BLACKHAT' WALTERS

    BLUES BAND :
    BLUE PEARL

    COUNTRY BAND :
    SOUTHERN BLEND

    AMERICANA :
    SUEANNE DOYER

    COMEDY:
    CALYPSONUTS

    ENTERTAINER :
    ALL THAT

    DUO :
    CALYPSONUTS

    ONE DAY EVENT - FESTIVAL :
    POLAR PLUNGE - VA Beach

    MULTI-DAY EVENT - FESTIVAL :
    HAMPTON BAY DAYS

     

     

     

     

    ACOUSTIC GROUP :
    SOUTHERN BLEND

    SOLO ACOUSTIC ARTIST :
    LEWIS McGEHEE

    NEW ARTISTS :
    JENNIFER JONES

    NEW BANDS :
    STEAMBOAT JACK

    MARITIME & ISLAND MUSIC :
    CALYPSONUTS

    FEMALE VOCALIST :
    LYNLEY TOLLS

    MALE VOCALIST :
    MIKE PROFFITT

    GUITARIST :
    ROBIN WELCH

     

    HARMONICA :
    BOBBY BLACKHAT WALTERS

    BASS PLAYER :
    DANA SILVER

    INSTRUMENTALIST - Non Guitar :
    SCOTT WOODS - Keyboards

    PERCUSSIONIST :
    MIKE WILLIAMS

    LIVE MUSIC - SMALL VENUE INDOOR:
    GOODFELLAS

    LIVE MUSIC - SMALL VENUE OUTDOOR :
    24th STREET STAGE - VA Beach

    LIVE MUSIC - LARGE VENUE:
    VERIZON WIRELESS VA BEACH AMPHITHEATRE

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    SPECIAL RECOGNITION :
    DON BUTCHER

    MEDIA AWARD :
    SPLASH MAGAZINE
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    THANKS TO ALL
    WHO PROVIDED NOMINATIONS, VOTES, SUGGESTIONS, and RECOMMENDATIONS
    STEVEN SLOOP
    www.meona.net
    March 15, 2005