Local Bands - Best of 2012

Published May 25, 2012

Classic rockers, hip-hop artists, or country crooners; who rocks your local music scene?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Road 88

Voters Love

"Road 88 is THE BEST local band I have ever seen. So much energy and the most fantastic unique sound you won't hear..." via Laura B.

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Elk Grove CA 95624
  • 1. Road 88
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Elk Grove, CA
  • Tragically White, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, FM Radio Station, Winery, Sacramento CA 95828
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Sacramento, CA
  • Walking Spanish, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Downtown Sacramento CA 95814
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Downtown Sacramento, CA
  • Set in Stone, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Indie Theater, 9472 Tonkin Dr Orangevale CA 95662
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Multiple locations
  • Arden Park Roots, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Downtown Sacramento CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    World Map Sacramento, CA
  • BlackEyed Dempseys, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, World Map Elk Grove CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    World Map Elk Grove, CA
  • The Band: RADIO, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Local Bands, Music, FM Radio Station, Destiny Arts Paviliion Sacramento CA 95823
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Multiple locations
  • Midnight Players, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Local Bands, Music, Casino, Art Gallery, Winery, Theatre Group, Wedding Music, Sacramento CA 95822
    Nominee for: Local Bands, Music
    Multiple locations
  • Autumn Sky, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Downtown Sacramento CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Downtown Sacramento, CA
  • Department of Rock, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Sacramento CA 95815
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Sacramento, CA
  • Two Steps Down, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, FM Radio Station, Music Instruction, AM Radio Station, Casino, Theatre Group, Art Gallery, World Map Rancho Cordova CA 95670
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    World Map Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Element of Soul, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Music Instruction, FM Radio Station, Placerville CA 95667
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Placerville, CA
  • Whiskey Dawn, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, 10270 E Taron Dr Elk Grove CA 95757
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    10270 E Taron Dr, Elk Grove, CA
  • MidLife Crisis, Arts and Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Local Bands, Placerville Placerville CA 95667
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Placerville, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Marysville, CA
  • Lady And The Tramps, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, 1355 Halyard Dr West Sacramento West Sacramento CA 95691
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    1355 Halyard Dr, West Sacramento West Sacramento, CA
  • Island of Black and White, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, El Dorado Hills CA 95762
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    El Dorado Hills, CA
  • Stone Kold, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Arden/Arcade Area Sacramento CA 95864
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Arden/Arcade Area, Sacramento, CA
  • Hit Parade, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Local Bands, Wedding Music, Multiple Locations CA 95817
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Multiple Locations, CA
  • Skid Roses, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Indie Theater, Downtown Sacramento CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Downtown Sacramento, CA
  • Riff Raff, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Comedy Club, Sacramento CA 95662
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Sacramento, CA
  • Amanda Gray and Whiskey Savage, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, FM Radio Station, Casino, Yuba City CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Yuba City, CA
  • Mumbo Gumbo, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands,  Sacramento CA 95814
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Downtown Sacramento, CA
  • Chris Gardner Band, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands,  Roseville CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Roseville, CA
  • Jackie Greene, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands,  Sacramento CA
    Nominee for: Local Bands
    Midtown Sacramento, CA
Contest Overview
  • 273,044
    Total Votes
  • 92,217
    Voters
  • 151
    Winners

The 2012 KCRA 3 A-List awards are based on more than 273,000 votes from local Sacramento-area experts.

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