We asked, and you answered. Over 1,800 La Crosse County residents and visitors nominated finalists for the Best of La Crosse County 2015, and more than 8,000 participated in the final voting. You weighed in on everything from auto repair to tattoo parlors, and now we have the results. See the full list of winners at http://explorelacrosse.com/bestof.

Here are your picks for Best Indie/Alternative Band.


Reggae-rock band TUGG ran away with the title of Best Indie/Alternative Band in La Crosse County for the second straight year, pulling in nearly half the vote. Over the last ten years, TUGG has gathered a loyal following of fans around La Crosse and across the Midwest, opening for the likes of Rusted Root, Slightly Stoopid, The Wailers, and many others. In 2012, their most recent EP, Home Brew, reached #2 on on the Hot 100 iTunes Reggae Album Chart. TUGG is a regular draw at shows and festivals around the La Crosse area. Visit www.tuggmusic.com to find out where they’re playing next, listen to their music, and more. 


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Best of La Crosse County 2015