BOB Current

V.27 No.17 | 4/26/2018

Best of Burque 2018


Best Auto Dealership

The Best of Burque's highly trained professionals and fabulous establishments, including auto dealers, IT, spas, credit unions, hospitals and many others.

Best of Burque 2018


Best Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Best medical cannabis dispensary and CBD shop; best strain and edible.
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Best of Burque 2018

Night Life

Best Casino

Best bars of various kinds, casinos and hookah lounges.

Best of Burque 2018


Best Place to Board Your Pet

Best place to board your pet; best non-profit, rescuers, clinics and supplies.
V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018

Best of Burque Music 2018

Best of Burque Music 2018 Winners

A big thanks to Showcase participants and attendees

Winners and nominees—23 of them— rocked over a thousand attendees at five venues on March 24, 2018. It was a blast and we’ll see you at next year’s shindig. Here for posterity (and your browsing pleasure) are the winners and runners-up.

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V.27 No.12 | 3/22/2018
Best of Burque Music Showcase

Best of Burque Music 2018

Don’t cry and remember to vote: it’s a lark!

This year’s Best of Burque Music reader’s poll reflects the portion of the population that voted. If you still don’t like the results after some studied listening, then August March has the same general advice he does about not liking any election outcomes: Vote!
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The Despots
courtesy of Reverb Nation

Best of Burque Music 2018

Best of the Best

Players and bands in this town are known for their prowess and musicality, even far from our town’s ostensible borders. This year our readers contributed to that historical conversation.
Tylor Brandon Band
Matt Timmons

Best of Burque Music 2018

Around Town

Around Town is the category about socially functional aspects of music in El Burque.

Best of Burque Music 2018

Best Recording

When it comes down to it, making records forms the core efforts of many an artist or ensemble engaged in the music business.
Kyle Martin
courtesy of the artist

Best of Burque Music 2018

Individual Performers

Whether ripping out massive riffs on the guitar, writing epic symphonies or vocalizing all angelic or demonic, this town has a profoundly rich community in tune with that thing called chops. Here’s a list of folks our readers say hold the key to that interactive process.
courtesy of the artist

Best of Burque Music 2018

Ensembles and Artists

It’s fun to break things up in a convenient format that not only shows unity of purpose but diversity of execution.
V.26 No.52 | 12/28/2017

Best of Burque Ballot

Best of Burque Music 2018 ends March 6

The time is nigh

The people have spoken. The nominations are in for the best local bands, players, albums, venues, engineers and labels of the past year. The second round for all the marbles runs Feb. 21 through Mar. 6. This year you can cast your votes once each week (that’s up to three times if you check your calendar carefully). And the cherry atop the BOBM sundae is a fantastic live showcase of nominees on Mar. 24. This thing was a blast last year, so let’s do it again!

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Best of Burque Ballot

Best of Burque 2018 Voting Closes at Midnight Tonight

The original Albuquerque reader’s poll ends March 13!

Drumroll, please! Best of Burque, the original Albuquerque reader’s poll, enters its latest incarnation on Valentine’s Day, 2018. Voting runs Feb. 14 through March 13, a four-week period during which, for the first time, you can cast your votes once each week. So if you want to express love for your Best of Burque faves on a weekly basis to give the objects of your affection an edge in the results, your wish has been granted!

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V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017
Best Waffles: Tia B’s La Waffleria/Tia Betty Blue’s

Best of Burque Restaurants 2017

Dine In, Speak Out

Each year we ask you, the good citizens what the best restaurants and dishes in town are. We appreciate the time that y’all took to vote in this year’s Best of Burque Restaurants poll, and we hope that the results will help you figure out where you’ll be dining next in our fair city.