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GA Voice - - 2015 Georgia Voice -

CON­TIN­UED FROM PAGE J TYLER Re­peat­ing as cham­pion in this field is

(jtyler­mu­sic.com), the young At­lanta artist who has taken the hip-hop field by storm. He’s openly gay in an in­dus­try where be­ing so hasn’t al­ways the wise, tra­di­tional thing to do—and it hasn’t hurt his ca­reer at all. He per­formed at Gay Day at Six Flags Over Ge­or­gia last year, among other rain­bow gigs.

J Tyler

In sec­ond is TO­PHER PAYNE

He’s as pro­lific as ever: To­pher Payne (www.to­pher­payne.com) wins here. For years he has pro­duced plays all over At­lanta stages, but ear­lier this sea­son Chicago’s Step­pen­wolf Theatre Com­pany pre­sented his com­edy-drama “An­gry Fags,” and in the fall his award-win­ning “Per­fect Ar­range­ment” bows at Pri­mary Stages off-Broad­way. In 2015 he even got an agent! fin­ishes sec­ond and

third. CHAD MCDANIEL @ OS­CAR’S TONY JACK­SON @ AT­LANTA EA­GLE

Ge­or­gia Voice read­ers poured a lot of love on quite a few bar­tenders, but of Os­car’s (www.os­carsat­lanta.com) and

of At­lanta Ea­gle (www.at­lantaea­gle.com) emerged as the most charm­ing and heavy-handed of the bunch. Chad’s mar­tini mix­ing and en­cy­clo­pe­dic knowl­edge of show tunes, and Tony’s bare-chested bar­tend­ing helped the two surge past a crowded field of beloved pour­ers.

iel Tony Jack­son

Chad McDan-

In a five-way tie for third were Burkhart’s (www.burkharts.com), Heretic (www.hereti­cat­lanta.com), at The Model T (www.mod­eltat­lanta.com) and and at Mary’s (www.marysat­lanta.com).

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