Austin Music Awards
Austin Music Awards

1985Best of the Year


Band of the Year: Dino Lee and the White Trash Revue

2. Omar & the Howlers
3. True Believers
4. Zeitgeist
5. Kirk Whalum Group
6. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
7. 14K
8. Rhythm Rats
9. Glass Eye
10. Dan Del Santo and His Professors of Pleasure
11. Bobby Mack & Night Train
12. Extreme Heat
13. Skank
14. Doctors' Mob
15. Fabulous Thunderbirds

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Best New Band: Bad Mutha Goose & the Brothers Grimm

2. Cargo Cult
3. Flex
4. Chlorine
5. Timbuk3
6. Alamo Choir
7. Strappados
8. Evan Johns & the H-Bombs
9. Hot Pink
10. Black Spring
11. 51/50
12. Will Sexton & the Kill
13. Straight Up
14. Richard Patureau and the Bayou Bandits
15. Torpedoes

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Musician of the Year: Stevie Ray Vaughan

2. Eric Johnson
3. Dino Lee
4. Kirk Whalum
5. Charlie Sexton
6. Kent "Omar" Dykes
7. Daniel Johnston
8. Bobby Mack
9. Lonnie Mack
10. Denny Freeman
11. Dan Del Santo
12. Bill Averbach
13. Mitch Watkins
14. Marcia Ball
15. Joe Ely

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