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2013-2014Best Performing Bands

Best Avant Garde/Experimental Band
The Octopus Project

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Mother Falcon
3. Sorne
4. John Pointer
5. Roger Sellers
6. Holiday Mountain
7. Golden Dawn Arkestra
8. Dead Love Club
9. WD-41
10. Boyfrndz

Best Blues Act
Gary Clark Jr.

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Peterson Brothers Band
3. Eric Tessmer Band
4. Churchwood
5. Brownout
6. Hard Proof Afrobeat
7. Jack Burton Trio
8. Henry & the Invisibles
9. Roxy Roca
10. Soul Track Mind

Best Country Act
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Whiskey Shivers
3. The Whiskey Sisters
4. Dale Watson
5. Them Duqaines
6. The Beaumonts
7. Wood & Wire
8. Amanda Cevallos & the High Hands
9. Sarah Jarosz
10. Sons of Fathers

Best Cover Band
The Eggmen

photo by Shelley Hiam

2. More Cowbell
3. Flamethrower Love
4. Suede
5. Matchmaker Band
6. Think Lizzy
7. Radiostar
8. Hell's Belles
9. Heart Byrne
10. LC Rocks

Best Electronic Dance Music Act
Francis Prève

photo by John Anderson

2. Christian Barbuto
3. Scorpio Rising
4. DJ Mel
5. Roger Sellers
6. DJ Chicken George
7. Sock Hop DJs
8. Rize
9. Holiday Mountain
10. Toddy B

Best Folk Act
Jonny Gray

photo by Sandy Carson

2. Wild Child
3. Shakey Graves
4. Wendy Colonna
5. Sarah Jarosz
6. Ruby Jane
7. Hello Wheels
8. Dana Falconberry
9. Gina Chavez
10. Roger Sellers

Best Hip-Hop Act
Riders Against the Storm

photo by John Anderson

2. Ray Sr.
3. Super Smash Bros.
4. Zeale
5. Magna Carda
6. Jon the Revelator
7. Phranchyze
8. League of Extraordinary Gz
9. The Track Athletes
10. MC Overlord

Best Indie Band
Wild Child

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Quiet Company
3. Sphynx
4. Max Frost
5. Mother Falcon
6. Mighty Mountain
7. Tele Novella
8. The Octopus Project
9. Eve & the Exiles
10. Royal Forest

Best Instrumental Band
Eagle Claw

photo by Sandy Carson

2. Balmorhea
3. TransContinental Trip
4. Minor Mishap Marching Band
5. Equals
6. Explosions in the Sky
7. My Education
8. Tia Carrera
9. MilkDrive
10. Boss Street Brass Band

Best Jazz Band
Jitterbug Vipers

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Jeff Lofton
3. White Ghost Shivers
4. Church on Monday
5. Black Red Black
6. Ephraim Owens
7. Mike Flanigin Trio
8. Thrift Set Orchestra
9. Hot Texas Swing Band
10. Brannen Temple

Best Latin Rock Act
Gina Chavez

photo by Sandy Carson

2. 24-7
3. Vallejo
4. Son de Rey
5. Vitera
6. Del Castillo
7. Brownout
8. El Tule
9. Cilantro Boombox
10. Joe King Carrasco

Best Latin Traditional Act
Gina Chavez

photo by Sandy Carson

2. Conjunto los Pinkys
3. Son de Rey
4. El Tule
5. Luis Bañuelos
6. Susan Torres y Conjunto Clemencia
7. Trio los Vigilantes
8. Los Texas Wranglers
9. Grupo Fantasma
10. Mariachi Relámpago

Best Metal Band
Dead Earth Politics

photo by Shelley Hiam

2. Eagle Claw
3. Critical Assembly
4. Snake Skin Prison
5. The Sword
6. Powderburn
7. Broken Teeth
8. Headcrusher
9. Course of Ruin
10. Fear Control

Best None-of-the-Above Band
White Ghost Shivers

photo by Shelley Hiam

2. Mother Falcon
3. Conspirare
4. Shakey Graves
5. The Invincible Czars
6. Uranium Savages
7. Naga Valli
8. Minor Mishap Marching Band
9. Boss Street Brass Band
10. More Cowbell

Best Punk Band
The Bulemics

photo by Shelley Hiam

2. Lower Class Brats
3. The Hickoids
4. El Pathos
5. Spray Paint
6. Residual Kid
7. BLXPLTN
8. Krum Bums
9. Riverboat Gamblers
10. The Beat Dolls

Best Rock Band
Quiet Company

photo by Shelley Hiam

2. Wheeler Brothers
3. Bob Schneider
4. Bubble Puppy
5. The Whiskey Sisters
6. Residual Kid
7. Churchwood
8. Van Wilks Band
9. Vallejo
10. The South Austin Moonlighters

Best Roots Rock Band
Wheeler Brothers

photo by Sandy Carson

2. Shinyribs
3. Water & Rust
4. The Whiskey Sisters
5. John Evans Band
6. The LeRoi Brothers
7. Sons of Fathers
8. South Austin Moonlighters
9. Shakey Graves
10. Reckless Kelly

Best U18 Band
Residual Kid

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Peterson Brothers Band
3. 24-7
4. The Death Aquatics
5. Annie & Kate
6. Painted Redstarts
7. Grace London
8. The Bare Feat
9. Room 24
10. Tiarra Girls

Best World Music Band
Hard Proof Afrobeat

photo by John Anderson

2. Atash
3. Ashes of Babylon
4. Morena Soul
5. Naga Valli
6. Austin Samba School
7. Austin Piazzolla Quintet
8. Austin Polka Band
9. Zoumountchi
10. Paula Maya

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