Austin Music Awards More 1981-1982 Best Performing Bands Best Country: Rank & File Best Hard Rock / Heavy Metal: Van Wilks Band Best Jazz: Passenger Best Blues: The Fabulous Thunderbirds Best New Wave / Punk: Standing Waves Best Soft Rock / Easy Listening: Christopher Cross Best Chicano: Beto y los Fairlanes Best None of the Above: Extreme Heat

Austin Music Awards › 1981-1982 › Best Performing Bands ›

Best Folk: Butch Hancock & Jimmie Dale Gilmore

2. Uncle Walt's Band
3. Rank & File
4. Grimalkin
5. Shake Russell & Dana Cooper
6. Eric Johnson
7. Eaglebone Whistle
8. Lucinda
9. Caravan
10. Kenneth Threadgill & Bill Neely
11. Jerry & Nancy Stevens
12. CPR
13. Bobby Bridger
14. Don Sanders
15. Nanci Griffith
16. Vince Bell
17. Cheezmo Schmaltz

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