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Band of the Year
The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Big Boys
Joe Ely Band
Rank & File
The Devils
Extreme Heat
Van Wilks Band
The Standing Waves
Pressure Ernie Sky & the K-Tels
The Jitters
Joe "King" Carrasco & the Crowns
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
The LeRoi Brothers
Banzai Kik
The Lift

Best New Band

Body Nightclub
Little Charlie & the Eager Beaver Boys
The Devils
Ernie Sky & the K-Tels
Coyote-Safer Band
Dark Motive
Private Lives
Buffalo Gals
The Snipes
The Trouble Boys
Doctors' Mob
Banzai Kik
Meat Joy
The Uh-Uhs

Musician of the Year
Joe Ely

Stevie Ray Vaughan
Randy Turner (Big Boys)
Joe "King" Carrasco
O.T. Loflin (Dark Motive)
Mike Shea (the Devils)
Eric Johnson
Patrick Keel (the Pool)
Byron Scott (Twistyze, Trouble Boys)
Willie Nelson
Charlie Sexton
Kim Wilson (the Fabulous Thunderbirds)
Jimmie Vaughan (the Fabulous Thunderbirds)
Billy Prahblem (the Jitters)
Kathy Valentine (Go-Gos)
Van Wilks
Chip Kinman (Rank & File)

Best Performing Bands
Best Austin Musicians
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