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1987-1988Related Categories

Best Club DJ/Dance Club
Cave Club

2. AustiNights
3. West End
4. Broken Spoke
5. Club Islas
6. Philip Nitch (Back Room)
7. Hall's
8. Phil Owen (Cave Club)
9. New West

Best Concert By a Touring Artist
Pink Floyd

2. U2
3. Elvis Costello
4. Neville Brothers
5. John Hiatt
6. Tina Turner
7. Roger Waters
8. King Sunny Ade
9. Guadalcanal Diary
10. Boston
11. Husker Du
12. Los Lobos
13. Replacements
14. George Strait
15. Robert Cray
16. K.D. Lang
17. Level 42
18. Fleetwood Mac
19. Chris Isaak
20. Heart

Best Concert Poster
Guy Juke: Austin Music Awards, 1986-87

2. Nels Jacobson: Texas-USSR Musicians Exchange
3. Frank Kozik: Butthole Surfers at the Cave Club
4. Frank Kozik: Poison 13 at the Texas Tavern
5. Frank Kozik: Scratch Acid at the Cave Club

Best Live Music Venue
Liberty Lunch

2. Steamboat
3. Antone's
4. Back Room
5. Austin Opera House
6. Hole in the Wall
7. Big Mamou
8. Black Cat Lounge
9. Erwin Center
10. Paramount Theatre
11. Continental Club
12. Cave Club
13. Auditorium Shores
14. Cactus Club
15. Kevy J's

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits

2. VidEot's Choice
3. Citizens Live
4. MTV
5. 120 Minutes
6. Night Flight
7. Green Fungus
8. Texas Music Show
9. Hank Sinatra Presents

Best Music Store

2. Heart of Texas Music
3. Danny's Guitar Shop
4. Lightning Music and Sound
5. Music Exchange
6. Tommy's Drum Shop
7. Austin City Music
8. South Austin Music

Best Music Writer
Michael Corcoran

2. John T. Davis
3. me
4. no such thing
5. Jody Denberg
6. Ed Ward
7. Luke Torn
8. L.E. McCollough
9. Michael Point
10. Casey Monahan

Best Radio DJ
Jody Denberg

2. Paul Ray
3. Kevin Connor
4. Larry Monroe
5. no such thing
6. Sky
7. Sammy Allred
8. John Aielli
9. Jay Trachtenberg
10. David Obermann
11. C.K. Carman
12. Peggy Simmons

Best Radio Station
90.5 KUT FM

2. 102.3 KPEZ
3. 91.7 KLBJ FM
4. no such thing
5. 88.7 KAZI FM
6. 98.5 The Fox FM
7. 93.3 B-93 FM
8. 1300 KVET FM
9. 98.3 KHFI FM

Best Record Producer
Joe Ely

2. Spot
3. Brian Beattie
4. Keith Ayres
5. Mark Hallman
6. Richard Mullen
7. Jim Yanaway
8. Don Dixon
9. Andy Bugg
10. Renee Morrison

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

2. Sound Warehouse
3. Sound Exchange
4. Antone's Records
5. Yesterdays
6. Sundance
7. Harmony House
8. Inner Sanctum
9. Hastings
10. Half Price

Best Thing to Happen
South By Southwest

2. National recognition
3. Big Mamou
4. Local music on radio
5. Texas-USSR Musicians' Exchange
6. Liberty Lunch stayed open
7. Student Radio Task Force
8. Continental Club reopened
9. Major label signings
10. It survived
11. Antone's/Antone's West
12. Kevy J's
13. More creativity
14. Dong Huong

Best Video
Omar & the Howlers, "Hard Times in the Land of Plenty"

2. LeRoi Brothers, "Chain of Love"
3. Timbuk 3, "All I Want for Christmas"

What Would You Most Like to See Happen to Austin Music in 1988?
More new clubs

2. More money
3. Armadillo World HQ or something like it
4. More national recognition
5. Alternative radio
6. More local music on radio
7. KTSB student radio
8. More touring acts
9. More country
10. Earlier showtimes
11. Major label signings
12. More originality
13. More city support
14. Bigger audiences
15. More jazz

Worst Thing to Happen
Continental Club closed

2. Clubs closing in general
3. The economy
4. Higher drinking age
5. John T. Davis fired from Statesman
6. Hot Number
7. Cave Club closed
8. Corky
9. Cover bands
10. Audience apathy
11. City regulations hassling clubs
12. Flying Circus closed
13. Texadelphia closed
14. Music critics
15. Cutbacks at UT Arts Complex

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