1988-1989Best of the Year

Band of the Year
The Joe Ely Band

Timbuk 3
Omar & the Howlers
Poi Dog Pondering
Wild Seeds
The Reivers
Butch Hancock and the Sunspots
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Mannish Boys
Glass Eye

Best New Band
Poi Dog Pondering

Last Straw
Ed Hall
Hearts & Minds
Slash Cowboy
Roman Candles
Girls In the Noise
Grains of Faith
Moments Notice
Water the Dog

Musician of the Year
Joe Ely

Eric Johnson
Alvin Crow
Darden Smith
Omar Dykes
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Lyle Lovett
Butch Hancock
John Porter
David Grissom
Jimmy LaFave

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