BACK TO TOP
VOTE NOW IN THE 2018-2019 MUSIC POLL!

1993-1994Related Categories

Best Concert by a Touring Artist
Neil Young & the MGs, Erwin Center

2. Neville Brothers, Backyard
3. Matthew Sweet, Liberty Lunch
4. Leonard Cohen, Backyard
5. Little Feat, Backyard
6. Cracker, Liberty Lunch
7. Smashing Pumpkins, Liberty Lunch
8. Los Lobos, Liberty Lunch
9. Subdudes, Liberty Lunch
10. Vartinna, La Zona Rosa
11. Lyle Lovett, Paramount

Best Concert Poster
Crust, FuckEmos, Noodle: New Year's Eve at the Acropolis by John Hawkins and Greg Geisler

2. Chain Drive
3. Electrolux
4. Crust, Seeman
5. Arc Angels
6. FuckEmos
7. Jimmie Dale Gilmore
8. Toni Price
9. Derek O'Brien benefit
10. 1992-93 Austin Music Awards

Best Cover Art
Dick Reeves, Alejandro Escovedo's 13 Years

2. Dick Reeves, Toni Price's Swim Away
3. Jesus Christ Superfly
4. Guy Juke, Austin Lounge Lizards' Paint Me On Velvet
5. Joe Rockhead, Bob Schneider
6. Sam Hurt, Therapy Sisters' Mood Swings
7. Ram Garza, The Naughty Ones
8. Michael Golob, Pariah's To Mock a Killing Bird
9. Earthpig, Potter's Field
10. Donna Shepherd, Susan Voelz's 13 Ribs

Best Live Music Venue
Liberty Lunch

2. Backyard
3. Steamboat
4. Antone's
5. La Zona Rosa
6. Continental Club
7. Broken Spoke
8. Electric Lounge
9. Black Cat
10. 311 Club

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits

2. CapZeyeZ
3. Hot Country Videos
4. VidEot's Choice
5. Raw Time
6. Segway City
7. Reel Life
8. Texas Connection
9. Kneejerk
10. Virtual Noise
11. Remote Generation

Best Music Writer
Don McLeese

2. Rob Patterson
3. Margaret Moser
4. Ken Lieck
5. John Conquest
6. John T. Davis
7. Michael Point
8. Raoul Hernandez
9. Andy Langer
10. Tim Stegall

Best New Club
Electric Lounge

2. Backyard
3. Club Killimanjaro
4. Mama's Attic
5. Proteus
6. Ruta Maya Coffeehouse
7. Zeppoli's
8. Flamingo Cantina
9. 5th Street Station
10. Antone's revamped

Best Radio DJ
Sammy Allred and Bob Cole, KVET

2. Jody Denberg, KGSR
3. Johnny Walker, KLBJ
4. Paul Ray, KUT
5. Larry Monroe, KUT
6. Bo and Bama, Z102
7. Ray Seggern, KNNC
8. Kevin Connor and Cecilia Nasti, KGSR
9. John Aielli, KUT
10. Malcolm Ryker, ZRock
11. Dale and Bob, KLBJ
12. Rollee Rios, Hot 93
13. Brian Beck, KGSR
14. Sky, KGSR
15. Rachel Marisay, KNNC

Best Radio Station
KGSR

2. KUT
3. KLBJ
4. KVET
5. KNNC
6. KUTZ
7. KHFI
8. KPEZ
9. KVRX
10. KJCE
11. KHHT
12. KFGI
13. KKMJ
14. KASE
15. KMFA
16. KAZI

Best Record Producer
Stephen Bruton, 13 Years by Alejandro Escovedo

2. Derek O'Brien & Toni Price, Swim Away
3. Mas Palermo & Dave McNair, Monte Warden
4. Mark Hallman, Skeleton Keys, Iain Matthews
5. Ray Benson, Bob Wills Tribute
6. Betty Elders, Mitch Watkins, Gene Elders, Peaceful Existence
7. Stuart Sullivan, Moonlight Towers by Coffee Sergeants
8. Chris Burns, Explosions in Texas
9. Steve Wilkison & Greg Johnson, Pastures of Plenty
10. Jimmy LaFave, Austin Skyline

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

2. Tower Records
3. MusicMania
4. Sound Exchange
5. Antone's Records
6. Sound Warehouse
7. CDs of Austin
8. Technophilia
9. Best Buy
10. Sundance

Best Thing to Happen
More early "no smoking" shows

2. Back off the "no smoking in clubs" issue
3. Lower door cover at clubs; pay musicians better
4. More local reviews in Chronicle
5. Better KNNC signal

Best Thing to Happen
Stevie Ray Vaughan statue

2. Finally, earlier "no smoking" shows
3. New clubs like the Electric Lounge and the Backyard
4. New radio stations like KVRX, ZRock, and the Juice
5. More local labels

Best Video
Shaver, "Hottest Thing in Town"

2. Monte Warden, "Give My Heart a Break"
3. Toni Price, "I Doubt If It Does to You"
4. Butthole Surfers, "Who Was In My Room Last Night?"
5. Shoulders, "Trashman's Shoes"
6. Pariah, "Powerless"
7. Little Texas, "God Bless Texas"
8. Loose Diamonds, "Downtown"
9. Kelly Willis, "Heaven's Just a Sin Away"
10. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"

Worst Thing to Happen
Arc Angels break up

2. Aqua Fest
3. City Council lip service
4. Albert Collins' death
5. The "no smoking" flap

Best Austin Musicians
Industry Awards
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle