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Best Concert By a Touring Artist
Bob Dylan/ Ian Moore, Austin Music Hall

2. Jimmie Vaughan/Eric Clapton, Austin Music Hall
3. Meters/John Hiatt, Liberty Lunch
4. Chris Isaak, Austin Music Hall
5. KGSR Anniversary Party, KLRU Studios
6. Joan Osborne, Continental
7. Tie: The Cramps, Liberty Lunch; Van Halen, Southpark Meadows; Alanis Morissette, Liberty Lunch; L7, Emo's; Pearl Jam/Ramones, Southpark Meadows; REM, Southpark Meadows; Bjork, Liberty Lunch

Best Concert Poster
Ian Moore, New Year's Eve

2. 101Xmas Bash
3. KGSR anniversary
4. Any Emo's
5. Austin Acoustic Music Festival
6. Club Chi-Wa-Wa Halloween
7. Diamond Smugglers Xmas Show
8. Uranium Savages Anniversary
9. Jimmie Vaughan, New Year's Eve
10. Antone's 20th Anniversary

Best Cover Art
Dudley & Bob, Public Enema #1

2. 101Xmas
3. Stevie Ray Vaughan Greatest Hits (Epic)
4. Ian Moore, Modern Day Folklore (Capricorn)
5. Guy Forsyth, Needlegun (Antone's)
6. Wayne Hancock, Thunderstorms & Neon Signs (DejaDisc)
7. Joe Ely, Letter to Laredo (MCA)
8. Austin Lounge Lizards, Small Minds (Watermelon)
9. Wannabes, Popsucker (DejaDisc)
10. Tie: Sixteen Deluxe, Backfeedmagnetbabe (Trance); Sue Foley, Big City Blues (Antone's); Dangerous Toys, The Artists Formerly Known as Dangerous Toys (DMZ)

Best Dance Club

2. Club Chi-Wa-Wa
3. Paradox
4. Proteus
5. Area 52
6. Continental
7. Oilcan Harry's
8. Broken Spoke
9. Icon
10. Roxy

Best Instrument/Equipment Store
Strait Music Co.

2. Heart of Texas
3. South Austin Music
4. Tommy's Drum Shop
5. Music Makers
6. Guitar Resurrection
7. Music Exchange
8. One World
9. Tie: Workhorse/Rock & Roll Rentals

Best Live Music Venue
Continental Club

2. Austin Music Hall
3. Backyard
4. Steamboat
5. Liberty Lunch
6. Electric Lounge
7. Emo's
8. Antone's
9. La Zona Rosa
10. Cactus Cafe
11. Hole in the Wall
12. Black Cat
13. Top of the Marc
14. White Rabbit
15. Blue Flamingo

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits, PBS

2. Check This Action, AMN
3. CapZeyeZ, ACTV
4. Any show on the Austin Music Network
5. Virtual Noise, ACTV
6. Segway City, ACTV, AMN
7. Raw Time, ACTV
8. Remote Generation, ACTV
9. New Vids, AMN
10. TexMix, AMN

Best Music Writer
Andy Langer

2. Tie: Don McLeese/Ken Lieck
3. Margaret Moser
4. Michael Corcoran
5. Chris Gray
6. John T. Davis
7. Raoul Hernandez
8. John Conquest
9. Mindy LaBernz
10. Greg Beets
11. Michael Point
12. Tim Stegall
13. Jason Cohen
14. Rob Patterson

Andy Langer, The Austin Chronicle, 4000 N. I-35, 512/454-5766,

Best New Club
Hang 'em High Saloon

2. Cedar Street
3. Voodoo Lounge
4. White Rabbit
5. Icon
6. Roxy
7. Casino el Camino
8. Area 52
9. Quack's Up
10. Hank's Roadhouse

Best Radio DJ
Johnny Walker, KLBJ

2. Jody Denberg, KGSR
3. Dale Dudley, KLBJ
4. Paul Ray, KUT
5. Brian Beck, KGSR
6. John Aielli, KUT
7. Rachel, 101X
8. Larry Monroe, KUT
9. Rolee Rios, KGSR
10. Bob Fonseca, KLBJ
11. Gibby Haynes, 101X
12. Melody Lee, KNNC
13. Gary Dickerson, KVRX
14. Loris Lowe, KLBJ
15. Rod Moag, KOOP
16. Eric Leikem, KLBJ
17. Debra Cole, KLBJ
18. Ray Dog, 101X
19. Andy Langer, KUT/101X
20. Paul Odenkirk, KOOP

Best Radio Program
Dudley & Bob with Debra, KLBJ

2. Twine Time, KUT/Paul Ray
3. Folkways, KUT
4. Eklektikos, KUT/John Aeilli
5. House of Phat Beats, KVRX
6. Sammy & Bob, KVET
7. Gibby, 101X
8. Morning X, 101X
9. 5:01 Blues, KGSR/Jody Denberg
10. Blue Monday, KUT/Larry Monroe

Best Radio Station
KGSR 107.1 FM

2. KLBJ 93.7FM
3. KUT 90.5 FM
4. 101X
5. KVRX 91.7 FM
6. KOOP 91.7 FM
7. KNNC 107.7 FM
8. ZROCK 98.9 FM
9. KAJZ 93.3 FM
10. KAZI 88.7

Best Record Producer
John Croslin, Popsucker, Wannabes

2. Bob Fonseca & Dale Dudley, Public Enema #1
3. Lloyd Maines, Letter to Laredo, Joe Ely
4. Steve Wertheimer
5. Stephen Bruton, Big City Blues, Sue Foley
6. Jody Denberg, KGSR Broadcasts
7. Dave McNair
8. Mas Palermo, Here I Am, Monte Warden
9. Brian Beattie, What the Nothinghead Said, Sincola
10. Bob Mould, Stellar Sonic, Starfish

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

2. Tower
3. Sound Exchange
4. Antone's
5. MusicMania
6. Technophilia
7. ABCDs
8. 33 Degrees
9. Alien Records
10. Duval Discs

Best Thing to Happen

2. Better music, bands, roadshows
4. National recognition like Flaco's Grammy
5. Austin Music Network
6. South by Southwest
7. Earlier and non-smoking shows
8. New venues like La Zona Rosa and Austin Music Hall
9. Corky lives in Dallas/Don McLeese retired [Ed. Note: We know this isn't true, but that's what they said]
10. New country bands like Dale, Derailers, Wayne
11. City getting better about restrictions

Best Thing to Happen
More non-smoking/earlier shows

2. More music
3. Cheaper shows/ticket prices
4. Better pay for bands
5. More roadshows
6. More clubs
7. SXSW brings in more local acts
8. Austin Music Network 24 hours
9. More local labels
10. Tie: Ban/dump/run Corky out of town
11. Enforcement of scalping laws

Best Video
Tie: Barline 99, Ian Moore, Dir: Tara Veneruso/Junior Brown, Dir: Roger

2. Happy Feet 81/2 Souvenirs, D: Jack Hazzard
3. Everyone Will Crawl, Charlie Sexton, D: Morgan Lawley
4. Lay Down Sally, Asleep At the Wheel, D: Mark Shuman
5. Idea, Sixteen Deluxe, D: Wally Rowell
6. Levelland, James McMurtry, D: uncredited
7. Bitch, Sincola, D: Hyde Fontenot
8. Blame, Prescott Curlywolf D: Mark Shuman
9. Tie: South of Round Rock, Dale Watson, D: Brent Carpenter
10. Chlamydia Is Not A Flower, Crust, D: Nick Smith

Worst Thing to Happen
Clubs closing: Chicago House, Outhouse

2. City regulations: sound, parking
3. Deaths of local musicians: Sims Ellison, Erbie Bowser, Ural DeWitty, Briz, Dr. Hepcat
4. Changing club scene
5. 101X
6. Not enough early/NS shows
7. Michael Corcoran returned
8. Sixth Street
9. Poster police
10. Low pay for bands

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