1996-1997Best of the Year

Band of the Year

2. 8 1/2 Souvenirs
3. Butthole Surfers
4. Asylum Street Spankers
5. Ian Moore Band
6. Spoon
7. Tie: Breedlove/Pushmonkey
8. Ugly Americans
9. Tie: Cornell Hurd Band/Vallejo
10. Sister 7
11. Derailers
12. Javelin Boot
13. Lisa Tingle Band

Best New Band
Mr. Fabulous & Casino Royale

2. Papa Mali & the Instigators
3. Lisa Tingle Project
4. The Damnations
5. The Recliners
6. Shat Records
7. Sunshine
8. Ted Roddy's Tearjoint Troubadours
9. Ta Mere
10. Bongo Hate

Musician of the Year
Ian Moore

2. Eric Johnson
3. Alejandro Escovedo
4. Junior Brown
5. Shawn Colvin
6. Tie: Guy Forsyth/Billy White
7. Malford Milligan
8. Kris McKay
9. Tie: Doyle Bramhall II/Jimmie Dale Gilmore

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