1996-1997Best of the Year

Band of the Year

8 1/2 Souvenirs
Butthole Surfers
Asylum Street Spankers
Ian Moore Band
Tie: Breedlove/Pushmonkey
Ugly Americans
Tie: Cornell Hurd Band/Vallejo
Sister 7
Javelin Boot
Lisa Tingle Band

Best New Band
Mr. Fabulous & Casino Royale

Papa Mali & the Instigators
Lisa Tingle Project
The Damnations
The Recliners
Shat Records
Ted Roddy's Tearjoint Troubadours
Ta Mere
Bongo Hate

Musician of the Year
Ian Moore

Eric Johnson
Alejandro Escovedo
Junior Brown
Shawn Colvin
Tie: Guy Forsyth/Billy White
Malford Milligan
Kris McKay
Tie: Doyle Bramhall II/Jimmie Dale Gilmore

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