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Best Concert By a Touring Artist
John Fogerty, Austin Music Hall

Aerosmith, Erwin Center
Ben Folds Five, La Zona Rosa
Wilco, Liberty Lunch
Tool, AMH
Prince, Erwin Center
Big Head Todd & the Monsters, AMH
Lyle Lovett, Backyard
Foo Fighters, AMH
Indigo Girls, Backyard

Best Concert Poster
New Year's Eve, La Zona Rosa, Billy Perkins

Little Feat, Backyard
First Annual, SIMS Supper
BeebleFest, Stubb's
Ian Moore, La Zona Rosa/Uranium Savages, Ritz

Best Cover Art
Gary Dickerson, KVRX Local Live 2: Late Last Night as I Lay Screaming

Lisa Tillman-Carson, Sol Power, Toni Price
Andrew Shapter and Larry St. Clair, Eugene Don't Hit 'Em, Dale and Bob with Debra
Lucy Brotherton and Sherri Whitmarsh, The Way Things Are, Polk Barton & Towhead
Beautiful Mermaid, Centzontie

Best Dance Club/DJ

ChiChi WaWa
Red Room
Olican Harry's
Broken Spoke
Captain Jim, Black Cat
Brotha K, Side Street

Best Instrument/Equipment Store
Strait Music

Music Makers
Heart of Texas
South Austin Music
Tommy's Drum Shop/Rock & Roll Rentals
Guitar Resurrection
Brook Mays Music
Musical Exchange/One World Music

Best Live Music Venue
Liberty Lunch

La Zona Rosa
Continental Club
Electric Lounge
Austin Music Hall
Hole in the Wall
Saxon Pub
Waterloo Ice House
The Black Cat

Best Local Music TV Show

Check This Action
Austin City Limits
Alternative 15, Austin Music Network
Women in Jazz; Tex Mix; Rogers & Hammerhead, Austin Music Network shows

Best Music Writer
Andy Langer

Michael Corcoran
Chris Riemenschneider
Raoul Hernandez
Christopher Gray
Ken Lieck
John T. Davis
Don McLeese
Margaret Moser
Michael Point

Best New Club
La Zona Rosa CLOSED

Stubb's Barbeque
Atomic Cafe
Bates Motel
Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar
The Caucus Club
Twist/The Mercury Lounge

Best Radio DJ
Johnnie Walker, KLBJ-FM

Chris Mosser, KLBJ-FM
Jody Denberg, KGSR
Dale Dudley, KLBJ-FM
Jenn Garrison, 101X
Brian Beck, KGSR
Loris Lowe, KLBJ-FM
John Aielli, KUT
Larry Monroe, KUT
Kevin Connor, KGSR
Marisa Henderson, KVRX
Whipping Boy, 101X
Peggy Zarse, KLBJ-FM
Paul Ray, KUT
L.A. Lloyd, 101X
Andy Langer, 101X/KUT
Rachel Marisay, 101X
CJ Buchanan, KVRX
Jen Austin, KASE
Theresa Ferguson, KUT

Best Radio Program
Dudley, Bob & Debra, Morning Show, KLBJ-FM

Sara Trexler and Jenn Garrison, Morning Show, 101X
Andy Langer, Next Big Thing, 101X
Eklektikos, John Aielli, KUT
Barton Creek Breakdown, Carolina Cracker & Dave, KVRX
Twine Time, Paul Ray, KUT
Folkways, Ed Miller, Sue Fawver, and Dan Foster, KUT
Lone Star State of Mind, Kevin Connor, KGSR
House of Phat Beats, Les Jacobs, KVRX
Femme FM, Theresa Ferguson, KUT/JB & Sandy in the AM, KAMX

Best Radio Station
KGSR, 107.1

KLBJ, 93.5
KVRX, 91.7
KUT 90.5
KROX, 101.5
KOOP, 91.7
KAMX, 94.7 MIX
KAJZ, 93.3
KAZI, 88.7/KJFK, 98.9

Best Record Producer
Dave McNair, The Other Palm Springs, Silver Scooter; Anchorless, Kacy Crowley; Crooked Mile, Trish Murphy

John Croslin, Soft Effects, Spoon
Rich Brotherton, The Way Things Are, Polk Barton & Towhead
Mitch Watkins, Strangest Places, Abra Moore
Mike Heidenreich, KVRX
Lloyd Maines, Wrapped, Bruce Robison
Paul Leary, Sublime
Craig Ross, Dead Spy Reports
Jon Dee Graham, Escape from Monster Island
Derek O'Brien and Toni Price, Sol Power, Toni Price

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

33 Degrees
Sound Exchange
Local Flavor/Technophilia
Alien Records
Duval Discs
CD Warehouse

Best Thing to Happen
Austin's female musicians finally got the recognition they deserve!

Best Thing to Happen
Keep the Austin Music Network alive and well!

Best Video
Asleep at the Wheel, Christmas in Jail

Abra Moore, Four Leaf Clover
Shawn Colvin, Sunny Came Home
Recliners, Back in Black
Soak, Me Compassionate
Kacy Crowley, Hand to Mouthville
Drums & Tuba, Spaghetti Western
Wammo, There is Too Much Light in This Bar
Deep Sombreros, Fight in the Ghetto/10" Maria, Sybil

Worst Thing to Happen
Townes Van Zandt and Keith Ferguson died, and Austin misses them.

Best Austin Musicians
Hall of Fame
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