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1998-1999Best Performing Bands

Best Alternative/Punk
Spoon

2. Pushmonkey
3. Fastball
4. Sister 7
5. The Scabs
6. El Flaco
7. Pocket FishRmen
8. Soak
9. Ugly Americans
10. Sixteen Deluxe

Best Blues
TIE: Storyville, W.C. Clark

2. Guy Forysth
3. Jimmie Vaughan
4. Toni Price
5. Antone's Blues Monday Band
6. T.D. Bell & The Blues Specialists
7. Chris Duarte
8. Ian Moore
9. Jake Andrews

Best Country
Don Walser

2. Dale Watson
3. Derailers
4. Reckless Kelly
5. Willie Nelson
6. Kelly Willis
7. Hot Club of Cowtown
8. Wayne "The Train" Hancock
9. Asleep at the Wheel
10. Robert Earl Keen

Best Cover Band
The Atlantics

2. The Recliners
3. King Cheese
4. Duck Soup
5. SSIK
6. Big Time
7. Taboo
8. Diamond Smugglers
9. Dysfunkshun Junkshun
10. The Esquires

Best Folk
Terri Hendrix

2. Ana Egge
3. Trish Murphy
4. Sara Hickman
5. Damnations TX
6. Two O'Clock Courage
7. Butch Hancock
8. Don Walser
9. Robert Earl Keen
10. Caryl P. Weiss & Mary Reynolds

Best Funk
The Scabs

2. Hot Buttered Rhythm
3. Ugly Americans
4. Sister 7
5. MC Overlord

Best Hard Rock/Metal
Pushmonkey

2. Godzilla Motor Company
3. Sinis
4. Human
5. Vallejo
6. Soak
7. Soul Hat
8. Pocket FishRmen
9. Cadillac Voodoo Choir
10. El Flaco

Best Jazz
Hot Buttered Rhythm

2. Eias Haslanger
3. Ephraim Owens
4. The Brew
5. Golden Arm Trio
6. Jazz Pharoahs
7. 8 1/2 Souvenirs
8. The Lucky Strikes
9. Tony Campise
10. Los Jazz Vatos
11. Nash Hernandez Orchestra
12. Ta Mere
13. Tomas Ramirez
14. Blue Millenium
15. Tosca

Best Lounge/Swing
8 1/2 Souvenirs / The Recliners

2. The Lucky Strikes
3. Mr Fabulous and Casino Royale
4. Hot Club of Cowtown
5. Merchants of Venus
6. Seth Walker
7. Blue Millenium
8. The Day Jobs
9. Rocket 69

Best Mexican Traditional/Folk
Tish Hinojosa

2. Los Super Seven
3. Flaco Jimenez
4. Mariachi Estrella
5. Ta Mere
6. Correo Aereo

Best None of the Above
Bob Schneider & Lonelyland

2. Blue Millennium
3. Tosca
4. Austin Lounge Lizards
5. Rubinchik's Orkestyr
6. The Gourds
7. Two O'Clock Courage
8. Gulf Coast Playboys
9. Sambaxe
10. Killer Bees

Best Pop
Fastball

2. Ugly Americans
3. Sister 7
4. Dexter Freebish
5. Bongo Hate
6. Ginger Mackenzie
7. Trish Murphy
8. David Garza
9. George DeVore
10. Tie: Quatropaw/Silver Scooter

Best Rock
TIE: Storyville, Sister 7

2. Vallejo
3. Pushmonkey
4. Fastball
5. George Devore
6. Soul Hat
7. Ugly Americans
8. The Scabs
9. Chris Duarte

Best Roots Rock
Reckless Kelly

2. Damnations TX
3. The Gourds
4. LeRoi Bros.
5. Asylum Street Spankers
6. George Devore
7. Derailers
8. The Resentments
9. Joe Ely
10. Terri Hendrix

Best Soul/Hip-Hop
MC Overlord

2. Big Game Hunter
3. Storyville
4. Hot Buttered Rhythm
5. W.C. Clark
6. The Atlantics
7. Buttahfly
8. Mayhem Brew
9. Albert Redeaux
10. Brotha K

Best Tejano/Conjunto
Los Super Seven

2. Flaco Jimenez
3. Los Pinkys
4. Ruben Ramos
5. Little Joe y La Familia
6. Santiago Jimenez
7. Texas Tornados
8. Johnny Degallado
9. Te Mere
10. La Diferenzia

Best World Music
Ta Mere

2. Tosca
3. Two O'Clock Courage
4. Killer Bees
5. Sambaxe
6. Govinda
7. Rubinchik's Orkestyr
8. Inkululeko
9. Raggamassive
10. Susanna Sharpe

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