2002-2003Related Categories

Best Acoustic Venue
Cactus Cafe

Griff Luneberg (photo by Todd V. Wolfson)

Saxon Pub
Lucky Lounge
Café Mundi
Hills Café
Acoustic Cafe

Best All Ages Venue

photo by John Anderson

The Vibe
Café Mundi
Broken Spoke
Hill’s Café
The Backyard

Best Band Website

Best Concert By a Touring Artist
Queens of the Stone Age, Stubb’s, Sept. 28

Tool, Erwin Center, July 26
Beck/Flaming Lips, Bass Concert Hall, Nov. 12
Incubus, Erwin Center, July 2
Elvis Costello, Backyard, Oct. 6
Maceo Parker, Antone’s, Jan. 5, 2003
George Strait, Erwin Center, Jan. 19, 2003
Pete Yorn, Stubb’s, May 13
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Stubb’s, Sept. 13

Best Concert Poster
Bass Babes Battling Breast Cancer by Angela Crosby; The Vibe, Oct. 27

Isola by Matt Niemann; Mercury, Nov. 14, 2002
Austin Celtic Festival by Larry Beasley; Fiesta Gardens, Nov. 2-3, 2002
Cornell Hurd Band by Guy Juke; Jovita’s, Oct. 31, 2002
Supersuckers by Billy Perkins; La Zona Rosa, Oct. 31, 2002
Oliver Future by Mike Garza; Mercury, July 27, 2002
Pat Green & Friends by Factor 27; Waterloo Park, July 4, 2002
Rockland Eagles by Rob Jones; Room 710, June 28, 2002
Grupo Fantasma/Echo Base/Sistema Local by Peter Neonakis; Mercury, Aug. 18, 2002
The Midgetmen by Punkhaus; The Vibe, July 3, 2002

Best Cover Art
"Vida" by Del Castillo

"Isola" by Isola
"The Highway" Shelley King by Banowetz & Co.
"Songs of Ireland", The Brobdingnagian Bards by Nancy E. Pearsall
"Faithful Heart" Sara Hickman by Sara Hickman and Stingray
"The Ring" Terri Hendrix by Melissa Webb and George Zupp
"Create & Hustle" Bavu Blakes by BDix Design
"Souvenir" Eric Johnson by Max Crace
"Stereo" Vallejo by Rohin Bhalla
"1000 Kisses" Patty Griffin by Tracie Goudie, Patty Griffin and Joe Reese

Best Instrument/Equipment Store
Guitar Center

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Ray Hennig’s Heart of Texas
South Austin Music
Strait Music
Tommy’s Drum Shop
The Bass Emporium
Guitar Resurrection
Music Exhchange
Rock 'n’ Roll Rental

Best Live Music Venue
Antone's CLOSED

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

The Backyard
Red Eyed Fly
The Vibe
Hill’s Café
Room 710
Flamingo Cantina
La Zona Rosa
Broken Spoke
Cedar Street

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits, KLRU

photo by Scott Newton

Raw Time CapZeyeZ, ACAC
Dr. Large, AMN
B-Doe, AMN
Fox 7 in the Morning
Andy Langer, News 8
One Nation Underground
The Show With No Name

Best Music Writer
Andy Langer

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Margaret Moser
Michael Corcoran
Ken Lieck
Chris Gray
Richard Skanse
Greg Beets
Michael Chamy
Kate Messer
Raoul Hernandez

Best New Club

photo by John Anderson

Chuggin’ Monkey
Sake on Sixth
The Red Fez
Hot Freaks
The Apple Bar
Ruta May
Hill’s Café
Reed’s Supper
Cuba Libre
Easy Rhino

Best Radio Personality
Dale Dudley, KLBJ FM

photo by John Anderson

Charlie Hodge, KLBJ FM
Bob Cole, KVET
Jody Denberg, 107.1 KGSR
John Aielli, KUT
Sammy Alred, KVET
Kevin Connor, 107.1 KGSR
Miss Kitty, Mega 93
John Erler, KVRX
Trina Quinn, 101X
Johnny Walker, KLBJ
Marnie Sutton, 107.1 KGSR
Larry Monroe, KUT
Drew Bennett, 101X
Loris Lowe, KLBJ
Sandy Rivers, The Mix
Paul Ray, KUT
Donnelle McKaskelle, KOOP
Anne Hudson, KVET
Tom Allen, KASE

Best Radio Program
Dudley and Bob Show: Dale Dudley, Bob Fonseca, Charlie Hodge; KLBJ

Dale Dudley and Bob Fonseca (photo by John Anderson)

Sam and Bob KVET Morning Call-In Show: Sammy Allred, Bob Cole; KVET
Ekletikos: John Aielli; KUT
KGSR in the Morning: Kevin Connor and Marnie Sutton; KGSR
J.B. and Sandy Morning Show: J.B. Hager, Sandy Rivers; The Mix
Trina and Drew on the Morning X: Drew Bennett, Trina Quinn; 101X
Elk Mating Ritual Hour: John Erler; KVRX
Jamaican Gold: Jim Bradford, Art Baker, KOOP
Celtic Storm: Donnelle McKaskell, KOOP
Local Licks: Loris Lowe, KLBJ
Femme FM: Teresa Ferguson, KUT
Folkways: Ed Miller, David Oberman, KUT
Ear Candy, The Jennifers, KOOP
Texas Radio, Larry Monroe, KUT
Twine Time, Paul Ray, KUT

Best Radio Station
KGSR 107.1FM

photo by John Anderson

KLBJ 93.7
KUT 90.5
KVET 98.1
KROX 101.5 101
KVRX 91.7
KOOP 91.7
KKMX 94.7 The Mix
KTND 107.7 The End
KMGX 93.3 Mega 93
KPEZ 102.3 Z102
KASE 101.1
KAZI 88.7
KQBT 104.3 The Beat
KMFA 89.5
KFMK 105.9 Jammin’ Oldies
KAOS 95.9
KISS 96.7
KNBT 92.1
KKMJ 95.5 Majic 95

Best Record Producer
Rick Del Castillo: "Vida" by Del Castillo

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Merel Brigante: "Run" by Harris & Ryden Band; "Live at the Satellite Lounge" by Honeybrowne
Lloyd Maines: "Home" by the Dixie Chicks; "The Ring" by Terri Hendrix
Carl Thiel: "Stereo" by Vallejo, "6's & 7's" by Speer
Andrew McKee: "Songs of Ireland" by the Brobdingnagian Bards
Shelley King: The Highway
Eric Johnson: Souvenir
Gurf Morlix: "Fishin’ in the Muddy"; Gurf Morlix
Kenny Tweedy: "Night Out" by Cluan
Brian Beattie: "Don’t Fall In Love ..." Okkervil River
J.B. Slimp: "Friends Like These" by the Jon Barry Project
Kevin Fowler and Daren Fleming, "High on the Hog"
Isola: "Don’t Walk Run"
Stuart Sullivan: "Back Porch Mary"
Mark Younger-Smith: "Where Ever You Are" by Sundowner

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

photo by John Anderson

Cheapo Disc & DVD's
Thirty-Three Degrees
Jupiter Records
Tower Records-Video-Books
Sound Exchange
CD Warehouse
Encore Movie & Music
Alien Records
Things Celtic

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