2005-2006Related Categories

Best Acoustic Venue
Cactus Cafe

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Saxon Pub
Lucky Lounge
Ruta Maya International Headquarters
Stubb’s Bar-B-Q
Buffalo Billiards
Hill’s Cafe

Best All Ages Venue

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Ruta Maya
The Back Room
Red Eyed Fly
The Broken Spoke

Best Concert By a Touring Artist
Coldplay at Austin City Limits Festival, Sept. 22, 2005

photo by Gary Miller

Los Lobos, Antone’s, Oct. 27, 2005
Arcade Fire, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, Sept. 23, 2005
Gang of Four, Emo’s, Oct. 12, 2005
Nine Inch Nails, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, May 25, 2005
Nickel Creek, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, Nov. 4, 2005
My Morning Jacket, La Zona Rosa, Nov. 17, 2005
Arlo Guthrie, Alice’s Restaurant, June 9, 2005
Foo Fighters, Erwin Center, Sept. 14, 2005
Queens of the Stone Age, Emo’s, Oct. 18, 2005

Best Concert Poster
TIE: Jim Franklin: Leon Russell at Threadgill’s, May 1, 2005/Guy Juke: Los Lobos and True Believers at Antone’s Oct. 27, 2005

Bill Narum: Masquerade a Go-go, Ruta Maya, Oct. 29, 2005
Justin Petro: The Midgetmen, Emo’s, Sept. 20, 2005
Billy Perkins: Arc Angels, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, Feb. 25-26, 2005
Pixel Peach: Wideawake, Antone’s Dec. 3, 2005
Billy Perkins: Butcherwhite, Nov. 19. 2005
Arlo Guthrie, Alice’s Restaurant, June 9, 2005
Scott Kinnebrew: BK & Mr.E, Velvet Spade
Robert Livar: Bombasta, Room 710, Dec. 31, 2005

Best Cover Art
Max Crace and Anne Daniels for Eric Johnson’s Bloom

Pixel Peach for Wideawake’s Not So Far Away
William Schaff for Okkervil River’s Black Sheep Boy
Tom Corgatelli for Reckless Kelly’s Wicked Twisted Road
Ingrid Houwers for the Brobdingnagian Bards’ Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales
Nathan Bowden for Isola’s Loud Alarms
Billy Perkins for Exit to Naples’ You Belong to Me
Cruiserweight’s Sweet Weaponry
Rob Jones and Cheryl Latimer for The Addictions
Monte Montgomery for Architect

Best Instrument/Equipment Store
Guitar Center

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

South Austin Music
Strait Music
Ray Hennig’s Heart of Texas Music
Tommy’s Drum Shop
Austin Vintage Guitars
Rock n Roll Rentals
Bass Emporium
Brook Mays Music Company

Best Live Music Venue

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Saxon Pub
The Continental Club
The Parish
The Backyard
Red Eyed Fly
The Broken Spoke

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits, KLRU

photo by Scott Newton

ME TV (any show), Channel 15
Pure Metal Sickness, Channel 16
Austin Music Network (RIP), Channel 15
CapZeyeZ, Channel 10
Local Live, KVR-TV, Channel 16
Rawtime, Channel 10
FOX News in the Morning, FOX Channel 7
Hank Sinatra Presents the Songwriters Series, METV, Channel 15
Red River Rocks, METV, Channel 15

Best Music Writer
Margaret Moser

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Christopher Gray
Andy Langer
Michael Corcoran
Robert Gabriel
Raoul Hernandez
Audra Schroeder
Joe Gross
Darcie Stevens
Sharon Jones

Best New Club
The Velvet Spade

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Club 115
Troubadour Saloon
Peacock Lounge
Bourbon Rocks
Latitude 30
Karma Lounge

Best Radio Music Program
Lone Star State of Mind, Kevin Connor and Bobby Ray, KGSR

photo by John Carrico

Eklektikos, John Aielli, KUT-FM
Local Licks, Loris Lowe, KLBJ-FM
Folkways, Larry Monroe, Ed Miller, David Obermann, KUT-FM
Next Big Thing, Andy Langer, 101X
The Lounge Show, Jay Robillard, KOOP
Horizontes, Michael Crockett, KUT-FM
Celtic Storm, Donnelle McKaskle, KOOP
Country Gold, Tom Allen, KVET-FM
Twine Time, Paul Ray, KUT-FM

Best Radio Personality
Bobby Bones, KISS

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Dale Dudley, KLBJ-FM
John Aielli, KUT-FM
Jason Dick, 101X
Bobby Ray, KGSR
Charlie Hodge, KLBJ-FM
Kevin Connor, KGSR
Jody Denberg, KGSR
Bob Cole, KVET-FM
John Erler, KOOP
Janice Williams, KVET

Best Radio Program
Dudley & Bob in the Morning, KLBJ-FM

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Bobby Bones Show, KISS
Eklektikos, John Aielli, KUT-FM
Lone Star State of Mind, Kevin Connor and Bobby Ray, KGSR
Bobby Ray, KGSR
Sam & Bob, KVET-FM
Folkways, KUT-FM
Morning X, Jason Dick 101X
Jazz, Etc, Jay Trachtenberg, KUT-FM
No Control, Chuck Loescher, 101X

Best Radio Station
KGSR 107.1FM

KUT-FM 90.5
KISS 96.7
KLBJ-FM 93.7
101X 101.5
KOOP 91.7
KVET-FM 98.1
MIX 94.7
KVRX 91.7
BOB-FM 103.5

Best Record Producer
Charlie Sexton for Shannon McNally: Geronimo

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Mike McCarthy for Spoon: Gimme Fiction
Mark Addison for Guy Forsyth: Love Songs: For and Against
Mark Hallman for Eliza Gilkyson: Paradise Hotel
Roy Salmond for Wideawake: Not So Far Away
Eric Johnson for Bloom
Chet Himes for Big Sweet Life: The Songs of Jon Dee Graham
Carl Thiel, various
Gurf Morlix, various
Lars Goransson, various

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

End of an Ear
Antone’s Records
Sound on Sound
Snake Eyes Vinyl
Piranha Records
Sundance Records

Best Video
Eric Johnson, Live From Austin Tx

Ray Wylie Hubbard, "Tall Tales"
The Addictions "Rollergirl"
Texas Tornados, Live From Austin Tx
Lubbock Lights

Best Austin Musicians
Hall of Fame
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