2010-2011Best Austin Musicians

Best Acoustic Guitar
Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson (photo by Todd V. Wolfson)

Monte Montgomery
Kimberly Freeman (One-Eyed Doll)
Junior Sandoval (Los Texas Wranglers)
Matt the Electrician
Slim Richey (the Jitterbug Vipers)
John Pointer
Van Wilks
Elizabeth McQueen
Scrappy Jud Newcomb

Best Bass Guitar
Jack O'Brien (the Bright Light Social Hour)

The Bright Light Social Hour's Jack O'Brien (photo by Jana Birchum)

Jojo Garza (Los Lonely Boys)
Harmoni Kelley (Lonelyland)
Chris Maresh (Eric Johnson)
Matt Parmenter (Quiet Company)
Danny Gomez (the Frank Gomez Band)
Gavin Jasper (Saints of Valory)
Francie Meaux Jeaux (the Jitterbug Vipers)
Aaron Davis (Vitera)
Ronn Roberts (the Eggmen)

Best Drums/Percussion
Julian Fernandez (Los Texas Wranglers)

Jo Mirasole (the Bright Light Social Hour)
Jason Rufuss Sewell (One-Eyed Doll)
Ringo Garza (Los Lonely Boys)
Gerard Bouvier (Saints of Valory)
Conrad Choucroun (Lonelyland)
Don Harvey (A Is Red)
Jay Nazz (Reckless Kelly)
Jeff Weathers (Quiet Company)
Brannen Temple

Best Electric Guitar
Eric Johnson

Curtis Roush (the Bright Light Social Hour)
Billy Cassis (Lonelyland)
Henry Garza (Los Lonely Boys)
Eric Tessmer
Jimmie Vaughan
Carolyn Wonderland
Godfrey Thomson (Saints of Valory)
Redd Volkaert
Kimberly Freeman (One-Eyed Doll)

Best Female Vocals
Sahara Smith

Carolyn Wonderland
Kat Edmonson
Amy Cook
Suzanna Choffel
Elizabeth McQueen
Sarah Sharp (the Jitterbug Vipers)
Patty Griffin
Ruby Jane
Teal Collins (the Mother Truckers)

Best Keyboards
A.J. Vincent (the Bright Light Social Hour)

Oliver Steck (Lonelyland)
Matt Hubbard
Floyd Domino
Stephen Buckle (Saints of Valory)
Ian McLagan
Thomas Turner (Ghostland Observatory)
Earl Poole Ball
Pinetop Perkins
Taylor Muse (Quiet Company)

Best Male Vocals
Bob Schneider

Bob Schneider (photo by Jana Birchum)

Malford Milligan
Raul Malo
Curtis Roush (the Bright Light Social Hour)
Troupe Gammage (Speak)
Amador Salazar (Los Texas Wranglers)
Black Joe Lewis
Dale Watson
Aaron Behrens (Ghostland Observatory)
Donovan Keith (Soul Track Mind)

Best Miscellaneous Instrument
Sonny Trujillo, accordion (Los Texas Wranglers)

Elias Haslanger, saxophone
Oliver Steck, accordion (Lonelyland)
John Pointer, boombox
Jeff Lofton, trumpet
Haydn Vitera, violin (Vitera)
Ruby Jane, fiddle
Charles Thibodeaux, accordion
Tamir Kalifa, accordion (Mother Falcon)
Warren Hood, violin

Best Songwriter
Sahara Smith

Sahara Smith (photo by Jana Birchum)

Bob Schneider
The Bright Light Social Hour
Quiet Company
Julian Fernandez (Los Texas Wranglers)
Eric Johnson
Roky Erickson
Kimberly Freeman (One-Eyed Doll)
Matt the Electrician
Alejandro Escovedo

Best Performing Bands
Hall of Fame
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