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2013-2014Best Performing Bands

Best Avant Garde/Experimental Band
The Octopus Project

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Mother Falcon
Sorne
John Pointer
Roger Sellers
Holiday Mountain
Golden Dawn Arkestra
Dead Love Club
WD-41
Boyfrndz

Best Blues Act
Gary Clark Jr.

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Peterson Brothers Band
Eric Tessmer Band
Churchwood
Brownout
Hard Proof Afrobeat
Jack Burton Trio
Henry & the Invisibles
Roxy Roca
Soul Track Mind

Best Country Act
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Whiskey Shivers
The Whiskey Sisters
Dale Watson
Them Duqaines
The Beaumonts
Wood & Wire
Amanda Cevallos & the High Hands
Sarah Jarosz
Sons of Fathers

Best Cover Band
The Eggmen

photo by Shelley Hiam

More Cowbell
Flamethrower Love
Suede
Matchmaker Band
Think Lizzy
Radiostar
Hell's Belles
Heart Byrne
LC Rocks

Best Electronic Dance Music Act
Francis Prève

photo by John Anderson

Christian Barbuto
Scorpio Rising
DJ Mel
Roger Sellers
DJ Chicken George
Sock Hop DJs
Rize
Holiday Mountain
Toddy B

Best Folk Act
Jonny Gray

photo by Sandy Carson

Wild Child
Shakey Graves
Wendy Colonna
Sarah Jarosz
Ruby Jane
Hello Wheels
Dana Falconberry
Gina Chavez
Roger Sellers

Best Hip-Hop Act
Riders Against the Storm

photo by John Anderson

Ray Sr.
Super Smash Bros.
Zeale
Magna Carda
Jon the Revelator
Phranchyze
League of Extraordinary Gz
The Track Athletes
MC Overlord

Best Indie Band
Wild Child

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Quiet Company
Sphynx
Max Frost
Mother Falcon
Mighty Mountain
Tele Novella
The Octopus Project
Eve & the Exiles
Royal Forest

Best Instrumental Band
Eagle Claw

photo by Sandy Carson

Balmorhea
TransContinental Trip
Minor Mishap Marching Band
Equals
Explosions in the Sky
My Education
Tia Carrera
MilkDrive
Boss Street Brass Band

Best Jazz Band
Jitterbug Vipers

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Jeff Lofton
White Ghost Shivers
Church on Monday
Black Red Black
Ephraim Owens
Mike Flanigin Trio
Thrift Set Orchestra
Hot Texas Swing Band
Brannen Temple

Best Latin Rock Act
Gina Chavez

photo by Sandy Carson

24-7
Vallejo
Son de Rey
Vitera
Del Castillo
Brownout
El Tule
Cilantro Boombox
Joe King Carrasco

Best Latin Traditional Act
Gina Chavez

photo by Sandy Carson

Conjunto los Pinkys
Son de Rey
El Tule
Luis Bañuelos
Susan Torres y Conjunto Clemencia
Trio los Vigilantes
Los Texas Wranglers
Grupo Fantasma
Mariachi Relámpago

Best Metal Band
Dead Earth Politics

photo by Shelley Hiam

Eagle Claw
Critical Assembly
Snake Skin Prison
The Sword
Powderburn
Broken Teeth
Headcrusher
Course of Ruin
Fear Control

Best None-of-the-Above Band
White Ghost Shivers

photo by Shelley Hiam

Mother Falcon
Conspirare
Shakey Graves
The Invincible Czars
Uranium Savages
Naga Valli
Minor Mishap Marching Band
Boss Street Brass Band
More Cowbell

Best Punk Band
The Bulemics

photo by Shelley Hiam

Lower Class Brats
The Hickoids
El Pathos
Spray Paint
Residual Kid
BLXPLTN
Krum Bums
Riverboat Gamblers
The Beat Dolls

Best Rock Band
Quiet Company

photo by Shelley Hiam

Wheeler Brothers
Bob Schneider
Bubble Puppy
The Whiskey Sisters
Residual Kid
Churchwood
Van Wilks Band
Vallejo
The South Austin Moonlighters

Best Roots Rock Band
Wheeler Brothers

photo by Sandy Carson

Shinyribs
Water & Rust
The Whiskey Sisters
John Evans Band
The LeRoi Brothers
Sons of Fathers
South Austin Moonlighters
Shakey Graves
Reckless Kelly

Best U18 Band
Residual Kid

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Peterson Brothers Band
24-7
The Death Aquatics
Annie & Kate
Painted Redstarts
Grace London
The Bare Feat
Room 24
Tiarra Girls

Best World Music Band
Hard Proof Afrobeat

photo by John Anderson

Atash
Ashes of Babylon
Morena Soul
Naga Valli
Austin Samba School
Austin Piazzolla Quintet
Austin Polka Band
Zoumountchi
Paula Maya

Best Texas Recordings
Best Austin Musicians
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