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2016-2017Industry Awards

Album Art
Hayes Carll, Lovers and Leavers

2. Reckless Kelly, Sunset Motel
3. The Deer, Tempest & Rapture
4. Charlie Faye & the Fayettes
5. Golden Dawn Arkestra, Stargazer

Best Music Venue to Play
Saxon Pub

photo by Sarah Bork

2. One-2-One Bar
3. The Mohawk
4. ACL Live at the Moody Theater
5. Continental Club
6. Stubb’s
7. Empire Control Room
8. Antone’s
9. Strange Brew
10. Gruene Hall

Club Lighting
Empire Control Room

2. Kingdom
3. One-2-One Bar
4. ACL Live at the Moody Theater
5. Mohawk
6. The Parish
7. 3ten ACL Live
8. Saxon Pub
9. Cheer Up Charlies
10. Vulcan Gas Company

Club Sound
Saxon Pub

2. One-2-One Bar
3. Kingdom
4. Strange Brew
5. Antone's
6. The Parish
7. Empire Control Room
8. Mohawk
9. ACL Live at the Moody Theater
10. Continental Club

Equipment Rental
Rock N Roll Rentals

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Loudmouth Rentals
3. Strait Music Company
4. Music Lab
5. Westbank String Shop
6. Soundcheck Austin
7. Cascade Studios
8. Guitar Center
9. Switched On
10. Austin Backline Company

Instrument Repair
Strait Music Co.

photo by Sarah Bork

2. South Austin Music
3. Austin Vintage Guitars
4. Westbank String Shop
5. Switched On
6. South Austin Guitar Repair
7. Tom Oatley’s Guitar Garage
8. Dick Dubois
9. Joe’s Amps
10. Sam Bass Music

Live Music Booker
Graham Williams/Margin Walker

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Andrew Parsons
3. Peter Ratliff
4. Zach Ernst
5. Gregg Ware
6. Kacy Crowley
7. Austen Bailey
8. Howdy Darrell
9. David Cotton
10. C3 Presents

Live Music Photographer
Andrew Bennett

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Ismael Quintanilla
3. David Brendan Hall
4. Todd V. Wolfson
5. Kim Yarbrough
6. Roger Ho
7. George Trent Grogan/Mountain Trout Photography
8. Dave Prewitt
9. Gene Chavez
10. Daniel Cavazos

Live Music Venue
Saxon Pub

2. Mohawk
3. ACL Live at the Moody Theater
4. Antone’s
5. Continental Club
6. One-2-One Bar
7. Stubb’s
8. Empire Control Room
9. Sahara Lounge
10. Kingdom

Local Label
Modern Outsider

photo by Sarah Bork

2. VMG (Vallejo Music Group)
3. Super Secret
4. Saustex
5. Nine Mile Records
6. Austin Town Hall Records
7. Elevator Bath
8. Raw Paw
9. Holodeck
10. Music Road

Music Business Hall of Fame
Eddie Wilson

photo by Sarah Bork

2. SIMS Foundation
3. Antone’s
4. Tim O’Connor
5. Larry Monroe
6. Waterloo Records – John Kunz
7. Joe Ables – Saxon Pub
8. James White – Broken Spoke
9. John Morthland
10. Roland Swenson – SXSW

Music Store
Strait Music Co.

2. South Austin Music
3. Austin Vintage Guitars
4. Guitar Center
5. The Musicians Woodshed
6. Rock n Roll Rentals
7. Switched On
8. Tommy’s Drum Shop
9. Westbank String Shop
10. Fiddler’s Green Music Shop

Music Support Nonprofit
HAAM

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Black Fret
3. SIMS Foundation
4. Austin Music Foundation
5. Swan Songs
6. Clifford Antone Foundation
7. Kids in a New Groove
8. Austin Traditional Jazz Society
9. Girls Rock Austin
10. Texas Folklife

Music Writer
Kevin Curtin

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Peter Blackstock
3. Jim Caligiuri
4. Raoul Hernandez
5. Doug Freeman
6. Michael Corcoran
7. Greg Beets
8. Joe Nick Patoski
9. Deborah Sengupta Stith

New Club
Barracuda

photo by Sarah Bork

2. 3ten ACL Live
3. Grizzly Hall
4. Texas Mist
5. Hanovers 2.0
6. The Townsend
7. Ethics Music Lounge
8. Stay Gold
9. Tellers
10. The Rose Room

Ongoing Music Residency
Lonelyland/Bob Schneider, Saxon Pub

2. Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery
3. Warren Hood, ABGB
4. The Resentments, Saxon Pub
5. James McMurtry, Continental Club
6. Austin Mic Exchange, Spider House Ballroom
7. Chicken Shit Sunday's at C-Boys
8. Toni Price, Continental Club
9. Will Taylor’s Live Band Ecstatic Dance Night, Backstage at El Mercado
10. Jon Dee Graham, Continental Club Gallery

Out-of-Town Music Venue
Gruene Hall, Gruene

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Bugle Boy, La Grange
3. Whitewater Amphitheater, New Braunfels
4. The Kessler, Dallas
5. Luckenbach Dance Hall, Luckenbach
6. Paper Tiger, San Antonio
7. Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse, Spicewood
8. Cheatham Street Warehouse, San Marcos
9. Sam’s Burger Joint, San Antonio
10. Cedar Park Center, Cedar Park

Poster Artist
Billie Buck

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Billy Perkins
3. Jim Franklin
4. Mollie Tuggle
5. Evan Bozarth – AIRSHP
6. Dan Grissom
7. Mishka Westell
8. Kerry Awn
9. Guy Juke
10. Jaime Zuverza

Producer
AJ Vallejo

AJ Vallejo and son (photo by Sarah Bork)

2. Bryan Ray
3. Tim Gerron
4. Frenchie Smith
5. Omar Vallejo
6. George Reiff
7. Adrian Quesada
8. Lloyd Maines
9. Michael Ramos
10. Jim Eno

Radio Music Program
Jason & Deb, The Morning X With Jason and Deb, 101X

photo by Sarah Bork

2. Mike Buck, Blue Monday, Sun Radio
3. John Aielli, Eklektikos, KUTX
4. Dudley & Bob, The Dudley & Bob Show, KLBJ
5. Kevin Connor, Hill Country Saturday, Sun Radio
6. Jay Trachtenberg, Sunday Morning Jazz, KUTX
7. Rick McNulty, Left of the Dial, KUTX
8. Bobby Bones, The Bobby Bones Show, iHeartRadio
9. TIE: Chuck Loesch, No Control Radio, 101X; John E. Dee, Old School Dance Party, KUTX

Radio Personality
Laurie Gallardo, KUTX

Laurie Gallardo (l) and Sabrina Ellis (photo by Sarah Bork)

2. Jason and Deb, 101X
3. John Aielli, KUTX
4. Kevin Connor, Sun Radio
5. Dale Dudley, KLBJ
6. Mike Buck, Sun Radio
7. Bobby Bones, iHeartRadio
8. Jody Denberg, KUTX
9. Mark Murray, Sun Radio
10. Jay Trachtenberg, KUTX

Radio Station
Sun Radio

photo by Sarah Bork

2. KUTX
3. KOOP/KVRX
4. KGSR
5. KUT 90.5
6. KLBJ
7. 101X
8. KOKE FM
9. KASE 101
10. KAZI

Record Store
Waterloo Records

Waterloo Records owner John Kunz and spouse Kathy Marcus (photo by Sarah Bork)

2. End of an Ear
3. Antone’s Records
4. Breakaway Records
5. Piranha Records
6. Encore Records
7. Big Henry’s Vinyl & Gifts
8. Exploded Records
9. Sound Gallery
10. Superfly’s Lone Star Music Emporium

Recording Studio
Arlyn Studios

photo by Sarah Bork

2. 512 Studios
3. Gerron Music
4. Same Sky Productions
5. Orb Recording Studios
6. The Bubble
7. Space
8. Congress House Studio
9. Jackrabbit Soundshack
10. Cacophony Recorders

Specialty Instrument Store
Switched On Music Electronics

2. Strait Music Co.
3. Austin Vintage Guitars
4. Tommy’s Drum Shop
5. Fiddler’s Green Music Shop
6. Westbank String Shop
7. South Austin Music
8. Blackerby Violin
9. Violins Etc.
10. Calaveras Guitar Boutique

Best Austin Musicians
Hall of Fame
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