2017-2018Industry Awards

Album Art
Octopus Project, Memory Mirror (Jaime Zuverza)

Black Angels, Death Song (Christian Bland)
Bourgeois Mystics, Eureka! (Ellie Hammack)
Big Bill, Stand by Your Bill (Brian Blomerth)
Protextor & Brother Bear, American Neon (Matt Furie)

Austin Music Photographer
Katrina Barber

Katrina Barber with her mom (photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton)

Roger Ho
Dave Prewitt
David Brendan Hall
Gary Miller

RUNNERS-UP: Andrew Bennett, Ismael Quintanilla, Daniel Cavazos

Best Music Venue to Play
Antone's Nightclub

photo by John Anderson

Continental Club
Cheer Up Charlies

RUNNERS-UP: Stubb’s, Saxon Pub, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Club Lighting
ACL Live at the Moody Theater

St. Vincent at ACL Live at the Moody Theater (photo by David Brendan Hall)

Empire Control Room & Garage
Electric Church
One-2-One Bar
3ten ACL Live

RUNNERS-UP: Stubb’s, Mohawk, Backstage at El Mercado

Club Sound
ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Saxon Pub
One-2-One Bar
Empire Control Room & Garage

RUNNERS-UP: 3ten ACL Live, Parish, Continental Club

Equipment Rental
Rock N Roll Rentals

Jim Norman of Rock n Roll Rentals (photo by John Anderson)

Music Lab
Strait Music Company
Soundcheck Austin
Boss Tweed Backline

RUNNERS-UP: Nomad Sound, Capital Radio Backline

Instrument Repair
South Austin Music

Strait Music Company
Austin Vintage Guitar
Switched On
The Musicians Woodshed

RUNNERS-UP: Guitar Center, Dick DuBois, Joe’s Amps

Live Music Booker
Trish Connelly, Cheer Up Charlies

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Austen Bailey, Mohawk
Zach Ernst, Antone’s
Amy Corbin, C3 Presents
Graham Williams, Margin Walker

RUNNERS-UP: Anthony Stevenson, Come & Take It Live; Lauren Bucherie, Hotel Van Zandt; Adrienne Lake, Empire Control Room & Garage

Live Music Venue

Continental Club
Saxon Pub
One-2-One Bar

RUNNERS-UP: ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Antone’s, Empire Control Room

Local Label
Nine Mile

Super Secret
Modern Outsider
Keeled Scales

RUNNERS-UP: Robot High School, Fable Records, Gold Man Records

Music Business Hall of Fame
Craig Stewart, SXSW

photo by David Brendan Hall

Band Aid School of Music
Charles Attal, C3 Presents
Kevin Wommack
Don Pitts

RUNNERS-UP: Vallejo, Tim Gerron, Waterloo Records

Music Store
South Austin Music

Strait Music Company
Austin Vintage Guitars
Switched On
Guitar Center

RUNNERS-UP: The Musicians Woodshed, Blackerby Violin Shop, Fiddler’s Green Music Shop

Music Support Nonprofit

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Austin Music Foundation
Black Fret
Swan Songs

RUNNERS-UP: Kids in a New Groove, Anthropos Arts, Attendance Records

Music Writer
Michael Corcoran

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Kevin Curtin
Deborah Sengupta Stith
Doug Freeman
Peter Blackstock

RUNNERS-UP: David Brendan Hall, Raoul Hernandez, Andy Langer

New Club
The Electric Church

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Come & Take It Live
Lemon Lounge
Monks Jazz Club
Mosaic Sound Collective

Ongoing Music Residency
James McMurtry, Continental Club Gallery

Sarah Sharp, Elephant Room
Lonelyland, Saxon Pub
Body Rock ATX, Empire Control Room & Garage
Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery

RUNNERS-UP: Seu Jacinto, Sahara Lounge; the Resentments, Saxon Pub; Peterson Brothers, Continental Club

Poster Artist
Billy Perkins

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Billie Buck
Dan Grissom
Jaime Zuverza
Fez Moreno

RUNNERS-UP: El Duarte, Kerry Awn, Enzo Loechel

Adrian Quesada

photo by David Brendan Hall

Chris “Frenchie” Smith
Danny Reisch
Cris Burns
Bryan Ray

RUNNERS-UP: Matt Noveskey, Mark Hallman, AJ Vallejo

Radio Music Program
A Hill Country Saturday With Kevin Connor, Sun Radio 100.1

photo by David Brendan Hall

The Breaks, KUTX 98.9
The Morning X With Jason & Deb, 101X
Jamaican Gold, KOOP 91.7
Horizontes, KUTX 98.9

RUNNERS-UP: Adventures in Tacoland, KAOS; Blue Monday With Mike Buck, Sun Radio 100.1; The Bobby Bones Show, iHeartRadio

Radio Personality
Laurie Gallardo, KUTX 98.9

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Kevin Connor, Sun Radio 100.1
Jody Denberg, KUTX 98.9
Andy Langer, KGSR 93.3
John Aielli, KUTX 98.9

RUNNERS-UP: Mike Buck, Sun Radio; Bobby Bones, iHeartRadio; Loris Lowe, KGSR

Radio Station

Sun Radio 100.1
KGSR 93.3
KOOP 91.7
KLBJ 99.7


Record Store
Waterloo Records

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

End of an Ear
Antone’s Records
Breakaway Records
Piranha Records

RUNNERS-UP: Groover’s Paradise, Encore, Exploded Records

Recording Studio
512 Studios

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

Arlyn Studios
Good Danny’s
The Bubble
Orb Recording Studios

RUNNERS-UP: Wire Recording, Gerron Music, Estuary

Specialty Instrument Store
Tommy's Drum Shop

Fiddler’s Green Music Shop
Switched On
Blackerby Violin Shop
Violins Etc.

RUNNERS-UP: Bass Emporium, Westbank String Shop, Drumz

Best Austin Musicians
Hall of Fame
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