2017-2018Industry Awards

Album Art
Octopus Project, Memory Mirror (Jaime Zuverza)

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

Austin Music Photographer
Katrina Barber

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

2. Roger Ho
3. Dave Prewitt
4. David Brendan Hall
5. Gary Miller

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

Best Music Venue to Play
Antone's Nightclub

photo by John Anderson

2. Continental Club
3. Mohawk
4. 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)

2. Empire Control Room & Garage
3. Electric Church
4. One-2-One Bar
5. 3ten ACL Live

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

Club Sound
ACL Live at the Moody Theater

2. Mohawk
3. Saxon Pub
4. One-2-One Bar
5. 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)

2. Music Lab
3. Strait Music Company
4. Soundcheck Austin
5. Boss Tweed Backline

RUNNERS-UP: Nomad Sound, Capital Radio Backline

Instrument Repair
South Austin Music

2. Strait Music Company
3. Austin Vintage Guitar
4. Switched On
5. 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

2. Austen Bailey, Mohawk
3. Zach Ernst, Antone’s
4. Amy Corbin, C3 Presents
5. 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

2. Continental Club
3. Saxon Pub
4. Stubb’s
5. One-2-One Bar

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

Local Label
Nine Mile

2. Super Secret
3. Modern Outsider
4. Keeled Scales
5. 12XU

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

Music Business Hall of Fame
Craig Stewart, SXSW

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Band Aid School of Music
3. Charles Attal, C3 Presents
4. Kevin Wommack
5. Don Pitts

RUNNERS-UP: Vallejo, Tim Gerron, Waterloo Records

Music Store
South Austin Music

2. Strait Music Company
3. Austin Vintage Guitars
4. Switched On
5. Guitar Center

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

Music Support Nonprofit

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

2. Austin Music Foundation
3. Black Fret
5. Swan Songs

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

Music Writer
Michael Corcoran

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

2. Kevin Curtin
3. Deborah Sengupta Stith
4. Doug Freeman
5. Peter Blackstock

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

New Club
The Electric Church

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

2. Come & Take It Live
3. Lemon Lounge
4. Monks Jazz Club
5. Mosaic Sound Collective

Ongoing Music Residency
James McMurtry, Continental Club Gallery

2. Sarah Sharp, Elephant Room
3. Lonelyland, Saxon Pub
4. Body Rock ATX, Empire Control Room & Garage
5. 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

2. Billie Buck
3. Dan Grissom
4. Jaime Zuverza
5. Fez Moreno

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

Adrian Quesada

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Chris “Frenchie” Smith
3. Danny Reisch
4. Cris Burns
5. 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

2. The Breaks, KUTX 98.9
3. The Morning X With Jason & Deb, 101X
4. Jamaican Gold, KOOP 91.7
5. 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

2. Kevin Connor, Sun Radio 100.1
3. Jody Denberg, KUTX 98.9
4. Andy Langer, KGSR 93.3
5. John Aielli, KUTX 98.9

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

Radio Station

2. Sun Radio 100.1
3. KGSR 93.3
4. KOOP 91.7
5. KLBJ 99.7


Record Store
Waterloo Records

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

2. End of an Ear
3. Antone’s Records
4. Breakaway Records
5. Piranha Records

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

Recording Studio
512 Studios

photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton

2. Arlyn Studios
3. Good Danny’s
4. The Bubble
5. Orb Recording Studios

RUNNERS-UP: Wire Recording, Gerron Music, Estuary

Specialty Instrument Store
Tommy's Drum Shop

2. Fiddler’s Green Music Shop
3. Switched On
4. Blackerby Violin Shop
5. Violins Etc.

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

Best Austin Musicians
Hall of Fame
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