2018-2019Best of the Year

Best Austin Band

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Black Pumas
3. White Denim
4. Superfónicos
5. Hovvdy

RUNNERS-UP: Cowboy Diplomacy, Bruce Smith Band, Smiile, Vallejo, Sun June

Best New Austin Band
Black Pumas

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Smiile
3. TC Superstar
4. Nolan Potter’s Nightmare Band
5. Madi Meeks

RUNNERS-UP: Glorietta, Demi the Daredevil, Sam Houston & Blk Odyssy, the Guacamole Police, the History Department

Musician of the Year
Shakey Graves

photo by David Brendan Hall

2. Jackie Venson
3. Bob Schneider
4. Molly Burch
5. Gina Chavez

RUNNERS-UP: Adrian Quesada, Spencer Gibb, Guy Forsyth, Patricia Vonne, Mobley

Best Texas Recordings
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle