The 31st Annual Austin Music Awards Show!

Enter now to win free tickets! Join The Austin Chronicle in celebrating 31 years of Austin music right here in the Live Music Capital! Votes from this year’s Austin Chronicle Music Poll are being tabulated, and the winners will be announced at 7:09pm SHARP on Wednesday, March 13, at the Austin Music Hall. Confirmed acts performing at the 31st annual Austin Music Awards are indie rocker Ben Kweller, cowboy sweethearts The Trishas, powerhouse composer and blues rocker Bill Carter, and an all-star tribute to the late Brent Grulke of SXSW. “That’s just a teaser of what we have planned for this year’s Austin Music Awards, with more names to come,” promises the Chronicle’s Margaret Moser, director of the Austin Music Awards. “Yet those four sets alone illustrate the breadth and depth of Austin music, and represent contemporary and traditional tastes.” In recent years, the Music Awards has seen guest and unannounced appearances from The Who’s Pete Townshend, Texas favorite son Lyle Lovett, the mighty Kris Kristofferson, and The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen. With more performers to be announced, expect more surprises! The Austin Music Awards are presented by The Austin Chronicle and SXSW and co-sponsored by KUTX, Planet K, Discount Electronics, Ticketbud, and is a benefit for the SIMS Foundation. This year, the Music Awards show will air live on America’s longest, continually running community television station, channelAustin (Channel 10). Tickets go on sale at and at Waterloo Records on February 21st - $15 in advance, $20 night of show. Your SXSW badges and wristbands include entry to the show at the Austin Music Hall. More info and lineup updates online at

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