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All backstage photos by Todd V. Wolfson
107.1 KGSR presented the Sims Foundation with a check for over $35,000, the proceeds from the sales of the station's sampler CD. (l-r) KYLE ELLISON, PEYTON WIMMER, DON HARVEY.
ABRA MOORE, looking every bit the Prom Queen, mugs charmingly with KRIS McKAY outside the VIP tent.
Veteran Awards show escort LISA SHORT touches up in the mirror before rushing back to the stage.
OLIVIER GIRAUD and CHRYSTA BELL of 81/2 SOUVENIRS add a touch of class to the evening.
(l-r) MIKE JUDGE is introduced by show staffer ROBERT ANDRADE to co-presenter CURT KIRKWOOD, and given instructions on where the deli tray is located.
HOT BUTTERED RHYTHM stands for the camera (l-r):YOGGIE, EDWIN LIVINGSTON, BRANNEN TEMPLE, FRED SANDERS, J.J. JOHNSON, JAMES SIMPSON.
JOSH ARNSON and CHRISTINA MARRS of the ASYLUM STREET SPANKERS strike a pose after winning two categories.
Backstage glamour courtesy of Carlos Martinez and Astarte co-owner Debra Carter
Andy Langer accepts his award for...Best Guitarist? 1998's Best Critic switched places with winning guitarist Ian Moore.
Abra Moore, Prom Queen, walked away with four of the evening's awards.
Ray Benson and Leon Rausch hit the right note during Asleep at the Wheel's set.
Austin Chronicle Publisher and SXSW co-director Nick Barbaro celebrates the evening with wife Susan Moffat.
Filmmaker Tara (Janis Joplin Slept Here) Veneruso strikes a pose.
It was Asleep at the Wheel the night before, but it was asleep on the set of Check This Action for show director Margaret Moser (center). Co-host Jen Garrison and Pamela Des Barres join her.