Critics Poll

Nick Cave at the Moody Theater
Nick Cave at the Moody Theater (Photo by Gary Miller)

Best Roadshow

Beets: Protomartyr, North Door

Caligiuri: Trombone Shorty, Emo's

Curtin: Jayke Orvis & the Broken Band, Holy Mountain

Freeman: Nick Cave, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Hernandez: Nick Cave, ACL Live

Spearman: Childish Gambino, ACL Live

Stegall: The Gories, Red 7

Toland: Nick Cave, ACL Live

Trachtenberg: Mavericks, ACL Live

Best Local Show

Beets: Mozart Requiem Undead, Golden Hornet Project/Austin Choral Consort, French Legation Museum

Caligiuri: Nancy Fly's Retirement Party, Saxon Pub

Curtin: Christeene, Cheer Up Charlie's

Freeman: Centro-matic Farewell Show, Parish

Hernandez: Alejandro Escovedo's United Sounds of Austin, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Spearman: Bone, Fur, and Feather, the Belmont

Stegall: Flesh Lights, Liberty

Toland: the Well, Holy Mountain

Trachtenberg: Alejandro Escovedo's United Sounds of Austin, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Local Act You Saw the Most

Beets: Chablis

Caligiuri: Golden Dawn Arkestra

Curtin: Mrs. Glass

Freeman: Shakey Graves

Hernandez: Alejandro Escovedo

Spearman: League of Extraordinary Gz

Stegall: John Schooley and His One-Man Band

Toland: the Well

Trachtenberg: Denny Freeman

Local Venue You Visited the Most

Beets: Carousel Lounge

Caligiuri: Strange Brew

Curtin: Hotel Vegas

Freeman: ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Hernandez: ACL Live at the Moody

Spearman: ACL Live at the Moody

Stegall: Beerland

Toland: Red 7

Trachtenberg: ACL Live at the Moody

Best Local Residency

Beets: Paul Oscher, Railroad BBQ

Caligiuri: Elias Haslanger & Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery

Curtin: Little Elmore Reed Blues Band, King Bee Lounge

Freeman: East Cameron Folkcore, Hole in the Wall

Hernandez: Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery

Spearman: DJ Ulovei, the Eastern

Stegall: Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery

Toland: Churchwood, Carousel Lounge

Trachtenberg: James McMurtry & Jon Dee Graham, Continental Club

Best New Local Act

Beets: Eat the Taco

Caligiuri: Harvest Thieves

Curtin: Sweet Spirit

Freeman: Curtis McMurtry

Hernandez: Dat Boy Supa

Spearman: Dat Boy Supa

Stegall: Xetas

Toland: HeadShy

Trachtenberg: Sip Sip


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