Critics Poll

Best Roadshow

Neph Basedow: Iggy Pop, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Greg Beets: Richard Papiercuts, Beerland

Jim Caligiuri: Margo Price, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Kevin Curtin: Kendrick Lamar, ACL Fest

Thomas Fawcett: Oshun, Sahara Lounge

Doug Freeman: Luna, Mohawk

Raoul Hernandez: Adele, Frank Erwin Center

Alejandra Ramirez: Seu Jorge, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Kahron Spearman: Kendrick Lamar, ACL Fest (weekend one)

Tim Stegall: Iggy Pop, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Michael Toland: John Carpenter, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Jay Trachtenberg: Pedrito Martinez, Continental Club

Libby Webster: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Barracuda

Best Local Show

Basedow: Survive, Barracuda

Beets: Cherubs, Mohawk

Caligiuri: Grupo Fantasma, ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Curtin: Jazzus Lizard with David Yow, Lost Well

Fawcett: RAS Day, Kenny Dorham's Backyard

Freeman: Chris Porter & Carson McHone, Hard Luck Lounge

Hernandez: Robert Plant, Austin Music Awards

Ramirez: Capyac, Vulcan Gas Company

Spearman: Troller, Sidewinder

Stegall: The Smokin' Burnouts, Beerland

Toland: The Gospel Truth, Beerland

Webster: Sailor Poon, Swan Dive

Local Act You Saw the Most

Beets: Graham Reynolds

Caligiuri: High Plains Jamboree

Curtin: Ben Ballinger

Fawcett: Money Chicha

Freeman: Graham Weber

Hernandez: Alejandro Escovedo

Ramirez: Chasca

Spearman: Keeper

Stegall: Rebel Flesh

Toland: Scorpion Child

Trachtenberg: Money Chicha

Webster: Dreamboat

Local Venue You Visited the Most

Basedow: Mohawk

Beets: Hole in the Wall

Caligiuri: Strange Brew

Curtin: Hard Luck Lounge

Fawcett: Antone's

Freeman: Stay Gold

Hernandez: ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Ramirez: Empire Control Room

Spearman: Emo's

Stegall: Bull McCabe's

Toland: Grizzly Hall

Trachtenberg: ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Webster: Sidewinder

Best Local Residency

Beets: The Future of Air Travel, Dozen Street

Caligiuri: Jaimee Harris, One-2-One Bar

Curtin: Leo Rondeau, White Horse

Fawcett: Los Coast, C-Boy's Heart & Soul

Freeman: Dale Watson's Chicken Shit Bingo, C-Boy's Heart & Soul

Hernandez: Los Coast, C-Boy's Heart & Soul

Ramirez: Ephraim Owens Experience, Continental Club Gallery

Spearman: Margaret Wright, Skylark Lounge

Toland: Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery

Trachtenberg: Church on Monday, Continental Club Gallery

Webster: Los Coast, C-Boy's Heart & Soul

Best New Local Act

Beets: Evil Triplet

Caligiuri: Sophia Johnson

Curtin: Tear Dungeon

Fawcett: Los Coast

Freeman: Paul Cauthen

Hernandez: Los Coast

Ramirez: Sharks in the Deep End

Spearman: Los Coast

Stegall: The Boleys

Toland: Meet Your Death

Webster: Très Oui


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