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Austin Music Legends Honored at AMAs
Susan Antone will receive the first-ever Margaret Moser Award
"...Chronicle writer who produced and directed more than 30 AMAs, was no longer at the helm...."

March 1, 2016 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Winner Worst All-Time Sound Quality: The AMAs

March 20, 2009 Postmarks

A New Era for the Austin Music Awards
Voting process expands as show moves to February and off SXSW
"...falls during South by Southwest. Instead, the 36th annual AMAs takes place Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, at ACL Live..."

Sept. 25, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The 2016-17 Austin Music Awards’ Texan Tower of Song
Thirty-five years of AMAs? More like 181 years of Texas on one stage, on one night!
"...into hardscrabble ambition – for justice, connection, equilibrium, humanity. AMAs bandleader Sexton also went in front of cameras recently,..."

March 10, 2017 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Austin Music Awards (On Everything)
Austin Music Industry Awards down, here come the 2016/17 AMAs and a slew of SXSW buzz acts
"...ceremony to the magnificent Moody Theater, best room the AMAs have commandeered since the Austin Opera House, which the..."

March 10, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

37th Annual Austin Music Awards Kick Open Some Back Doors
Generations old and new nab honors and rock the Moody
"...Margaret Moser, who directed the AMAs for decades and turned the event into the live..."

Feb. 28, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

35 Years of the Austin Music Awards
Living in a dream
"...and initially propelled by Moser and Bob Simmons, the AMAs became the physical manifestation of the Austin Music Poll,..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature by Doug Freeman

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows
Austin Music Awards Director Margaret Moser goes out with a bang
"...walk-through of the cavernous space, interim site of the AMAs after an extended run at the Austin Music Hall...."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

1, 2, Tres, Cuatro: Dear Diary
Did I know Bruce Springsteen was going to play the Austin Music Awards? Excellent question.
"...Planning both the paper's daily SXSW supplements and the AMAs is something akin to a military operation – precision..."

March 23, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

A Year in Local Music Crams Onto One Stage at the 2018/19 Austin Music Awards
Unique musical moments make for a night of fan-voted accolades
"...died in September, a year shy of 50. Wednesday's AMAs culminate in an all-out tribute to a positive-minded MC..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Wooly Bully
Simple, the 2006/2007 Austin Music Awards
"...the local music scene. In that sense, the 2006-07 AMAs are no different even if a handful of firsts..."

March 9, 2007 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Celeste Quesada Retires From the Austin Music Awards
Creative director led the metamorphosis of the AMAs
"...special events locally, took over the helm of the AMAs following the longtime stewardship of the late Margaret Moser,..."

June 21, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Reveals 2019 Lineup
Punk icons, big name scions, viral rappers, and more top the talent
"...Laurie Gallardo and Rick McNulty. As a nonprofit, the AMAs fundraise for two fellow nonprofits that work year round..."

Jan. 22, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Another Sea Change Year at the Austin Music Awards
So much so that even we don't know what to expect!
"...airwaves, Paul Ray (1942–2016) represented the face of the AMAs for its first quarter-century. The show flourished behind his..."

March 6, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Lust for Life
The 2015/16 Austin Music Awards' bedrock mania
"...Return to Austin High at the 2014/15 AMAs embodied both (not so) extremes: a new hierarchy, a..."

March 11, 2016 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Bright Lights, Big City
At the crossroads of the Austin Music Awards.
"...the LP, all the festivals, an audience with the Obamas – stems from that stage on that day...."

March 8, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

2019-20 Austin Music Awards
"...AMAs producer Louis Black..."

March 12, 2020 Photo Gallery

Austin Music Awards Honor Bill Carter & Ruth Ellsworth Carter, and Tamara Saviano
Mike Judge and Jack Ingram also set to make appearances
"...music paterfamilias A.P. Carter, occupies a notable spot in AMAs history for being inducted into its Hall of Fame..."

Feb. 20, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Announces First Honorees of 2019 Ceremony
Alejandro Escovedo, Dianne Scott to be fêted at Feb. 27 AMAs
"...Today’s other big reveal is that the 2018/19 AMAs will be honoring two longtime creative forces in the..."

Oct. 17, 2018 Music Post by Kimberley Jones

The Austin Music Awards’ Ecstatic Experience
Thirty-four awards and six musical sets in 211 minutes
"...cried as Third Root stormed the stage in the AMAs' first full hip-hop set. If only Clifford Antone were..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Austin Music Awards’ Ecstatic Experience
Thirty-four awards and six musical sets in 211 minutes
"...cried as Third Root stormed the stage in the AMAs’ first full hip-hop set. If only Clifford Antone were..."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Revamping the Austin Music Poll
Here's how Playback's voting
"...on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the first time the AMAs have preceded South by Southwest in over three decades...."

Nov. 17, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Robert Plant Crowns Austin Music Awards
Fortune teller to unspool vintage Twine Time at local Grammys
"...early March, one of its celebrants, Charlie Sexton – AMAs musical director and little black book for a second..."

March 15, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: And the Award Goes To ...
The Grammys went bust, but their local equivalent – the 34th annual Austin Music Awards – just dropped its star-studded lineup
"...Music Awards. Now less than a month away, the AMAs have begun taking shape, after last week's announcement of..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar offers his best, most fabulous bets for the SX season
"...referred to this as her "Obama year" for the AMAs, because of the large number (largest ever for the..."

March 15, 2013 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

An Intergenerational Vision for the Austin Music Awards
AMA Director Nedda Tehrany wants everyone to see themselves in the show
"...six years at the helm. Before coming aboard the AMAs as a production manager in 2018, Tehrany toured working..."

March 6, 2020 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

The Austin Music Poll Innovates in 2020
Write-in, wrong. The Music Poll goes multiple choice.
"...the show's new director, nurtures a vision of the AMAs benefiting winners year-round – not just one celebratory night..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The 2016/17 Austin Music Awards Reveal
"...credited one suggested band, "but not ready for the AMAs!"..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Make the Austin Music Poll Great Again
Getting the vote out for the 2016/17 Austin Music Poll
"...now before they sell out like the past two AMAs. Who Is Vladimir Putin Voting For?..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback – SXSW 2016: FOMO
Fear of Missing Out at SXSW Music 2016? Best pack it in now.
"...The AMAs run from 7:55pm to midnight, at the Hilton's Grand..."

March 18, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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