Celebrating the Live Music Capital of the World since 1982.
For over 30 years, The Austin Music Awards has recognized the accomplishments of local bands and musicians by celebrating them at an annual event unique to the City of Austin. The event reflects Austin’s outstanding live music achievements of the previous year as voted on by the Austin Chronicle readers in the annual Music Poll.
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The Austin Music Awards poll has begun and there are some big changes you need to know about. As always, this is your chance to cast your ballot in over 20 categories including Hall of Fame, Best Album of the Year, Musician of the Year and more! The winners will be [...]
Experience the AMA like a VIP! Buy your tickets to the 2018 Austin Music Awards now to be automatically entered to win seats at a table on the floor in the Austin Music Awards Table Giveaway to see the best moments up close and oh so personal! 8 lucky music [...]
In Dec. 1981, just months after we started publishing we ran the first Austin Chronicle Readers Music Poll. The results were published in early 1982, though there was no music awards show that year. No way we could have gotten it together. The paper was bi-weekly then, as [...]