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Austin Music Awards

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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Looking Back by Louis Black

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 [...]


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