Austin Music Awards

Oh my, so much going on in Austiin.  The 2006-2007 Austin Music Awards will be held on Wednesday, March 14 at the Austin Convention Center.  This is the 25th year of the awards, and fpromises to  honor the music that makes Austin the Live Music Capital of the World. Votes from this year’s Austin Chronicle Music Poll are being tabulated and the winners will be announced at the 25th Annual Austin Music Awards on Wednesday, March 14, the official kick-off to South by Southwest Music.

This year’s show features performances by Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel with Stephen Bruton; Barbara Kooyman & the Unstrung Heroes of Texamericana with Carrie Rodriguez and Michelle Shocked; Ian McLagan & the Bump Band with special guests; The Tex-Mex Experience with the Texas Tornados and Sam the Sham; Six Strings Down: the Clifford Antone Tribute with Jimmie Vaughan, Derek O’Brien, Gary Clark Jr. and more. The Music Awards are presented by The Austin Chronicle and SXSW and co-sponsored by 107.1 KGSR and is a benefit for the SIMS Foundation.

Tickets on sale now at Waterloo Records, 474-2500. Tickets purchased in advance are $15 and are $20 night of show. Your SXSW badges and wristbands include entry into the show at the Austin Convention Center.

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