Sunday March 12, 2017
The Austin Chronicle and SXSW present The Austin Music Awards featuring Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle and many many more in Partnership with Stratus Properties
The Austin Chronicle, SXSW, and Stratus Properties are proud to present the 35th Annual Austin Music Awards on Sunday, March 12, 2017 with proceeds benefiting the SIMS Foundation.
You're invited to witness history as Music Director Charlie Sexton brings an all-star line-up of legendary performers together including Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle, Kat Edmonson, Joe Ely, Grupo Fantasma, Kelly Willis, Brownout, Erika Wennerstrom, The Trishas, The Bluebonnets, Jai Malano, Johnny Moeller, Sabrina Ellis, Jackie Venson, Carolyn Wonderland, LouLou (of Thievery Corporation and Night Glitter), special guests Fab 5 Freddy and first-ever Townes Van Zandt Award presented to Terry Allen - with more very special guest performances.
For over three decades the Austin Music Awards has been responsible for honoring the local music community and recognizing the best Austin artists, bands, and industry masterminds which have forged Austin's international music reputation. This history-making event recognizes Austin's outstanding live music achievements of the previous year as voted on by the Austin Chronicle readers in the annual Austin Chronicle Music Poll. From its earliest years, AMA has presented numerous genres of music emanating from Texas, including rock, country, blues, Latino, folk, punk, pop, world, and classical. Don't miss out!