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Quiet Company performs at the Austin Music Awards! And hopefully winds a couple awards as well.WE OPEN THE SHOW AT 7:09 SHARP! DON'T BE LATE!Admission with SXSW Badge or wristband or Tickets available at Waterloo Records in advance for $15 or $20 at the door the day of the awards.Join The Austin Chronicle in celebrating 30 years of Austin music right here in the Live Music Capital! Votes from this year’s Austin Chronicle Music Poll are being tabulated, and the winners will be announced at the 30th Annual Austin Music Awards at 7:09pm SHARP on Wednesday, March 14, at the Austin Music Hall.
Performing at the 30th annual Austin Music Awards are Tex-Mex godfathers JOE KING CARRASCO & THE CROWNS with special guests Mariachi Relampago, Jon Dee Graham, and Shawn Sahm. Roots and blues artists RUTHIE FOSTER and CAROLYN WONDERLAND join with Ruthie’s Family Band, Rob Hooper, and Cole El Saleh. Nineties neo-psychedelic darlings SIXTEEN DELUXE play their only show of SXSW 2012, along with the fresh sounds of QUIET COMPANY, and closing three decades of awards with ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO.
“The challenge was to pull together all the threads of Austin’s musical fabric and weave them into a rich and colorful performance. The Austin Music Awards’ 2012 lineup spans generations, genres, cultures, and trends … and still has a few surprises in store,” hints the Chronicle’s Margaret Moser, director of the Austin Music Awards.
The Music Awards are presented by The Austin Chronicle and SXSW and co-sponsored by KUT, the Art Institute of Austin, Capital Metro, Discount Electronics and is a benefit for the SIMS Foundation. This year, the Music Awards show will air live on America’s longest, continually running community television station, channelAustin (Channel 10).
Tickets go on sale at Waterloo Records on February 24th - $15 in advance, $20 night of show. Your SXSW badges and wristbands include entry to the show at the Austin Music Hall.
The Austin Chronicle celebrates 31 years as Austin's independent news source, covering music, film, arts, and politics, with 195,000 readers per week in the greater Austin metropolitan area. The Chronicle is the eloquent and incisive voice of the city, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. The Austin Chronicle is available at over 1,800 locations every Thursday. For more information, go to www.austinchronicle.com.
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