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2013 LSM Award Nominees

The LSM Awards are the preeminent awards show for our scene.  The event is taking place this year at the lovely Texas Music Theater in San Marcos on Sun April 28.

Here are this year’s list of very deserving nominees.  We are humbled and extremely honored that Greenfest has been nominated for Festival of the Year.  What a great year for Texas/Red Dirt/Americana Music!

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Departed – Adventus

Jason Eady – AM Country Heaven

John Fullbright – From The Ground Up

Ray Wylie Hubbard – The Grifter’s Hymnal

Rob Baird – I Swear It’s The Truth

Turnpike Troubadours – Goodbye Normal Street

Uncle Lucius – And You Are Me

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – COUNTRY 

Aaron Watson – Real Good Time

Corb Lund – Cabin Fever

Eleven Hundred Springs – Midway

Jason Eady – AM Country Heaven

Josh Abbott Band – Small Town Family Dream

Roger Creager – Surrender 

Wade Bowen – The Given

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – AMERICANA/ROOTS 

American Aquarium – Burn. Flicker. Die.

The Departed – Adventus 

Dirty River Boys – Science Of Flight

Lincoln Durham – The Shovel Vs. The Howling Bones

Shovels & Rope – O’ Be Joyful 

Turnpike Troubadours – Goodbye Normal Street

Uncle Lucius – And You Are Me

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – SINGER-SONGWRITER/FOLK 

Chris Knight – Little Victories 

John Fullbright – From The Ground Up

Ray Wylie Hubbard – The Grifter’s Hymnal 

Sean McConnell – Midland

The Trishas – High, Wide & Handsome

Todd Snider – Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables

Walt Wilkins – Plenty

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

The Departed – “Prayer For The Lonely”

Jason Eady – “AM Country Heaven”

John Fullbright – “Gawd Above”

Lincoln Durham – “Clementine”

Ray Wylie Hubbard – “Mother Blues”

Rob Baird – “Dreams & Gasoline”

Turnpike Troubadours – “Good Lord Lorrie”

 

LIVE ACT OF THE YEAR

 Cody Johnson Band

The Damn Quails

Dirty River Boys

The Departed

Robert Earl Keen

Turnpike Troubadours

Uncle Lucius

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE – MALE

 Evan Felker of Turnpike Troubadours – Goodbye Normal Street

Jason Eady – AM Country Heaven

Kevin Galloway of Uncle Lucius – And You Are Me

Rob Baird – I Swear It’s The Truth

Sean McConnell – Midland

Seth James of The Departed- Adventus

Wade Bowen – The Given

 

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE – FEMALE

 Audra Mae – Audra Mae & The Almighty Sound

Cary Ann Hearst of Shovels and Rope – O’ Be Joyful

Dana Falconberry – Leelanau

Elizabeth Cook – Gospel Plow

Ruthie Foster – Let It Burn

Shellee Coley – Where It Began

The Trishas – High, Wide & Handsome

 

EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

 John Fullbright

Jordan Minor

K. Phillips

Rob Baird

Six Market Blvd.

The Trishas

Tyler & The Tribe

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

 Evan Felker

John Fullbright

Kevin Galloway

Ray Wylie Hubbard

Sean McConnell

Todd Snider

Walt Wilkins

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Cody Canada – The Departed

Corby Schaub

Gary Clark Jr.

John Fullbright

Jon Grossman – Uncle Lucius

Ryan Engleman – Turnpike Troubadours

Seth James – The Departed

 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Adam Odor – Adventus

Jason Isbell – Burn. Flicker. Die

Justin Pollard – Dandelion, Songs We Wish We’d Written II

Kevin Welch – What The Hell Is Going On?

Lloyd Maines – Surrender, Art Of Removing Wallpaper 2012

Ray Wylie Hubbard & George Reiff – Grifter’s Hymnal, The Shovel Vs. The Howling Bones

Wes Sharon – From The Ground Up, Goodbye Normal Street

 

ALBUM ARTWORK OF THE YEAR

American Aquarium – Burn. Flicker. Die.

The Departed – Adventus

The Flatlanders – Odessa Tapes

John Fullbright – From The Ground Up

Lincoln Durham – The Shovel Vs. The Howling Bones

Paul Thorn – What The Hell Is Going On?

Todd Snider – Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables

 

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

Big Fest – San Marcos, TX

Greenfest – New Braunfels, TX

KNBT Americana Jam – New Braunfels, TX

Larry Joe Taylor Fest – Stephenville, TX

Lone Star Jam – Austin, TX

MusicFest – Steamboat Springs, CO

Old Settler’s -Driftwood, TX

 

MUSIC VENUE OF THE YEAR

Billy’s Ice – New Braunfels, TX

Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK

Cheatham Street Warehouse – San Marcos, TX

John T. Floore’s Country Store – Helotes, TX

Gruene Hall – New Braunfels, TX

Luckenbach Dancehall – Luckenbach, TX

Texas Music Theater – San Marcos, TX

 

One Response to “2013 LSM Award Nominees”

  1. I don’t know him, but based on the music alone, I’m really pulling for John Fullbright. His songs are so good and, thank God, it’s something different for a change.


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