Photo: 2012 Austin Music Awards
AUSTIN, Texas—March 14, 2012—KUT 90.5, community supported public radio from Austin, Texas, has been named “Best Radio Station” in the Austin Chronicle Music Poll and will be honored tonight at the 30th annual Austin Music Awards.
KUT’s “Eklektikos,” which engages listeners with a mix of music that crosses all musical genres, was named “Best Music Program” and “Eklektikos” host John Aielli was named “Best Radio Personality.”
The Cactus Cafe, programmed by KUT, was named “Best Acoustic Venue.” Located on The University of Texas at Austin campus, the Cactus Cafe is an intimate live music performance venue with a national reputation for showcasing top local, national and international acoustic music acts.
KUT’s long-running rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and rockabilly program “Twine Time” and its host, Texas Radio Hall of Famer Paul Ray, placed fourth in the list of best radio programs and best radio personalities respectively.
More scenes from the 2012 Austin Music Awards. Photos by Sean Murphy