Ian Floyd

1:19 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Austin at the Grammys: Larry Monroe, Gary Clark Jr. Among Honorees

Blues DJ legend Larry Monroe, seen here in 2005. Monroe was posthumously honored at the Grammys last night.

Austin blues-rock guitarist Gary Clark Jr. led a select group of artists representing the Live Music Capitol of the World at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Clark’s song “Please Come Home” was named the Best Traditional R&B Performance. Clark was also nominated for Best Rock Song. He didn’t win, but Clark can take solace in knowing he competed against bands including Black Sabbath and The Rolling Stones. (“Cut Me Some Slack,” pairing Paul McCartney with the remaining Nirvana lineup, won.)

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