1995

Presented February 3, 1996 at Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, CA

Denotes Concert Industry Award Winner


Best New Rock Artist Tour
Hootie & The Blowfish (Monterey Peninsula)
Alanis Morissette
Bush
Foo Fighters

Best New NAC / Jazz Artist Tour
Charlie Hunter Trio (APA)
Cesaria Evora
Craig Chaquico

Best New Rap / Dance Artist Tour
Brandy (ICM)
D'Angelo
Montell Jordan
The Notorious B.I.G.

Best New Country Artist Tour
Alison Krauss & Union Station (Keith Case)
David Lee Murphy
Terri Clark
The Tractors

Most Creative Stage Production
Reba McEntire
Nine Inch Nails
R.E.M.
Rolling Stones (overseas)

Club Tour Of The Year
Alanis Morissette (CAA)
311
Collective Soul
Foo Fighters
Rusted Root

Small Hall Tour Of The Year
Dave Matthews Band (Monterey Peninsula Artists)
Blues Traveler
Bush
Natalie Merchant
Primus

Most Creative Tour Package
The H.O.R.D.E. Festival (CAA)
David Bowie / Nine Inch Nails
Live / P.J. Harvey / Veruca Salt
Lollapalooza '95
REO Speedwagon / Fleetwood Mac / Pat Benatar

Major Tour Of The Year
The Eagles (William Morris)
Page / Plant
R.E.M.
Rolling Stones (overseas)

Nightclub Venue Of The Year
House Of Blues (West Hollywood, CA)
9:30 Club (Washington DC)
Billy Bob's Texas (Ft. Worth, TX)
Electric Factory (Philadelphia)
Grizzly Rose (Denver)
Metro (Chicago)

Theatre Of The Year
Universal Amphitheatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Beacon Theatre (NYC)
Fox Theatre (Atlanta)
Fox Theatre (St. Louis)
Radio City Music Hall (NYC)
Sunrise Musical Theatre (Sunrise / Miami)
Palace Theatre (Louisville)

Best New Major Concert Venue
Molson Amphitheatre (Toronto, ONT)
FleetCenter (Boston)
General Motors Place (Vancouver)
Meadows Music Theatre (Hartford)
Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge (D.C. / Virginia)
Rose Garden Arena (Portland)
Rosemont Theatre (Chicago / Rosemont)
Blockbuster Sony at Waterfront (Philadelphia / Camden)

International Venue Of The Year
Royal Albert Hall (London)
Bercy (Paris, France)
Festhalle (Frankfurt, Germany)
NEC Arena (Birmingham, England)
Nynex Arena (Manchester, England)
Singapore Indoor Stadium (Singapore)
Sydney Entertainment Centre (Sydney, Australia)
Wembly Arena & Stadium (London, England)

Best Small Outdoor Concert Venue
Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Denver, CO)
Chastain Park Amphitheatre (Atlanta)
Harborlights Pavilion (Boston)
Greek Theatre (Los Angeles)
Wolf Trap Filene Center (D.C./ Virginia)

Best Large Outdoor Concert Venue
The Gorge (George, WA)
Great Woods Center (Boston / Mansfield)
Molson Amphitheatre (Toronto)
Shoreline Amphitheatre (Mtn. View / San Francisco)
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (Raleigh)

Arena Of The Year
Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)
America West Arena (Phoenix)
Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (Anaheim)
Palace of Auburn Hills (Detroit)
United Center (Chicago)

Small Booking Agency Of The Year
Leave Home Booking
Artists & Audience
Chief Talent
Little Big Man Booking
Pinnacle Entertainment
Progressive Global Agency

International Booking Agency Of The Year
The Agency Group
Asgard
Fair Warning - Wasted Talent
International Talent Booking
Leighton-Pope Organization
Primary Talent International
Solo - ITG

Booking Agency Of The Year
Monterey Peninsula Artists
CAA
ICM
William Morris Agency

Nightclub Talent Buyer Of The Year
Kevin Morrow (House Of Blues)
Jodi Goodman (Avalon, Paradise Club, MA)
Seth Hurwitz (9:30 Club, DC)
Ken Phebus (Coach House, Ventura Theatre, CA)
Nick Miller (Park West, Avalon, The Metro, IL)
Gary Osier (Billy Bob's Texas, TX)

Tour Manager Of The Year
Stuart Ross (Lollapalooza)
Bill Rahmy (Smashing Pumpkins)
Jimmy Johnson (Amy Grant)
Keith Bradley (Elton John)
Peter Jackson (Eric Clapton)
Richard "Paco" Zimmer (Page / Plant)

Independent Promoter Of The Year
Seth Hurwitz (It's My Party, DC)
Carl Pennington (Promotion Consultants, WA)
Doug Kauffman (Nobody In Particular, CO)
Jeff Fortier (Avalanche Productions, KS)
Jesse Morreale (Gess Presents, CO)
Steven Harris (Windstorm Productions, GA)
Steve Moore (Moore Entertainment, TN)
Sue McLean (Triad Entertainment, MC)

Third Coast Agent Of The Year
Rod Essig (CAA)
James Yelich (Chief Talent)
John Huie (CAA)
Keith Miller (William Morris)
Rick Shipp (William Morris)
Stormy Shepherd (Leave Home Booking)

Facility Executive Of The Year
Brad Mayne (Arrowhead Pond Of Anaheim)
Bob Machen (American West Arena)
Bob Rice (London Arena)
Bob Williams (The Omni)
John Croley (Tacoma Dome)
Michael Marion (Tupelo Coliseum)
Peter Luukko (CoreStates Spectrum)

Artist Development Executive Of The Year
Larry Butler (Warner Bros.)
Andy Kaulkin (Epitaph)
Jay Faires (Mammoth)
Larry Weintraub (A&M)
Michael Goldstone (Epic)
Steve Davis (Atlantic)
Steve Kleinberg (Elektra)
Vince Bannon (Sony 550)

Personal Manager Of The Year
John Paluska (Phish)
Bill Curbishley (Page / Plant)
Cliff Burnstein / Peter Mensch (Hole / Queensryche)
Jim Guerinot (Offspring, Rancid)
Jefferson Holt (R.E.M.)
John Silva (Sonic Youth, Foo Fighters)
Peter Freedman (Live)

International Promoter Of The Year
Harvey Goldsmith (Harvey Goldsmith Ent., UK)
Barrie Marshall (Marshall Arts, UK)
Leon Ramakers (Mojo Concerts, Netherlands)
Marcel Avram (Mama Concerts & Rau, Germany)
Michael Coppel (Michael Coppel Presents, Australia)
Michael(s) Gudinshi/Chugg (Frontier Touring, Australia)
Phil Rodriguez (Water Brother Prod., Brazil)
Tim Parsons (MCP Promotions, UK)

Talent Buyer Of The Year
Wilson Howard (Walnut Creek, Raleigh, N.C.)
Charlie Blum (Star Plaza Theatre)
David Marsden (Great Woods / Don Law Co.)
Ed Micone (Radio City Music Hall)
Jay Marciano (MCA Concerts)
Steve Hauser (Starwood Amphitheatre)
Vince Longo (South Shore / Cape Cod)

Bill Graham Award / Promoter Of The Year
Jack Boyle (Cellar Door Concerts)
Alex Cooley (Concert / Southern Promotions)
Don Law (Don Law Company)
Gregg Perloff (Bill Graham Presents)
Irv Zuckerman (Contemporary Prod.)
Larry Magid (Electric Factory Concerts)
Paul Tollett (Goldenvoice)
Ten Mankin (Cellar Door Southeast)

Bobby Brooks Award / Agent Of The Year
Rob Light (CAA)
Bob Lawton (ICM / Twin Towers Touring)
Buck Williams (Progressive Global Agency)
Chip Hooper (Monterey Peninsula Artists)
Dan Weiner (Monterey Peninsula Artists)
Jonathan Levine (Artists & Audience)
Kevin Gasser (CAA)
Stormy Shepherd (Leave Home Booking)