2004

Presented February 4, 2005 at The Wiltern LG in Los Angeles, CA

Denotes Concert Industry Award Winner


Major Tour of the Year
Prince
Madonna
"Vote For Change"

Most Creative Tour Package
Bob Dylan / Willie Nelson
"Projekt Revolution"
Sting / Annie Lennox
"Warped Tour"

Most Creative Stage Production
Prince
Bette Midler
Madonna

Best New Touring Artist
Josh Groban
Franz Ferdinand
Gretchen Wilson
Kanye West
The Killers
Los Lonely Boys

Music Festival Of The Year
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Indio, CA)
Austin City Limits Music Festival (Austin, TX)
Bonnaroo Music Festival (Manchester, TN)

Intertnational Music Festival Of The Year
Glastonbury Festival (UK)
East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival (Australia)
Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland)
Rock Am Ring (Germany)
Summer Sonic (Japan)
V Festival (UK)

Nightclub Of The Year
House Of Blues (W. Hollywood, CA)
9:30 Club (Washington, DC)
Irving Plaza (New York, NY)
Stubb's Bar-B-Q (Austin, TX)
The Wiltern LG (Los Angeles, CA)

Theatre Of The Year
Ryman Auditorium (Nashville, TN)
Dodge Theatre (Phoenix, AZ)
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, GA)
Radio City Music Hall (New York, NY)
Universal Amphitheatre (Universal City, CA)

Best New Major Concert Venue
Glendale Arena (Glendale, AZ)
Everett Events Center (Everett, WA)
FedExForum (Memphis, TN)

Red Rocks Award / Best Small Outdoor Venue
Greek Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Chastain Park Amph. (Atlanta, GA)
Filene Center at Wolf Trap (Vienna, VA)
Greek Theatre (Berkeley, CA)

Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue
Hollywood Bowl (Hollywood, CA)
DTE Energy Music Theatre (Clarkston, MI)
Jones Beach Theatre (Wantagh, NY)
Tweeter Center (Mansfield, MA)

Arena Of The Year
Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)
Air Canada Centre (Toronto, ON)
Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (Anaheim, CA)
Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Toyota Center (Houston, TX)
Wachovia Center (Philadelphia, PA)

International Small Venue Of The Year
Royal Albert Hall (London, UK)
Aotea Centre - THE EDGE (Auckland, New Zealand)
Bournemouth International Centre (Bournemouth, UK)
Heineken Music Hall (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Zenith (Paris,France)

International Large Venue Of The Year
Wembley Arena (London, UK)
Auditorio Nacional (Mexico City, Mexico)
Color Line Arena (Hamburg, Germany)
Manchester Evening News Arena (Manchester, UK)
Saitama Super Arena (Saitama-shi, Japan)

Nightclub Talent Buyer Of The Year
Sean Striegel (House of Blues / Anaheim, CA)
John Moore (Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall / NY, NY)
Michael Jaworek (Birchmere, Iota Cafe / VA)
Michael Yerke (House of Blues / Chicago, IL)
Rick Mersel (The NorVa / Norfolk, VA)
Sam Kinken (Irving Plaza / New York, NY)

Independent Promoter Of The Year
Another Planet Entertainment (Berkeley, CA)
Beaver Productions (New Orleans, LA)
Bravo Entertainment (Boise, ID)
I.M.P. (Washington, DC)
Outback Concerts (Nashville, TN)

Talent Buyer Of The Year
Jim Glancy (Ron Delsener Presents - New York)
Danny Eaton (AEG Live South)
Eric Herz (Avalon Attractions - Los Angeles)
Kevin Morrow (House of Blues - Los Angeles)
Rick Mueller (Bill Graham Presents - San Francisco)

Facility Executive of the Year
Michael Marion (Alltel Arena, AR)
Brad Mayne (American Airlines Center, TX)
Ed Rubinstein (Bi-Lo Center, SC)
Eric Bresler (AmericanAirlines Arena, FL)
John Page (Wachovia Center, PA)
Tim Bechert (Verizon Wireless Arena, NH)

Bill Graham Award / Promoter Of The Year
Debra Rathwell (AEG Live - New York)
Bob Roux (Pace Concerts - Houston)
Jerry Mickelson (Jam Productions)
Mike Smardak (Outback Concerts)
Seth Hurwitz (I.M.P.)

International Promoter Of The Year
Mojo Concerts (Netherlands)
Creative Man Productions (Japan)
Frontier Touring Company (Australia, New Zealand)
Marshall Arts (UK)
Mean Fiddler Music Group (UK)
Michael Chugg Entertainment (Australia, New Zealand)

Booking Agency Of The Year
Creative Artists Agency
The Agency Group
Monterey Peninsula Artists
William Morris Agency

Boutique Booking Agency Of The Year
Little Big Man Booking
Ellis Industries
Face the Music Touring
Flowerbooking
High Road Touring
Partisan Arts

International Booking Agency Of The Year
Helter Skelter
Asgard
International Talent Booking
Solo Agency

Third Coast Agent Of The Year
John Huie (CAA)
James Yelich (Monterey Peninsula Artists)
Jay Williams (William Morris)
Rick Shipp (William Morris)
Rod Essig (CAA)

Bobby Brooks Award / Agent Of The Year
Chip Hooper (Monterey Peninsula Artists)
Andrew Ellis (Ellis Industries)
Brian Greenbaum (CAA)
Darryl Eaton (CAA)
Gayle Holcomb (William Morris)
Howard Rose (Howard Rose Agency)
Scott Clayton (CAA)

Personal Manager Of The Year
Brian Avnet (Josh Groban)
Coran Capshaw (Dave Matthews Band)
Howard Kaufman (Jimmy Buffett)
Jeff Kramer (Bob Dylan)
John Silva (Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters)
Jon Landau (Bruce Springsteen, Train)

Artist Development Executive Of The Year
Harvey Leeds (Epic)
Chris Webby (Atlantic)
Darren Wolf (Geffen)
Harlan Frey (Roadrunner)
Liana Farnham (Columbia)
Marc Friedenberg (Interscope/Geffen/A&M)

Road Warrior Of The Year
John "Bugzee" Hougdahl (Prince, Bon Jovi)
Bill Rahmy (Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Craig "Fin" Finley (Barenaked Ladies)
Jerry Gendron (Madonna, Shania Twain)
John Vanderslice (Jimmy Buffett)
Maryjo Spillane (Yellowcard, A Perfect Circle, Slayer)

Lighting Company Of The Year
Bandit Lites
Ed & Ted's Excellent Lighting
PRG / Fourth Phase

Sound Company Of The Year
Sound Image
Audio Analysts
Ultrasound / ProMedia

Staging / Equipment Company Of The Year
All Access Staging & Productions
Accurate Staging
Brown United
Mountain Productions
Studio Instrument Rentals

Transportation Company Of The Year
Rock-It Cargo
Janco Transport
Speed Of Sound
Upstaging

Video Company Of The Year
ScreenWorks
Nocturne Productions
XL Video

Host Of The Year
Lewis Black (Pollstar Concert Industry Awards)