MFA Alum Tristan Shone (aka Author and Punisher) a recipient of a

2013 San Diego Music Awards

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Humphrey's Concerts By The Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, California 92106

The San Diego Music Awards started in 1991, as a way to recognize the achievements of our diverse local music community. Now in its 23rd year, the SDMAs presents awards in 27 categories, recognizing many different genres of music including Rock, Jazz, Hip Hop, Americana and World Music. Past performers include Jewel, Jason Mraz, Switchfoot, P.O.D., and Nickel Creek. The San Diego Music Awards is the primary fundraising vehicle for Guitars for Schools.

Complete San Diego Music Awards 2013 Winners List

Best Cover or Tribute Band – Cash’d Out
Best Jazz – Gilbert Castellanos
Best Jazz Album – Gilbert Castellanos – Federal Jazz Project
Best Singer/Songwriter – Gayle Skidmore
Best Blues – The Bayou Brothers
Best Blues Album – Low Volts – Oh My Stars
Best Americana – Sara Petite
Best Americana Album – The Tree Ring – Brushbroom
Best Hip Hop – The Lyrical Groove
Best Hip Hop Album – Odessa Kane – Cuetes & Ballsongs
Best Pop – The Silent Comedy
Best Pop Album – Old Tiger – Love Have Mercy
Best Alternative – The Heavy Guilt
Best Alternative Album – The Night Marchers – Allez Allez
Best Rock – Blackout Party
Best Rock Album – Dirty Sirens – self titled
Best Hard Rock – Schitzophonics
Best Hard Rock Album – Author & Punisher – Women and Children
Best Club DJ – Marc Thrasher
Best World Music – Tribal Seeds
Best World Music Album – Tribal Theory – Hell of a Night
Best New Artist – Soda Pants
Best Local Recording – The Midnight Pine – Awake Now
Best Live Performer – The Creepy Creeps
Best Music Video by a San Diego Artist – Slightly Stoopid – Don’t Stop
Artist of the Year – Gilbert Castellanos
Album of the Year – The Burning of Rome – With Us
Song of the Year – The Silent Comedy – God Neon

Lifetime Achievement Award – Daniel Jackson

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Image is courtesy of The San Diego Music Awards.

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