Trophy takers


Orlando's growing prominence on the national music scene has sharpened not only the performers but also the ear of the audience. When asked to pick the best bands in Central Florida, more than 2,000 readers of Orlando Weekly and orlandoweekly.com who voted in September picked the following.

1999 Orlando Music Awards winners

Bluegrass/CountryBlues
  
The Hindu CowboysFunky Blues Messiahs
Riverbottom Nightmare BandMark Hodgson
Terri Binion & the Longhaulers Noble "Thin Man" Watts
  
DJElectronic
  
Andy HughesFluorescent Pea Pod
DJ Leony Prophecy
DJ SandyQ-Burns Abstract Message
Q-Burns Abstract Message 
Remark 
  
ExperimentalFolk/Acoustic
  
Eyelight Amy Steinberg
Numb Right ThumbJoseph Martens
ObliteratiRoger Docking
 Terri Binion
  
Hard Rock/Heavy MetalHardcore
  
GargamelCarlisle
JoJo Fortitude
The KillSong of Kerman
  
Hip-hopJazz
 
Blind AlleyCocoJazz
Da FewJacqueline Jones
Nature Kids Sam Rivers Trio
  
LatinLounge/Swing/Rockabilly
  
Adalberto Bravo y su Orquesta IdentidadBlue Flame Combo
Cuco Reyes y su Orquesta VibraciónRocket 88
La Banda Tuya Swingerhead
  
Pop RockPunk
  
DarlingBackhand
VonRa Shyster
WellvilleThe Hamiltons
  
WorldRock
  
Exodus Blue Meridian
Umöja Bughead
 Nutrajet
 Precious
 Sidecar
  
Rock en EspañolSka
  
Combustión Espontanea Skif Dank
ParafaneliaSpitvalves
Raza IndiaThe Coldspot Eight
  
Soul/Funk/R&BBest club for local music
  
KowBarbarella
SoFluidGo Lounge
 House of Blues
  Sapphire
 Will's Pub
  
CD of the yearLive act of the year
  
"Millennium" by Backstreet BoysGargamel
"In Pod We Trust" by Fluorescent Pea Pod VonRa
"12" by KowUmöja
Spirit of '99" hardcore compilation 
"Happier Girl" by Wellville 

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