Here’s the 2011 San Diego Music Awards winners list

The 21st annual San Diego Music Awards raised $25,612 last night at Humphrey’s to provide Taylor guitars to San Diego County elementary schools. A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to

The Penetrators.

The following local artists also received honors:

Best Tribute Band -

Cash’d Out

Best Club DJ -

Gabe Vega

Best Acoustic -

Colin Clyne

Best Electronic -

Jamuel Saxon

Best Jazz -

In Motion Trio

Best Jazz Album -

The Mattson 2 -

Feeling Hands

Best Blues -

Lady Dottie & the Diamonds

Best Blues Album –

Low Volts -

Twist Shake Grind Break

Best World Music -

B-Side Players

Best World Music Album –

Todo Mundo -

Organic Fire

Best Americana -

Blackout Party

Best Americana Album -

The Tree Ring -

Generous Shadows

Best Hip Hop -

Vokab Kompany

Best Hip Hop Album -

Blame One -


Best Pop -

The Silent Comedy

Best Pop Album -

Maren Parusel -

Artificial Gardens

Best Alternative -

Little Hurricane

Best Alternative Album –

Little Hurricane -


Best Rock –


Best Rock Album –

The Donkeys -

Born with Stripes

Best Hard Rock -

As I Lay Dying

Best Hard Rock Album


Downspell –

The Violent Majority

Best Local Recording -

Writer -

Miss Mermaid

Best New Artist -

Low Volts

Song of the Year –

Transfer -

Losing Composure

Album of the Year -

Little Hurricane -


Artist of the Year -