Eric Johnson Wins Three Austin Awards

Eric Johnson collected three awards at the 2010/2011 Austin Music Awards, held March 19 at the Austin Music Hall. He was recognized in the ategories”Best Electric Guitar,” “Best Acoustic Guitar,” and “Best Instrumental Band.”
Johnson has recorded six studio albums , his latest being 2010’s Up Close, which included guest appearances from Sonny Landreth, Steve Miller, Jimmie Vaughan and Jonny Lang. Since 1982, he has won an unprecedented 33 awards at the Austin Music Awards.  He is perhaps best known for his 1990 release, Ah Via Musicom, is platinum-certified, and its single “Cliffs of Dover.” He won a Grammy for “Best Rock Instrumental Performance” in 1991. Learn more at

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