The following are the winners from the 11th annual 

San Diego Music Awards, held on October 9, 2001 

at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay:

Best Bar Band: 80s All Stars

Best Mainsttream Jazz: Gilbert Castellanos

Best Pop-Jazz: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

Best Latin Jazz: B-Side Players

Best Big Band: Big Time Operator

Best Acoustic: Steve Poltz

Best Blues: Candye Kane

Best World Music: Common Sense

Best Roots, Rockabilly or Swing: Billy Midnight

Best Dance or Funk: d.fRost

Best R & B, Hip Hop or Rap: Downlow

Best Country: Nickel Creek

Best Adult Alternative: Eve Selis

Best Pop: Switchfoot

Best Rock: Sprung Monkey

Best Hard Rock or Metal: Ghoulspoon

Best Alternative: Jack's Broken Heart

Best Punk: Dogwood

Best Electronic: Square Circle

Best Pop Album: Switchfoot-Learning to Breathe 

Best Adult Alternative Album: Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash-Walk Alone

Best Rock Album: Convoy-Black Licorice  

Best Hard Rock or Metal Album:Life Hates Me-Imperfections 

Best Alternative Album: Black Heart Procession-3                                          

Song of the Year: POD-Alive 

Album of the Year: Convoy-Black Licorice

Song of the Year: POD-Alive 

Album of the Yea: Nickel Creek-self titled