The following are the winners of the 23rd annual San Diego Music Awards, presented on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Humphreys by the Bay in San Diego, CA.

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