The annual Dallas Observer Music awards was held last week, and all of Texas tuned in to watch over 50 local bands come together in musical harmony. This year, the Observer honored local artists at The Bomb Factory for the 28th year running, handing out awards in 40 different categories, those musicians gathered together to remind each other of the healing powers of music.

Here are some highlighted winners from multiple different categories:

Best Album:
Winner: Sam Lao, SPCTRM

Bobby Sessions, LOA
Charley Crockett, In the Night
The Dividends, Far From Away Vol. 1
Jacob Metcalf, Fjord

Best Alt-Country Act
Winner: Old 97’s

Danny Diamonds
The O’s
The Vandoliers
Vincent Neil Emerson

Best DJ
Winner: Blue, the Misfit

JT Donaldson
TX Connect
Wanz Dover

Best Folk Act
Winner: Whiskey Folk Ramblers

Doug Burr
Fox & the Bird
Hares on the Mountain
Jacob Metcalf

Best Funk/R&B Act
Winner: Leon Bridges

Dezi 5
Friday’s Foolery
Kirk Thurmond & the Millennials
Skinny Cooks

Head on over to the Dallas Observer to see the full list of winners.