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This year's Doobie Awards were held on Sunday, March 20th at Emo's in Austin, and man were they smokin'! The event was co-hosted by HT senior editor Bobby Black and comedian Rob Cantrell of The Marijuanalogues, and featured performances by Honky, Smoker's Club (feat. Curren$y & Smoke DZA), Valient Thorr, The Contrabandits, Suplecs, Blower, Chief Greenbud and Jet Baker. Celebrity guests and presenters included stoner comic extraordinaire Doug Benson (The Marijuanalogues, Super High Me, The Benson Interruption), Rex Brown (Pantera), DJ Babu and Rakaa (Dilated Peoples), Asher Roth, comic Brody Stevens, Austin city council candidate Kris Bailey, Chris "Pot Star" Eudaley and Vegas Price, and members of Texas NORML and Outgrow Big Bro. Also in attendence was Rita Haney, widow of Pantera's late guitarist Dimebag Darrell, who accepted the Lifetime Achievement award in his honor.

 

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HIGH TIMES would like to thank all of the performers and speakers for lending their time and energy, all of the fans who came out, and especially our great sponsors: 420 Science, Hippy Thug Apparel, Billy Cannon's Smoke Shop, 420 Exchange, CS Travel, Outgrow Big Bro, Mendo Mulcher, Grassroots California, Hot Mama's Cafe and Ararat. Also thanks to our friends at Same Sky Productions, Zong for the killer trophies, Pipes Plus / SmoCo and Joe Blow for the cool chillums, and Jay Massey for the custom Dimebag guitar trophy. And last but not least, the staff of Emo's and the city of Austin for being such awesome hosts. Get the full story in the upcoming August 2011 issue of HIGH TIMES! 

 

See y'all next year for the milestone 10th ANNUAL DOOBIE AWARDS!!!!!

 

 

2011 DOOBIE AWARD WINNERS

 

POT SONG OF THE YEAR

"Marijuana" - Kid Cudi

 

BEST METAL ARTIST

Pantera

 

BEST HIP HOP ARTIST

Curren$y

 

BEST REGGAE ARTIST

Damian Marley & Nas

 

BEST ROCK ARTIST

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

 

BEST JAM / INDIE ARTIST

Little Feat

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE ARTIST

Thievery Corporation

 

BEST STONER ROCK ARTIST

Suplecs

 

BEST LOCAL BAND

Honky

 

BEST NEW / UNDERGROUND ARTIST

The Contrabandits

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Dimebag Darrell

 

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