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Published: 2008/04/04

2008 Jammy Nominees

As we first reported yesterday, voting has now begun for the 2008 Jammy Awards. The Jammys will take place at New Yorks Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 7, with Phish slated to take home the evenings Lifetime Achievement Award. The show’s co-hosts are also nominated: Grace Potter is up for an award in the Song of The Year category (‘Ah Mary’), while Warren Haynes is nominated along with his band Gov’t Mule in the Live Performance of the Year category. Haynes and Potter also received a collective nomination for Tour of the Year (Gov’t Mule and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on the Mighty High Tour). Similarly, the Disco Biscuits and Umphrey’s McGee are co-nominated for Tour of the Year (their summer co-bill, D.U.M.B.), while the Biscuits are up for DVD of the Year and Umphrey’s McGee is nominated for Live Album of the Year. North Mississippi Allstars/Black Crowes guitarist Luther Dickinson received two nods in the Live Performance of the Year category and an additional nomination for DVD of the Year.

Here is a look at the slate of nomiees in two cateories:
Live Performance of the Year
1. Gov’t Mule with John Paul Jones, Bob Weir, Michael Franti, Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Cassady and Luther Dickinson, Bonnaroo Music Festival, 6/17/07
2. Led Zeppelin, O2 Arena, London, 12/10/07
3. Phil Lesh & Friends with Trey Anastasio, Glens Falls Civic Center, 10/20/07
4. Soul Stew Revival with Luther Dickinson, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA, 12/31/07
5. SuperJam (Ben Harper, John Paul Jones and ?uestlove), Bonnaroo Music Festival, 6/16/07
6. USTORM Benefit, The Park West, Chicago, IL 3/31/07
Tour of the Year
1. Allman Brothers Band/RatDog
2. D.U.M.B.: The Disco Biscuits and Umphrey’s McGee
3. Gov’t Mule with Grace Potter & The Nocturnals: Mighty High Tour
4. Solid Blues Tour: Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite, The North Mississippi All-Stars & Joe Krown
5. The String Cheese Incident: Summer
6. Widespread Panic: Fall
Look for an initial artist lineup in the coming days. Please visit the official Jammys homepage to vote.

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