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Nominations Announced For 2012 Jersey Acoustic Music Awards


(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Nominations for the 2012 Jersey Acoustic Music Awards were announced today along with a new online voting website for local music fans to cast their vote. Voting will close on March 25 and awards will be presented in ceremony at the Atonemont Lutheran Church in Asbury Park, NJ on Sunday, April 29 (doors open at 4pm, program begins at 5pm).

Admission to the awards ceremony is $10 for the general public and $5 for performers. All guests are encouraged to bring canned food to be donated to the charities of Musicians On a Mission and the Church Charity Food Bank. The price of admission also includes dinner and soft drinks.

Performers for the event will be announced shortly.

To vote for your favorite local artists, go to: https://sites.google.com/site/jerseyacousticmusicawards/3rd-annual-jam-awards/vote

Voting Instructions
1. Rank the Nominees for each category from the Winner to your 5th Choice. Do not pick the same nominee for more than one choice in any particular category. Pick 5 different nominees for each category.
2. Please only vote once. Any attempts to vote more than once from one computer will not be counted due to the software being used. Multiple attempts from the same computer or IP address will be deleted which may delete your original vote.
3. After you are completed please scroll to the right and click the "Finished" button.

Here is the list of 2012 nominees.

BEST ALBUM
Wedding Album - The Monacchios
Honest & Free - Kacie Baker
Way Across the Sea - Emily Grove
Another Song You Never Heard - Michael Patrick
Wooden Nickles - Joe Miller
Some Kind of Solitude - Michael Brett
Thankful - Kim Yarson
Fool To Even Care - Don Lee
Grow - Mree (Marie Hsiao)
Gra na Firinne - Beannacht
The Atmosphere - Kevin Basko
Kansas - Sheli Aarden
Box of Chocolates - Cat Cosentino



BEST SONG
Be Myself - Alex Inglis
Today - Emily Grove
Never Forget This - Don Lee
A Man and His Chair - Michael Brett
Cash in the Attic - Michael Patrick
Anywhere - The Monacchios
Woman In Me - Dina Hall
Letter to Joan Baez - Kacie Baker
Lead You to the Promise Land - Beannacht
Shine Your Soul - Kevin Basko
the little ones - Jon Caspi
See Me - Mikey Butler
Say Thank You to a Veteran - Danny Rongo
Grow - Mree (Marie Hsiao)
Slow Down - Jeff Rupert


TOP MALE PERMORMER
Matt Kay
Jon Caspi
Arlan Feiles
Tommy Strazza
Michael Brett
Bobby Strange
Gerald Edward
Don Lee
Kevin Basko
Joe Miller


TOP FEMALE PERFORMER
Jo Wymer
Amanda Fama
Laura Crisci
Mash McLain
Kacie Baker
Emily Grove
Jerzy Jung
Catherine Wacha
Dina Hall
Jenna Murphy


TOP DUO / BAND
The Juneberries
we are.
Me & Bobby D.
Beannacht
Lightning Jar
The Monacchios
The Seventh Sound
Clan Suibhne
Kagero
The Sunday Blues
The Wag


TOP 18 & UNDER
Victoria Quartararo
Lauren Kaufman
Avery Mandeville
Davina Aziz
Mikey Butler
Whitney Kelly
Alex Inglis
Stealing Jade
Noah Rauchwerk
Talinday
CJ Rare
Mree (Marie Hsiao)
Maggie Beltran (MaggiesInACup)
Chris Demos (Christafariii)
Sibling Rivalry (Justin & Alina)
Brandon Glovich
Casey Heinzman


TOP MALE SONGWRITER
Jim Crawford
Michael Patrick
Michael Dante Summonte
Michael Brett
Keith Monacchio
Rick Barry
Jesse Lee Herdman
Kevin John Allen
Matt Menges (The Seventh Sound)
Anthony Walker
Tom Johnston (Beannacht)
Danny Defonza
George Wirth
Frank Patrouch
Michael Askin


TOP FEMALE SONGWRITER
Emily Grove
Kacie Baker
Jerzy Jung
Amanda Fama
Sheli Aarden-Monacchio
Kelsey Lynch (The Seventh Sound)
Kim Yarson
Mree (Marie Hsiao)
Deirdre Forrest (Beannacht)
Jeanne O'Niell
Cat Cosentino
Jenny Woods


TOP POP / ROCK
Don Lee
Jeff Rupert
Whitney Kelly
Cat Cosentino
Justin Brown
Joanna Burns
Jim Mill
Amanda Fama
Matt Wade
Jon Caspi
April Kelly
Juliane Suozzo
Jo Wymer
Bryan Hansen


TOP FOLK ACT
Joe Whyte
Jenny Woods
The Monacchios
Jim Crawford
Michael Askin
Arlan Feiles
Michael Brett
Kacie Baker
George Wirth
Peter Prasa
Mike Chick
Michael Dante Summonte
Rick Dill


TOP BLUEGRASS / COUNTRY
Chuck Schaeffer
Cindy Giejda
Collin Rocker
Dave Griffith - The Rank Strangers
Ed Krizni - Past Times
Jimmy Moore - Blue Mountain Boys
Jim Murphy - The Pine Barons
Mark Miklos - Raritan Valley Ramblers
The Marshland Plan
Michael Patrick
String Fever


TOP MALE VOCALIST
Frank Lombardi
Joe Miller
Dan Toth (Talinday)
Mike Dutton
Matt Menges (The Seventh Sound)
Jesse Lee Herdman
Kevin Basko
Keith Monacchio
Jon Caspi
Mikael Lewis
Jim Mill


TOP FEMALE VOCALIST
Lo Kloza
Jo Wymer
Alex Inglis
Kelsey Lynch (The Seventh Sound)
Emily Grove
Nikki Britt
Deirdre Forrest (Beannacht)
Jerzy Jung
April Kelly
Cat Cosentino
Cortney Metzler
Samantha Aurelio
Kelley Dewkett (Me & Bobby D.)
Tatiana Moroz


TOP NEW ACT
Clan Suibhne
Collin Rocker
Jenna Murphy
Amanda Fama
Lo Kloza
Whitney Kelly
Chris Brown
Brian Brundage
The Juneberries
Mree (Marie Hsiao)
Lightning Jar
Kevin Basko
Caisy Falzone
Mike Dutton
Jeff Rupert


TOP ACCOMPANYING MUSICIAN
Fred Dorward
Andy Demos
Jim Sickles
Taylor Hope
Jeff Propert
Joe Fili
Mitch Ruthberg
Al Vis
Cook Smith
Megan Feaver
Eric Cooper
John Hanny
George Terebush
Jimmy Mizele
Rick Hohowski


 






originally published: 03/12/2012


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