New Jersey Stage

Monday, November 14, 2011

2011 Asbury Music Awards winners


(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The 2011 Asbury Music Awards show was held on Sunday, November 13 at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. Here is the list of the winners.

Top Male/Band Acoustic Act: Thomas Wesley Stern
Top Female/Band Acoustic Act: Emily Grove
Top Male Vocalist: CM Smith (The Amboys)
Top Female Vocalist: Eryn Shewell
Top Guitarist: Tommy Strazza
Top Bassist: Justin Bornemann (No Wine For Kittens)
Top Drummer: Wills Weller (Toothgrinder)
Top Keyboard Player: Matt Wade
Song Of The Year: The Amboys "One Of Those Nights"
Top Local Release: River City Extension – "The Unmistakeable Man"
Top Radio Personality: Maria Mar (95.9 The Rat)
Top Radio/Internet Station: 90.5 The Night
Top Music Journalist: John Pfeiffer (The Aquarian)
Best Thing To Happen In 2010-2011: All Tomorrow’s Parties Comes To Asbury Park
Top Pop Band: Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why
Top Indie Rock Band: No Wine For Kittens
Top Rock Band: The Amboys
Top Heavy Rock Act: Toothgrinder
Top Young Band (Under 21): Fish Tank Mafia
Top Live Performance: River City Extension
Top Jam/Groove Band: Wakah Chan
Top Avant Garde Act: Chemtrail
Top Americana: River City Extension
Top Blues Band: The Eryn Shewell Band
Top Punk/Ska Band: Lost In Society
Poet Laureate: Dan Weeks
Top Club DJ: DJ Jack The Ripper
Top Music Website: TheAquarian.com
Top Multi-Instrumentalist: Nick Cucci (River City Extension)
Top Live Original Music Venue: The Saint
Beyond Asbury Top Record: Glen Burtnik "Where Music Lives"
Living Legend Award: Lance Larson
Lifetime Achievement Award: Jason Dermer