Nominations for the 6th Annual Jammy Award were announced yesterday and Phish received a nomination in the Archival Release of the Year category with Phish New Year’s Eve 1995 – Live at Madison Square Garden. Mike Gordon was recognized with two nods; Tour of the Year (December 2005 run with the Benevento/Russo Duo) and Studio Album of the Year (Sixty Six Steps, with Leo Kottke). The award ceremony will take place on April 20, as part of the first Green Apple Music and Arts Festival in New York City. http://www.jammys.com/.
In past years, Phish has taken home five Jammy Awards; for Live Set of the Year (12/31/99 Big Cypress, FL), Studio Album of the Year (Farmhouse) and Live Performance of the Year (7/11/00 Deer Creek), Best Archival Release (Live Phish 11), "Tour of the Year" Jammy for their 2003 summer tour and "DVD Release of the Year" (Phish IT).