Souper Groove Musicians Honored at Asbury Music Awards – All Stars Nominated for “Top Tribute/Cover Band”!

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(Asbury Park, NJ) – The 2016 Asbury Music Awards nominations have been announced, and Turtle Soup & the Souper Groove All-Stars have received a nomination for “Top Tribute/Cover Band”.

Joining the All-Stars in the category are Splintered Sunlight, Sandy Mack Band, Hall And Oatzes, Smashing Blumpkins, Dead On Live, Remember Jones, Don’t Know Jack, The Weeklings, The Wright Trio and Enjoy.

The Souper Groove All-Stars are fresh from their incredibly well received performance at JAMSGIVING – A Thanksgiving Festival, where the cast of musicians for their unforgettable set included such legends as Bernard Purdie and Tim Palmieri.

The 2016 Asbury Music Awards will be held at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ on December 8th at 6 p.m. You can vote for your favorites now via the AMA website.

Here is a list of bands and musicians who have played with the Souper Groove All-Stars and are nominees at the 2016 awards:

TOP YOUNG BAND
Downstream

TOP BEYOND ARTIST
Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why
Karmic Juggernaut
Secret Sound

TOP CLASSIC ARTIST
Matt O’Ree Band
Mark Diomede and the Juggling Suns Project
Blue Highways

TOP MALE VOCALIST
Tony Tedesco

TOP FEMALE VOCALIST
Deseree Spinks

TOP JAM/GROOVE/FUNK BAND
Eastbourne
Mad Kings
Newton Crosby
Pepperwine
The Union
UFOTOFU
Waiting On Mongo

TOP AVANT-GARDE ACT
We Used To Cut The Grass

TOP INDIE FOLK BAND
Fun While You Wait

TOP AMERICANA/STRINGS
Tony Tedesco and Full Fathom 5
The Brummy Brothers

TOP ROCK BAND
Battery Electric
Deal Casino

TOP GUITARIST
Jimmy Law
Brent Bergholm
James McCaffrey

TOP HORN PLAYER
Dennis Daley
Ian Gray
Joonas Juhani Lemetyinen
Anders Carlson
John Carlson
Matt Lott
Sam Greenfield
Sean Marks

TOP BASSIST
Alex Rosen
Codey McCoury
TJ McCarthy

TOP DRUMMER
Kevin Grossman
Kevn Troeller
Omar Rodriguez
Bobby Derosa

TOP KEYBOARD PLAYER
Kellie Shane
Mike “Mongo” Latesta

TOP MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST
AJ Merlino
Anders Carlson
Cody McCoury