This is not an open public ballot. Only approved AMA voters. If you would like to be considered, please send an email request to saintnj310@gmail.com. Ballots must be received by DECEMBER 5, 2016. Please drop ballots off to Scott Stamper at The Saint, 601 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ, email your responses to saintnj310@gmail.com or asburyawards@gmail.com, or send overnight to ASBURY MUSIC COMPANY, PO Box 427, BELMAR, NJ 07719.
Zach Deputy
Wednesday, December 7
Doors 7:00pm, $15/$20
Rock Groove: Scott's 25th Anniversary Bash In Asbury Park 1991-2016, Featuring From Bluffton, SC, Zach Deputy (Island-infused drum 'n' bass gospel ninja soul, new release out now, "Wash It In The Water") / The Mercury Brothers and special guests.
24th Annual Asbury Music Awards
Thursday, December 8
at The Stone Pony
Doors 6:00pm, $15/$20
The Saint & The Asbury Music Co. Present The 24th Annual Asbury Music Awards at THE STONE PONY in Asbury Park, Hosted by Comedian Taylor Allen with Musical Performances by Predator Dub Assassins, Daughter Vision, Cranston Dean Band, gods, Seaside Caves, Mark Brunetti (Poet Laureate), The Shady Street Show Band, The Vansaders, Colossal Street Jam, Waiting On Mongo, Francis Lombardi, Corrina, Corrina + Over 40 Award Presentations and Special Guest Presenters!

Doors 6pm, Showtime 6:45pm. All Ages Admitted, 21 To Drink. Tickets on sale now at The Saint & The Stone Pony box office and on Ticketweb.com and Ticketmaster.com. Nominees admitted free!

24th Annual Asbury Music Awards

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams
Friday, December 9
Doors 7:30pm, $20/$25
Rock: From Woodstock, NY, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams (The First Couple of Americana, Full Band Show).
Saturday, December 10
Serious Lee
Doors 7:00pm, $10
Rock Groove: Serious Lee / Couple Of Guys / Peter Myers and special guests.
The Blind Shake
Sunday, December 11
Doors 7:00pm, $5
Low Dough Show Featuring CoolDad Music and Little Dickman Records Presents Rock Indie: From Minneapolis, MN, The Blind Shake / gods / Psychiatric Metaphors.

This is The People Appreciation Party, for all the fans, bands and everybody who helped make 2016 such a great year! We will continue bringing current and cutting edge, non-mainstream ROCK N ROLL to the forefront in Asbury Park, and beyond.

Please bring canned food donations to The Food Bank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties.

Matthew Stephen & The Sweet Action
Monday, December 12
Doors 7:00pm, $5
Asbury Cafe Presents Featuring Daniel Amato / Brittany Cannarozzi / Jason Pomeroy (of Lightning Jar) / The Overgrowns / Regina Anne (of Far In The Maples) / Matthew Stephen & The Sweet Action and special guests.

Asbury Cafe - This Is A Seated No Talking During The Performances. Coffee / Hot Cider / Tea Served All Night Long, Oh Yeah, Beer And Spirits Will Be Served All Night Long.

The Wrecks
Wednesday, December 14
Doors 7:30pm, $10
Rock Indie: From Los Angeles, CA, The Wrecks ("Favorite Liar" can be heard on SiriusXM Alt Nation and Spotify) and special guests.
Spirit Animal
Thursday, December 15
Doors 7:30pm, $10
From Brooklyn, NY, Spirit Animal (A chaotic combination of rock and pop, fueled by the unruly aesthetics of psych and funk. New Release "World War IV" out now on Wind Up Records.) / From Santa Cruz, CA, Nico Yaryan (Full Band) (Partisan Records) / Yorkshire Tenth and special guests.
The Vansaders
Friday, December 16
Doors 7:30pm, $10
The Saint Presents Rackfest feat. The Vansaders / From Richmond, VA, U.S. Bastards / Hot Blood / Kid Nichols / Sammy Kay / Matty Carlock and special guests.
Ballyhoo!
Saturday, December 17
Doors 7:30pm, $15
Rock Groove: From Aberdeen, MD, Ballyhoo! (A new album of songs produced by Paul Leary (Sublime) & Matt Wallace (Maroon 5, Faith No More), Ballyhoo! is back out on the grind.) / From Long Island, NY, Oogee Wawa and special guests.
My Lonely Heart
Sunday, December 18
Doors 12:45pm, $12
All Age Matinee Featuring My Lonely Heart / This Year's Comeback / Chasing Down Sunset / From Boston, MA, Transitions / Kings Without Crowns / The Walk Arounds.
Geneva Records
Sunday, December 18
Doors 6:30pm, $10
Rock: Geneva Records Asbury Park Showcase Featuring From Winchester, VA, Mike Frazier and The Dying Wild (10pm) / Hiding Out (10:45) / From Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, DogWood Tales (7:30) / Mother Goose (8:20) / Modern Crowds (9:15) / Gin War (6:45).
Eric Lindell
Friday, December 23
Doors 7:00pm, $25/$30
The Saint & ElmThree Presents: Holiday Root Music Show Featuring An Evening With Eric Lindell, From New Orleans, LA (His combination of sweet, blue-eyed soul with foot-stomping R&B, swamp pop, funk and blues has won him critical and popular acclaim across the country.)
The Falling Birds
Thursday, December 29
Doors 7:30pm, $8
Rock: From NYC, The Falling Birds (They have a simple concept: Write songs with foundations in blues and folk, then throttle them with punk rock snarl.) / The Clydes and special guests.
Friday, December 30
David Vargo & Chicken Bark
Doors 6:15pm, $10
(Early Show) Rock: David Vargo & Chicken Bark (Celebrating Their New CD Release "Burning Through," 8pm) / Michael Brett (7:20) / Robert Kearns (AKA Gorilla Bob, 6:30).
Community Center
Thursday, January 5
Doors 7:30pm, $8
Rock: From Baltimore, MD, Community Center (Over the course of a few years we've developed a vat of sound melting together Rock, Jazz, Funk, Folk and old Southern Hymns.) / Lowlight / The Double Negatives and special guests.
Friday, January 20
Bash and Pop
Doors 7:30pm, $15/$18
Rock: From Hudson, NY, Bash and Pop (Featuring Tommy Stinson from The Replacements/Guns N'Roses, Rhino will release Bash & Pop's seminal debut album 1993 release "Friday Night is Killing Me" in Jan. 2017) / From Brooklyn, NY, The So So Glos.
The Marcus King Band
Saturday, January 21
Doors 7:30pm, $15
Rock: From Greenville, SC, The Marcus King Band (New release out now via Evil Teen Records displays his stunning command of rock, blues, psychedelia, funk, soul and improvisation. As heard on 90.5 WBJB-FM.) and special guests.
James McCartney
Tuesday, April 4
Doors 7:30pm, $15/$20
Rock: From England, James McCartney (New Release "The Blackberry Train," Produced By Steve Albini, Out Now), and special guests.
24th Annual Asbury Music Awards