wins Jammy Award for best fan website of the year!
Roseland Ballroom, New York City - October 2nd 2002 acceptance speech: On behalf of Bret Heisler, Len Tafro, Jennifer DeVincenzo, Kristen Schneeloch, and Robert Lucente, we are extremely honored and surprised to be accepting this award. First and foremost we’d like to thank the Phil Lesh & Friends and Jam Fan communities, and especially the PHANS - the ZONERS for making a frequent visit in cyberspace and your favorite jamband website of the year. It's not only the site itself, but also the community that has made such a grAte place to visit!

We’d like to thank, Relix and the Jammy’s for organizing and hosting this incredible music celebration and for bringing the whole jam community together. Of course, big thanks to the folks who nominated us for this award.

We’d like to give a BIG PHAT PHILZONE THANKS to Mr. Phil Lesh!... and **ALL** the Phriends for making the music that was the impetus for And thanks to everyone at Cygnus Productions and the Unbroken Chain Foundation. "Inspiration move me brightly!"

Click for biggerWe’d also like to thank some invaluable contributors to the Zone:

Paul Lucente
Ron Lancia
Mrs. D.
Andy Gimigliano and
TaperRob and all the tapers who have so graciously stoked the SOUNDZONE
Peter and and
Timmy Paulman
Booyabase Matt
Alex Allen
JC Juanis
Jodi S.
Johnathan Singer @
Leda & Ken from Terrapinpresents
Masato Kato
Mike at GDLive, Todd at Gamehendge and all the other kind mirror sites
All the musicians whom have lent their time for exclusive interviews with us.

And especially, all the fans that have made contributions to the site since our inception.

We’d also like to thank our family and close friends for all of their encouragement and support while we fed the obsession that is! We’d also like to thank the other fan site nominees for their truly excellent sites and contributions to the community.

Thanks to all the bands and artists out there for making the music we all love and to the Grateful Dead for paving the Golden Road for the entire jam scene.

The award was presented by Butch Trucks from the Allman Brothers Band and
John Popper from Blues Traveller.
Bret & Len accepted the award on behalf of in between sets by Robert Randolph & Friends and the B-52s with Particle.

Complete winners list:
TDK Live Performance of the Year: moe., Bonnaroo Music Festival, 6/23/02
Tour of the Year: Trey Anastasio, Summer 2002
Studio Album of the Year: Trey Anastasio, Trey Anastasio
Live Album of the Year: Widespread Panic's Live in the Classic City
Archival Album: Phish, Live Phish 11: 11/17/97, McNichols Sports Arena, Denver, CO
Song of the Year: Gov't Mule's "Soulshine"
New Groove of the Year: Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Fan Website of the Year:
Lifetime Achievement Award: The Grateful Dead
(presented by essay contest winner Bill Stites)
Mimi Fishman Community Service Award: Joshua Stack, Panic Fans For Food
Grahamy Jammy (industry award for support of the scene): Annabel Lukins

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Setlist from Roseland Ballroom, NYC 10.2.02
Thanks to Jim Baadshaug

DJ Logic/Rob Wasserman:

Rusted Root:
Send Me On My Way w/DJ Logic,
Women Got My Money w/Melvin Sparks on guitar
Ecstasy w/John Popper on harmonica & Melvin on guitar


The Tom Tom Club & Dirty Dozen Brass Band:

John Scofield, Stanton Moore, Sherik & Andy Hess:
My Babe


The Tom Tom Club & Dirty Dozen Brass Band:
She's Dangerous w/Hope Clayburn on flute, Fuzz on guitar & Jessica Lurie on sax


Blind Boys From Alabama:
Amazing Grace
Spirit In The Dark*
Robert Randolph & the Family Band:
3 Stroke**^> Voodoo Child**&
*with RR & the family Band
**w/Derek Trucks & John Mayer on guitars
& w/John Popper on harmonica on the 2nd stage
^contains Stanford & Son teases


Particle with Fred Schnieder and Kate Pierson of the B-52's:
Planet Claire
Private Idaho
Love Shack


The Tom Tom Club and Dirty Dozen Brass Band:
Take Me To The River w/Reid Genauer on vocals & guitar & Fuzz on guitar


Happy boy tease,
Rebubula> jam*
Don't Fear The Reaper*
*w/Eric Bloom on vocals & guitar, Buck Dharma on guitar & Allen Lanier on keyboards

The Tom Tom Club and Dirty Dozen Brass Band:
Wordy Rappinhood, High*
*w/John Popper on harmonica, Fuzz on guitar & Terrence Higgens on drums

Mike Gordon & Leo Kottke:
The Collins Missile

The Tom Tom Club and Dirty Dozen Brass Band:
Genius of Love^
^w/Fuzz on guitar

Mule: (LISTEN or download realaudio)
Bad Little Doggie1>
Thorazine Shuffle1
Beautifully Broken2

ABB: Desdemona

Mule: (LISTEN or download realaudio)
keyboard intro4> Soulshine5
1w/Oteil Burbridge on bass & Danny Louis on keyboards, 2w/Stefan Lessard on bass & Danny on keyboards, 3w/Andy Hess on bass, John Scofield & Trey Anastasio on guitars, Marc Quinones on percussion & Danny on keyboards, 4Danny & Gregg 5w/Gregg Allman on organ & vocals, Derek Trucks on guitar & Trey on
guitar & backup vocals, Andy on bass & Danny on keyboards

Ratdog: (LISTEN or download realaudio)
Sugar Magnolia> jam>
Help On The Way>
Slipknot! >
Ashes and Glass>
Help On The Way reprise>
Franklin's Tower>

Allstar Jam: (LISTEN or download realaudio)
Lovelight> Gloria> Lovelight
w/Ratdog, Warren Haynes on guitar & vocals, Matt Abts on drums, Trey Anastasio & Al Schnier on guitars, John Popper on harmonica & vocals, Liz Berlin on percussion & DJ Logic on turntables on the main stage &
Robert Randolph on pedal steel & screams, Hope Clayburn on flute, Jessica Lurie on sax, Mystic Bowie on vocals, Fuzz on guitar, Mike Gordon on bass, Victoria Clamp on tambourine, Sherik on sax & flute girl on the 2nd stage

Jammys After Party Recap @ BB Kings, NYC 10.2.02

Trey and Warren Join moe. - Special guests performed with moe. earlier this morning at the official Jammys after party at B.B. King Blues Bar & Grill in New York City. Guitarist Trey Anastasio (Phish) joined the group around 3 a.m. for "Happy Hour Hero" -> "Recreational Chemistry," which also featured keyboardist Steve Molitz (Particle). Guitarist Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Brothers Band) and keyboardist Nate Wilson (Percy Hill) then took the stage for "Opium," which included a "Norwegian Wood" tease, and "Bodhisattva."

In the venue's side room, Particle welcomed keyboardist Ivan Neville (Neville Brothers) for "Metropolis." Bassist Stefan Lessard (Dave Matthews Band) and saxophonists Jessica Lurie (Living Daylights) and Sam Kininger (Soulive) then sat in on "Windjammer."