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Mtn Jammers Nominated For Grammys

Year after year, artists who have graced the Mountain Jam stage continue to make us proud, receiving boat-loads of recognition and countless awards, and this year is no different!

Here’s a list of some incredibly talented past Mountain Jam performers who are named among the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees. Please make sure to tune in and cheer for these artists on Sunday, January 26th on CBS!

Mavis Staples – One True Vine

Best Americana Album



Mavis Staples delivered a stand-out performance on-stage at Mountain Jam 2011 just a few months after winning her very first Grammy Award for her 2010 release You Are Not Alone, produced by Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.

Staples has now received her third career Grammy nomination for her second collaboration with Tweedy, the 2013 release One True Vine.


Gary Clark Jr. – “Ain’t Messin’ ‘Round”

Best Rock Song



A two-time Mountain Jam performer, Gary Clark Jr. released his debut record Blak and Blu in October, 2012 after wowing crowds at Hunter Mountain with his impeccable guitar shredding and soulful singing.

The first single off the record, “Ain’t Messin’ ‘Round” has earned Clark Jr. a nomination for Best Rock Song.


Gary Clark Jr. – “Please Come Home”

Best Traditional R&B Performance



Gary Clark Jr.’s debut album does not lack in musical diversity, garnering the Austin, TX-based guitarist a second Grammy nomination in the category of Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Please Come Home”.

Of Clark Jr.’s performance of the song on the Late Show With David Letterman, writes: “Singing in a soulful falsetto, the Austin musician let the song flow around him and then took masterful control with a scorching guitar break.”


Steve Earle – “Invisible”

Best American Roots Song



The “Hardcore Troubadour” Steve Earle made a Mountain Jam appearance in 2010 as a guest of Levon Helm’s 70th Birthday Jubilee.

A part-time resident of Mountain Jam’s neighboring Catskill Mountains, Earle has received a Grammy nomination for “Invisible” off of his latest record The Low Highway in the category of Best American Roots Song.


Les Claypool / Primus – Sailing The Seas Of Cheese (Deluxe Edition)

Best Surround Sound Album



Primus frontman and 2-time Mountain Jam performer, Les Claypool released a deluxe edition of Primus’ 1991 major label debut, Sailing The Seas Of Cheese featuring the album’s new stereo mix on CD and the new 5.1 surround mix on Blu-ray or DVD, plus three exclusive, previously unreleased bonus tracks. The release scored Claypool a nod for Best Surround Sound Album.

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