North Mississippi Allstars and Umphrey's McGee scored a leading three nominations each for the fifth Jammy Awards, to be handed out April 26 at the Theater at Madison Square in New York.

North Mississippi Allstars and Umphrey's McGee scored a leading three nominations each for the fifth Jammy Awards, to be handed out April 26 at the Theater at Madison Square in New York. The Dead's Phil Lesh will host the ceremony; performers will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

The Allstars are nominated for best live album for "Hill Country Revue Live at Bonnaroo," while that set is up for live performance of the year. The group's tour with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band is up for tour of the year.

Umphrey's McGee's "Anchor Drops (Sci Fidelity) is up for studio album of the year, while its "In the Kitchen" is nominated for song of the year. The band's 2004 Bonnaroo set with moe. earned a nod for live performance of the year.

Beyond hosting, Lesh will also vie for download of the year and live performance of the year for Phil Lesh and Friends' Dec. 19, 2004, set at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre. His former Grateful Dead colleague Jerry Garcia also earned two nods in the best archival live album category for solo band releases from 1980 and 1987.

Last year's Jammys were hosted by Robert Randolph and boasted a reunion performance by the Black Crowes' Chris and Rich Robinson, plus performances by Solomon Burke, Steve Winwood and String Cheese Incident.

Here are the 2005 Jammy Awards nominees:

Tour of the year:
Acoustic Planet (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones/Keller Williams/Yonder Mountain String Band)
Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains
Hallucino-Genetics (Primus)
Phish (summer 2004)
Ropeadope New Music Seminar (Charlie Hunter with Bobby Previte and DJ Olive, Sex Mob Horns, Benevento/Russo Duo, Critters Buggin', Lyrics Born)
Shake Holla and March (North Mississippi Allstars, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rising Star Fife & Drum Band)

Live album of the year:
“Hill Country Revue Live at Bonnaroo,” North Mississippi Allstars
“Live at Lupo's,” the Slip
“Live at the Georgia Theater,” Derek Trucks Band
“Uber Cobra,” Widespread Panic
“Stage,” Keller Williams
“Mountain Tracks Vol. 3,” Yonder Mountain String Band

Studio album of the year:
“Who Is This America?,” Antibalas
“The Dirty South,” Drive By Truckers
“Deja Voodoo,” Gov't Mule
“End of the World Party (Just in Case),” Medeski Martin & Wood
“Lochloosa,” MOFRO
“Anchor Drops,” Umphrey's McGee

Live performance of the year:
Aquarium Rescue Unit (10/20/04, Georgia Theater, Athens, Ga.)
The Disco Biscuits (12/31/04, Hammerstein Ballroom, New York)
Phil Lesh & Friends (12/19/04, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco)
Medeski Martin & Wood with Antibalas and Cyro Baptista (12/31/04, Hammerstein
Ballroom, New York)
North Mississippi Allstars Hill Country Review (6/11/04, Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, Tenn.)
Umphrey's McGee with moe. (6/1104, Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, Tenn.)

DVD of the year:
“Bluegrass Journey”
“Festival Express”
“The Grateful Dead Movie,” Grateful Dead
“JamCam Chronicles: All Good 2004”
“IT,” Phish
“Tom Dowd & The Language of Music”

Archival live album of the year:
“Macon City Auditorium, 2/11/72,” Allman Brothers Band
“Live 1964,” Bob Dylan
“After Midnight,” Jerry Garcia Band
“Lunt-Fontanne,” Jerry Garcia Band
“Live at Veneta, Ore., 8/27/72,” New Riders Of The Purple Sage
“New York 8/16/99,” Soul Coughing

Song of the year:
“Counter-Clock World,” Stockholm Syndrome
“Fireflies,” MOFRO
"40 Days" Chris Robinson
“In the Kitchen,” Umphrey's McGee
“Man With a Plan,” Assembly Of Dust
“Woody Guthrie,” Leftover Salmon

Download of the year:
Benevento/Russo Duo with Mike Gordon (12/31/04, New York)
The Dead (Bonnaroo, 6/12/04)
Phil Lesh and Friends (12/19/04, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco)
My Morning Jacket (Bonnaroo 6/12/04)
Moe (moe.down 5, 9/3-5/04)
String Cheese Incident (11/27/04, Tweeter Waterfront, Camden, N.J.)

New groove of the year”
Benvento/Russo Duo
Bockman's Euphio
Tishamingo
New Monsoon
Lotus
ALO