Phish to be honoured at 2008 Jammy Awards

Legendary jam band to get award at Madison Square Garden

Legendary jam band Phish are set to be awards the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2008 Jammy Awards.

The awards, which are in their seventh year, will be held at New York’s famous Madison Square Garden on May 7 with performers to be announced in the coming weeks.

Previous winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award include B.B. King, The Grateful Dead, Buddy Guy, Steve Winwood and Frank Zappa.

–By our New York staff.

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