The 2023 American Music Honors was held on Saturday, April 15. This event bgan with an exclusive, sponsor only VIP Reception at the historic Great Hall, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, followed by the Awards presentations and performances in the Pollak Theatre, beginning at 8:30 pm, both on the campus of Monmouth University. 

Tickets for American Music Honors are sold out.


Portrait of Stevie Van Zandt
Photo Credit: Danny Clinch

Stevie Van Zandt

rock & roll hall of fame inductee, actor, political activist, music educator, best-selling author

Darlene Love

rock & roll hall of fame inductee, singer, actress

Portrait of Darlene Love in off the shoulder blouse, looking at viewer with sly smile
Portrait of Sam Moore

Sam Moore

rock & roll hall of fame inductee, singer

Steve Earle

musician, singer, songwriter, social commentator

Portrait of Steve Earle in bowler hat and leather jacket, wearing glasses


Bruce Springsteen

Garry Tallent

Portrait of Garry Tallent with guitar
portrait of Southside Johnny Lyon wearing sunglasses

Southside Johnny Lyon

Patti Scialfa


Jon Stewart

Portrait of John Stewart


Disciples of Soul
with performances by our honorees and special guests.

Musically directed by Marc Ribler

Live concert photo of the Disciples of Soul
Photo Credit: Ryan Celli

Reception Dress Code: Cocktail Attire

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Lizanne & Barry Rosenstein


Tony Ambrosio

Marilyn Laverty

Lisa McKean

Brian Samelson

Leslie Hitchner

Dr. Patrick F. Leahy

Henry Mercer III

Anthony Sylvester

Basil Iwanyk

Greg Linn

Rich Russo

Thank you to our event sponsors!

  • Barry & Lizanne Rosenstein
  • Jon & Barbara Landau
  • Jim & Shelly Allen
  • Tony Ambrosio
  • Monmouth University
  • Dan Rosensweig
  • Brian Samelson
  • Spring-Nuts
  • Withum Wealth Management
  • Fred & Barb Aueron
  • Marc Cimino
  • Danny Clinch Photography
  • Dolphin Entertainment
  • The Geller Family Foundation/Geller & Company
  • Bruce & Suzanne Glassman
  • Leslie Hitchner
  • Larry & Micky Magid
  • Light of Day Foundation
  • Lisa and Quinn McKean
  • Henry & Joan Mercer
  • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Jeremy Neuer
  • Charles Parton
  • Bernie Ranellone
  • Saltz Mongeluzzi Bendesky
  • Sherman Atlas Sylvester & Stamelman LLP
  • Vagn Soerensen & Famliy
  • Sony Music
  • Thunder Road Books
  • Torcon, Inc.
  • Richard Wolkoff
  • Douglas Brinkley
  • Coast Cities Bus / Doug Gallagher
  • Mary Vaden Eisenstadt
  • Stephen J. Kaufman
  • Raymond Klose
  • Lakehouse Music
  • Michael Marrus
  • McLoone’s Restaurants
  • MetLife Stadium
  • Najarian Associates
  • Provident Bank
  • Pure Project Management
  • Rock and Roll Tour of the Jersey Shore
  • Carol Stillwell
  • Arthur & Susan Tildesley