Florida Today
Quirky rockers the Brevard Busking Coalition walked away with awards for entertainer of the year and best original band at Monday’s Brevard Live Music Awards.

The winners

Favorite original band: Brevard Busking Coalition
Favorite cover band: Panama Band
Favorite vocalist: Paul Bender of Funpipe
Favorite guitarist: Kenny Tommassello of Panama Band
Favorite bassist: Tom Hadoulias of Panama Band
Favorite drummer: Tom Van Dyke of Brevard Busking Coalition
Favorite keyboard: Tony Castro of Panama Band
Favorite miscellaneous: Lew Ingelido of Panama Band for percussion
Entertainer of the year: Brevard Busking Coalition
Hometown Legend Award: Joe Calautti
Ambassador Award: Jack Starr
Mover and Shaker Award: Sue Luley of EARTH Awareness, which raises money for school music programs