2009 WAMI Award Winners

 

Artist of the Year: Bon Iver

CD of the Year: “My World” by Hindsight
Song of the Year: “Hallmark Stars” by The Lackloves
Male Vocalist of the Year: Cory Chisel
Female Vocalist of the Year: Ronnie Nyles
New Artist of the Year: Invade Rome
Alternative Artist of the Year: The Lackloves
Rock Artist of the Year: Verona Grove
Hard Rock Artist of the Year: Spiral Trance
Pop Artist of the Year: Ronnie Nyles & the Tallulah Who
Country Artist of the Year: Geoff Landon & the Wolfpack
Cover Band of the Year: Sonic Circus
Christian/Gospel Artist of the Year: Chad James
Hip Hop/Rap Artist of the Year: The Figureheads
R&B/Soul Artist of the Year: Soul Food
Tribute Nostalgia Artist of the Year: Mark Shurilla
Bassist of the Year: Chris Steelman
Drummer of the Year: Dave Schoepke
Guitarist of the Year: Evan Christian
Reeds/Brass Player of the Year: Warren Wiegratz (sax)
Special Instrument Player of the Year: Rachel Trapp (violinist)
Keyboard Player of the Year: Connie Grauer
Music Venue of the Year: Mill Creek
Print/Electronic Media of the Year: OnMilwaukee.com
Producer of the Year: Jeff Hamilton and Justin Perkins (tie)
Radio Station of the Year: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Recording Studio of the Year: Renwood Messenger Recording Studios
Americana Artist of the Year: Copper Box and Liam Ford Band (tie)
Big Band/Swing Group of the Year: All Star SuperBand
Jazz Artist of the Year: Paul Spencer Band
Blues Artist of the Year: Alex Wilson
World/Reggae/Ska Group of the Year: De La Buena
Bluegrass Group of the Year: Liberty Bluegrass Band

People’s Choice Awards:
Northeast: Grand Union
Northwest: Copper Box
Southeast: The Toys
Southwest: Madison County