Congratulations to all of the 2013 WAMI Award winners!


Artist of the Year: Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons


Album of the Year: Field Report “Field Report”


Song of the Year: Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons “I’ve Been Accused”


Female Vocalist of the Year: Ida Jo (Ida Jo)


Male Vocalist of the Year: Joseph “Smokey” Holman (Tweed Funk)


New Artist of the Year: Hugh Bob and the Hustle


Alternative Artist of the Year: Field Report


Rock/Pop Artist of the Year: Jaill


Hard Rock Artist of the Year: Dead Modern Villains


Blues Artist of the Year: Alex Wilson Band


Americana/Bluegrass Artist of the Year: The WhiskeyBelles


Rap/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: Klassik


Jazz Artist of the Year: Jazz Orgy


Country Artist of the Year: Chasin’ Mason


Big Band/Horn Band of the Year: Mama Digdown’s Brass Band


Drummer: of the Year of the Year Mike Underwood (Sly Joe and the Smooth Operators,

Jazz Orgy, Greg Waters and the Broad Street Boogie, Shaker and the Egg)


Bassist of the Year: Eric Madunic (Tweed Funk, The Orphans)


Guitarist of the Year: Ryan Rossebo (Chasin’ Mason)


Reeds/Brass Player of the Year: Mary Rodgers (Baritone Saxophone – Uptown Savages,

Dead Man’s Carnival)


String Player of the Year: Blaine McQuinn (Fiddle – The Western Starlanders, The

Brothers Quinn)


Studio of the Year: Tanner–Monagle


Engineer/Producer of the Year: Vinny Millevolte


R&B/Soul Artist of the Year: Charles Walker Band


World/Reggae/Ska Artist of the Year: R.A.S. Movement


Folk/Celtic Artist of the Year: Macyn Taylor


Tribute Band of the Year: Project Pink


Cover Band of the Year: Road Trip


Christian/Gospel Artist of the Year: Koiné


Polka Artist of the Year: The Squeezettes


Club DJ/Dance Artist of the Year: DJ Poizon Ivy


Singer/Songwriter of the Year: Tony Memmel


Rising Star of the Year: Nora Collins


Keyboardist of the Year: Alex Drossart (Shaker and the Egg)



Bands: Rabid Aardvarks
Venue: Chill on the Hill
Radio: 88.9 WYMS
Music Teacher: Derek Machan


Bands: Pat Watters Band
Venue: Majestic Theater
Radio: 97.1 WCOW
Teacher: Janette Hanson


Bands: Jerry Duginski
Venue: Malarkey’s Pub
Radio: Z104 WMZK
Teacher: Combined with Northeast due to low voting totals


Bands: Red Light Saints
Venue: Mill Creek
Radio: 105.7 WAPL
Teacher: Dave Jerabek