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2012 WAMI PEOPLE’S CHOICE NOMINEES ANNOUNCED!

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2012

WISCONSIN AREA MUSIC INDUSTRY ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR
THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

 

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – The Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) has announced the finalists for the People’s Choice Awards. The Awards Show will be held at 7:30 PM on Sunday, April 15th, at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton. $9.99/students, $29.99/adults, and $99.99 for a pair of VIP tickets (This includes 2 drink tickets, and a private tour backstage of the PAC) The tickets are on sale now through the Fox Cities PAC Box Office,http://www.foxcitiespac.com/events.

 

This year’s performers include: The Gufs, I’m Not A Pilot, Prophetic, Shaker and the Egg, Project Pink, Tim Castle and Young Southern, and Greg Waters and the Broad Street Boogie. The WAMI organization has also announced that the alternative rock/pop band The Gufs, jazz pianist and composer Ben Sidran, and singer-songwriter, bass guitarist and film score composer Leland Bruce Sklar are the 2012 inductees into the WAMI Hall of Fame.

 

THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE FINALISTS ARE:

 

Southeast:

Bands: Rabid Aardvarks, Dirt Road Law, Georgia Overdrive

Print Media: The A.V. Club (Onion), Shepherd Express

Radio: 91.7 WMSE, 88.9 WYMS

 

Southwest:

Bands: The Lucas Cates Band, Pat Watters Band, Mad Polecats

Print Media: Isthmus, Maximum Ink

Radio: 89.9 WORT, 105.5 WMMM

 

Northwest:

Bands: Meantooth Grin, 4th Floor, Tuck Pence

Print Media: JS Online, Wausau City Pages

Radio: 97.1 WCOW, 104.1 WMZK

 

Northeast:

Bands: Rob Anthony, Half Empty, Ask Your Mother

Print Media: Appleton Post Crescent, The Scene

Radio: 1057 WAPL, 91.1 WOVM

 

The Wisconsin Area Music Industry is a volunteer organization whose purpose is to educate and recognize the achievements and accomplishments of individuals in the Wisconsin music industry.  The group also utilizes its fund to provide a Youth Music Showcase and provide scholarships to students and emerging artists.

 

For more information contact Sue Schrader (Sue@BlondeAmbitionPR.com) at Blonde Ambition Public Relations, 262.377.4180.