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WAMI ANNOUNCES PERFORMERS FOR THE 38th WAMI AWARDS

WISCONSIN AREA MUSIC INDUSTRY (WAMI) ANNOUNCES PERFORMERS FOR THE 38th WAMI AWARDS

 

People’s Choice Nominees Also Announced

 

38th Annual WAMI Awards April 15, 2018 at the Fox Cities PAC in Appleton, WI

 

MILWAUKEE, WI – Live performances by artists from across the state and spanning an array of musical genres will set the tone for a celebration of the very best in Wisconsin music. Those attending the 38th Annual Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Awards Show on April 15 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton will enjoy performances by:

 

Tre Princepesse

Tangled Up In Blue

Sacred

Black Belt Theatre

Porky's Groove Machine

Eminence

The Mascot Theory

2018 WAMI Hall of Fame inductee Billy Flynn

2017 WAMI Hall of Fame inductee Bryan Lee

Big N Tasty Blues (house band)

 

People’s Choice nominations:

 

Southwest:

Band:  Killarney Blarney, Pat Watters Band, Rising Phoenix, The Homeland Conspiracy, Carousel Swan

Teacher:  Brad Burril, Jessie McDonald, Kendra Sullivan

Radio:  97.1 WCOW, 94.1 WJJO, WGLX 103.3

Venue:  Fawn Creek Winery, Hollyrocks, The Brickhouse

Fan: Tammy Anderson, Mark Breunig, Kati Schirmer

 

Northwest:

Band:  Bmac, 20 Watt Tombstone, Spicy Tie Band, The Dweebs, Hyde

Teacher:  Mike Bailey, Brian McLaughlin, Victoria Shoemaker

Radio: 95.5 WIFC, Rock 94.7 WOZZ, 101.9 WDEZ

Venue: Live On Main, The Plus, Hodag

Fan:  Leanne Booher, Steve Mann, Dani Rae

 

Northeast:

Band: Adams Way, Grand Union, RPM, BoomBoxx, J-Council

Teacher:  Craig Hawkinson, Adam Hatton, Mark Budwit

Radio: Razor 94.7, WAPL 105.7, The Great Unknown Radio

Venue:  Headliners, Stone Toad Bar & Grill, Deja Vu Martini Lounge

Fan:  Jaeden Pillar, Mark Hulbert, Jiffy Furman

 

Southeast:

Band: Bardog Sitters, The Playlist, Well Known Strangers, Metal Men, Danny Wendt

Teacher: Derek Machan, Mike Krotta, Daniel Faustman

Radio: 102.9 The Hog, 91.7 WMSE, 94.5 WKTI

Venue: The Saloon On Calhoun, Cue Club of Wisconsin, Lucky Chance

Fan:  Brenda Blackhalo, Bradley John, Dan Goretski

 

The public is invited to join in and enjoy an evening of great Wisconsin music and well-deserved honors.  Tickets are available at the Fox Cities PAC Box Office, or at www.foxcitiespac.com. Ticket prices are $15 for students and $29.50 for general admission.

 

The Wisconsin Area Music Industry (www.wamimusic.com) is a volunteer organization with the purpose to educate and recognize the achievements and accomplishments of those in the Wisconsin music industry. The organization provides opportunities for youth to perform in an annual Youth Music Showcase, while encouraging students and emerging artists by awarding scholarships to assist with their music education.

 

For more information, contact WAMI president Zoy Begos at 414-431-6621.