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Crossroads Blues Society

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Paul Hieser

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The Groove Hotel

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29th RAMI Awards Nominations

Nomination for the 29th Annual RAMI Awards are open...

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Scholarship Spotlight

Emily Ahrens

2016 Gary S. Wilmer / RAMI Music Scholarship

Since graduating in May of 2018 with her Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre, Emily has been traveling around the Midwest as a professional actor. Emily is currently working under a year long contract at Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena, Michigan where she will be performing in seven total productions through December. A few of her professional credits from the past year include: Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Little Red Riding Hood (Into the Woods), Luisa (The Fantasticks), Ballet Girl (Elephant's Graveyard).

Emily is unbelievably grateful for the support she has received from the RAMI foundation! This organization has helped her successfully pursue her dreams - She sends all her love and song right back to everyone who encouraged her along the way!

For more up to date information about Emily and her adventures, please visit her website: Read more.


RAMI Organization

The RAMI Organization was created for the purpose of awarding music scholarships to deserving young musicians, to provide financial assistance for the study of music to deserving young musicians, and to present and/or sponsor music education programs and events.

Each year the RAMI Organization hosts several events to help fund the Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship, The RAMI Young Artists Music Scholarship, and to honor the local music community. Our premier event is the RAMI Awards Ceremony is held in April each year. The RAMI Awards recognize and celebrate the efforts of groups and individuals who have involvement in the local music community.

The RAMI Organization has awarded over $70,000 in scholarships and music education programs to over 50 students.

If you would like to become involved in helping us support our music scholarships, music education programs, and sponsored programs/events contact us at ramicommittee @ ramiawards.com.

2020 RAMI Awards


RAMI Round Two Nominations are open until 12/22/2019

Only RAMI members may nominate for these categories.



RAMI People's Choice Nominations are open until 12/08/2019

Anyone may nominate for these categories.


People's Choice Nominees

Artist ot the Year Nominations

80 Reasons
A Silent Truth
Ace Bezzel
Amperage
Artoffact & Uno
Ashleye Armelin
AUDIODRIVE
Blackcat Manor
Blazo
Blind Date
Blue Steel
Bree Morgan Reloaded
Bret Bunch
Chad Foster
Dan Tritten
Dark Sun
Dead Man's Hand
Dead/Awake
Dirt Road Rebelz
Done Deal
DT (Da Truth)
EA2Cool
Faith In Vain
Flannel Daze
Good Karrma
Harpo's Revue
Isles of Aura
J.Martiez
Jay Church
Jerry Dale Harris
Jodi Beach
John Williams
Let Fate Decide
Little Miss Whiskey
Loc_son
Love & Thunder
Marks of Gray
MASTER PLAN
MCX LLETTI
Mercury Rose
Mike LaBay
Minimal
Monroe•
Nova Sandiego
O.G.M.C
On My Six
Over the Limit
Paul Bronson
Prime Time Live Band
Prowler
Psychobilly Death Clowns
PVSHOVR
Rat Baxter
Reckless Redemption
Reggie Winterland
Rollin’ Whiskey
September Insomnia
Shifty Shafer
Skeletal Prison
So Called Saints
Southern Heritage
Static Signal
Stone The Unknowm
Sunset Strip
The Fallen Few
The Gilligans
The James Carratt Project
The Lone Canary
The Real Deal
The Stevee Nix
Throwswitch
Unsung Heroes

Venue Nominations

Alchemy
Anderson Gardens
Apollo Theater
Casey's Pub
Coronado Theater
Crazy Times
Cronies Bar & Grill
Dusty Boots Saloon
Fozzy's Bar & Grill
Hot Rod Nellie’s
Lucy's Hideaway
Mary's Place
Mustangs
Neighbors Bar & Grill
NMT Drink
Nordlof Theater
Onyx
Oscar's Pub & Grill
Prairie Street Brew House
Rascals
Rock-A-Bago
Shooter's East
Shooter's North
Shooter’s
Splitters
Tad’s on the Rock
The Apollo Theatre
The Back Bar
The District
The Norwegian
The Wheel
Whiskey's Roadhouse

Radio Station Nominations

100.5 FM
100.9 WQFL
101.9 Iron Country
102.1 Big Radio
102.3 The Coyote
104.9 the X
105.9 the Hog
106.3 WYRB
89.5 WNIJ
95.3 The Bull
96.7 The Eagle
97.5 WZOK
99.3 WTTB-LP
B103
Q98.5
The Big AM 1380 - WBEL

Special Event Nominations

Anderson Gardens
Blues fest
Byron Fest
Danny's Toy Show
Dinner on the Dock
Durand Biker Bash
Fall Fest
Guitars for Vets
Halloween Pub Crawl
Neighbor's Pig Roast
Old Settler's Days
Reckless Fest 2019
Rock 2 stop 22
Rockford City Market
Unplug the Rock
We Care Rochelle Downtown Block Party

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Support the RAMIs

All donations help support RAMI scholarships, music education programs, and RAMI sponsored events.

PO Box 4128, Rockford, IL 61110
ramicommittee @ ramiawards.com