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05/17/2021 Events

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Shifty Shafer

Classic Rock
Purple Rain

Flannel Daze

Alternative, Hard Rock / Metal, Rock / Pop
On My Six

Hard Rock / Metal
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Rockford Guitar & Drum Show

Buy, sell, trade your used music and sound equipment...

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30th Annual RAMI Awards Presentation

The 30th Annual RAMI Awards Presentation will premiere on Saturday, April 24th, 2021 at 7pm on The RAMI Committee YouTube channel...

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Scholarship Spotlight

Victoria Wu

2020 Gary S. Wilmer / RAMI Music Scholarship

C. The note that started all notes. The first note I played when I was four and the first note I play tonight to begin Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 in G minor.  

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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 @

RAMI Events

Rockford Guitar & Drum Show


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

PO Box 4128, Rockford, IL 61110
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Rockford Area Music Industry, Inc. is classified as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by the standards of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Therefore, any donations to the Rockford Area Music Industry, Inc. may be tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.