RAMI Outstanding Achievement Page

Outstanding Achievement Award

Candidate must have spent a portion of his/her/their life within the designated RAMI area. Individuals or groups shall have achieved a national or international level of recognition in some facet of the music field or have served the community in such a manner as to bring positive, national or international exposure to the local music community.

1995 - La Differenzia
2000 - Kurt Elling
2000 - Tenitra Michelle Williams
2000 - The Pimps
2001 - Ann Nesby
2001 - Phantom Regiment
2002 - Hedder
2002 - Randy Sabien
2003 - E. Faye Butler
2003 - Stephen Powers
2004 - Brad Wood
2004 - Jimmy "Big Jim" Wright
2005 - Jodi Benson
2005 - Marin Mazzie
2005 - Sarah Kelly
2008 - Emily Bear
2010 - Tracy Silverman
2011 - On The Waterfront
2012 - Miles Nielsen & Dan McMahon
2016 - Mo PItney
2016 - The Color Morale
2021 - Jason West

RAMI Events

12 After '12 on the 12th. An On the Waterfront Reunion.


Tebala Event Center

Music, memorabilia, food, drinks, and a Silent Auction.

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Rockford Guitar Show


Tebala Event Center

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

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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.