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Madison Area Music Association Awards 2021 Winners

LEGACY AWARDSLifetime Achievement Award: Ricardo Gonzales SCHOLASTIC AWARDSStudent of the Year: Declan Killen Toomey Teacher of the Year: Alida Lacosse – James C. Wright Middle School OVERALL AWARDSArtist of the Year: The JimmysMusician of the Year:


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Announcing the 2021 Madison Area Music Awards Finalists

The Madison Area Music Association is proud to announce the finalists for the 18th Annual MAMA Awards. Second round voting is now open at www.themamas.org/awards. Artist of the Year      Dana Perry The Jimmys Kat and the


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ROBERT J FAREWELL SHOW

CHRISRTY’S LANDING SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 Ever stop to consider your luck? I first met Robert J 39 years ago, just as he arrived in Madison. It was the Stag & Hound (later Boar’s Head) restaurant located


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Artists are Selecting MAMA Award Winners

If you are an area musician, and especially if you take part in the MAMA Awards, here is a little-known fact: In most cases artists are determining who is winning MAMA Awards. This has been true


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One of the Lucky Ones

June 28, 1966 Wisconsin Conservation Department photographer, Dean Tvedt, with camera equipment doing field work. Copyright The State of Wisconsin Collection, UW-Madison Libraries One of the Lucky Ones Feb 9, 2021 I am one of the


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Parallel Universe Readies Compilation Project

Wisconsin Artists Cover Classic Protest Songs “I felt like it was time to do something. I wanted to use my platform as an avenue for positive action. I decided to gather some friends so we could


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Charles Walker Band Rebrands as St. Oshun; Relocates to L.A.

Charles Walker Band Rebrands as St. Oshun; Relocates to L.A. Sendoff Live Virtual Event is Sept 24 on Facebook at 7:00 PM CST The Live Virtual Event coincides with the release of debut single “Roundabout.” Read


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The MAMA Hall of Fame

The MAMA Hall of Fame Inaugural Induction Event and Comedy Roast is Sunday, October 13 After several years of discussion, the Madison Area Music Association is finally getting their Hall of Fame instituted. There have been


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Quick & Painless Win the 2019 Rockonsin Competition

You can catch Quick & Painless August 4th at the High Noon Saloon where they will be on the bill with Distant Cuzins Rockonsin is the coolest thing out of Wisconsin since cheese curds. The Wisconsin


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MAMA Cares Music Fest Launches August 4th

Live Music and Bratwurst at Wisconsin Brewing Company Since its inception, the MAMA Cares program of the Madison Area Music Association (MAMA) has helped dozens of musicians and their families in need with financial assistance during


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