Madison Band or Artist?
Do you make awesome music? Register for the Madison Area Music Awards, and be recognized for your efforts! Attend a gala award event with the heavy hitters of the Madison music scene, all while helping support music education programs in the Madison Area!
Who can register?
Anyone! If you’re an artist in the Madison area, you can enter yourself into a number of different categories such as artist of the year, instrumentalist of the year, album of the year, and so on. Compete in genre awards to dominate your genre!
Every band is a local band somewhere, and every band has their #1 fan. Maybe that’s you! Register as a fan for the awards, and you (and your friends) can vote for your favorite local band! First the MAMAs…then the Grammys? Who knows…
The MAMA voting process culminates at Madison’s biggest awards show – the Madison Area Music Association Awards! Dubbed the “Madison Grammys”, this gala event features amazing musical performances, award presentations, and tons of surprises!
2017 Winners Posted!June 19, 2017
2017 Finalists Announced!April 3, 2017
2016 Winners Announced!June 20, 2016
VIP Tickets available! Click the ticket link for more info!
FESTIVITIES BEGIN AT:
5 pm with Kaia Kalise (singer/songwriter/pianist) in the Lounge http://kaiakalise.com/
KAIA KALISE is a pianist, singer-songwriter and actor, inspired by the personal and the fictional, the primal and poetic. Her music is a harmony of classical piano and impassioned rock. Reviewers have noted being “entranced” by her “upbeat yet contemplative” music & lyrics, comparing her voice to a variety of artists including Sara Bareilles, Paramore, Tori Amos and Fleetwood Mac.
6 pm Dinner Hour in the Night Club with Two Broads One Band (jazz). Carolyn Swartz Black and Lo Marie, along with Madison Icon, Cliff Frederiksen Lo Marie’s EP, “Solid Ground,” won the Jazz Album of the Year at the 2015 MAMA Awards. https://www.lomariemusic.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blEeLboYfao
Carolynn Swartz Black, an amazing singer from Madison, WI,
Cliff Frederiksen – One of the areas, regions, finest musicians!!! A true Madison icon – Jazz/pop/rock/and more.
At 7pm – 8 pm White Bush Unicorn will play in the Lounge https://whitebushunicorn.bandcamp.com/releases
7 piece band performing Circus Punk/Fusion/Pop
8 pm MAMA Finalist Announcement video.
8:20-9 pm BingBong
BingBong has quickly become one of Madison’s favorite bands. From their
strong desire to perform precision pop tunes live, they play the hookiest of hooks that
command you feet to move. BingBong features four veteran musicians:
Pam Barrett, Danny Hicks, Brian Bentley and Julie Kiland who will definitely keep you entertained.
A selection of wonderful silent Auction items will be available at the event.
All proceeds benefit the Madison Area Music Association (MAMA). www.themamas.org