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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?

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!

Fans Register Too

#1 Fan?

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…

MAMAs Awards Show

Party Time!

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!



Recent News:

Don’t miss these important dates!

Oct
13
Sun
2019
Registration for 2020 Award Consideration Opens
Oct 13 all-day
MAMA Hall of Fame Awards Event @ High Noon Saloon
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm
Jan
12
Sun
2020
Breakthrough Artist Competition @ High Noon Saloon
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jan
20
Mon
2020
MAMA Awards 2020 Registration Closes
Jan 20 all-day
Jan
24
Fri
2020
1st Round Voting Begins
Jan 24 all-day
Feb
15
Sat
2020
Winter Ball MAMA Cares Fundraiser @ High Noon Saloon
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Feb
24
Mon
2020
1st Round Voting Ends
Feb 24 all-day
Mar
16
Mon
2020
Final Round Voting Begins
Mar 16 all-day
2020 Finalist Announcement Party @ Brink Lounge
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
13
Mon
2020
Deadline for Student/Teacher of the Year Applications
Apr 13 all-day
Deadline for Youth Award Submissions
Apr 13 all-day
Apr
20
Mon
2020
Final Round Voting Ends
Apr 20 all-day
Apr
27
Mon
2020
Student/Teacher of the Year and Youth Awards Announced
Apr 27 all-day
May
23
Sat
2020
Wurst Times Fest @ High Noon Saloon
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
May
29
Fri
2020
Between the Waves Conference and Music Festival @ Madison Concourse Hotel
May 29 – May 31 all-day
May
31
Sun
2020
2020 MAMA AWARDS SHOW @ Capitol Theater at the Overture Center
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm