To highlight the organization’s mission of providing musical instruments for kids and funding youth music programs in the greater Madison area, there will be several recognitions, including awards for youth performers, vocalists, instrumentalists and recording. The Launchpad Wisconsin Madison regional finalists will be recognized as well as a Student of the Year and a Teacher of the Year.
This year, legendary Madison artist and producer, Butch Vig (Garbage, Spooner), will join esteemed company as the recipient of the Michael St. John Lifetime Achievement Award. That gallery includes Clyde Stubblefield, Jan Wheaton, Ben Sidran, Jonathan Little, Richard Davis, Marvin Rabin, Jim Fleming, Pro Arte Quartet, Doc DeHaven, Michael Leckrone and Leotha Stanley.
There will be seven musical performances from emerging and well-established Madison-area artists,
The MAMA Awards Show is the largest fundraiser of the year for the non-profit association. Proceeds from the MAMA Awards Show allow the association to continue its mission of providing financial support and resources through grants to youth music programs in the Greater Madison Area.
Tickets for the show are $20 ($15 for students and teachers) and can be purchased in advance or on the day of the show through the Overture Box Office and online at http://www.overturecenter.org/.
To make a tax-deductible donation to the organization, visit http://themamas.org/