The MAMAs Increased Outreach to Latin Bands This Year

The MAMAs Increased Outreach to Latin Bands This Year

This year a total of 10 Latin bands registered for the Madison Area Music Awards. Many of you know that the Awards show is our signature event where we honor the musical accomplishments of area musicians of all genres, music teachers, and students.  The registration of these 10 Latin bands represent an increased level of outreach by the MAMAs to …

MAMA Music Program at SOSONIC

MAMA Music Program at SOSONIC

For more than a decade the Madison Area Music Association has provided musical instruments as well as money to Madison area schools, independent music teachers, and community organizations to ensure children are able to make their music. In 2017, the MAMA decided to step up its efforts and make a bold move toward providing a dynamic music education program for …

Announcing the 2018 MAMA Finalists

Announcing The 2018 MAMA Finalists

The Madison Area Music Association is proud to announce the 2018 Madison Area Music Award finalists!  Congratulations to everyone who made it to the final round, and good luck to everyone! Artist of the Year Artist Of The Year Shawndell Marks Artist Of The Year The Jimmys Artist Of The Year The Lower 5th Artist Of The Year The People …

MAMA Announces T-Shirt Design Contest!

Attention students in grades 1 through 12! The Madison Area Music Association (MAMA) is accepting submissions for t-shirt designs for the Official 2015 MAMA T-Shirt. This t-shirt will be featured at the annual MAMA Awards Show in July at the Overture Center. Show off your creativity and enter the MAMA T-Shirt Design Contest – your design could be chosen! The …

Wurst Times Festival 5: “Right to Wurst;” Complete Lineup Announced

Wurst Times Festival V will take place on Saturday, May 23rd running from 11 am – 7 pm. The festival will once again be located at the 701 East Washington complex with two indoor stages and an outdoor stage. The musical lineup (see below) is a broad range of talent and is quite impressive.   Wurst Times is locally run …

Heid Music Donates $7,500 to the Madison Area Music Association

Executive Director of the Madison Area Music Association (MAMA) Curt Davies presents DeDe Heid, Marketing Director of Heid Music, with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of Heid Music’s recent donation of $7,500 to the association. The generous donation will be used to further the MAMA’s mission of supporting youth music programs in the Greater Madison Area. (Photo courtesy of …

MAMA Donates Upright Bass

MAMA donated this beautiful upright bass to the Goodman Community Center! Photography by Sweeney Photography

Registration Extended to 2/7!

Didn’t get a chance to register your band for the MAMAs? We’ve extended the registration to 2/7/15! Registration closes at midnight on 2/7, so register now!

MAMAs 2015 Schedule

2015 MAMA AWARDS TIMELINE SEPT 20th – Band/Artist/Youth Registration begins FEBRUARY 7st – Registration closes FEBRUARY 7th – Breakthrough Artist Registration Closes (Youth Registration stays open until May 15th) FEBRUARY 10th – 1st Round voting begins MARCH 9th – 1st Round Voting ends MARCH 28th – FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT PARTY at The Brink Lounge MARCH 30th – Final Round Voting Begins …