WAMI Awards

Dino sent along this State of the State's Music — enjoy!

The 26th Annual WAMI Awards Show is in the books! Here are a list of winners in the various categories:

Group or Artist of the year: Boxkar
New Group or Artist of the year: Thomas Lane
CD/Recording of the year: Bascom Hill – "Maybe"
Song of the year: Spiral Trance – "Hellacious"
Male Vocalist of the year: Chris Szebeni
Female vocalist of the year: Jayme Dawicki
Pop/Adult comtemporary: The Mahp
Rock group/Artist: Envy (now All Envy Aside)
Big band/swing: Swing Nouveau
Bluegrass/traditional americana: (tie) Salt Creek and Norrie Cox and the New Orleans Stompers
Blues group/artist: Big O and the Shakers
Comtemporary jazz: Fell Boyzs
Cover group: Old Mil
Gospel/Christian group/artist: Tammy Ann Winn
Classical: Waukesha Symphony Orchestra
Country: Great Guns
Folk/Acoustic: No Strings Attached
Traditional jazz: Kaye Berigan
World Ethnic: One Drum
R&B/Hip hop: Rusty P's
Specialty Nostalgia: Beatallica
Bassist: Sam Kidd
Drummer: Craig Panosh
Guitarist: (tie) Steve Lewandowski and Chris Dame
Reeds/Brass: Chuck Hedges
Keyboardist: Sam Steffke
Specialty Instrument: Madison Slim – Harmonica
Music Biz person: Bill Brunke
Music Venue: Milwaukee Ale House
Industry Website: (tie) www.bananasentertainment.com and www.midwestentertainers.net
Group/Artist website: www.crazymansbasement.com
Print media: Appleton Post Crescent
Radio station: 95WIIL
Studio: Rock Garden
Producer: Jeff Hamilton
Stage Production: Starlight
Hall of Fame: Michael Angelo Batio
Presidents Award: John Ertl

Peoples choice:
The Toys
Shepherd Express
Ale House

Madison County
Ricks Cafe
High Noon Saloon

One Ton Banana
The Entertainer
Mill Creek

Sonic Circus
City Pages
Scott Street Steak n Pub
107.9 ROCKET


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