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Reckless Redemption

Hard Rock / Metal
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That Gurl

Classic Rock, Oldies, Rock / Pop

Dan Landsee/Gramps with Amps
Blues, Classic Rock, Oldies

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29th RAMI Awards Nominations

Nomination for the 29th Annual RAMI Awards are open...

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Scholarship Spotlight

Jill Moth

2001 Gary S. Wilmer / RAMI Music Scholarship

After receiving the RAMI scholarship in 2001, Jill went on to complete her BA in Music Education from Augustana College and MM in Music Education from NIU. She recently completed her fourteenth year of teaching and currently teaches general music, band, and orchestra at Maria Montessori School in RPS205. Jill is a two time recipient of the RAMI Music Teacher award and was a Golden Apple finalist.  

Jill performs regularly on keyboards and vocals with her band Sunset Strip. Sunset Strip is an 80’s tribute band based out of Rockford. Read more.


RAMI Organization

The RAMI Organization was created for the purpose of awarding music scholarships to deserving young musicians, to provide financial assistance for the study of music to deserving young musicians, and to present and/or sponsor music education programs and events.

Each year the RAMI Organization hosts several events to help fund the Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship, The RAMI Young Artists Music Scholarship, and to honor the local music community. Our premier event is the RAMI Awards Ceremony is held in April each year. The RAMI Awards recognize and celebrate the efforts of groups and individuals who have involvement in the local music community.

The RAMI Organization has awarded over $70,000 in scholarships and music education programs to over 50 students.

If you would like to become involved in helping us support our music scholarships, music education programs, and sponsored programs/events contact us at ramicommittee @ ramiawards.com.

2020 RAMI Awards


RAMI Round Two Nominations are open until 12/22/2019

Only RAMI members may nominate for these categories.



RAMI People's Choice Nominations are open until 12/08/2019

Anyone may nominate for these categories.


People's Choice Nominees

Artist ot the Year Nominations

80 Reasons
A Silent Truth
Ace Bezzel
Amperage
Artoffact & Uno
Ashleye Armelin
AUDIODRIVE
BlacBabyRich
Blackcat Manor
Blazo
Blind Date
Blue Steel
BLVYNE
Bon Cantina
Bree Morgan Reloaded
Bret Bunch
Chad Foster
Dan Tritten
Dark Sun
Dead Man's Hand
Dead/Awake
Dirt Road Rebelz
Doc Heref
Done Deal
DT (Da Truth)
EA2Cool
Faith In Vain
Flannel Daze
Gabe Gizz
Good Karrma
Harpo's Revue
Hendo
Isles of Aura
J.Martiez
Jay Church
Jerry Dale Harris
Jodi Beach
John Williams
Let Fate Decide
Lil Davey
Little Miss Whiskey
Loc_son
Love & Thunder
Marks of Gray
MASTER PLAN
MCX LLETTI
Merce Lago
Mercury Rose
Michael Mic Check
Mike LaBay
Minimal
Monroe•
Nova Sandiego
No’Chill R$ck
O.G.M.C
On My Six
OTM Nuski
Over the Limit
Paul Bronson
Petey P
Prime Time Live Band
Prowler
Psychobilly Death Clowns
PVSHOVR
Rat Baxter
Reckless Redemption
Reggie Winterland
Rollin’ Whiskey
Rudeboi hendo
September Insomnia
Shifty Shafer
Skeletal Prison
So Called Saints
Southern Heritage
Static Signal
Staticthebeast
Stone The Unknowm
Sunset Strip
The Fallen Few
The Gilligans
The James Carratt Project
The Lone Canary
The Real Deal
The Stevee Nix
Throwswitch
Unsung Heroes
Warmouth

Venue Nominations

Alchemy
Anderson Gardens
Apollo Theater
Casey's Pub
Coronado Theater
Crazy Times
Cronies Bar & Grill
Dusty Boots Saloon
Fozzy's Bar & Grill
Hot Rod Nellie’s
Lucy's Hideaway
Mary's Place
Mustangs
Neighbors Bar & Grill
NMT Drink
Nordlof Theater
Onyx
Oscar's Pub & Grill
Prairie Street Brew House
Rascals
Rock-A-Bago
Shooter's East
Shooter's North
Shooter’s
Splitters
Tad’s on the Rock
The Apollo Theatre
The Back Bar
The District
The Norwegian
The Wheel
Whiskey's Roadhouse

Radio Station Nominations

100.5 FM
100.9 WQFL
101.9 Iron Country
102.1 Big Radio
102.3 The Coyote
104.9 the X
105.9 the Hog
106.3 WYRB
89.5 WNIJ
95.3 The Bull
96.7 The Eagle
97.5 WZOK
99.3 WTTB-LP
B103
Q98.5
The Big AM 1380 - WBEL

Special Event Nominations

Anderson Gardens
Blues fest
Byron Fest
Danny's Toy Show
Dinner on the Dock
Durand Biker Bash
Fall Fest
Guitars for Vets
Halloween Pub Crawl
Neighbor's Pig Roast
Old Settler's Days
Reckless Fest 2019
Rock 2 stop 22
Rockford City Market
Unplug the Rock
We Care Rochelle Downtown Block Party

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Support the RAMIs

All donations help support RAMI scholarships, music education programs, and RAMI sponsored events.

PO Box 4128, Rockford, IL 61110
ramicommittee @ ramiawards.com