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09/25/2016 Events

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Round One Nominations for the 26th Annual RAMI Awards
The 26th Annual RAMI Awards Round Two nominations are now open. Members may login to select the finalists that will appear on the RAMI ballot. The top five musicians/groups will be placed on to the ballot for voting. Ballot selections are open until October 28th. These nominations/ballot selections are only open to RAMI Organization members.

The nomination procedure has changed to include more participation from the membership in choosing nominees and selecting those to be included on the ballot.  Click here to download a summary of the new nomination procedure.
RAMI Nomination Guidelines


Music / Technical Categories
Round One Nominations - 9/14/2016 to 10/28/2016
Round Two Ballot Selections - 11/07/2016 to 12/10/2016
Voting - 2/06/2017 to 3/11/2017

RAMI Members click here to login


Recording Nominations Accepted through January 31, 2017
Click here to download a recording nomination form


Community Service, Lifetime Achievement & People's Choice Nominations are open to the public through 11/28/2016
Community Service Online Nomination Form
Lifetime Achievement Online Nominatons Form
People's Choice - Artist of the Year Online Nomination Form
People's Choice - Favorite Radio Station Online Nomination Form
People's Choice - Favorite Venue Online Nomination Form
People's Choice - Favorite Special Event Online Nomination Form


The RAMI Organization

Each year the RAMI organization hosts several events to help fund the Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship and to promote the local music community. Our premier event is the RAMI Awards Ceremony which 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. Other events include a benefit, held in March each year, featuring some of the premier retro/pop bands in the area.



RAMI Notes

The RAMI Awards committee is looking for bands ineterested in playing at the 26th Annual Awards ceremony on April 21, 2017. In order to qualify to play the Awards ceremony, you must have won a RAMI award or appeared as a nominee on a RAMI Awards ballot. Contact ramicommittee @ ramiawards.com if you are interested.

3/18/2017
19th Annual Spring Benefit
Tebala Event Center
4/21/2017
26th Annual RAMI Awards
Tebala Event Center
9/8/2017
RAMI Golf Play Day
Elliot Golf Course/Tebala Shrine Center
11/05/2017
Rockford Guitar Show & Music Expo
Tebala Event Center

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