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GGOOLLDD, Abby Jeanne, Platinum Boys, NO/NO, Black Belt Theatre, Soul Low and Blax are among Milwaukee’s many WAMI Award winners. Read more

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Bardog Sitters, The Playlist, Well Known Strangers, Metal Men and Danny Wendt are competing for Southeast Wisconsin People's Choice honors at this year's ceremony. Read more

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GOOLLDD, WebsterX, Abby Jeanne, The Platinum Boys, The Fatty Acids, Soul Low, Lex Allen, Whips and Black Belt Theatre are all up for awards in marquee categories. Read more

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Blues guitarist Billy Flynn, hair metal singer Stevie Rachelle and swing-era jazz trumpeter Bunny Berigan are entering the WAMI Hall of Fame. Read more

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If ever there was a testament to just how much territory the Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards covers, it was this year's ceremony. No one artist—or for that matter genre—dominated this year's awards. Instead the awards were distributed almost .. Read more

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Milwaukee stores go all in for Record Store Day, while Descendents, Chris Tucker and The Silversun Pickups swing through town. Read more

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It's always nice to see an organization live up to its potential. By the early '00s, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards had developed a reputation as, to put it gently, out of touch. Each year the ceremony regularly overlooked some of the st.. Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly get together with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we examine the latest case study in how people misinterpret what they see on the Internet. Earlier this week the Brewers fan.. Read more

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The Wisconsin Area Music Industry will hold their annual WAMI Awards in Appleton again this year. The organization will announce the winners of its 36th annual awards at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 17.Tickets are $29.5.. Read more

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Boris and Doris attended a number of events in Milwaukee, including the WAMI awards at Turner Hall, a Club Charlies performance by Karen Valentine, the Bal du Lac at the Milwaukee Art Museum, MATC’s annual Five Star Food and Wine Festival, ... Read more

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This week David Simon of “The Wire” speaks out, the WAMIs celebrate Wisconsin music and the Blue Man Group does its thing. Read more

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The WAMIs will honor Milwaukee’s innovative psychedelic-rock band Plasticland this month. Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture talk show, Milwaukee Record editor Matt Wild and I are joined by WMSE's Matt Schoeffler as we run through a host of bite-sized topics, including two pertaining to Summerfest: This week's big Rolli.. Read more

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Since 1997, the duo John and Susan Nicholson known as Frogwater has been offering their hometown of Milwaukee a solid repertoire of Celtic music generously mixed with bluegrass, blues and country styles alongside unique original material. This WAM.. Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, Matt introduces an article about the importance of supporting local media. The argument brings out the idealist in Ryan, but the article rubs me the wrong .. Read more

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The Wisconsin Area Music Industry announced the nominees for its 2014 WAMI Awards this week, and as usual Milwaukee artists are well represented. The complete list of nominees is included below; the winners will be announced at a Sunday, April 27 .. Read more

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