In the Blues Music area, the following bands are also nominated for 2007:
· Barstool Bob Band
· Basement Blues Band
· Brother K
· Doug Furze
· Ernie and the Po Boys
· Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning Band
2) Assist musicians, musical organizations and venues in promoting themselves and the area music community.
3) Provide scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors pursuing advanced study in music.
A RAMI Benefit will be held on March 3rd, 2007 at the Verdi Club, 782 N Madison St. Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 7pm. Featuring performances by:The Moon DogsThe Missing LinksClutch CargoBig Daddy Woo WooTickets: $5.00 in advance/$7 at the doorBuy online at the at the RAMI web site or at tickets locations:The Verdi Club, 782 N Madison StThe Postal Shoppe, 1643 N Alpine Rd # 104The Postal Shoppe, 2205 S Perryville Rd.
The 2007 RAMI Awards Ceremony is April 12th, 2007 at the Tebala Shrine Temple, 7901 Newburg Road at 7pm. Tickets: $5.00 in advance/$7 at the door at the same locations as above.
Please take a moment and vote for your favorite blues artists and, of course, your favorite blues society!