Who’s got WAMI fever? On Sunday, April 14, the 39th annual Wisconsin Area Music Industry awards will take over Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom for a night of fun, excitement, and, of course, music. The 2019 nominees have already been announced, but today, WAMI has unveiled the names of the folks who will perform during the show, as well as the list of People’s Choice nominees. And those performers and nominees are…

PERFORMERS

2019 WAMI Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Cebar
2019 WAMI Hall of Fame Inductees, Realm
Conniption
The WhiskeyBelles
Lex Allen
Ifdakar
Geoff Landon
Black Belt Theatre
The Seven Sounds – A Tribute to Harvey Scales
House Band – Six Pack Sammy

PEOPLE’S CHOICE NOMINEES

SOUTHWEST
Band: Alexis Walton, Rising Phoenix, Kings of Radio, Cherry Pie, The Lizardz
Teacher: Jan Baker, Jake Warne, Corinn Bonkalski
Radio: 94.1 WJJO, WGLX 103.3, 101.5 WIBA
Venue: Fawn Creek Winery, Hollyrocks, High Noon Saloon
Fan: Jack Kurtz, Mark Breunig, Jaeden Piller

NORTHWEST
Band: Spicy Tie Band, The Dweebs, Hyde, Bear Creek Band, Boston Haas
Teacher: Brian McLaughlin, Victoria Shoemaker, Matt Tiller
Radio: 95.5 WIFC, 106.3 WEVR, 101.9 WDEZ
Venue: Rookie’s, Schuggy’s, Ted’s Timber Lodge
Fan: Steve Eastman, Leanne Booher, Cory Wendt

NORTHEAST
Band: RPM, Pudge, Boomboxx, Grand Union, Ask Your Mother
Teacher: Craig Hawkinson, Mark Budwit, Jake Crowe, Phil Smyth, Thomas Killian
Radio: Razor 94.7, WAPL 105.7, WIXX, WXPR 91.7, y100
Venue: Phat Headz, Headliners, Stone Toad Bar & Grill, Deja Vu Martini Lounge, Gibson Music
Hall
Fan: Doris Budwit, Alan Larson, Lisa Rumble, Joe Grib, Jiffy Furman

SOUTHEAST
Band: The Playlist, Jackie Brown Band, Totally Neon, Ten Feet Tall, Almighty Vinyl
Teacher: Daniel Faustman, Jim Kube, Jim Walski, Don Ricchio, Betsy Ade
Radio: 102.9 The Hog, 91.7 WMSE, 104.9 WTKM, 96.5 WKLH, Radio Milwaukee 88.9
Venue: Cue Club of Wisconsin, Lucky Chance, 58 Below, The Saloon On Calhoun, Rock
Country MKE
Fan: Brenda Blackhalo, Bradley John, Damian Fisher, Russ Waarvik, Dan Goretski

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