Press Releases

We are excited to share that our friends at the DCist generously made a playlist of all the 2020 Wammie Awards Finalists. With 157 songs spanning 24 genres, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! It clocks in at almost 11 hours, so you can spend your whole work-from-home day (and more) exploring the great songs made by our region’s most talented artists. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1nfcHVHasjOukgYJmZ4fX1?si=9YD3YhwbT3iFlmecCTayUg During uncertain times like this, music has the power to bring people together. We...

This morning, we notified our Wammie Award finalists and performers that we will, unfortunately, be cancelling Wammie Weekend until further notice. We are as disappointed as many of you, but have been advised by the Mayor’s Special Events Task Force Group to cancel our weekend, as it is considered a mass gathering. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the World Health Organization (WHO), have made similar recommendations to promote...

Categories for the 32nd Awards Show Span More Than 50 Genres FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – D.C. – On February 12, The MusicianShip released the finalists for the 2020 Wammie Awards. After a month-long voting period open to residents in the DMV area, top contenders in more than 50 categories are now available. Since last year, nominations across all categories rose from 344 to 694 and unique voters skyrocketed from 519 to 3,032.  Find the complete list of...

Legendary D.C. Music Awards Program Is Back for Its 32nd Year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – D.C. – Wammie Weekend is back to celebrate D.C.-area musicians and artists on March 27-29, 2020. For the second year in a row, the event will span more than two days, with its pre-launch party on March 27 at Capital Turnaround, its day-long conference on March 28 at Culture House, culminating in its awards show at the Lincoln Theatre...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_single_image image="1373" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] 31-year-old Music Celebration to Award DC Artists & Musicians on March 31st FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – DC – The MusicianShip, a charitable non-profit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences and opportunities, announces The Wammie Awards finalists. The Wammie Awards, which will be held on March 31st, has over 150 nominees in 62 artist categories that cover a large fabric of music including, Acapella, Bluegrass,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_single_image image="1260" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] 31-year-old Music Celebration to Highlight DC Artists & Musicians with Conference and Awards Show FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – DC – The MusicianShip, a charitable non-profit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences and opportunities, announces The Wammie Awards’ new two-day experience. Wammie Weekend will start with a Day Conference on Saturday, March 30th and culminate with The Wammie Awards show on March 31st. The DC-focused...