After a record-breaking nomination and voting season, music lovers and industry professionals alike can now purchase tickets for the second Virtual Wammie Awards, which will take place on Sunday, March 28 at 6pm, exclusively on WammiesDC.org.
The event will feature a variety of interactive elements, including a pre-show, red carpet, live DJ sets by DJ Mim, finalist interviews, a vendor expo, networking opportunities, and award winner announcements.
The festivities will be hosted by WKYS’s Chey Parker, with performances by Iza Flo & Crazy Legs (presented by Mars Arts), Josanne Frances & Chao Tian (presented by Strathmore), Elizabeth II, Kayla Waters, Noochie, and Teddy Chipouras. This year’s show is made possible by generous sponsors such as OCTFME, Chuck Levins Washington Music Center, Mars Arts DC, and Strathmore.
The impressive group of 200+ finalists vying for a coveted Wammie Award.
“This year’s Wammie Awards promises to be a night to remember. The DMV community really showed up for their local favorites and we saw an awe-inspiring increase in nominations and votes. We’re excited to honor our community’s musicians, creatives, and advocates in a completely refreshed awards show format. There will be something for everyone to enjoy, and we hope attendees come away feeling inspired and even more connected to the amazing music community we have in the DMV area,” said Jeffery Tribble, Jr., Executive Director of The MusicianShip.
Wammie Awards programming, now in its 33rd year, is provided by The MusicianShip, a DC-based nonprofit that is focused on ‘Changing Lives with Music.’ Proceeds from the Wammie Awards help support The MusicianShip’s free-of-charge music programs that serve nearly 2000 youth and continues to be a resource for local DC artists and musicians. In addition to the Wammie Awards, The MusicianShip oversees the DC Funk Parade and The Washington Youth Choir.
The 2021 Virtual Wammie Awards
Sunday, March 28
Show @ 6pm
$10 ticket/ $20 ticket + donation