Every October, we celebrate the best of Modesto music at the Annual MAMA Awards. The best in local bands, music, venues, promoters and events are recognized each year since 2000. There is so much music talent and Modesto needs to be recognized as a city of live and local music. This year's MAMA Awards will be announced live from the fabulous historic State Theatre on October 23. The 2012 MAMAs are chaired by Chris Murphy of ModestoView, Chris Ricci of Chris Ricci Presents and Lisa Renner of the Modesto Bee and nominations are supplied buy local radio stations, concert promoters and venue owners. The winners are selected by you, the music fan. Click on the button at left to Vote and share the MAMA Vote on Facebook and Twitter.
See the event live as it is broadcasted from the State Theatre at modestoview.com on October 23rd. The show starts at 7:00 pm.
Attention Bands, Event Planners and Venues
Please send us your gigs and events.
Be sure to send your band and venue contact info so we can get you in the 2013 MAMA Music list
Hall of Fame
You can check out the history of these dynomite winners. Check out the MAMA Hall of Fame. You can see who has been making the musical contribution to Modesto over the years. MAMA is all about diversity. If a band wins a MAMA, they are added to the Hall of Fame. They are not elegible for nomination for two years, so learn some more about this years nominees and your previous favorites will be back in the running soon. Listen to local music and spread the love. Check out the MAMA page on facebook.com/modestoareamusic
Past MAMA Award shows have been held at The State Theatre, Fat Cat, the Gallo Center, the Doubltree and Club Maxx. The MAMAs are held this year in the historic State Theatre. There have been some great performances, some big surprises and best of all, the MAMAs are a night that is shared by all of the radio stations and the Modesto Bee with the best of the Modesto Area performers.
Join the MAMA Foundation
Founders Chris Murphy and Chris Ricci are committed to keeping the Modesto Area Music Scene happening, alive and growing. Sign up and be a volunteer MAMA staff to help take us to the next level. Email us with your comments and ideas. email@example.com.
The MAMA Carhop Award was designed by Chris Murphy and is laser cut from stainless steel and donated by Beeler Industries.