it's getting serious for all the Maine high-school solo artists and bands out there as the Maine Academy of Modern Music has announced the participants for the 2016 MAMM SLAM. If you want to see the future of Rock and Roll in Maine, make sure you come out to see these amazing kids play. The Preliminary Round will be held on Saturday, April 9th at Bayside Bowl. Doors open at 1pm.


The Kids Are Alright! Here's the lineup for MAMM SLAM 2016. 

The Allegories  (Falmouth, Portland, Scarborough, & Yarmouth High Schools)
Fading Dawn  (Camden Hills Regional & Oceanside East High Schools)
Port City Rockers  (Portland & Deering High Schools)
Psycho Brahe  (Windham High School)
The Rubber Band  (Windham High School)
Septus  (Scarborough High School, Scarborough Middle School)
Liam Swift  (Casco Bay High School)
The Values  (Messalonskee High School)
Work In Progress  (Cape Elizabeth & Scarborough High Schools)
Yard Sail  (Thornton Academy, Casco Bay & Cheverus High Schools)
David Young  (Windham High School)

-MAMM-Kevin Fahrman



Winners of the 2016 MAMM SLAM have a crack at $1000, sponsored by the Rusty Rocket Music Fund, along with recording time, an appearance on BLM's Local Music Show, a tour of Gateway Mastering, and college scholarships to the Maine College of Art (MECA) of up to $16,000 per year to each member of the winning band. Very cool!
Check out young MAMM musicians teaming up with some of Maine's established artists. The future of music is looking good for the Pine Tree State!