2019 MAMM SLAM Announced!


The Maine Academy of Modern Music (MAMM) is thrilled to announce that the registration period is now open for the 2019 MAMM SLAM: Maine’s High School Rock Off!

The MAMM SLAM is a statewide competition designed to provide young, career-minded musicians with an educational platform through which to gain performance and business experience, professional acumen, industry exposure, and promotional and career networking opportunities.

The competition is open to bands AND solo artists and students may register online at www.maineacademyofmodernmusic.org/mammslam by April 12th. This winner-takes-all event will be held at Empire on May 11th.

Professionals in the local club, radio, print media and recording studio industries will serve as judges for the competition.  

Winners have a crack at a pretty extensive prize package that includes:

  • $1000 cash

  • A tour of Gateway Mastering in Portland

  • Free recording studio time at the Maine College of Art (MECA)

  • Plum gigs, including appearances on the MAMM Stage at the 2019 Old Port Festival

  • Radio appearances and more!

The MAMM SLAM is generously sponsored by Coffee By Design, State Theatre, Maine College of Art, Gateway Mastering, Law Offices of Joe Bernstein, and Empire, with support from WCYY & WBLM.