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MAMA Nominees

The 2008 Modesto Area Music Association Awards nominees. Vote until 11:59 p.m. Monday at www.modestoview.com/mama.

BEST P3 (Rock-Pop, Punk-Pop, Power-Pop)

A Mover, A Fighter

Aaron Durr

Evaline

Kymatics

Nadine

Nideit

Ode to Anthony

Peech

BEST ALTERNATIVE/INDIE

City Psychology

El Olio Wolof

French Cassettes

Sapo Sueño

Shadow Puppet Theatre

Travis Vick

The Medusas

The Flats

BEST HARD ROCK

Dardanell

In The Absence

One Shot Suicide

Protoman

Rise of the Caligula

Seip

Tri-Star Embodiment

We’re Not Friends Anymore

BEST URBAN

Grains of Sand

Livin Proof

Mackalot

Ruff City

Starrz

The Artist TL

Tronikfuq

Yuyo MC

BEST R&B/FUNKROCK/JAM

Ibid

Invictus

Jay Smith

Kung Fu Conspiracy

Minor Dischord

Not4 Nothin

Project 59

Ron Devue

BEST UNPLUGGED (Acoustic/Americana)

not an airplane

Joelle Maddyson

Shaylin Nichole

Alyssa Poppin

Niki Leigh

Rachel Renae

BEST BLUES/JAZZ

Aubrey Johnson’s DARC

The Cartel Band

Jazzoni

Joe Barretta

The BluesBox Bayou Band

Johnny Valdez Band

Rhythm Deluxe

Valley Rhythm Section

BEST AMERICANA

Dry Creek

The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit

Panhandle

Sadie Brown Band

Brett Dennen

Dave Hanley Band

BEST BLUE COLLAR

About Face

Arrival

Aquanett

Tequila Mockingbird

Saucy Cocktail

Strange Brew

Slackenloader

Third Wheel

Wisdom

BEST DANCE PROMOTER

Pure209

Sweat Entertainment

Flyboys

Universal Promotionz

EHP

Best Kept Secret

Smoove

Goodfella5

BEST DJ

DJ Chopstiques

DJ Sergio

DJ 9T9

DJ O

DJ Suga Shane

DJ Teddy C

DJ Zya

BEST VENUE

Battered Beaver

Cow Track

Fat Cat Music House & Lounge

Hero’s Sports Lounge & Pizza Company

Partisan

Palladium

Speakeasy

Nino’s

State Theatre

BEST LIVE MUSIC RESTAURANT/CAFE

Barkin’ Dog

Clayton’s

Deva Cafe

Banana Joe’s

Galletto Ristorante

Modesto Sports Bar & Grill

P. Wexford’s

Sidelines

Queen Bean

Verona’s

BEST SMALL EVENT

B93.1 Acoustic Christmas

Blue Monday Jam

Liquid Summer

Groovefest

Off the Air

P. Wexford’s St. Patrick’s Day Fest

Stanislaus PRIDE Day

Tresetti’s Mardi Gras

BEST LARGE EVENT

Modesto Blues Fest

Oakdale Chocolate Festival

B93 Summerfest

Hughson Fruit & Nut Festival

KAT Country Listener Appreciation

Modesto Art and Wine Festival

Modesto Relays BBQ Street Scene

Picnic at the Pops

X-Fest

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