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    Six bands move onto MAMM Slam finals

    The first round of the MAMM Slam high school rock band competition was Saturday, when judges selected five finalists to move onto the next round on May 13 at Empire. They are: The Asthamtic, Mikayla Gallows, Liam Swift, The Rubber Band and Yard Sail. Joining them in the finals is Spacehaven, the winner of the MaineToday… Read on

    Posted: April 10, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: THE BANDS

    About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules The Maine Academy of Modern Music (MAMM) is thrilled to introduce the contestants in the 2017 MAMM SLAM: Maine’s High School Rock Off. The MAMM SLAM is a statewide competition, open to bands and solo artists, designed to provide young, career-minded musicians with an educational platform through which to gain performance… Read on

    Posted: March 29, 2017
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    MAMM Slam: Wild Card

    Send your favorite band straight to the MAMM Slam finals by voting in MaineToday’s Wild Card poll. Voting ends at noon on April 8, the day of the preliminary round of live performances at Bayside Bowl in Portland. Listen to and learn more about all the bands here. View Survey Having trouble viewing the form?… Read on

    Posted: March 28, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: Nakoa Parsons

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules Nakoa Parsons Orono High School Nakoa Parsons (electric and acoustic guitar) A solo performer from Milford, Nakoa Parsons picked up the guitar in November 2011 and has been taking lessons ever since. He is influenced by many classic metal artists, including lron Maiden, Metallica,… Read on

    Posted: March 28, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: The Doug Quaids

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules The Doug Quaids Casco Bay High School Thomas Shadis (guitar, vocals), Aidan Carter (drums) and Simi Kunin (guitar) The Doug Quaids seek to continuously refine their sound and remain involved in the local music scene. Frontman Thomas Shadis’s songwriting consists of satirical criticisms of… Read on

    Posted: March 28, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: The Rubber Band

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules The Rubber Band Windham High School Dave Young (guitar), Seth Martin (bass) and Deven Young (drums) The Rubber Band is a trio of guys from Windham who play good ol’ rock ‘n’ roll. Dave Young is the guitar man, Seth Martin plays bass and Deven… Read on

    Posted: March 28, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: The Asthmatic

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules The Asthmatic Casco Bay High School Sigrid Harmon (vocals, compositions on electronic devices) Performer Sigrid Harmon aka The Asthmatic is a tenacious teen with dissonant, biting, compositions behind her. And she truly is an asthmatic, has been since birth. Find out more facebook.com/asthamticasthamtic youtube.com… Read on

    Posted: March 28, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: Spacehaven

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules Spacehaven Falmouth, Scarborough, Portland and Yarmouth high schools Genevieve Cutis (piano/vocals), Nick Anderson (guitar), Phoebe Howland (drums) and Keiran Lorentzen (bass) Spacehaven is alternative band of four high schoolers from southern Maine who found each other through the Maine Academy of Modern Music and… Read on

    Posted: March 27, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: Jared Arnold

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules Jared Arnold Hall-Dale High School Jared Arnold (guitar) Jared is a solo artist who played bass for several years until graduating to guitar about 19 months ago. He now practices anywhere several hours a day and has played multiple small-scaled gigs. Hear his music… Read on

    Posted: March 27, 2017
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    MAMM SLAM 2017: The Moonmen

    MAMM SLAM: The Bands | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules The Moonmen Waterville Senior High School/Winslow High School Nicareece Hunter (vocals), Miguel Schwiderke (guitar, viola, drums), Donnavon Doughty (drums, piano, guitar, bass, background vocals), Jordan Willette (guitar, vocals), Chay Phelps (bass), Gareth Belton (photographer, videographer, equipment manager) The Moonmen is a close-knit group of… Read on

    Posted: March 27, 2017