The Phantom Regiment has once again been nominated for a Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) Award in the category of “Musical Outreach Organization”. Voting is open to the public through March 21st.

The RAMI organization hosts several events to help fund the Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship and to promote the local music community. The RAMI Awards recognize and celebrate the efforts of groups and individuals who have involvement in the local music community. The Phantom Regiment is also in the RAMI Hall of Fame.

If you’d like to vote for the 2009 RAMI’s, when filling out the rest of the ballot, we would encourage you to only vote for bands or musicians you are familiar with, otherwise choose “No Vote”. The voting closes at Midnight on March 21st and is open to the public.

You can cast your vote here. (Be sure to read the requirements to make sure your vote is counted).

For more information on the RAMI’s, visit