The 2002 Kiss My WAMi Festival was a Smoke Free Event.
KISS MY WAMi 2002 - Finito
The Kiss My WAMi 2002 festival has come to a close. Where has the time gone?

Western Australia’s biggest original music festival, Kiss My WAMi, is an annual event
featuring the best of contemporary original music from throughout the state.

This year's festival ran from Thursday September 5 through to Sunday September 15.
The Kiss My WAMi Festival is unlike any other event in Australia.

This year there were are over 70 shows - licensed, schools and all ages, playing from the South West to Metropolitan Perth to Broome.
 
KISS MY WAMi 2002 - Featured Bands
 
KISS MY WAMi 2002 - Award Winners
Golden WAMi for Contribution to the Industry
Mark Genge - RTRFM
Most Popular Local Original Album
Eskimo Joe - "Girl"
Most Popular Local Original Single/EP
The Panics - "The Panics" (debut EP)
Most Promising New Band
The Panics
Most Popular Original Local Music Video
Rollerskates - "The Movement"
Favourite CD Launch

Rhibosome
Favourite Venue for Local Original Music
Grosvenor Hotel
Best Local Original Music Website
Perthbands.com
Most Popular Local Music Radio Program
Breakfast - RTRFM
Most Popular Local Aboriginal Music Act
Kross Kulcha
Most Popular Local Original Blues Act
Nathan Gaunt and the Black Eyed Dogs
Most Popular Local Original Indie Act
The Fergusons
Most Popular Local Original Jazz Act
Hip Mo Toast
Best Reviewer
Julian Tompkin - X Press
Best Record Producer
Shaun O'Callaghan
Best Sound Recording Engineer
Shaun O'Callaghan
Best Live Sound Engineer
Ian Stuart
Best Lighting Engineer
Jared Hawke
Best Band Photographer
Chris O'Halloran
Most Popular Local Original Indie Act
The Fergusons
Most Popular Local Original Jazz Act
Hip Mo Toast
Best Live Sound Engineer
Ian Stuart
Best Lighting Engineer
Jared Hawke
Best Band Photographer
Chris O'Halloran
Most Popular Local Original Band
Eskimo Joe
Most Popular Local Original Electronic Act
Rhibosome
Most Popular Local Original Pop Act
The Fergusons
Most Popular Local Original Rock Act
Fourth Floor Collapse
Most Popular Local Original Country Act
The Automasters
Most Popular Local Original Punk Act
Gyroscope
Most Popular Local Original Folk Act
The John Butler Trio
Most Popular Local Original Funk Act
Rollerskates
Most Popular Local Original Metal Act
Karnivool
Most Popular Local Original World Music Act
African Music Congress
Most Popular Male Original Vocalist
John Butler (John Butler Trio)
Most Popular Female Original Vocalist
Laura G (Purrvert)
Most Popular Male Original Bass Player
Mark Cruickshank (Red Jezebel)
Most Popular Female Original Bass Player
Vanessa Thornton (Jebediah)
Most Popular Male Original Drummer
Tom Brownrigg (Local Pricks)
Most Popular Female Original Drummer
Kate Read (Jonas)
Most Popular Male Original Guitarist
John Butler (The John Butler Trio)
Most Popular Female Original Guitarist
Tash Sayers (Local Pricks)
Most Popular Male Original Instrumentalist
Stevie C (Rollerskates)
Most Popular Female Original Instrumentalist
Mel Robinson (Myrtle/Gata Negra)
Best Reviewer
Julian Tompkin - X Press
Best Record Producer
Shaun O'Callaghan
Best Sound Recording Engineer
Shaun O'Callaghan
 
AWARD SPONSORS
 
MEDIA SPONSORS
 
WAM would like to thank the following for their support of the Kiss My WAMi 2002 Festival
 
The official Kiss My WAMi late night bar.
This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Govt. through the Australia Council, it's arts funding and advisory body.
The State of Western Australia has made an investment in this project through ArtsWA in association with the Lotteries Commisssion.