Local musicians take top honors at Indian Summer Music Awards
Steve Rushingwind and Michael Mucklow’s song Cahuilla Sunrise—off their 2011 album Among the Ancients—won Best Native American Flute Song at the 9th Annual 2012 Indian Summer Music Awards held in Milwaukee recently.
The song Spirit of the Wolf, from the same album, took the Best Traditional Instrumental Song at the award ceremony.
The Indian Summer Music Awards were presented September 8 at the annual ISMA ceremony in Milwaukee, during the Indian Summer Festival at the grounds of the nationally-known Summerfest. The Indian Summer Music Awards (ISMA) recognizes and promotes the very best in Native American music created by both established and emerging artists. The entries were judged by a panel of respected professionals from across the music and entertainment industries.