A followup discussion to last week’s powerful conversation, “Follow-Up Q&A: Being African-American in the Nashville Music Industry,” will be held via Zoom this Thursday (June 11) from 5:00-6:30 p.m. CT.
The purpose of this panel is to present an opportunity to both listen and learn how to be an advocate and ally.
Panelists will include Charlene Bryant, Founder of Riveter Management; Capitol Records Nashville recording artist Mickey Guyton; Gina Miller, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Entertainment One (Nashville); Shannon Sanders, 2x Grammy-winning producer and Program Director of 102.1 The Ville; Kortney Toney, Corporate Partnerships Manager for the Nashville Symphony; and Candice Watkins, VP, Marketing for Big Loud.
The panel will be moderated by Middle Tennessee State University’s Sekou Franklin (Ph. D., MTSU Department of Political Science) and Beverly Keel (Dean of MTSU College of Media and Entertainment).
The conversation is open to everyone who would like to attend with an open heart and mind, and those interested can register here.
Guests will receive the link by email to attend after registering. Questions for the panelists can be submitted in advance here.
The June 11 virtual panel discussion is sponsored by Change the Conversation, Digital Divas, Entertainment One Music Nashville, Middle Tennessee State University, mtheory, the Music Business Association, the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment Nashville, Quinton Digital, the Recording Academy Nashville Chapter, and 102.1 The Ville.
Organizers of the panel want to provide a safe space for their panelists and attendees. While they welcome sharing what you learn from the panelists, journalists are asked to reach out to [email protected] before publishing or attributing specific content from the conversation in published articles.
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