Nashville Music Equality (NME), the organization dedicated to creating an anti-racist environment in the Nashville music industry, has launched its own podcast, Dear Music City.
Dear Music City will include in-depth conversations with leaders in the Nashville community as well as music leaders around the world. The first episode of the podcast, featuring Color Me Country host and artist Rissi Palmer, is available now. Other special guests to be featured include NME board member and Head of Marketing & Digital Strategy at Maverick Nashville, Amanda Cates; CEO and CCO of The Change Agent-Cy, Lucia Folk and Lisa Chader; singer and contestant on NBC’s The Voice, Wendy Moten; Wasserman’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Lindsay LaBennett; former mayor of Nashville and substance abuse advocate, Megan Barry, and more. For more information or to listen to Dear Music City, click here.
Tonight (Nov. 8) the board of Nashville Music Equality—along with the Grammy Museum, the National Museum of African American Music, Rosedale Collective, and Propper Daley—will host the 1st Annual Rosedale Summit in Nashville. The event will feature a series of performances and conversations with Palmer, Frankie Staton, Allison Russell, Reyna Roberts, Louis York, Tony Evans Jr., and more that will celebrate and recognize the art of BIPOC country musicians of the past, as well as spark conversation around country music’s future.
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