🌟SPOTLIGHT🌟 Tamesha "Mesha" Harvey is the 2019 Live Nation US Concerts Scholarship awardee and after graduating from Georgia State plans to focus on mental health in the music industry and support of independent artists. Coming from a musical family and background, Mesha loves all things music and is active in producing live entertainment events on campus. 👏 We can't wait to see her impact on the industry. Congrats Mesha! 🎉 #Music #LiveMusic #Entertainment #Scholarship #MentalHealth #Artist
Julia Michaels + Music Forward + Cricket Wireless = Magic ✨ Behind-the-scenes of an intimate conversation inspiring the next generation of female musicians 🎶 Stay tuned for more...
🌟SPOTLIGHT🌟 Juliana Castrillon is the definition of a modern day superwoman! She is an aspiring producer pursuing a career in music recording. She is a representative at her school's student-run record label and also serves in the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network. Juliana strives to aid the lives of women who aspire to pursue a future in the music industry. It's empowering women like her who shine a bright light on the Tiffany Green Scholarship! #WomenEmpowerment #WomenSupportingWomen #Leadership #RecordLabel #Music #Producer #SocialImpact
Experience a blend of hip-hop, neo-soul and jazz with Music Forward alumnus Bran Movay on July 17, LIVE at The Study in #Hollywood at 7 pm‼️ To purchase your tickets, find the link in our story!#HipHop #HipHopMusic #Music #Live #NeoSoul #Jazz
#LosAngeles! One of our favorite #LasVegas partners, Mike Xavier, will be performing live🎙️at the Moroccan Lounge📍next Wednesday, July 17. Be sure to check out his official website to purchase tickets📆 and learn more about him: mikexaviermusic.com. Not only is he a Music Forward volunteer, mentor and host, he’s an incredible artist and emcee. You can find his new album "Still Dreaming" on all music platforms today! #NewMusicFriday #NewMusicAlert #ThankYou #Partner #Music #Show #Tickets #LA #Leader #Volunteer #Mentor #Host #Artist #Emcee #Dream
Music Forward and @LiveNation are excited to announce 2019 Scholarship recipients!🎉 Nico from @berkleecollege, Juliana from @collegeofstrose, Tamesha from @georgiastateuniversity and Christian from @losangelesfilmschool are ready to make an impact on the music industry and we’re proud to support the next generation of leaders. Congratulations!! Read more about the 2019 awardees at bit.ly/2019SCH
🌟 SPOTLIGHT🌟 A big round of applause to our Bringing Down the House #LasVegas alumna, Kayla Erhardt!👏 Thanks to our INCREDIBLE partner, @VocalizeU, she is being awarded a full scholarship to attend their 10-day Capitalize Artist Development Intensive where she will learn from vocal experts, industry executives, and music icons in the heart of #Hollywood. You can join Kayla and other talented artists from July 12 - July 21 for an opportunity of a lifetime! Register TODAY at www.vocalizeu.com 📝 #VocalizeU #Vocals #Education #Mentor #Music #Spotlight #Artist #Program #Expert #Development #Learning
Shout out to @power_106 for repping Music Forward as the benefiting charity at the #50kCharityChallenge celebrity basketball tournament at UCLA! Our alumni got VIP access and a chance to hit the court with @tydollasign and @snoopdogg! What a fun night celebrating sports and music for a great cause! @50kcharitychallenge #50kCharityChallenge #musicforward #charitygame #charity
What an awesome turnout for our All Access tour and panel at @hobanaheim! Industry professionals working behind-the-scenes gave wise advice to the young people of @saveouryouthcenter and @boysgirlsclubbpyl about finding your voice and path within the music industry. Thanks for learning with us!
The Big Easy visited LA today when Industry Experts Kemic Smothers ( @kemicxliv) and Octarve H. Anderson, Jr. ( @octarvejr) from @oaksway_entertainment visited our home office with alumni artists Jake Exavier ( @jakeexavierworld) from #BDTH2019 and Dallas Burke ( @Dallasings) from #BDTH2018 along with friend and upcoming artist Maxi Bryant ( @element01) 🤩 _____________________________________________________________ To hear more about their Bringing Down the House experiences and what they're up to today, keep an eye out for an upcoming article!🎸 #MusicForward #Alumni #RecordingArtist #Music #NewOrleans #LosAngeles #RockYourRole
🎤Unity in Diversity🎤
#TBT to Cool Kid Victoria! Victoria Elise ( @victoriamestas) was featured in a segment on ABC 7 ( @abc7la) representing Music Forward. Victoria said, "I want people my age, people younger than me, people older than me to know they have a voice and that their voice is valid." 🗣️ From relationships to immigration, Victoria writes and sings it all. Check out our story to watch! 🎶#BDTH2019 #CoolKid #Music #LosAngeles #ABC7EyeWitness
Happy Birthday to the legend 💜 ..and to our future leaders and innovators, never give up. #prince #princerogersnelson #thepurpleone
New Orleans iconic musician, Malcolm “Dr. John” Rebennack Jr., passed away today at 77 years. Dr. John’s remarkable life and career will be forever treasured in the hearts of not only New Orleanians but of everyone in the world that came in contact with him. Thank you for the music, Dr. John. Rest in Musical Power, Night Tripper. ⚜️🎶⚜️🎶⚜️🎶 #VoodooBlues PHOTO CREDS: thebluesmobile.com goldminemag.com pbs.org wreg.com
#TBT #SWIPELEFT We’re missing Bringing Down The House already...😞 #BDTH2019
Girl Power was in full effect this weekend with Music Forward and @citi at Governors Ball NYC! We brought a few of our talented Music Forward female artists to be a part of the #SeeHerHearHer stage at the festival where they performed, toured backstage and connected with industry professionals. What an experience‼️💸🎤🌸🥳 🎶🆒 #GirlPower #GovernersBallNYC
Hey everybody! This is @damoyeejanai doing a few posts for the next 3 days while me, @mereshas and @tstarverse are here at @govballnyc this weekend! We're representing HOB Music Foward Foundation and our Bringing Down the House alumni! It's exciting so stay tuned for all the fun! . . If you're here, stop by the @Citi VIP Viewing Deck to say hi and see us perform. Register your Citi card on your wristband for access! . . #seeherhearher #womeninmusic #govballnyc #musicforward
Sharing one of our favorite podcasts for any aspiring songwriter to learn what makes the perfect song. There are millions of singers, thousands of artists but only the top 40 songs per genre at a time... @andthewriteris is about the people who make those songs. Find them on your favorite podcast service and enjoy! ✏️ 🎵
What a way to end the Bringing Down the House semester! The showcase in LA was the perfect highlight bridging talent, community & industry. Congratulations to the Class of 2019! 🎶✨#bdth2019 #losangeles #hollywood #music
LA! Come out tonight- free show, top talent, do it. 🔥🔥🔥 #la #hollywood #socal
Los Angeles, we are just THREE days away until these artists @alinaselah @victoriamestas @afterthemillennials ☝🏼 and other fresh SoCal talent take the stage @thewiltern . You don't want to miss this epic night. Free tickets are still available at the link in our bio! 🎶🎫🎸 #bdth2019 #la #losangeles #socal #newmusic #livemusic #concert #bands
Chicago!! What an incredible night👏🏼! We are so proud of the creativity, passion, and love for music that was brought to the stage. We are excited to see these artist continue to grow and share their talents in the music industry! 💯🤩#bdth2019
Chicago! Tonight is the night to check out top new talent in the city. A special thank you to On the Grind Management ( @jaycohenmgmt) for helping make #bdth2019 possible. Learn more about our incredible sponsor at www.otg-management.com. See you guys tonight! Free tix in bio 🎶🎫🎶
NOLA’s 2019 Showcase was 🔥! Proud of all the artists’ courage & commitment. The next generation of New Orleans music industry leaders are on their way 💯🎶💯 #bdth2019
It’s NEW MUSIC FRIDAY! Today we are spotlighting one of our Chicago BDTH 2019 artists @RBGR8. Their new song "OOBLECK" is out now! Take a listen to this high energy hip-hop party hit and see them perform on May 19th @hobchicago with many other talented artists! Head over to their page for a listen, and free tickets are linked in our bio🎶 #newmusicfriday #bdth2019
See you tonight in the Big Easy! Walk up or free tix in bio 🎶
LA-we can't wait for your turn to shine on @thewiltern stage next week! If you're in SoCal make sure to come check out @thursdaysinsuburbia @hybridodyssey @anneston1 ☝🏼and other young talent playing everything from Latin Rock to Classic Rock. Free tix to May 23rd LA Showcase at link in bio.🎸🎫🤘🏼#bdth2019 #la #losangeles #california #losangelesmusic
New Orleans press run getting ready for the big show this Thursday @hobnola! Get your free tix for 5/16 at link in bio 🎶📺🎙
Chicago! Get ready to see your city's top young talent including @thelyricalluna @jasminemarthel @hungryty_ ☝🏼and more take the big stage this weekend performing R&B, hip-hop, gospel, jazz fusion, pop, rock and more. Grab some free tickets and bring your friends! Link in our bio. #bdth2019 #chicago #chitown #windycity #chicagomusic
Today we celebrate Stevie Wonder's birthday and honor his ongoing contributions to our music and culture. Did you know his "Happy Birthday" song was written in 1979 to support the Dr. King holiday campaign? And in 1986, Wonder headlined a major concert to mark the first Dr. King holiday celebration. Thank You and Happy Birthday Stevie!
We had a blast with Class of 2019 artists and industry mentors working together to prepare artists for their chance to shine on the big stage during showcases coming up nationwide in May. Check out our Highlight for more! #bdth2019
It's Friday so that means NEW MUSIC! Today we want to spotlight our very own Chicago BDTH class of 2019 student @thelyricalluna . Her new single "Seventeen" is out now! Head over to her page and take a listen to this R&B hit with a fun beat.🎶
“I’m more focused on giving solutions and inspiration more than anything.” Nipsey Hussle was a dreamer and a doer, he was intentional about investing in community to lift others up and help others thrive. Today we honor his passion, his commitment, and his legacy and encourage others to use his light to shine on. #nipseyhussle 🎨: @vcassinova
Last but not least please meet the Las Vegas BDTH class of 2019! These up and coming artists are getting ready to own the stage on May 2nd @hoblasvegas . Don't miss your chance to see these incredible musicians!
Class is back in session with Blues SchoolHouse at @hobboston and @paradiserockclub. Students learn the story of the blues and the role of music in driving social change. A special thanks to @musicdrivesus for their generous support in making this program possible for thousands of local students to keep the #blues alive for the next generation. #musicdrivesus
Say hello to the Los Angeles BDTH Class of 2019! These incredible musicians are preparing to take over the legendary stage @thewiltern on May 23rd. Keep an eye out from this new wave of talent! #bdth2019
Shout out to high school students mapping their pathways to dream careers in the music industry, you're on your way!
Introducing the New Orleans BDTH Class of 2019! The Big Easy's brightest young talent is getting ready to crush the big stage on May 16th @hobnola . Don't miss your chance to see these rising stars! #bdth2019
Glide into the weekend with this smooth surf-rock bilingual bop from our alumni @earringers_ 🌴🏄🏽♂️🌴 Streaming everywhere + youtu.be/w4V4TAHtb04
Important closer look into gender disparity in the music industry released by @inclusionists today. We’re committed with our partners to close these gaps & ensure access and opportunity for all.
⚠️Last chance to bid!⚠️Seriously! Our Rocktion® closes tomorrow. Go on, have a look - you just might find something special. 🎶Link in Bio🎶
To wrap up #womenshistorymonth we want to honor some of the women from Music Forward’s leadership team who along with an amazing team across the country drive our mission and inspire future leaders every day.
Music Forward brings "music industry education" into schools across the country this #musicinschools month showing youth skills and characteristics for a career in the industry.
Will you be the next person to own a one-of-a-kind item from your favorite artist? Check out our Rocktion to bid on a signed hat from @thegr8khalid or a piece of history from the legendary House of Blues Sunset Strip and more. Link in bio to see it all!
Last chance to apply! Deadline 3/31 -> http://bit.ly/2019SCH