Spotlight: All Access in the Class

Over the course of the recent school year, we've been in the classrooms filled with students studying music production and technology at Morningside and Lawndale High Schools in South Los Angeles, offering invaluable insights into the [...]

Spotlight: BMG Spring Interns

Three times a year, in partnership with BMG, we provide several diverse young people across Nashville, Los Angeles, and New York City with internships. These internships offer hands-on industry experience that help them to realize their potential. BMG [...]

Spotlight: Yna

Meet Yna, a queer Filipina singer, songwriter, and our Artist of the Month for May and AAPI Heritage Month! Learn more about her story, artistry, inspirations, her Music Forward journey, and more! Be sure to [...]

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! With the unrest across the globe and on campuses, along with the personal hardships you may be encountering, we are strongly encouraging you to be mindful of your safety [...]

Gigtern Spotlight: Evelyn Cruz

Meet Evelyn Cruz, our Programs Team spring gigtern and a senior at California State Polytechnic University of Pomona. Learn more about her Music Forward story below. As a first-generation college student, I have repeatedly felt [...]

All Access Fest: Live @ The Hollywood Palladium

All Access Fest: Live @ The Hollywood Palladium on April 10 was a jam-packed day full of networking, new connections, live music, interactive booths, and more! As The Hollywood Palladium doors opened in the morning, [...]

Music Forward Live @ The Echo

March 21st was a night to remember as we turned The Echo in Los Angeles into a buzzing hub of music, connections, and good vibes for Music Forward Live @ The Echo! Our goal? To [...]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month! ”Beautiful,” “Groundbreaking,” “Inspiring,” “Powerful” are words that our team used to describe these women that have had a notable impact on the arts. Throughout this entire month, we are spotlighting remarkable women [...]

Future Funk Industry Mixer

Every year, South by Southwest (SXSW) electrifies Austin, Texas, with its blend of music, film, and interactive media. Amidst the chaos of this sprawling festival, Music Forward, ~Pourri, and Rolling Stone joined forces for the [...]

Spotlight: Chloe Lavender

We sat down with Chloe Lavender our 2024 March Artist of the Month ahead of her Music Forward Live @ The Echo performance to learn more about her journey, her artistry, and more. Can you [...]
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