Front Row: Fall Programs

We were curious to hear what our participants have thought about our fall programming, therefore we asked our alum Heather Howard, a junior at Middle Tennessee State University, if she would share her experience with [...]

Spotlight: Lydia Caesar

We recently caught up with Lydia Caesar, our fabulously talented Open Mic Fridays hostess who has been bringing her amazing personality, industry insight, and experience as a singer/songwriter to the past two seasons of our [...]

Front Row: All Access Fest 2021

Over 1,000 youth participants representing over 100 cities from around the world registered for and attended this year's All Access Fest, and it would not have been possible without the support of our volunteers, over [...]

Spotlight: Taryana Gilbeau

This month, we're spotlighting Music Forward industry volunteer and Live Nation Workplace Inclusion Manager, Taryana Gilbeau. Prior to her role with Live Nation, Taryana began her career in entertainment at United Talent Agency (UTA) and [...]

Music Forward Staff Picks: All Access Fest

This Thursday, September 30th, we will be holding the 2021 edition of our All Access Fest, a music industry career fair designed for youth ages 16-24 to follow their dreams of a career in the [...]

Front Row: Sony “Beyond the Instrument” in Nashville

September has been a month to remember and I can't believe that it's coming to an end. A big part of what has made it so memorable has been the role of host and moderator [...]

Spotlight: Meet Stacy Butler

Meet Stacy Butler, Live Nation’s Head of Clubs. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Stacy first connected with Music Forward while working at the House of Blues years ago. Through her connection, she was instantly invested in [...]

Front Row: Guns N’ Roses at Banc of California Stadium

Welcome to the jungle! Or rather... welcome to load-in day! Last week, in partnership with Live Nation’s Promoter Rep Ron Chamberlain offered, some lucky young members of our community received a behind-the-scenes look at what [...]

Music Forward Foundation Announces  ‘All Access Fest’ On Sept 30th

Music Forward Foundation Announces 'All Access Fest' On Sept 30th Free Music Industry Career Fair Ft. Two Keynote Speakers Immersive Worldwide Event From 9 Am PST to 5 PM PST REGISTER NOW: https://musicforwardfoundation.org/all-access-fest/ "Even for those growing up in L.A., [...]

Spotlight: Nalini Jones

Meet Nalini Jones, our new Charitable Partnerships Coordinator! Nalini just recently joined our organization as a full-time staff member, but has been a part of our organization since January where she began her career with [...]
Get Involved