Colorado has a very diverse music scene encompassing musicians and artists of varying gender, age, race, ethnicity, and physical ability. But is there a lack of diversity when it comes to the business of booking, management, promotion, events, and production?
Join us for an in-depth discussion lead by Ean Tafoya, UMS Community Engagement Director and DJ/Host for KGNU, on the need for diversity within the Colorado music business industry.
With special guests:
Kori Hazel- 303 Magazine Staff Writer & Talent Buyer
Andy (ROK) Guerrero- producer, songwriter, musician, and educator from Denver CO
Andrea Barela- President/CEO at NEWSED Community Development
Johnny Johnson- COMBO Board member, Innervision, and Colorado music industry impresario
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Angela Rose Whaley
Co-founder, Music Minds Matter
COMBO Board Member Angela Whaley will host our next “general” meeting on ZOOM on Monday, July 27th starting at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a general discussion on Diversity in the Music Industry. The subject was brought up in an article in Denver’s 303 Magazine written by Kori Hazel. He laments that lack of people of color and women hold very few positions in the areas of Buying and Booking not only in Denver and Colorado but in the nationwide industry. The article’s link follows.
Be sure you have your drink and snacks handy when you sit down to join us. If you don’t have a camera on your computer, you can call in to join the discussion and to put in your more than 2 cents worth.
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