Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Adopting New Ways to Connect
July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFREE
Join us for a free online workshop where you’ll find ideas and options for virtual opportunities for the music business. Expert panelists include International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) award-winning artists who will share with participants what they’ve learned during the COVID-19 crisis. This workshop is offered via Zoom and livestreamed on Facebook @blueridgemusictrails. Please register below or learn more here: https://bit.ly/3ebupGA
From benefit concerts and online fundraising to pivoting their services, venues, arts centers, and artists are adopting new strategies to connect with their audiences and communities to generate income and help others in need.
Speakers include Frank and Allie Lee, traditional musicians; Emily Epley, Cleveland County travel and tourism director; Scott Woody, owner of Isis Music Hall; Carly Jones, senior program director and Zoe van Buren, folklife director with the North Carolina Arts Council.
Funding for the project is provided by First Citizens Bank and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area with workshop content support by the North Carolina Arts Council.