LGBT Music Festival
January 31 - February 3, 2013
More than 400 performing artists, music creators and industry representing all genres of music will visit Nashville's Music Row from Feb. 1-3, 2013 for the "LGBT Music Festival". Performers and songwriters will take the stage along Demonbreun and Division Streets from noon-midnight Friday-Sunday at entertainment venues such as the Music Row Best Western Lounge.
The Music Row Best Western also will host music industry information tables, networking areas, and training sessions from 11:00am-6:00pm Friday-Sunday. Attendees can receive hands-on advice, critiques and training in the Music Specialty Info Areas on topics such as Career Critique, Products Critique, Recording, Publishing, Plugging, Legal, Records, Duplication, Distribution, Radio, Video, Broadcasting, Shop, Management, Promotions, Publicity. Productions... LBGT educational partners will be on hand to answer your music biz and industry questions. The education portion of the event is hosted by the Independent Music Association.
The "Valentines Carnival" will feature costumed dancing from 7:00pm-midnight on Feb. 2, 2013 in the Music Row Best Western Lounge. Music creators can introduce their songs by performing scheduled or at "open mic" indoor stage locations in the vicinity and within walking distance located between Demonbreun and Division streets.
The 'LGTB Music Fest' is a wonderful networking mixer and career-building opportunity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender artists and songwriters from all levels of the music industry. More than 100 community / industry volunteers will donate their time and resources to make this possible. Shows are open to the public.