Connect Beyond Festival: Women Get the Job Done Panel

Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Rd,, Asheville, NC

Free Event - First Come First Serve Women have historically been few and far between in positions producing music, conducting orchestras or engineering audio. But recently, this paradigm has begun to shift. In this panel discussion, attendees will examine this sea change with music industry trailblazers including recording engineer Susan Rogers, musician Rissi Palmer, conductor Melisse Brunet, and musician and scientist Sally Sparks.

Rob Jiggetts Music Studio Fundraiser

Walltown Children's Theater, 1225 Berkeley St., Durham, NC

Walltown's Yellow House, next to our main facility, is being renamed as the Rob Jiggetts Music Studio. Rob - youth advocate, health educator, percussion prodigy, radio DJ, counselor, funk band co-founder, unmatched musician and teacher, beloved and loving friend - passed away April 3, 2017. Please help us repair and improve Walltown's music studio to make it worthy of Rob's legacy. Tickets are $25


Listening Room Concert Festival Artist Showcase

Palladium Theater, 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The six-acts to be presented are Birch Pereira and the GinJoints (vintage vibe, WA), Rissi Palmer (acoustic soul, NC), Madison Violet (ON), Five Letter Word(spunky electric trio, OR). Matthew Fowler and the Prado Sisters (modern folk a la montagne, FL), Cece Teneal & Soul Kamotion (blow-your-hair-back power, FL).