Live Nation Urban spotlights women in entertainment through new Femme It Forward event series

Live Nation Urban spotlights women in entertainment through new Femme It Forward event series

Live Nation Urban has announced the launch of Femme It Forward, which is billed as “a multi-format series of all female curated line-ups spotlighting the entertainment industry’s most creative and accomplished female visionaries, both on the stage and behind the scenes.”

The series of events and initiatives will feature immersive activations, panel discussions and comedy shows coupled with a host of live shows. Among those set to take part are: Cardi B, City Girls, Teyana Taylor, Nicole Bus, Rico Nasty, Jorja Smith, Kali Uchis, Ari Lennox, Ama Lou, Dounia, Brianna Cash, Mahalia, Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Tweet, Monica, Brandy, Ashanti, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo, Mya. Live Nation confirmed more acts are yet to be announced.

Speaking about the launch, Heather Lowery, Live Nation urban VP of talent & touring said: “Since our inception in 2017, Live Nation Urban continues to create opportunities for emerging and established urban artists—both on the stage and behind the scenes. This past year has been an exceptional one for women in music and entertainment, and with the incredible contributions of women, it is fitting that we honor the future of music and its continued steps on the path to inclusion.”

Tickets go on sale for the inaugural series of events Friday, April 19 exclusively via www.LiveNation.com.

Confirmed events include:

Date: April 4, 2019

Rico Nasty panel and performance sponsored by the Association of Black Harvard Women

Location: Harvard University - Cambridge, MA

 

Date: April 26, 2019

Panel: Black Women in the C-Suite

Speakers: Bozoma St. John, Jeanine Liburd, Nadia Rawlinson

Moderator: Heather Lowery

Location: Broccoli City Festival - Washington, DC

 

Date: May 11, 2019

Jorja Smith, Kali Uchis

Location: Pavilion at The Music Factory - Dallas, TX

 

Date: May 25, 2019

Cardi B, Teyana Taylor, City Girls, Nicole Bus

Location: St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview - Syracuse, NY

Date: May 26, 2019

Cardi B, Teyana Taylor, City Girls, Nicole Bus

Location: Saratoga Performing Arts Center - Saratoga Springs, NY

 

Date: July 5, 2019

Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Tweet

Summer Block Party

Location: Pavilion at The Music Factory - Dallas, TX

 

Date: July 19, 2019

Brandy, Monica, Ashanti, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo

Location: Microsoft Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

 

Date: July 20, 2019

Monica, Brandy, Mya, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo

Location: Concord Pavilion - Concord, CA

 

Date: August 10, 2019

Ama Lou, Dounia, Brianna Cash

Location: The Foundry - Philadelphia, PA

 

Date:?August 24, 2019

?Ari Lennox + special guests 

Location: ?Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA

 

Date: October 16, 2019

Mahalia + special guests

Location: The Foundry - Philadelphia, PA

 

Date: October 17, 2019

Monica, Brandy, Keri Hilson, Mya

Location: Pavilion at The Music Factory - Dallas, TX

 

All Femme It Forward shows will donate a portion of proceeds from ticket sales to philanthropic organisations that support the advancement of women.

 

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