Wilson Center Guitar Festival
From Valentine’s Day to Heart Health Month, February is splashed with red.
Eighteen-year-old rising star Liddy Clark joins the ranks of strong female country singers and songwriters like Dolly Parton, Martina McBride, Shania Twain and Miranda Lambert by singing about love and heartache, a topic covered by many genres, but perfected by Country music, in her soon to be hit song “Single On Valentine’s Day” which exclusively premiered on Radio Disney Country. To watch the lyric video for Liddy Clark’s “Single On Valentine’s Day” click here.
Influenced greatly from an intense marriage proposal from the chief of the Mombasa tribe in Kenya, Jillian Steele created her new EP Find ME due out February 21, 2017. Recorded at the Sound Emporium in Nashville, Jillian’s songs are beautifully layered with her organic and unique tone upon inspiring powerful lyrics. 
Over the past 17 years, an extraordinary group of artists from around the world has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, the Silk Road Ensemble was conceived by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and consists of a diverse, rotating lineup of instrumentalists, vocalists, composers and storytellers. The collective exemplifies music’s ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope.
Musicians and actors have taken to the airwaves since the inauguration of President Donald Trump to voice their opinions on the current administration and their policies. Whether it be through videos, social media, or participating in protests, most are leading the charge on women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, diversity and inclusion, and protesting Trump’s Executive Order on immigration.
Acclaimed Italian-Canadian Blues Musician Rita Chiarelli, Poetic Justice and Latin-American band Making Movies and Veteran Kansas City Police Officer and poet Octavio “Chato” Villalobos To Spearhead Program
Presenting at the Grammys last night, music mogul Jennifer Lopez quoted from Nobel Prize-winning author -- and Nation editorial board member -- Toni Morrison's moving essay: "No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear."First published by The Nation in the...