AKIMI Sponsored Session | What If I Don't Want to Move to Nashville?
12:00 PM, Sunday 18 Aug 2019 (1 hour)
Hilton Austin - Salon K
Not everyone's cut out to live in the "creative capitals" of the country -- let's be real, we don't all fit in Austin, Seattle, New York, or Nashville, and we certainly can't all afford it. AKIMI (the Alaska Independent Musicians Initiative) presents a panel discussion on the benefits and difficulties of living far from bright lights and big labels. How can small towns and second cities develop vibrant scenes? What are the advantages of living, playing, and recording off the beaten path? Singer-songwriter Marian Call, seasoned by years of touring all fifty states from Alaska, hosts a panel discussion of music, community, and place.