Our yearly panel series continues Friday, July 21 from 12 p.m. — 3 p.m. at Grimm's with a networking cupcakes and coffee session from noon to 1 p.m. followed by two discussions.
The first panel features DJs Troy Nelson and Marco Collins discussing success strategies for local artists this panel will run from 1p.m. to 2.p.m.
The second of two 2017 Capitol Hill Block Party panels features local musicians, including Emily Nokes of Tacocat and Bust Magazine, discussing the role art plays in making social change from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Panel 1 (1– 2pm): Band Survival and Strategy in a Post-Big Industry World
Moderator: Kelly Fleek –Lo Flux Media / The Spider Ferns
• Jodi Ecklund – MoWave / Pink Parts
• Marco Collins – 107.7 The End/ The Glamour & Squalor/ KEXP/ VH1
• Matt Ashworth – WE Communications / NadaMucho.com / Capitol Hill Block Party
• Leigh Bezezekoff – Tractor Tavern / Macefield Music Festival
• Troy Nelson – KEXP / Killroom Records / The Young Evils
Panel 2 (2– 3pm): Resistance as Art: Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality as the Artist’s Platform for Change
Moderator: Kelly Fleek – Lo Flux Media / The Spider Ferns
• Carlos Tulloss – Afrocop / Screens
• EJ Tolentino – CHARMS
• Emily Nokes – Tacocat / BUST Magazine
• Irene Barber –Dust Moth/ Erik Blood /XVII Eyes/ Nearby
• Sasha Bolof – STRES
3pm Doors to Block Party Open