panels, presentations, and other stuff

Panels and Presentations

Pop Conference, April 2017: Discussed artists' responses to North Carolina's controversial and discriminatory House Bill 2 (FU HB 2: Battles of Bands and Bathroom Bills) for the annual Pop Conference at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, Washington.

Carolina Bluegrass Summit, November 2016: Moderated a panel titled Bluegrass on Record, which explored the impact record labels have had on bluegrass artists' careers. The panel was part of a day-long conference held by UNC-Chapel Hill's Southern Folklife Collection, and featured Dave Freeman (County and Rebel Records), Marian Leighton Levy and Ken Irwin (Rounder Records), and Barry Poss (Sugar Hill Records).

Awards

Association of Alternative Newsmedia, July 2017: First Place, Music Writing (INDY Week)