Femme It Forward To Include A Series Of Multi-format, Multi-market Events Throughout The Year Celebrating The Depth, Power, And Talent Of Women In Music And Entertainment

Live Nation Urban announced today, the launch of Femme it Forward, a multi-format series of all female curated lineups spotlighting the entertainment industry’s most creative and accomplished female visionaries, both on the stage and behind the scenes. Tickets go on sale for the inaugural series of events Friday, April 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m. EST, exclusively via www.LiveNation.com.

The multi-market series of events and initiatives will feature immersive activations, panel discussions and comedy shows coupled with a host of live shows by legacy artists and emerging artists including 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, TweetMonica, Brandy, Ashanti, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo, Mya, and more to be announced.

“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,” said Heather Lowery, Live Nation Urban VP of Talent & Touring, “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.”

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
Tickets on sale now 

Date: May 11, 2019
Jorja Smith, Kali Uchis
Location: Pavilion at The Music Factory – Dallas, TX
Tickets on sale now

Date: May 25, 2019
Cardi B, Teyana Taylor, City Girls, Nicole Bus
Location: St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview – Syracuse, NY
Tickets on sale now 

Date: May 26, 2019
Cardi B, Teyana Taylor, City Girls, Nicole Bus
Location: Saratoga Performing Arts Center – Saratoga Springs, NY
Tickets on sale now 

Date: July 5, 2019
Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Tweet
Summer Block Party
Location: Pavilion at The Music Factory – Dallas, TX
Tickets on sale now 

Date: July 19, 2019
Brandy, Monica, Ashanti, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo
Location: Microsoft Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
Tickets on sale Friday April 19 

Date: July 20, 2019
Monica, Brandy, Mya, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo
Location: Concord Pavilion – Concord, CA
Tickets on sale Friday April 26 

Date: August 10, 2019
Ama Lou, Dounia, Brianna Cash
Location: The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA
Tickets on sale Friday April 26 

Date: ‪August 24, 2019
‪Ari Lennox + special guests 
Location: ‪Theater of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Tickets on sale Friday April 26 

Date: October 16, 2019
Mahalia + special guests
Location: The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA
Tickets on sale Friday April 26 

Date: October 17, 2019
Monica, Brandy, Keri Hilson, Mya
Location: Pavilion at The Music Factory – Dallas, TX
Tickets on sale Friday April 26 

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

About Live Nation Urban
Live Nation Urban (LNU) is a partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company. Specifically focusing on Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel, LNU builds platforms, events, and festivals globally and develops dynamic content strategies based upon the live properties created. Live Nation Urban considers itself the most powerful source for live urban music.