1,400 live performances. 80 different New York City venues. 1 week of discovery.
It’s no surprise that for any young CMJ artist, the highlight of the week is undoubtedly hitting the stage. But HeadCount joined a handful of artists on top of the Hotel on Rivington, who, in the midst of a flurry of interviews, were able to share some of the issues they care about most. We then tweeted their messages at Congress.
The breathtaking view of Manhattan was topped only by the insights these young artists had to offer. Big issues for artists? Marriage equality and music education were band favorites.