If girls run the world then Live Nation is doing their part in promoting that idea with their multi-format series of all-female concerts and events called “Femme It Forward.” According to Variety, Live Nation Urban have created the concert/event series in order to “spotlight the entertainment industry’s most creative and accomplished female visionaries, both on the stage and behind the scenes.” It was announced that acts such as Cardi B, Jill Scott, Brandy, Teyana Taylor and City Girls will headline the “Femme It Forward” concert/event series.
According to Live Nation Urban VP of Talent & Touring Heather Lowery, Live Nation Urban have been creating opportunities for emerging and established urban artists both on the stage and behind the scenes since 2017, but since 2018 has been a phenomenal year for women she believes “Femme It Forward” is the perfect opportunity to salute the future stating “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.”
“Femme It Forward” will also feature Nicole Bus, Rico Nasty, Jorja Smith, Kali Uchis, Ari Lennox, Ama Lou, Dounia, Brianna Cash, Mahalia, Faith Evans, Tweet, Monica, Ashanti, Keri Hilson, Amerie, Lil Mo and Mya. The series will combine live performances, panel discussions, comedy shows and activations in multiple markets. Tickets go on sale for the inaugural series of events Friday, April 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m. EST, exclusively via www.LiveNation.com