FAQs: Current Music Initiatives

Visit Fort Worth and the association Hear Fort Worth announced several initiatives to help local musicians develop their talent and reach more people.

Initiative: Studio Sessions, in partnership with Niles City Sound, selected four emerging artists to develop and publish a record single. The 2019 artists were:  Summer Dean, Ronnie Heart, Nice Major and Jakob Robertson. Is there a photo from annual meeting or something we can include with those musicians?

Who selected the artists for this program?
Niles City Sound, the studio behind Leon Bridges and many more. Niles City Sound has a strong track record of identifying and producing emerging talent.

Who is funding the studio time?
The program is underwritten by Niles City Sound with support from Visit Fort Worth.

How were artists chosen?
The team at Niles City Sound scouted local talent at local shows, online and more. Fort Worth residents were also asked to submit their demos directly to the studio.