Unveiling in Washington DC
SIRIUSXM and the SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (NMAAHC) have partnered to honor BLACK MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH.
There will be an invitation-only event at the museum auditorium in WASHINGTON, DC on THURSDAY, JUNE 30. It will be an unveiling of the SIRIUSXM NEIGHBORHOOD RECORD STORE and a live recording of the award-winning THE WEBBY/ANTHEM podcast, ALL MUSIC IS BLACK MUSIC.
The NEIGHBORHOOD RECORD STORE is an interactive destination housed in NMAAHC’s “MUSICAL CROSSROADS” exhibit that features record covers for individual browsing and a digital interactive station that connects songs and artists across various genres, themes, regions and time periods .
Expected guests for the evening include ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME inductees and GRAMMY® Award-winning producer/songwriters JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS, NMAAHC Associate Director/Conservation Affairs Dr. DWANDALYN REECE, and vocalist/instrumentalist MOBLEY; the ALL MUSIC IS BLACK MUSIC podcast theme composer.
SIRIUSXM CEO JENNIFER WITZ said, “Since joining forces a year ago with the launch of ALL MUSIC IS BLACK MUSIC, SIRIUSXM and the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE have continued to develop and extend their relationship. come together to honor BLACK MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH and officially unveil the next chapter of our collaboration with the SIRIUSXM NEIGHBORHOOD RECORD STORE.”
SIRIUSXM SVP / Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion NICOLE HUGHEY added, “We are commemorating BLACK MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH all over SIRIUSXM, in our hallways and on our airwaves, and we are incredibly excited to now be teaming up with the NMAAHC to take the celebration to WASHINGTON, DC. We are firm believers in the mission of the NMAAHC and are excited to continue to find new ways to work together to promote and celebrate African American history and culture.
All previous episodes of the podcast can be heard on SIRIUSXM Channel 106, the SXM app, PANDORA and STITCHER. For more information see here.
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