House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, a national nonprofit organization in the Live Nation family (formerly called the International House of Blues Foundation), is celebrating its  30th Anniversary this year with two major fundraising events - the Music Forward Brunch on Sunday, October 1st at the Hollywood Bowl, and the inaugural Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, October 2nd, at the El Caballero County Club in Tarzana, California. 

For Tickets/Sponsorships: musicforwardfoundation.org/30th-events/

The Foundation’s 30th Anniversary activities will kick off with its inaugural Music Forward Brunch on Sunday, October 1st at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. The Brunch will honor music industry visionaries who are positively impacting the world, and moving our communities, industry, and society forward. Guests will enjoy a brunch buffet curated by James Beard Award-Winning chef Suzanne Goin and restauranteur Caroline Styne and have the opportunity to meet and enjoy performances from some of Music Forward’s alums.

The following day, Monday, October 2nd, Music Forward Foundation will host its inaugural Celebrity Golf Classic at one of the most exclusive golf courses in Los Angeles, El Caballero Country Club. Players will have the opportunity to meet youth from Music Forward Foundation programs on-site as they perform and display their talents. Following the tournament, golfers, sponsors, guests, and friends will be welcome to stay for dinner, cocktails, and a live performance.

“I am very proud of this organization’s thirty-year history of uplifting communities through music, guiding young peoples’ creative career paths, and setting the stage for a vibrant, inclusive music industry,” says Nurit Smith, Music Forward Foundation Executive Director. “We extend our gratitude to our industry, philanthropic, and educational partners who have joined our mission to empower the next generation to thrive.”

Music Forward Foundation bridges opportunities for the music community to become more innovative and inclusive by kick-starting entertainment careers. Focusing on youths aged 13-24 from under-represented communities, the organization provides access to an unsurpassed nationwide network of insiders to redefine what is possible for tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more at musicforwardfoundation.org.