*information provided by 88nine Radio Milwaukee
The names of top national musicians who will serve as mentors this fall for Milwaukee-area high school students in Grace Weber’s Music Lab, a project of 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, were announced Thursday.
The guest artists who will serve as mentors this fall are:
• Sept. 27: Everett and Julian Reid of The JuJu Exchange, a musical partnership of genre-bending style of music drawing from hip-hop, jazz, classical and pop.
• Oct. 25: Jean Deaux, a Chicago rapper and singer.
• Nov.22: Spanish-American singer-songwriter Victoria Canal and Andrew Leib, of Red Light Management and a former Nicolet High School student.
Sessions will be held in 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s performance space, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave., Milwaukee, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The programs include an on-air component featuring performances by the artist and Q&A from students, and an off-air Lab session featuring open mics with feedback and a student mini-concert.
Students can register for the Labs and learn more at: https://www.gwmusiclab.com/.
Grace Weber's Music Lab is a free after-school program offered to all Milwaukee-area high school students. The Lab brings high school-aged youths from Milwaukee together through music, allowing them to create community and bridge divides, while also preparing them and giving them a platform for potential careers in music and entertainment.