Come out to the first Sad Girl Night at Helping Our Music Evolve - HOME and celebrate the beauty, vulnerability, and power of some of Nashville's most talented ladies.
KENNA is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter with stories to tell. Devoting her craft to writing deeply heartfelt and creatively inspired works, Kenna's songs aim to bring you to a space where the moods and melodies of her music help you escape the world for a few.
San Francisco Bay area native is bringing coastal vibes down south to Nashville TN after graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2017. With a resilient punk San Francisco edge, her diverse musical style combines the indie attitude of Elliot Smith and the pristine vocal melodicism of Joni Mitchell. A self-proclaimed word nerd, Cassel’s poignant honest lyrics reflect her love of language and fascination with the human condition.
Combine country story telling with r&b grooves over over pop melodies and you Valentine James. James was born and raised in Nashville, TN where she quickly discovered her passion for music and helping others. After spending four years in Boston working with musical mentors and attending college, James returned back to her "Favorite hometown" in July of 2015 to pursue her life long dream of making music that others will want to move to and be moved by.
and your host Elisabeth Beckwitt
Elisabeth Beckwitt writes songs of hope and understanding for the unheard. From her struggles with addiction and mental health, to her unapologetic support and involvement in the LGBT+ community, Elisabeth weaves relatable stories with encapsulating melodies to build an intimate connection with her audience. It is her hope that by being open about her struggles and her identity she can help to erase the stigma that is oftentimes associated with the communities that are so ingrained in her heart. Fresh off the release of her latest EP “Gray Again,” Elisabeth premiered a series of live performance videos called the "Static Sessions" which included some of her favorite #SadGirlMusic.