Lady A’s Dave Haywood hosts insider’s look at the music business Jan. 14

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Dave Haywood, an Augusta native and member of the Grammy-award-winning trio Lady A, will host an exclusive event for Augusta University at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14.

“The Business of Storytelling — A behind the scenes look at the music business” will feature Haywood and a panel of special guests from the music industry discussing how they made it in the music business and exploring the life of a hit song.

Ashley Eicher, host of Guest List Radio on Apple Music and co-host of the All Our Favorite People podcast, will be the moderator of the panel. Augusta University students can submit questions in advance for the panel here.

The first 70 Augusta University students to come to the Maxwell Theatre on the Summerville Campus will be able to join a Live Watch Party. Students at the Live Watch Party can put their names into a drawing to win a guitar signed by Lady A.

All Augusta University students, faculty and staff, including AU Health employees, can register for the free event on WebEx by clicking here. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lady A Storytellers Scholarship at Augusta University.

The panel of special guests will feature Ben Hayslip, a Grammy-nominated songwriter; Shannon Sanders, a Grammy-winning producer and songwriter and BMI executive director; Candice Watkins, vice president of marketing at Big Loud Records; and Callie Cunningham, manager at Red Light Management.

For more information, visit the Maxwell Theatre’s website.

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