Bluegrass, Folk, and Country Communities Made Jobi Riccio

LGBTQIA+
By
Cindy Howes
November 29, 2023
The Bluegrass Situation
Interview

Jobi Riccio has only begun to scratch the surface of what they have to offer on their debut album, Whiplash. The songwriting is centered around self discovery and mourning past lives, laid alongside super-smart country and pop melodies. Our hero grew up an outdoor kid amongst the woods of Red Rocks Parks Amphitheatre in Colorado.

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Jobi Riccio
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Bluegrass Pride

Our mission is to recruit, encourage, and support LGBTQ+ bluegrassers of all levels, promoting their advancement and acceptance within all areas of the bluegrass music industry and musical community. We aim to uplift the genre of bluegrass as a whole to receive LGBTQ+ folks openly, and to promote allyship with all marginalized peoples within the industry and musical community.

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SongData

The SongData Project explores the potential of using discographic and biographic data to learn more about how popular music genres form, develop, and evolve over time. 

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Rainey Day Fund

to support artists of color, artists with disabilities, artists in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in the roots music sphere.

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