Trailblazers 2017: Chadwick Phillips

For many artists, making a name for themselves can be a challenge. Chadwick “Niles” Phillips, founder and CEO of The Avant Garde, is working to change that by putting a spotlight on up-and-coming artists in the Twin Cities. Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Phillips grew up in a musical family and was inspired to go into … [ Read more]

A Dad, a Record Label, a Musical Mission: Scott Herold on 10 years at Rock the Cause

Scott Herold’s nonprofit Rock the Cause is changing lives through music. Many Minnesotans are familiar with Zach Sobiech’s story. Although the 18-year-old tragically died of cancer in 2013, his legacy still lives on through his song, “Clouds.” Sobiech never expected the song to go viral, but thanks to the help of Rock the Cause Records, the … [ Read more]