On December 6th, 2018, Macklemore hosted a show with Seattle’s Brothers from Another at the Crocodile. The show featured performances from four acts from the Residency: Nestra, Brandon Marsalis, Sharmaine and Rose and Talaya. Check out the video recap below.
CBS This Morning recently did a national feature story on The Residency, including a look at how the program started and our plans to expand. In the piece Macklemore visits Garfield High School in Seattle, where he started making music, and student Talaya Logan and teaching artist Olisa Enrico also shared their experiences in the program. Click here to read the full article.
We teamed up with Alaska Airlines to fly nearly 40 members of The Residency program to LA for a music and culture packed weekend. Participants visited the Underground Museum, learned from a panel of industry experts at the Grammy Museum and saw Drake and The Migos at Staples Center. It was an amazing weekend made possible by the incredible partnership with Alaska.
City Arts Magazine did a great feature on the class of 2018 Showcase performance at MoPOP’s Sky Church. All 45 youth from the program took the stage to perform in front of a sold out crowd. Read the full piece here.
As part of their three year commitment to the program, Alaska Airlines surprised all of the participants from The Residency and flew them down to Phoenix in October of 2017 for Macklemore's show as part of the Gemini World Tour.
The Residency is featured on the Seattle Channel, as participants record in W Seattle's brand new Sound Suite studio in the summer of 2017.
In December of 2016, at Chop Suey in Seattle, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hosted a show for participants from The Residency.