Macy’s and its lifestyle apparel brand, American Rag, launches a music-based web series that gives five ambitious people the opportunity of a lifetimea cross-country trip that will teach them how to realize their dream of entering the music business.
More than 750 people auditioned for the premier season of the Ragged Road web series, but only five were chosen to take the ride of a lifetime. The group will travel over 5,000 miles around the country meeting music industry innovators as they make their own path towards achieving their goals.
With music interests ranging from performing to producing, the cast membersJanelle, Rian, Derek, Jessica and Laurahave traveled to nine cities to visit famous locales and historic venues, including: Warner Bros. Records and Universal Music Publishing in L.A., Clevelands Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and New Orleans Musicians Village. From spending time with well-known musicians Joel and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte and Of A Revolution (aka O. A. R.) to production group Blackout Movement, the group had the opportunity to meet with significant industry players and discuss their achievements, challenges and successes, and learn more about what it takes to make it in the business.
The Ragged Road web series beginning TODAY, September 29th and running through October 29th. This documentary web series will chronicle the cast’s journey during 10 episodes that will air online twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays.