photo of Grace Blake

Grace Blake


Grace Blake is a music industry veteran, producer of two award-winning PBS series “Front and Center” and “Speakeasy”; highlighting musical performances by superstar musical talent such as Shawn Mendes, Sheryl Crow, Gary Clark, Jr., Liam Gallagher, and many more. She has also produced season one of MTV Live Set List, with performances by Dua Lipa, Kaleo, Børns, etc.

Blake is also the long-time Director of Artist Relations and Programming at The Iridium music venue in New York. Blake brings with her many years of artist relations, programming, production, talent buying, and valued relationships with industry professionals.

In December 2014, Grace was recognized and inducted as a Great Music Manager & Promoter at Iridium in the New York Blues Hall of Fame.

Blake currently serves as a Board member for NIVA (National Independent Venues Association).

Born in Jamaica, raised in Kingston, Ontario Canada, Blake is one of the most respected music industry veterans worldwide.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Events featuring Grace Blake

Events featuring Grace Blake