The Role of Psychedelics in Music

Mar 11, 2023

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Recording: The Role of Psychedelics in Music, Mar 11, 2023

Psychedelics and culture have long gone hand-in-hand. Following a period of vilification, there has been a notable shift toward mainstream acceptance of the benefits of psychedelics, with artists ranging from Harry Styles to A$AP Rocky joining the conversation. But what are the obligations of music and culture institutions to introduce their audiences to psychedelics in a thoughtful manner? This panel gathers leaders in both the psychedelic space and music community to discuss the inextricable ties between the two, and how best to encourage the responsible use of psychedelics, engage fans to help with de-stigmatization, educate about their benefits, and advocate for legal accessibility.

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Devon Phillips

Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies (Maps)

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Laurel Stearns

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