WHRO Public Media’s Emerging Leaders Board loves bringing new and exciting events that connect the Hampton Roads community to public media content. As a self-proclaimed group of public media nerds, they are announcing a new and exciting event launching May 5, 2022, 7:00 p.m. at COVA Brewery.

Play Your Heart Out: A showcase of local solo musicians and their music.

Come join us for a night of fun and music as artists from right here in Hampton Roads Play Their Heart Out. The event, MC’d by WHRO’s Barry Graham and Khalid Langston of the Emerging Leaders Board, will feature original songs and interviews with the musicians so we can all get an inside look at their inspiration and creative process.

Do you write and perform your own music?

We invite you to apply to perform at the Play Your Heart Out new music showcase on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at COVA.

Please fill out the application form by February 10, 2022.

Submissions must include your name and a recording of your work. For this event, all songs must be original music written by the musician. Four musicians will be chosen by a team of WHRO staff and the Emerging Leaders Board.


Author: Zoë Hardy-Rappmund is an Emerging Leaders Board Member. Learn more about the Emerging Leaders Board.