rehearsal at the live facility

Experienced-Based Learning: Live Sound Engineering

The most powerful and effective way to learn is first hand from a mentor working in the industry. The Blackbird Academy’s Live Sound Engineering…


Now Accepting International Students

The Blackbird Academy is now approved through the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and accepting applications from international students…


Experience the Blackbird Studio Sessions

5 Days in Blackbird Studio with Dave Pensado


Enter Now: Music City Breakthrough Contest

As part of their commitment to music and the development of new artists, The Blackbird Academy, Blackbird Studio, 12th & Porter, and a multitude…


Summer Studio Engineering Camp Review

This letter from one of our attendees says it better than we ever could.


John McBride at Pensado Awards

John McBride Wins Pensado Awards

  John McBride received two Pensado Awards at a ceremony held in Los Angeles on June 28, 2104 – one for “Live/FOH” engineering and a “Dave…


Congrats to Our Grads!

Congratulations to our second Studio Engineering and first Live Sound Engineering graduating classes at The Blackbird Academy! The graduation…


Concert dates

Watch a Martina McBride Concert From FOH

Are you interested in a career in live sound? Want to see what really goes on backstage? Send us an email telling us why you should be chosen to…


Do You At Bonnaroo!

Last year, The Blackbird Academy team had a fantastic time attending Bonnaroo! This year's Roo has an amazing lineup and will surely not disappoint!


The Power of History

The Power of History