The Label

Station 1 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit artist entrepreneurship program dedicated to providing business development, legal services, and capital access to artists while offering arts and business education and programming to low-income Des Moines neighborhoods and regional artists.

 

STATION 1 RECORDS MISSION STATEMENT
To educate and develop local musicians for sustainable music careers;
To provide entrepreneurial support and education to artists;
To offer professional opportunities and support to LGBTQ and BIPOC artists;
To strengthen the musical economy of Iowa from within and throughout.

STATION 1 RECORDS DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, & EQUITY STATEMENT
Music knows no bounds, and here at Station 1 Records, we work with a diverse collection of artists and staff from all walks of life.  Our shared belief in the community value of music brings us together and breaks down all barriers. We actively support and maintain the artistic and creative endeavors of individuals of all backgrounds, nationalities, physical ability, gender identity, and creeds, and actively promote the development of all LGBTQ, BIPOC, and at-risk artists in order to create a better, brighter future and a more vibrant artistic landscape.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Tobi Parks, President
Debra Bishop, Vice President
Julie Eich, Secretary/Treasurer
Thomas Kutz, Executive Director
Brandon Clark
Ben Croghan