A Brief Intro

Sara Gougeon is an entrepreneur, event planner, writer, singer-songwriter, and music promoter. She's a multi-passionate individual who is developing an entertainment and event-planning business, Pineworks Creative. Through Pineworks Creative, Gougeon founded Queerfest, a festival that promotes LGBTQ+ music. Pineworks Creative also helps other companies develop their businesses, promote stunning music, and create a better music industry.

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The Nashville Scene on Queerfest. Read here →

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Queerfest provides opportunities for LGBTQ+ identifying artists and bands. We book monthly shows and an annual festival that create spaces for the LGBTQ+ community to gather, celebrate, and connect.

In 2022, Queerfest was named "Best New Music Festival" by The Nashville Scene.

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Pineworks Creative

Pineworks Creative is my entertainment event planning organization. We book live entertainment, specializing in the promotion of LGBTQ+ music, and support other events, including Folk Alliance International.

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Featured Posts

21 Lessons From 2021

Here we are once again at the edge of a new year. The years come and go fast. I am taking the time to reflect on what I did, how I grew, and what I learned. These are my 21 lessons from 2021. 1. Embrace the unknown If there's one