Tomás Mier

Music Journalist

Tomás Mier is a Mexican American music journalist. He is currently a Staff Writer at Rolling Stone, where he’s dedicated to covering trends in pop and Latin music. At Rolling Stone, he’s conducted interviews with Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Peso Pluma, Omar Apollo, and Grupo Frontera, among others.

Tomás is a frequent guest moderator at the Los Angeles Grammy Museum, where he hosts conversations with musicians such as Ellie Goulding, Christine and the Queens, Sabrina Carpenter, and Stromae.

Before his work at Rolling Stone, Mier was a Digital Music Writer at People Magazine, where he wrote a cover story about a survivor of Marilyn Manson. His byline has also been featured in outlets such as Teen Vogue, Los Angeles Times, San Jose Mercury News, and BESE.

Tomás, the son of hardworking, undocumented Americans, was proudly born and raised in the Bay Area. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California and holds a joint B.A. in Journalism and Contemporary Latino Studies.

Community Track

Descendants: The Rise of Red Cast IRL

Location: Festival Stage Sponsored by Disney's Descendants: The Rise of Red

Friday, June 28

10:00 am - 10:40 am

Featuring: Joshua Colley, Morgan Dudley, Peder Lindell and more

Join the cast of “Descendants: The Rise of Red” for an interactive panel filled with fun, games, and sneak peeks at the newest chapter of Disney’s popular music-driven “Descendants” franchise. The upcoming Disney Original movie “Descendants: The Rise of Red” is set to premiere July 12 on Disney+.


Community Track

Queer in Review: Revisiting This Year's Pop Culture Moments

Location: Amplify Stage

Saturday, June 29

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Featuring: Sarah Schauer, Calle y Poché, Bryce Xavier and more

Padam? Padam! From being "One of Your Girls'' to rating queens for immunity on Drag Race, join the cast of this colorful panel for a hilarious deep dive into some standout LGBTQIA+ moments in pop culture over the past year!