Monthly Archives: April 2011

Phoebe Snow – RIP


We lost another amazing female musician this week. Phoebe Snow, folk guitarist, vocalist, and prolific composer, died on 04/26/11 from complications stemming from a brain hemorrhage. With smooth, mellow hits, her greatest exposure came from her song “Poetry Man” in 1975.

Strum on Sister!

Photo via alexs4r.

RIP – Poly Styrene, X-Ray Spex


Punk legend, riot grrrl original, and icon for rebel women everywhere, Poly Styrene (Marianne Joan Elliott-Said) died of cancer this Monday 04/25/11. She was the front-woman for the British punk rock band X-Ray Spex.

“Some people think little girls should be seen and not heard, But I think — Oh bondage, up yours!”

Stickin’ it to the power, standing up for girls, FOREVER.

Photo via bjacques

Add Some Fresh Tunes To Your Playlists


Just a healthy dose of music by women who bring it. A little something for everyone! Listen. Download. And support!

Singer-Songwriter

Dance & Electronic

Alternative

Pop

Hip Hop

Acoustic/Folk

Alt-Pop

Indie Rock

Photo via here.

Get Your LadyFest Bham On!


Attention Lady Rockers, artists, zine-sters, and all around awesome-makers. Ladyfest 2011 Bellingham, Washington wants you!

Are you a Band? Educator? Workshop leader? Visual Artist? Filmmaker? Spoken Word Artist? Writer? Ziner? Riot Grrrl? How about supporter of women/womin/womyn? Then I encourage you to submit your work to be featured during the festival June 15-19.,2011 in Bellingham, WA. Dealdine is May 15th!

About LadyfestBham:

“Ladyfest is a music/arts/ideas festival celebrating the creativity of women/womyn/wombin, transfolks, queers, grandmas, gender nonconformists and allies. The first Ladyfest was held in Olympia, WA in 2000, and since then, women have organized their own festivals in cities across the globe. Expect to see concerts, art shows, skill shares, film showings, and games happening all over town.”

Check LadyfestBham for more information and to submit your application!

Photo via ladyfestbham facebook.

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