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!
“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.
Summertime = new music!
Macy Gray is kickin’ it old school with her new album via CBC News.
Liz Phair has also got up some new music on her website via Pitchfork.
Tracy Bonham has a new album out as well, her first in 5 years, via Billboard.
Jewel talks about her new album “Sweet and Wild” via NPR.
Review of Kylie Minogue’s new album “Aphrodite” via SPIN.
Amy Winehouse covers Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party!” via NME.
Plus, get a first listen of Bjork & Dirty Projectors new song “All We Are” via SoundCloud.
Free MP3 “Windstorm” by School of Seven Bells via KEXP.
Interview with Karen and Amy Jones via Go Girls Music.
Lil’ Kim may be collaborating with Rihanna on a new song via NME.
Lady Gaga vs. Ace Of Base? Really? via NPR.
New Book about Karen Carpenter called “Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter” via Amazon.
Janet Jackson turns it up at the Essence Music Festival via Billboard.
The latest Bitch Magazine mixtape is all about Sisters Who Make Music Together. It’s awesome!
10 More Lilith Fair dates have been canceled via Paste. This really sucks. We need a strong comeback for women in music!
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Girls Rock Camp Seattle Needs your help! Donate money and gear here.
New Sara Bareilles music video “King of Anything” via RockHer.