The latest PR shout outs…
The Choke – NYC Garage punks. With sick flair. Reminds me of Blondie.
Desiree Bassett – Ashford, CT Rock & Blues artist. At 18, she is conquering the world one guitar solo at a time. Reminds me of Bonnie Raitt with a little Lita Ford.
Interview with Rusty, drummer for the all-girl The Coathangers via Tom Tom Magazine.
Older article about Girls Rock! Camps starting up in Canada via Gender Across Borders.
Three women singer-songwriters are reviving the folk movement in Israel via PRI The World.
Another article talking about the roots of Riot Grrrl via Campus Progress.
New Ella Fitzgerald compilation CD out via NPR.
Beyoncé & “Single Ladies” Song of the Year? Via NPR.
Kid Sister on Sound Opinions Radio Show.
The Pretty Babies – The only all female Blondie tribute band is now on tour. From NYC!
Jody Miller – I Can’t Believe What You Say
Patti Smith, the godmother of punk, along with other notable musicians and comedians will perform a 4 night benefit concert in New York City for Haiti.
One-hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the relief effort.
If you’re in New York, consider checking this out and helping the relief effort in any way you can. I donated to Doctors Without Borders.
Schedule as of 01/18 (subject to change):
- Wed 01/20 9pm – $75 – Patti Smith, The Swell Season, John Wesley Harding, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Yo La Tengo, Young People’s Choir of New York City, Joshua Bell and Special Guests
- Thu 01/21 9pm – $50 – Lewis Black, Willie Nile, Vernon Reid & Corey Glover of Living Colour, Rich Pagano & The Sugarcane Cups, Marshall Crenshaw
- Sun 01/24 8pm – $50 – Rosanne Cash, Madeleine Peyroux, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tambou Combo, BETTY
- Mon 01/25 8pm – $20 – 20 Indie artists: Vienna Teng, Amber Rubarth, Ari Hest, Alex Berger, Nate Campany and many more.
For more details and tickets go to: http://www.citywinery.com/news_items/18/