The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY was the first stop on tour for Har Mar Superstar and The Pizza Underground. They were also joined by the Candy Boys, a two-man boy band, starring D’arick and A’rick. They played hits “How Many Licks?” and “Hard Out There.” I loved their set so much! Adult men in crop tops singing and dancing about candy was so entertaining that I might just follow them on tour. Just when I thought they ... Read More
BY Mariana Garces
on Sep 04, 2014
The Future Feminism Collective is planning to unveil their "13 Tenets of Future Feminism" at The Hole Art Gallery as part of a series of various lectures, conferences and performances by several talented artists. The series will go from September 11-27, kicked off by a concert this Sunday, September 7th, at Webster Hall, starring CocoRosie, with guests Kembra Pfahler and the Girls of Karen Black, Antony (of Antony and the Johnsons) and DJ Johanna Constantine. ... Read More
BY Jackie Leahy
in Music Stuff
on Aug 28, 2014
Get psyched! Musician and rapper Lizzo's new collaboration with Caroline Smith, "Let 'Em Say," will be performed on Saturday, Sept. 27, live at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The proceeds from the concert, which is presented by 89.3 The Current and Radio K will go to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. And you can listen to the dope new track here!
Lizzo's familiarity with gospel, R&B, rock and classical music can be heard ... Read More
in Music Stuff
on Aug 22, 2014
Meghann Wright is a sultry and self-confident singer-songwriter who has been transplanted to Brooklyn all the way from Hawaii. As host of The City & The Heart Showcase for the NYC women’s shelter Safe Horizon, she’ll be bringing down the house while simultaneously raising awareness and $$$ tomorrow night!
The City & The Heart is one of New York’s top advocacy organizations supporting independent female artists and Wright just happens to ... Read More
The psychedelic noise folk duo CocoRosie is returning to Webster Hall once again this September. They’re playing the Future Feminism Benefit Concert on September 7th with special guests Antony, Kembra Pfahler and the Girls of Karen Black, and Johanna Constantine. All of these artists make up the Future Feminists collective, and the proceeds from the concert will go towards the opening of the collective’s upcoming exhibition at the Hole art gallery, and ... Read More
Of all the free outdoor music events in NYC happening this summer, one of the best is the Americanafest NYC, celebrating American roots music, happening now at the beautiful Damrosch Park located at Lincoln Center. Wednesday night, the Godmother of Americana and alt country, Emmylou Harris and her long time musical collaborator of 40 years, Rodney Crowell, kicked off this awesome festival. They played a variety of material from country music standards, Gram ... Read More
on Jun 28, 2014
Standing in line to see Alexz Johnson perform was an event 10 years in the making. Former star of the Disney’s So Weird, and Instant Star (which was on the Degrassi-Channel), Alexz Johnson has been singing on and off television for a long time, when she’s not casually getting murdered, of course.
Now, if you didn’t watch any of these shows, and you have absolutely no clue who I’m talking about, that’s okay. None of her past work ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
in Music Stuff
on Oct 01, 2013
Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women (MEOW) is celebrating the achievements of women in music with a three-day fiesta in Austin, TX.
Legendary rock goddess Suzi Quatro will be honored with the Woman of Valor Award at MEOW Con's kickoff banquet on Friday; she'll also perform a set, backed by her sister Patti Quatro and Tony Scalzo of Fastball. Austin music writer Margaret Moser will also receive a lifetime achievement award.
Over 100 female artists will ... Read More
Crazy talented singer-songwriter Casey Dinkin is releasing her debut album, Right Now For Now on July 28th, and boy, has she earned her stripes. Her "catchy…clever songs" (Times Union) meld soul, pop and folk influences into a soulful, melodic sound that has captured a devoted fan base. Through a successful Kickstarter campaign, they raised $10,000 in order to make this album happen, and that's a lot of love.
Since then Dinkin has been featured ... Read More
March is the ultimate “blah” month when you spend half of your time cursing the end of winter, hoping desperately for those warm days to pop up sooner rather than later. But the end of the month promises brighter days-- and good times! If you’re looking for something cool to do once spring arrives, the self-described 90’s glam-punk group Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black is playing an all ages (!) show on March 31st at Santos Party ... Read More