Clare Free once learned how to play instruments like piano and flute, and she even played some rock guitar, too.  But when she visited a blues jam session, Clare began a process that evolved her into one of Europe's...
Punk rock trio Skating Polly began as a duo in 2009 with sisters Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse in Oklahoma at the ages of 9 and 14. They released their debut album Taking Over The World in 2011 which...
Juliette Jules is an extremely talented singer/songwriter from Paris, France. She also plays guitar, piano and synths. She can speak to a young audience and also brings back the classic sound of past generations. Juliette has recently released her debut EP ‘Black Crow’ to coincide with her 16th birthday. Here is her interview for Guitar Girl Magazine:
Starting her music career in Minnesota at the young age of 19, Karen Haglof would later join forces with Steve Almaas (Suicide Commandos) and form punk rock trio The Crackers which ultimately moved to New York City. There she was introduced to the art-noise rock scene having the opportunity of playing with painter, sculptor and musician Robert Longo, composer and musician Rhys Chatham throughout the ‘80s, as well as other bands, and then as a guitarist in the early ‘90s for Band of Susans. That would be the last time Karen would perform as she left the music scene for a career in medicine.
It was inevitable, more or less, that Alicia Gbur would at least play a musical instrument. The guitar, however, was her idea, and after performing in an acoustic teen duo with another girl, she recognized the importance of the...
Grace White, the female half of the punkgrass duo Grace & Tony, likes to tell stories through her music with her husband Tony White. Their self-proclaimed style of music which they have dubbed "punkgrass" grew from Tony's former musical...
Rising Appalachia is a wonderfully eclectic band that presents their music in a beautiful, harmonic way. This band is led by sisters, Chloe and Leah, along with Biko Casini and David Brown and are known for their creative use of instruments like the banjo, fiddle, guitar, stand-up bass, trumpet, drums, congas, didgeridoo, kalimbas, washboard, harmonicas and just about anything you can imagine that can make music. Having been raised in the American South, they were heavily influenced in the sounds of the folk music they were surrounded by during their upbringing. The band has found a niche in the creative area of Atlanta, Georgia called Little Five Points. Through their unique music and creative talents, they have had the fortune of traveling the world and have touched so many lives with their inspirational music. Guitar Girl Magazine recently had the opportunity to speak with Leah of Rising Appalachia.
Joanna Connor’s meteoric rise to Internet fame is now the stuff of legend: in 2014, a fan uploaded a video of Connor performing “Walkin’ Blues” in front of a Chicago audience, and seemingly overnight the clip generated millions of views. Despite the sudden wave of recognition, however, Connor, is no newcomer or overnight sensation. Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, she’s been playing clubs since she was a teenager. She moved to Chicago in 1984, began sitting in with blues legends such as James Cotton, Buddy Guy, and Junior Wells, launched her own group and released her debut album, Believe It, in 1989, and began touring the world, crossing Europe 32 times from 1990 to 1999, and releasing a series of live and studio recordings. 
The Boston-based female-fronted trio inAeona recently signed with Prosthetic Records and plan on releasing a new album this summer. Formed in 2009, the band has toured extensively the last five years and has recently been busy recording and planning the release of their new music.
Derived from her Japanese heritage, Meiko means 'bud,' or rather 'female,' and Meiko displays her budding charm so delicately, yet so distinctively. Her voice is resonating and her singing style is definitively unique. Meiko grew up in the teeny,...