Panel and Showcase Highlight Women in Music
The Women’s International Music Network (theWiMN.com) announces it will host a panel and showcase as part of the CBGB Festival in New York City on October 10, 2013.
The panel, titled “Women in Music: The Good, the Bad and the What the HELL?!” will take place on Thursday, October 10 from 4-5pm, in Theater 2 at the Sunshine Theater (143 E. Houston St). WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore will moderate the panel that includes writer and SeriousXM host Zeena Koda, musician MilitiA, and Tobi Parks of Sony Music Entertainment. CBGB Festival music conference badge holders are welcome to attend. To purchase a badge, visit www.CBGB.com.
In addition, the WiMN presents “She Rocks: A Showcase of Female Talent” on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Canal Room (285 W Broadway), from 8:00pm to midnight. Doors open at 7:30pm. Laura B. Whitmore will be there as emcee to introduce a roster of female-fronted NYC-based bands. CBGB Festival badge holders are welcome to attend. Individual tickets for this event may be purchased for $10 advance from www.canalroom.com or $12 at the door.
The bill includes:
11:00pm – Queen V
Known for her electrifying performances, QUEEN V is the reigning rock regent of NYC. Her 2013 release, The Decade of Queen V features guest appearances by Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello.
10:00pm – MilitiA Vox
Front woman for the all-girl heavy metal sensation JUDAS PRIESTESS, MilitiA Vox will perform original material from the new multimedia project, The Villianess. A must see!
9:00pm – Izzy Zay
Izzy Zay is one of New York’s sharpest alternative rockers. Her exotic good looks, strong batch of songs and ability to speak four languages make this singer/multi-instrumentalist qualified to play locally and dominate globally.
8:00pm – Ashley Allen
Ashley’s vibrant artistry is a powerful mix of call-to-arms positive messages, blissful hooks, and uplifting dance floor anthems.
Whitmore comments, “I am thrilled to not only call attention to women’s issues in the industry but to then also present a collection of kick ass female artists in the CBGB fashion. Our mission is to shine a spotlight on female role models in all walks of the industry. By partnering with the CBGB Festival we are doing just that!”
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About The Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN)
Founded in 2012, the Women’s International Music Network unites women who work within all facets of the music and audio industries. With theWiMN.com as its hub, the WiMN provides a community for women within the industry while enriching their careers and musical experiences through networking and sharing. The Women’s International Music Network produces events such as the annual Women’s Music Summit, the WiMN ASCAP Expo Showcase, and the She Rocks Awards, and is founded by music industry veteran Laura B. Whitmore. For more information, visit www.TheWiMN.com
Source: Press Release