All Riot Grrrl
This is a site dedicated to Riot Grrrl and women in rock music.There are bios,photos,song lyrics and some mp3 samples of Sleater-Kinney,Bikini Kill,YeahYeah Yeahs,Melissa Etheridge,Garbage and much more.
Amasong Lesbian/Feminist Chorus
Amasong provides an opportunity for lesbians andfeminist women at varying levels of experience and ability to gather together in the pursuit of choral excellence. Amasong's repertoire draws most heavily upon folk music from various world traditions, music written by women, and other music reflecting women's experience.
This self-proclaimed Righteous Babe is a staple performer for thefeminist music library. With cut-to-the-point lyrics, a political conscience, and innovative rhythms, DiFranco offers music you don't have to be ashamed to listen to.
Atlantafeminist Women's Chorus
Atlantafeminist Women's Chorus, a community-based chorus committed to musical excellence, is one of the oldest and largest non-audition choruses in the United States.
Witty pop music trio BETTY's site features information about their albums and tour schedules along with reviews and a BETTY trivia quiz.
This original band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has the passion of Sheryl Crow with the delivery of Lisa Loeb. Following the path set by their musical influeneces, Blue Background continues to prove that women have a place in rock music.
The web page of this trio of sisters singing country/folk music includes album and tour information, articles, sound clips, and links.
But Wait There's Moira!
A recipient of the Margaret Sanger Award for distinguished service of Planned Parenthood of South and Central Indiana, Carrie Newcomer has withstood threats and boycotts from anti-abortion zealots for her efforts to donate the proceeds from her CD "Bare to the Bone" to Planned Parenthood.
Visit the site of this musical pioneer who owns her own independent label (Woman Invisible) and company (Little Fish). Her musicial style has been compared to Tracy Chapman and Joni Mitchell. Clips available.
This folk singer/comedian has given her approval of this "officialunofficial" homepage. The site includes a biography, discography, upcoming shows schedule, and photos.
Classical Music by Women
This site is my own and tells about my professional life as a musician and the Celebration of Women in Music. I feature Classical piano solos composed by women in lecture/recitals that I give and on my 2 CDs: "Celebration!" and "Gardens of the Heart." Both are donation CDs, entirely underwritten so that funds go directly to women's health and environmental causes. Women are delighted and surprised by the marvelous, lyrical qualities of the creative expressions of women from the 19th and 20th centuries. The CDs contain Etudes, Preludes, Dances, Nocturnes and Suites from the Classical tradition. "Gardens of the Heart" also has 7 tracks of Ragtime Music from the American Golden Age of Rag, all composed by women as well. Both CDs are playing on National Public Radio and are in independent book stores in many states.
Coco's Lunch are a five-women vocal and percussion group from Australia, who have produced 5 albums of award-winning original material. They are music educators and dedicated to promoting the work of women composers. Their site features a CD catalogue, gig and touring info, photo gallery and background info on its members.
Folksinger and acoustic guitarist Dar Williams is becoming recognized outside of folk circles. This site has information on tour dates, albums, and reviews, as well as a short autobiography. The page also features a Dar Williams chat room.
Denver Women's Chorus
The Denver Women's Chorus has made a significant commitment to identify and perform music which speaks to our lives and experiences as women, and to encourage women composers.
Trained as a historian, and frustrated by scores of folk songs that portrayed women negatively, Gerri Gribi set out to find lyrics that reflect the truth of women's proud history. Gribi is a teacher, performer, writer and researcher.
Goldenrod specializes in women's music, and are main distributors for artists like Ani Difranco,Melissa Ferrick, Holly Near, and Bitch and Animal. Goldenrod is woman owned and operated;we have been merging politics culture and music for over 28 years.
Holly Near, a singer, producer, actor, author, activist, and teacher, has a website that includes a biography, tour information, album info, and booking availability.
This harmonious folk-rock duo's official home page includes music and video clips, tour information, discography, and a "photo album."
Performer, producer and arts activist Jamie O'Reilly runs a small cultural arts business in Chicago, providing women's programs, recordings and consulting to non-profits and free-lance artists. A feminist activist for over 25 years, Jamie uses folk, classical & period music presented in theaters and cultural centers, to highlight the power and musings of women. Known for powerful interpretations of ballads, she writes lyrics and collaborates with Michael Smith. TheIr recordings of Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War, and The Gift of the Magi are sold worldwide. She is currently touring and recording the anti-war piece, "Songs of the Kerry Madwoman", a song cycle based on Mad Mis--the 7th C mythological woman, with lyrics by Poets for Peace awardwinner Patricia Monaghan.
This legendary folk singer's extensive home page contains tour information, links to other artist's pages, a discography and a band biography.
JUDY GORMAN: This NYC feminist singer/songwriter/guitarist performs throughout the USA & other countries at festivals, colleges, clubs and conferences.You can hear her cd THE RISING OF US ALL - 18 songs peace & justice, work & women, struggle and celebration and her cd, ANALOG GIRL IN A DIGITAL WORLD. Also at Judy's site read about her lecture on the MULTICULTURAL HISTORY OF WOMEN AND MUSIC / FINDING OUR OWN VOICE - ALL OF US.
Judy Gorman music
This NYC feminist singer/songwriter/guitarist performs throughout the USA & other countries at festivals, colleges, clubs and conferences.You can hear her cd,
THE RISING OF US ALL - 18 songs peace & justice, work & women, struggle and celebration and her cd, ANALOG GIRL IN A DIGITAL WORLD. Also at Judy's site read about her lecture on: THE MULTICULTURAL HISTORY OF WOMEN AND MUSIC / FINDING OUR OWN VOICE - ALL OF US.
(To hear the song Judy wrote for & sang at the March for Women, 4/25/04, please click below ... http://www.marchforwomen.org/content/index.php?pid=121
A performer who defies genre, Kate Schutt infuses pop covers and original tunes with a jazz sensibility, deliverity with a fiery presence and a mezmerising voice. Check out her page for tour dates and CD info.
Kit McClure All Women Band
Web site of Kit McClure Band, an all women band based in New York City.
feminist singer-songwriter and ERA balladeer Kristin Lems has an interactive website, with video and audio clips, her current performing itinerary, "reflections on recent gigs," links, and online ordering of her CDs, cassettes, books, and lps. Kristin authored "Ballad of the ERA," "Mammary Glands," "Farmer" (Call me a Farmer, not a Farmer's Wife), "My Mom's a Feminist," "We Will Never Give Up," "The First Five Minutes of Life," "Wrinkles," and many other woman-affirming classics. Kristin founded the National Women's Music Festival in 1974 and is interviewed in the recently-released award winning documentary, "Radical Harmonies." Her feminist songs are also included in Smithsonian Institution's Grammy nominated collection, "The Best of Broadside."
This is the official web site of L7, the hardcore punk band that has performed many concerts forfeminist Majority's Rock for Choice program. The site includes tour dates and merchandise.
Libby Roderick - singer/songwriter
Libby Roderick wrote the global anthem of empowerment "How Could Anyone?" and is an internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter, poet, activist, teacher and lifelong Alaskan
At the Lily Tomlin Customer Service Center, find synopses of sketches with audio and video clips
A web page that feels like a warm blanket and a room full of women's voices-- visit Linda Allen's site for information on women's songs, women's traditions, and women's music. Get information on her recordings, retreats, and workshops, and pick up a CD.
The fan-created website of this open and direct singer/songwriter features many articles, a detailed discography, and links to other Liz Phair pages.
Mainely A Cappella
This site has a variety of resources on a cappella music, not necessarily allfeminist or women artists. Mainely A Cappella also has its own record label, and produces and distributes a cappella albums.
Mary Chapin Carpenter
The Sony Records site for this grammy-winning country singer and 1993feminist of the Year includes a biography, discography, tour information, lyrics, and song samples.
The web page of this talented R&B artist includes a discography, a picture show, articles, and a biography.
Muse Cincinnati Women's Choir
MUSE is a women's choir dedicated to musical excellence and social change. In keeping with our belief that diversity is strength, we arefeminist women of varied ages, races, and ethnicities with a range of musical abilities, political interests, and life experiences. We are women loving women; we are heterosexual, lesbian and bisexual women united in song. We commission and seek out music composed by women, pieces written to enhance the sound of women's voices, and songs that honor the enduring spirit of all peoples. In performing, we strive for a concert experience that entertains, inspires, motivates, heals, and creates a feeling of community with our audience.
Peninsula Women's Chorus
The Peninsula women's chorus is a talented vocal ensemble in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Primarily A Cappella
This site is a good resource for information about and discography of a cappella groups including Sweet Honey in the Rock and Zap Mama.
Radcliffe Choral Society
The Radcliffe Choral Society of Harvard University is a choir of fifty women dedicated to excellence in the performance of music for women's voices, with a repertoire that ranges from secular to sacred, Renaissance to recent, a cappella to accompanied.
The only national magazine that supports a woman's right to rock, ROCKRGRL has been fighting stereotypes of women in music for a decade. Our mission is create opportunities and provide role models for females that simply want to play rock.
Saffire -- the Uppity Blues Women
The web page of this acoustic blues trio includes album information, biographies, sound clips, and concert information.
The woman who wields the bass guitar, providing the funk behind artists like the Indigo Girls, Ani DiFranco, Joan Osbourne, and Fiona Apple, goes out on her own! Get info on the solo music, the live shows, etc.
Sweet Honey in the Rock
Sweet Honey in the Rock describes itself as "not just a singing group; it is a traveling and community based cultural institution, dedicated to the preservation of African American culture through performances." This site includes a discography and biography.
"Team Dresch is the lesbionic all-dyke rock band of the decade," says this website. The site includes album info, a bio, and other links.
The Brazilian Muse
Your place to find out about the Brazilian music scene in New York City.
The Ladyslipper Catalog
This comprehensive catalog of music by women was founded in order to increase public awareness of women's achievements in music and to increase availablity of women's music.
The Pacific Empire Chorus
The award-winning Pacific Empire Chorus is a women's performance and competition chorus singing four part, a cappella harmony in jazz, pop, rock, and barbershop styles. Membership includes women from all walks of life who come from eight different north-bay counties.
The Seattle Women's Ensemble
The Seattle Women's Ensemble is a lesbian-rooted chorus, celebrating the human spirit through music.
The Women's Chorus of Dallas
The Women's Chorus of Dallas (TWCD) is a Dallas-based female chorus with 120 singing members.
This theatre resource guide has a directory of professionals in the field, theatre listings around the world, a newsletter, and other theatre-related links.
Thecontemporary A Capella Society of America
Thecontemporary A Cappella Society of America is a non-profit membership organization that was formed in 1990 to foster and promote a cappella music.
This official home page of Tori Amos gives up-to-date tour information, biography info, and samples of songs by Amos.
Voices Rising Women's Chorus
Voices Rising is a women's chorus, founded upon feminist principles of community, inclusivity, activism and education. We sing together to give voice to our lives, identities and beliefs, and to celebrate the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and women's communities in and around Boston. Raising our voices in joy and solidarity, we contribute to the growing tradition of the women's choral movement. Through our music, we strengthen ourselves and serve our community's history, present needs and future possibilities.
Women Rock! is an annual women's music festival designed to celebrate the creativity, strength, beauty and power women bring to their families, their communities and the world. This year's featured performers include: Dar Williams, Holly Near, Alix Olson and Chris Pureka as well as local and regional artists. Taking place at Spanish Moss Farms in Tallahassee, FL on March 18th, 2006, Women Rock! is an event you do not want to miss. Benefiting the Refuge House, a domestic violence and rape crisis center in North Florida, all proceeds will go to build life-saving programs and services for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence.