The web page of this trio of sisters singing country/folk music includes album and tour information, articles, sound clips, and links.
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.
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.
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.
Holly Near, a singer, producer, actor, author, activist, and teacher, has a website that includes a biography, tour information, album info, and booking availability.
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.
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.
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.
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.