10 women-led music nights in London

The Ethical Debating Society @ LOUD WOMEN, The Veg Bar. Copyright Keira Anee 2015
Women-led music nights are springing up fast and loud all over London – and beyond. Celebrate talent, champion women and have a great time – grab your mates and get yourself along to one of these nights showcasing some of the best of women in music.

1.LOUD WOMEN

Where            Hope & AnchorThe Lexington, and Veg Bar
What              Punk, pop and riot grrrl
Who               VodunDream NailsLouise Distras and Grace Petrie.

2.WHO RUN THE WORLD

Where            Apples and Pears Bar and Muse
What              All genres, acoustic & electric
Who               ARXXBerriesSalwa Azar and Nova Twins.

3.BLUE MONDAY

Where             The Boogaloo
When              Second Monday of each month
What               LBQT acoustics
Who                Nia WynMinnie BirchXylaroo and Dana Immanuel and the Stolen Band.

4.#GENESISTERS

Where             Genesis Cinema
What               Riot grrrl, feminist punk, female-led rock and pop bands, after a feminist film
Who                Dream WifeFightmilkFresh, and Majorettes.

5.GIRL POWER LONDON

Where            The Macbeth
When             Last Saturday of every month
What              R’n’B, hip-hop and pop DJs from the 90’s to present day.
Who               Zoe LondonFabienne and 
GCDJ. Look out for future DJ sets from Rosie Lowe, and film screenings.

6.CLIT ROCK

Where             The Underbelly
When               2 or 3 events per year
What               Rocknroll, afrobeat, pop, soca, and all inbetween!
Who                Deux FurieusesBlindnessMadame So and Feral Five.

7.RESIST PSYCHIC DEATH

Where             DIY Space for London
What               Riot grrrl/punk
Who                ShoppingThe Ethical Debating Society and Skinny Girl Diet.

8.SHATTERPROOF

Where             Ziferblat
What               Solo and duo singer-songwriters, poetry and spoken word performances
Who                Daniel Versus the WorldRiver HarperBaby Arms and Cath Elms.

(And then we couldn’t miss out these two down in Brighton, which is London-on-Sea, yeah?)

9.FEMFRIDAY

Where             Artista Studio
When              First Friday of every month
What               A mixed bag. Expect loop artists, punk bands, singer-songwriters, rap/beatbox, folk, blues, jazz and rock.
Who               GreennessYazmyn HendrixLaura and the BassDirty Scavenger and Chuck SJ Hay.
   

10. FALLOPIAN TUNES

Where             The Hope & Ruin
When              3 mini-festivals a year
What               Punk, electronica, Femme-C, hip-hop, tekno, riot grrrl, soul
Who                Punkture SlutsOphelia MC and My Bad Sister.

*** This is an abridged version of a feature in The Girls Are magazine – click to read the full article ***

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