Press clippings

Parallel Magazine, Dec 2016

“Overall the energy levels were only matched by the levels of fun at the Loud Women Xmas Grotto, a great event championing women in music through putting on great gigs with great people. I felt at home here, and you can be sure I’ll do my best to be at the next one.” read more

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The F-Word, Ngaire Ruth, Dec 2016

“a girl can get used to indie night billings that feature three or four girl-powered bands. This means that an old hack can really start to notice the ones that will melt the hearts of a wider demographic”

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KitMonsters, Sept 2016

The incredible vibe hit you like a velvet brick as soon as you walked through the door – outrageously good music from hotly-tipped bands, innovative merch (Satan pants anyone?), and a welcoming atmosphere. read more

The Morning Star, June 2016

Fiery, Feminist, Fun by Ngaire Ruth

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God is in the TV, June 2016

Girls to the front: The Best Women-Led Music Nights In London & South East

“If, say, Kathleen Hanna flew in to Gatwick tomorrow, grabbed you by the collar and asked “What’s going on here then? Where do I need go? What do I need to see?”, here are some top tips that will be sure to hit the right spot.”

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thegirlsare.com, June 2016

FEATURE | 10 WOMEN-LED MUSIC NIGHTS IN LONDON

“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.”

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DIVA magazine, May 2016

“Fans of women-centric punk, rock and riot grrrl will heart this UK-based promoter.”

Review of 30 April 2016: Piney Gir | Crack Foxes | The Wimmins’ Institute | Argonaut @ The Lexington- all ages show

by redrospective.com

“This all-ages matinee show was designed to introduce kids to live music while letting their parents get out to a show without the desperate hunt for a babysitter.  By the time Piney Gir took to the stage, it was already filled with balloons and face-painted youngsters. Soundcheck has never been so popular!
…  it got kids engaged with live music a good decade before than they might normally discover it.  It wouldn’t be at all surprising if several were inspired to take up instruments and a lifelong love of music.”

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Review of 18 March 2016: Ethical Debating Society | Bugeye | Charley’s Classic Covers | Mave @ Silver Bullet, Finsbury Park

by Bob Oram in The Morning Star

Killer Hooks A Knockout From Loud Women – 5/5
“MULTITALENTED producer and musician Charley Stone kicks off a another Loud Women event with a covers set reflecting her eclectic tastes …
Spoken-word artist Mave — a revelation — is a fresh and raw talent …
“Disco punk” Bugeye from East London are a joyful breath of musical fresh air …
The Ethical Debating Society … is a full-on barrage of killer hooks, razor-sharp riffs and shouted choruses that make the room jump and dance.
It doesn’t get any better than this.”

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Review of 13 February 2016: Dream Nails | The Wimmins’ Institute | Linus @ The Veg Bar, Brixton

by Bob Oram in The Morning Star

Loud Women V-Day Ball
THREE bands and eight awesome women electrify this Valentine’s Day extravaganza presented by Loud Women in a venue adorned with hearts.
Linus remind us of the pure beauty and power of their songs …
The Wimmins Institute are on fire … Never short of humour and great tunes …
Dream Nails  brilliant … vivacious, a life force of sound and energy …
Love music? Love Loud Women and make sure you see Dream Nails promote their new EP later this year. You’ll cherish being been part of history.

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Praise for LOUD WOMEN

by Keira Cullinane on Femmeuary

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LOUD WOMEN … a night responsible for introducing me to a number of great bands in the last year and focuses on women in music, because, lets face it, it’s not exactly uncommon to go to a night without one female musician. (This is NOT because ‘there aren’t any’). Not only this, but LOUD WOMEN have organised a daytime gig, for those that might wish to bring their younger ones along!

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The Wimmins’ Institute at LOUD WOMEN @ The Silver Bullet, 8 February 2016

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