We realise we’re a bit late shouting about this but we’ve just got back from Green Man …
Anyway, our director lady Helia Phoenix is going to be giving a small talk on Thursday as part of the Cardiff Music Women Exhibit (she’s DJed, promoted, and even written a book about Lady Gaga, don’t you know).
The exhibition takes place until Thursday this week, segueing nicely into HUBFEST this weekend!
More about the exhibition …
CARDIFF MUSIC WOMEN EXHIBIT! Facebook event
Mon 20th – Thu 23rd August 2018
Womanby Street, Cardiff (various venues)
All ages / All welcome / Free entry!
Mon 20th starts 6pm, Tues-Thurs starts 4pm.
Celebrating the contributions of local women to our alternative/popular music scene, from the late 1950s up to today.
As well as household names like Shirley Bassey, Charlotte Church and Cerys Matthews, it’ll also focus on untold stories of record shop owners, labels, songwriters/musicians, DJs, festival organisers, sound engineers, photographers, promoters..
Expect plenty of memorabilia/artefacts, photos, video, listening posts, memory-sharing
Workshops, talks, career profiles and live music – as one of the main aims is to encourage more women/girls/non-binary people into our local industry.
For Thursday’s event, here’s all the deets you need:
Part of Cardiff Music Women Exhibit & Celebration
LUCY SQUIRE (Catapult Cardiff, ATRiuM)
HELIA PHOENIX (Music Writer, DJ, We Are Cardiff)
SARAH HOWELLS (Bryde, Paper Aeroplanes, Seahorse Music)
Thursday 23rd August 2018
Clwb Ifor Bach
5.30pm open for 5.50pm start – 7.00pm
All ages / All welcome
To coincide with our exhibit we’re holding free workshops & talks aiming to encourage more women/girls/non-binary people into our local music industry.
Our guest speakers Lucy, Helia and Sarah will give an insight into their careers in music, how they got started, achievements, challenges, as well as sharing stories and experiences.
LUCY SQUIRE – Music Business Course Leader at ATRiuM, Lucy previously established a number of brands including the much-loved CATAPULT, a music and lifestyle company nurtured over 21 years with a retail store, mail order, record & clothes label, DJ/music production training, artist development and event management.
HELIA PHOENIX is a music writer, film maker, award-winning blogger, DJ and the driving force behind We Are Cardiff (one of the top city blogs in the world according to The Guardian). Writer of a Lady Gaga biography, with articles featured in Rolling Stone and The Guardian, former magazine editor, photographer and much more.
SARAH HOWELLS is a Welsh musician and record label manager based in London, performing as BRYDE, and previously part of PAPER AEROPLANES and HALFLIGHT. Sarah runs a label called SEAHORSE MUSIC, which supports a variety of female artists. “After more than 15 years in the music industry – writing, touring performing in various different guises – I’ve seen it come a long way in terms of equality and gender balance.. That said, there’s still a way to go..”
Followed by Women in Under-Represented Music / Girls Of Grime / Faith/Cypher in The Moon afterwards (free entry)
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