Girls Rock 2017 Summer Camp Showcase & After Party

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Girls Rock Louisville will host a showcase to celebrate the culmination of our week-long program for girls and gender-nonconforming youth. Nine new young bands, formed at camp, will perform their brand new original songs. The night will conclude with performances from Shannon Wright, Honeychild Coleman, Bungalow Betty, and the ladies of Louisville Championship Arm Wrestling! Tickets are available online:

Doors at 5:30, music at 6:00 sharp!  $5 adv / $5 before 7:30/$10 after 7:30pm Day of Show

About Shannon Wright: Shannon Wright is an American singer-songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia known for her raw, emotional performances. Wright’s sublimely elusive lyrics, unique guitar/piano progressions and timeless vocal melodies meld together into beautifully well crafted songs on her recent release, Division.

About Honeychild Coleman: Brooklyn-based Kentucky native Honeychild Coleman is a prolific musician and DJ who has worked with such luminaries as The Slits, Greg Tate’s Burnt Sugar Arkestra , Mad Professor, Apollo Heights , Death Comet Crew (with Rammellzee), Gregor Asche AKA DJ Olive and Raz Mesinai’s Badawi. DEM (acronym for her late mother’s name) is Coleman’s electronic project: beats, electrified Bluegrass and folk instruments and her signature melliferous Lover’s Rock vocals. Signed to Manchester UK’s Invisiblegirl Records (by Julia Adamson of The Fall) and subject of documentaries “Afropunk” (USA), “Firelies” & “Getting My Name Up There” (AUSTRIA), Coleman’s music has been featured Sundance award winning film “Pariah” (USA), and headlined Ladyfest in Manchester, UK 2016.

About Bungalow Betty: Coming in hot from Louisville! Four friends playing original tunes with nods to 60s Girl Groups, Blondie, The Runaways, Real Estate, & Best Coast.

About GRL: Girls Rock Louisville aims to empower girls and gender non-conforming youth from all backgrounds by exploring music creation in a supportive, inclusive environment. We view music as a force for change and community building and as an opportunity to learn self-confidence, self-expression, and participation in social justice.

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