Category: Special Features

June 24th, 2020

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June 20th, 2020

BAFF

Black Artists for Freedom Call to Action

https://blackartistsforfreedom.com/

FEMMUSIC recognizes and applauds the Call to Action from Black Artists for Freedom

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June 20th, 2020

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June 19th, 2020

BYOB  - Breaking Your Own Boundaries

June 19, 2020

7-9pm PST

https://www.instagram.com/womenthatrock/

This benefit show benefits both the Bail Project & WOMXN Fest:

https://bailproject.org/

https://audioassemble.com/listen-to-womxn/lineup/

BYOB started as a pop up event in LA led by Lex Wolfe and Violet Grae. The acronym has been adapted for each event. The line-up includes Lex Wolfe, Violet Grae, Jackie Venson, Dilanna, SUVI and DJ Annalyze.

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June 19th, 2020

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PRIDE: Inside –  A Virtual Pride Event

June 19, 2020

2pm ET

The artist list for this PRIDE event blows us away. It includes: Alex the Astronaut, Chloe Lilac, Gia Woods, mxmtoon, Sinead Harnett and more. Catch on YouTube at https://youtu.be/ef8Ztn8RItQ

For info visit https://www.pride.com/

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June 19th, 2020

In the midst of Juneteenth, PRIDE, and everything else going on this weekend Baker Grace reminds us that Father’s Day is not forgotten. In a song dedicated to her father Grace releases “Pops.”

Grace shares what “Pops” means to her: “Nobody understands me like my Dad does. Our countless late night conversations, car rides listening to music, and days spent singing while he plays the guitar have heavily shaped who I have become. I wrote ‘Pops’ to show him how much he truly means to me. I hope anyone who loves or connects with their father or any role model in their life can relate and use this song to express their appreciation. We can’t ever forget the people who believed in us from the beginning.” For info visit https://www.facebook.com/bakergracemusic/

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June 19th, 2020

Brooklyn indie rock darlings Pom Pom Squad just shared a new video for their horror-movie-inspired take on Tommy James & The Shondells’ “Crimson + Clover” in honor of both Pride Month, and to support Bandcamp’s Juneteenth fundraiser/ https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/bandcamp-naacp-ldf-fundraiser

Premiered on BrooklynVegan, both the song and video were made completely in quarantine. Of the song, frontperson Mia Berrin says, “This year would have been my first Pride as an ‘out’ person. It took me a long time to come to terms with my identity in a true and honest way, but I am proud to meet myself where I am now. This year, the idea of walking down a street proudly, in my queerness and in my brown skin, feels particularly difficult for a multitude of obvious reasons, but this song is my small celebration of the scary, complicated, empowering process of owning my black, queer identity.”

In light of recent events, on June 19 Bandcamp will be donating their share of all sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Pom Pom Squad will be donating their share of all digital downloads to For The Gworls Medical Fund/ https://www.artsbusinesscollaborative.org/asp-products/for-the-gworls-ftg/– a PoC lead Emergency Medical Relief Medical Fund that pays for black trans folks to travel to clinics and pharmacies during this time, as well as provide co-pay assistance if needed so that they can continue to receive important prescriptions. For info visit https://www.pompomsquadband.com/

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June 19th, 2020

Colorado artist ENZI releases her new single today. ENZI has opened for The Head and The Heart, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and more. 
 
“In honor of Juneteenth and to continue the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement, here is a list of action items that you can do to support the movement in less than 3 minutes and 11 seconds — the length of “Retrograde.” Speaking up is a muscle and it is important that we continue to exercise it in the name of true and full racial equality.” – ENZI
 
For info visit https://www.iamenzi.com/

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June 19th, 2020

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June 16th, 2020

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June 15th, 2020

Amplify Black and Indigenous Voices
Denver, CO
June 13, 2020
Photos by Justine Johnson

 https://www.weareonedenver.org/

https://ramakhandra.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Bianca-Mikahn-126113100780218/

https://www.facebook.com/denverbrassband/

https://www.facebook.com/spiritofgracemusic/

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June 15th, 2020

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June 18-24, 2020

A Virtual Celebration of Episodic Storytelling

https://seriesfest.eventive.org/welcome

SeriesFest is a television festival that includes features, short, discussions and more. This year it goes virtual. Among this year’s highlights include:

Innovation Talk with Jeffrey Katzenberg & Mike Fries

Opening Night Screening of P-Valley produced by Katori Hall

Killing Eve: Behind the Scenes discussion with Sally Woodward Gentle, Suzanne Heathcote, Miranda Brown & Shannon Murphy

Innovation Talk with Kathleen Finch & Meredith Verdone

In addition there will be talks about the impact of COVID-19, Digital Shorts, Drama, Comedy and more up for competition.

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June 15th, 2020

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June 30, 2020

8pm EST

https://www.f4la.org/

The 2020 Concert for Love and Acceptance is presented by The Academy of Country Music’s charitable arm ACM Lifting Lives®, CMT, GLAAD, and country music star and philanthropist Ty Herndon. Produced by Herndon’s newly formed charitable foundation, The Foundation for Love & Acceptance, the event will be co-hosted by Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth and CMT’s Cody Alan, who has hosted the event alongside Herndon since 2017.  GLAAD and ACM Lifting Lives® are the beneficiaries of event proceeds.

“Now more than ever, it’s so important that young LGBTQ people see the artists and musicians they love standing up for them. Since we began this event in 2015, it’s only been about love and acceptance, and we’re not about to let this COVID virus distract us from sending a message loud and clear to LGBTQ youth: you’re perfect just the way you are,” said Herndon.

GLAAD and Herndon created the first Concert for Love and Acceptance in 2015 shortly after Herndon became the first male country artist to come out as gay.

This year’s lineup includes Tanya Tucker, Lauren Alaina, Terri Clark, Mickey Guyton, Kalie Shorr, Rita Wilson and more.

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June 15th, 2020

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