Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Music News

Joanne Shaw Taylor Set to Appear Live on DIRECTV next week

Singer and guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor will appear live on DIRECTV's late night talk show "The Artie Lange Show," next Monday, October 28th, which airs 10:00 pm - 1:00 am EST. She will perform two songs with her band...

Music teacher introduces fifth graders to mandolin

Fifth grade vocal music teacher Emily Roemmich at Jefferson Elementary introduced her students to a nontraditional school instrument - the mandolin. Using a Fender grant to purchase the mandolins, Roemmich said she wanted to provide her students with the...

Determined 10-year-old Girl with Disability Learning to Play Flute

Abby Gieseke of Denton, TX was born without a fully-developed left hand. However, this setback is not stopping her from achieving one of her dreams: to play the flute. Together with retired North Texas musician and instrument repairman, Clarence "Woody" Wood,...

Sexism Disappearing from Rock ‘N’ Roll? According to NPR, There May be Signs

By Pauline France NPR's weekend edition of All Things Considered featured music writer Lizzy Goodman showcasing three bands that are part of a wave of all-female British bands. The story explores how society typically points out the fact that an all-female band...

Listen to WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore’s Interview On “Get The Funk Out” Radio...

WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore made a fabulous appearance on "Get The Funk Out Radio Show" for a live interview with host Janeane Bernstein. The two discussed Whitmore's early career stages, her love for music, the meaning behind WiMN, and...

Live Interview With WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore This Monday

WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore will be interviewed on the KUCI 88.9 Get The Funk Out radio show on Monday, Feb.11 at 9 a.m. PST. Hosted by Janeane Bernstein, Get The Funk Out discusses stories of inspiration and change. Tune in live at www.kuci.org.  

Women In Music Address Industry Challenges in M Magazine’s Roundtable Discussion

By Pauline France Last month, U.K.-based online publication M Magazine gathered an impressive group of accomplished women in music to address a variety of industry-related challenges in a roundtable discussion. Among the ladies in attendance were Shelly McErlaine (singer, songwriter, producer), Helienne...

Heart Honors Led Zeppelin With Hair-Raising Cover of “Stairway to Heaven”

By Pauline France Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart offered a hair-raising interpretation of “Stairway to Heaven” as the grand finale of a tribute show honoring classic rock giants Led Zeppelin at the Kennedy Center Honors broadcast yesterday (Dec. 26)...

Pioneering Banda Singer Jenni Rivera Dead After Plane Crash

By Pauline France The Women's International Music Network is sad to report the loss of a great woman in music, Mexican-American banda singer, Jenni Rivera. Mexican officials said that on Dec, 9, Rivera, 43, was on a private plane along with...

Berklee College of Music Releases Salary Ranges for Music Industry Gigs in U.S.

By Pauline France The career development center at the veritable Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass., recently posted a hefty document containing salary ranges for a variety of music industry positions in the United States. For women, this document comes...