Performers include headliner Divinity Roxx, vocalist Anjali Ray, singer-songwriter Maddy Vance, and sister duo Facing West.
“This year’s submissions were exceptional, and it was great fun to choose from such a large talent pool. We have a diverse lineup that will create a truly special evening. I’m honored to be hosting a show that celebrates women in the music industry,” said WiMN Founder, Laura B. Whitmore.
Headliner Divinity Roxx is no stranger to the She Rocks stage. She led the house band Rock Sugah as the bass player at the 2016 She Rocks Awards in Anaheim, Calif., bringing an electrifying performance to a full house of music industry movers and shakers. Divinity was the musical director for Beyoncé’s band for five years, and has appeared on tracks by will.i.am, Beyoncé, B.o.B, legendary bassist Victor Wooten, and more. This year will see the release of her album, ImPossible. Find out more at www.divinityroxx.com.
Raised in New Delhi till the age of 10, Anjali Ray draws on her extensive training in classical piano, Indian Hindustani classical vocal training, and occasional moonlighting as a jazz pianist to create emotional and haunting melodies. She recently seized the opportunity to create a full-length album of songs inspired by her experiences as a wife and mother. Visit www.anjaliray.com for more information.
Maddy Vance is a 16-year-old singer-songwriter who has inspired many through her music and relatable lyrics. At the age of 13, she released her original five-song EP album titled Stars, and released two singles last year, “Paper Airplane” and “Crashing Down,” all available on iTunes at Maddy Vance Music. Learn more at www.maddyvance.com.
Facing West is a band fronted by sisters Caitlin and Sidney. Hailing out of the mountains overlooking Denver, Colo., these singer-songwriting teen sisters have gained recognition for their original music, pumped up with strong lyrics and engaging live performances. They’ve performed together for years and launched their project Facing West in 2014. The two deliver powerfully crisp blood harmonies and provide accompaniment on a variety of instruments including acoustic guitars, mandolin, banjo and more. Go to www.facingwestmusic.com to learn more.
The 2016 She Rocks Showcase is a unique opportunity for female artists of all styles and ages to perform in front of industry experts, media representatives, artists, publishers and more during the premier conference for songwriters, composers and producers. It is part of the WiMN’s ongoing efforts to provide women in music with a platform to showcase their music.
The She Rocks Showcase will take place on Fri., April 29, 2016, from 9 p.m. to 11:30pm in Hollywood at the Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill, located at 1724 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028, across the street from the ASCAP Expo headquarters at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Drink specials will be provided courtesy of Tinhorn Flats.
There is no cover charge to attend the She Rocks Showcase, and an EXPO badge is not required to attend or participate in the Showcase. To learn more, visit www.thewimn.com/ascapshowcase.