Living in Oakland California means a host of “happenings” that easily lead to a whirlwind of activity, but one of the most important thing going on here for Karen
and me is the endless opportunity to see and hear women musicians performing live! Women still have a tough challenge in the world of music, and access to their music, particularly women who are not making it on the top charts, is very difficult. For years, Ladyslipper Music has provided an important resource for those of us who want the music, and has been even more important for the women who perform.
What we experience here in the Bay Area is far from the “Michigan” experience (the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival), but as far as the music is concerned, we have the rare opportunity to indulge in the music 12 months of the year! I am a fan of all of them … but here are the groups that we are following most closely these days: Continue reading