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International Women’s Day

There's loads of great events happening on IWD 2019 ....

Have a look at all the awesome events taking place this Friday … Happy International Women’s Day!

Queen Tut’s – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

Queen Tut’s will see iconic Glasgow venue King Tut’s renamed for the day, with a show featuring live sets from up and coming acts including The Vegan Leather, The Van T’s and Scarlett Randle.

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On the day of the gig, March 8, a free ‘Women in Music’ panel discussion will take place from 2pm to 4pm featuring Stina Tweeddale of Scottish band Honeyblood and Denise Allan of Glasvegas.

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Carmen Souza – Green Note, London

In a special show for International Women´s Day, Carmen Souza together with her long-time bass player, composer/producer Theo Pascal and drummer Elias Kacomanolis perform songs from their own repertoire together with music from some of the most important and iconic female voices in the History of Music. From Cesária Évora, Billy Holiday to Nina Simone to Miriam Makeba. 

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Madison McFerrin + S4U + Raheaven – Jazz Café, London

Jazz Café link back up with gal-dem to once again celebrate International Women’s Day with a triple bill of rising stars headed by Madison McFerrin.

Joining her on the bill are 90s R&B influenced duo S4U and North London newcomer Raheaven.

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SHE PWR – Deaf Institute, Manchester

Deaf Institute present an International Women’s Day celebration with a genre mash-up of the best in Manchester’s forward-thinking female virtuoso’s, taking over their music hall on Friday 8th March. They will be kicking off proceedings with some alternative Electronica from soloist Greta AKA Current Mood Girl and some dazzling 60s jangle pop from new to the scene Julia Bardo (Working Men’s Club). Heading this exceptional line up are Post-Punkers ILL, who released their debut album with critical acclaim last year & all-girl Grunge band Witch Fever, who will rattle your bones with their heavy riffs and blood curdling shriek vocals.

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International Women’s Day with Wyldest – Tunbridge Wells Forum

Dreamy sounds indie-pop trio from Wyldest, plus interactive stalls & engaging talks from Love-Cycle are all part of The Forum’s celebrations this year, with much more to be announced!

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International Women’s Day Special – Three Wise Monkeys, Colchester

The Robin Cancer Trust & Three Wise Monkeys present a female-led line up celebrating International Women’s Day and supporting Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! Catch Horrible Dolphins, Swimsuit Competition, Blooms & Polly Preacher

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Calva Louise – Phase One, Liverpool

I Love Live Events present alt-rock trio Calva Louise as they bring their headline tour to Liverpool to play Jacaranda Records Phase One.

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Fortune Feimster – Soho Theatre, London

One of comedy’s fastest rising stars, Fortune Feimster heads to Soho Theatre to make her UK debut. 

A stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Fortune first made a name for herself on Chelsea Lately, before going on to star as Nurse Collette in The Mindy Project and the Netflix series Champions. Named by Variety as 1 of their 10 Comics to Watch, Fortune has appeared on Conan, @midnight, in her own Comedy Central special and her 30 minute stand up special ‘The Stand Ups’ was released on Netflix in 2017 to rave reviews. Fortune is currently one of the most high-profile LGBTQ stand ups in America.

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For those night-owls who want to carry on the party!

 An Ultimate 90s Party with Melanie C (DJ Set) – Clapham Grand, London

Stop Right Now, Thank You Very Much – because even If U Can’t Dance, get ready to Spice Up Your Life with a very special DJ Set from Sporty Spice herself, Mel C!

Expect to see her Holler on the decks with her with her 90s Mix Tape & be ready to sing your heart out and high kick along with her. She’ll be joined by aptly named Girl Power DJs + some fabulous drag queens and all the glitter!

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The Garage x International Women’s Day – The Garage, London

DJ Sets from:
RAW SILK
NOUDLE (Balami / Boiler Room)
GEORGIE ROGERS (BB6 / Foundation FM)
HELENA STAR (Foundation FM)
SCARLETT O’MALLEY (The Soul Exchange)

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Club Feminista – Tribeca, Manchester

Club Feminsta LGBTQ+ Club Night present an International Womens Day Celebration!

An all-female DJ Live Jam serving up a melting pot of house, soul, R&B, funk, dance, disco, deep house, reggae and plenty of goodies that don’t fit into any category from Screw The DJ, Susan Kerr and DJ Hazel.

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