5th ANNUAL WOMEN WHO ROCK CONCERT, PRESENTED BY GIBSON FEATURES
A HEADLINING PERFORMANCE FROM 4X GRAMMY-WINNER AIMEE MANN, AND PERFORMANCES FROM FLOR DE TOLOACHE, EMILY WOLFE, DAISY O’DELL AND GRACIELA
SUNDAY, MAY 22 AT THE NOVO — LOS ANGELES
TICKETS ON SALE NOW: Womenwhorock.info
GRAMMY-NOMINATED, MULTI-PLATINUM SINGER-SONGWRITER JORDIN SPARKS TO EMCEE WOMEN WHO ROCK BENEFIT CONCERT
Los Angeles: Join us this Thursday, May 19 for a special panel honoring women in the music industry ahead of the 5th Annual Women Who Rock Benefit Concert, Presented by Gibson.
Hosted by Gibson at the Gibson Showroom in West Hollywood, the panel will be led by Melinda Colaizzi (Founder, Women Who Rock), and feature Qiana Conley (Executive Director, Recording Academy, Los Angeles), Elizabeth Heidt (Vice President Cultural Influence, Gibson Brands-Global), Mini Bear (Producer/DJ Vocalist and Chief Education Officer, FEMME HOUSE), and moderator Marisa Sullivan (People, US Weekly Journalistand Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor).
Topics include women in music, women’s health, and the under representation both face in the current cultural climate. The importance of women’s health research, being an advocate for your own health, and the impact it has on the lives of women around the world and more, will be discussed.
- WHAT: Women Who Rock And Gibson Music Industry Panel
- WHO: Melinda Colaizzi (Founder, Women Who Rock), Qiana Conley (Executive Director, Recording Academy, Los Angeles), Elizabeth Heidt (Vice President Cultural Influence, Gibson Brands-Global), Mini Bear (Producer/DJ Vocalist and Chief Education Officer, FEMME HOUSE), and moderator Marisa Sullivan (People, US Weekly, Journalist and Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor).
- WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 19 at 3:00 PM PACIFIC TIME
- WHERE: Gibson Showroom Los Angeles (7561 Sunset Blvd. Ste 103, LA, CA 90046)
- RSVP: Media & Industry HERE.
The music industry panel is ahead of the 5th Annual Women Who Rock Benefit Concert, Presented by Gibson coming this Sunday, May 22 at The Novo in downtown Los Angeles.
The WWR concert will feature a headlining set from 4X GRAMMY winner Aimee Mann, as well as performances from Flor De Toloache, Emily Wolfe, Daisy O’Dell, and Graciela.
GRAMMY-nominatedmulti-platinum singer/songwriter, actress season six winner of American Idol Jordin Sparks will be the official emcee for the Women Who Rock Benefit Concert,. All proceeds from the benefit will support Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI)–the nation’s largest research institute dedicated only to vital and life-saving women’s health research.
Tickets for the Women Who Rock benefit concerts are on sale now via: https://www.axs.com/events/430147/women-who-rock-benefit-concert-tickets.
For the 5th annual Women Who Rock benefit concert, WWR has partnered with Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand headquartered in Nashville, TN. Gibson supports the global community through its philanthropic arm of Gibson Gives–a 501(c)(3). The mission of Gibson Gives is to create, develop, and support non-profit organizations in their efforts to advance musicians, youth-focused education, music, and health and wellness initiatives. Gibson is excited to bring back the Women Who Rock benefit concert for music fans to be a part of raising funds and spreading awareness for life-saving women’s health research.
- WHAT: 5th Annual Women Who Rock Benefit Concert, Presented by Gibson
- WHO: The WWR concert will feature a headlining set from 4X GRAMMY winner Aimee Mann, as well as performances from Flor De Toloache, Emily Wolfe, Daisy O’Dell, and Graciela.
- GRAMMY-nominatedmulti-platinum singer/songwriter, actress, and winner of American Idol Jordin Sparks will emcee the night.
- WHEN: SUNDAY, MAY 22
- WHERE: The Novo (800 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015)
- WWR PINK CARPET AND SHOW TIMES:
- 6:30 PM WWR pink carpet, opens for media set up
- 7-8:15pm WWR Pink Carpet
- 7-8 PM Doors + VIP Happy Hour w/ The Recording Academy “Women in the Mix”
- 8:00pm Show Begins
Broll: WWR Video: https://youtu.be/bkZsrtwCOqA
Broll: Magee-Womens Research Video: https://youtu.be/idxCiRWYSq0
WWR Artist Photos: HERE
WWR Launch Release: HERE
About Women Who Rock:
Women Who Rock connects through the power of music and helps educate, support and fund women-centric health research. As a female-founded company, WWR benefit concerts feature some of the brightest stars in music with a 100% female-fronted line-up and all proceeds benefiting life-saving women’s health research at Magee-Womens Research Institute 501(c)(3) (MWRI). In addition to benefit concerts, Women Who Rock offers a full apparel and accessory line and hosts national campaigns, fundraisers, and pop-up events.
About Gibson and Gibson Gives:
Gibsonthe iconic American instrument brand, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians and music lovers across genres for 128 years. Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, TN, Gibson Brands has a legacy of world-class craftsmanship, legendary music partnerships, and progressive product evolution that is unrivaled among musical instrument companies. The Gibson Brands portfolio includes Gibson, the leading guitar brand, as well as many of the most beloved and recognizable music brands, including Epiphone, which has been on every stage since 1873, Kramer, the original MADE TO ROCK HARD guitar brand, MESA/Boogie, the home of tone, KRK, behind great music for over 30 years, and Maestro, the founder of effect pedals. Gibson guitars and gear have been played on stage by countless musical icons in every genre of music, and Gibson Brands is dedicated to quality, innovation, and sound excellence so music lovers for generations to come will continue to experience music shaped by Gibson Brands. Gibson has a strong focus on supporting the global music community through the philanthropic arm of Gibson Gives. The mission of Gibson Gives is to create, develop and support non-profit organizations in their efforts to advance musicians, youth-focused education, music, and wellness initiatives. 100% of all donations to and from Gibson Gives–a 501(c)(3) organization–go towards giving the gift of music. In the last three years, Gibson Gives has raised over $3 million dollars worldwide through its mission. For a deeper look inside the history of Gibsonplan a trip to downtown Nashville, to visit the Gibson Garage. At the Gibson Garage—the all-new flagship store–music lovers can experience live performances, design a dream guitar, catch a taping of the award-winning Gibson TV series, and explore Gibson’s 128-year music history with captivating, interactive storytelling and memorabilia displays, inside the historic space. The Gibson Garage is the ultimate guitar experience and destination for music lovers in Nashville and across the globe. Learn more at Gibson.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Gibson TV, and Instagram, and download the Gibson App.