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The National Women’s Music Festival is a four-day musical and cultural extravaganza that incorporates all facets of women’s lives. It’s a jam-packed long weekend where choices for things to do range from workshops, concerts, comedy, theatre presentations, a marketplace, newly released films and videos, a live auction, spirituality series, writer’s series and much, much more!
National Women’s Music Festival Artists
Suzanne Westenhoefer, Pura Fe, Ferron with Barbara Higbie, Zrazy, MazzMuse the Band, Linda Tillery and the Womanly Ways Reunion Band (Mary Watkins, Kat Dyson, Diane Lindsay, Maria Martinez and Colleen Stewart), Women of the Harlem Renaissance (Jorjet Harper, C.C. Carter & Nedra Johnson), Mimi Gonzalez, Violet and the Undercurrents, Barbara Higbie, Chelsey Danielle, HEAR in NOW, Renée Janski, Jorian Oxygen. Carole Walker and Irene Tu.
The Saturday Night Stage will showcase the score of a new musical telling the story of “the greatest athlete of the 20th century,” Babe Didrikson. BABE! An Olympian Musical. Book by Carolyn Gage and music by Andrea Jill Higgins
PLUS, Wahu and Rani Biffle-Quimba directing the Drum Orchestra, Renée Janski directing the Festival Chorus and Kiya Heartwood directing the Folk Orchestra.
July 6-9, 2017 at the Marriott Madison West Hotel and Conference Center in Middleton WI. Tickets at http://www.wiaonline.org/