Celebrate Women Artists & Activists

Our programmers are featuring women artists & activists on their shows in celebration of Women's History Month!

Tune in 90.1 FM or click the Listen button above to enjoy this special line up. If you miss the live broadcast don't worry. You can listen to any of our shows any time you like in the Archive for up to 2 weeks following the live broadcast. 

Special March Line Up

Sun, 3/3: STRING THEORY - Dr. Robert brings you the best in women guitarists including Mary Osborne, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Emily Remler, Rosinha De Valença, Liona Boyd, Jocelyn Gould, Megan Lovell, Grace Bowers, Yasmin Williams, Yvette Young, Sue Foley, Jennifer Batten, and others! 

Mon, 3/4: NATIVE SONG - Sandra features Native-American music from traditional to contemporary by native women.

Tues, 3/5: FACETS OF JAZZ - Jim features a fine lineup of local women of jazz: Pam Laughlin, Kezirah Bradford, Shigemi Minetaka, Lisa Langley, Sarah Spencer, and Holly Taylor. Plus Terri Lyne Carrington's "New Standards Vol. 1," all compositions by women in jazz, is featured, along with Esperanza Spalding, Anat Cohen, Renee Rosnes, Eliane Elias, Kat Edmonson!

Wed, 3/6: CREOLE STOMP - Hondo features Cajun and Creole women musicians of the south! Including Lou Ann Barton, Maria Muldaur, Yvette Landry, Katie Webster, Queen Ida, Kelli Savoy-Jones, Maria McKee, Bon Soir Catin, Dolly Parton, Salma Hayek and Rosie Ledet.

Thurs, 3/7: FACE THE MUSIC - Terre & Shelby bring you a Celebration of International Women's Music!

Fri, 3/8: PEACE & SOCIAL JUSTICE - Chris Nelson hosts President of Veterans for Peace Susan Schnall and National Code Pink Co-Director Danaka Katovich.

Sat, 3/9: 2 PENNY OPERA - Peter has a great line up including Alisson Russel, Roseann Cash, Iris Dement and others in honor of Women's History Month! 

Mon 3/11 & 3/18: NATIVE SONG - Anna features Native American women artists for 2 weeks!

Wed 3/13: ONE WORLD MUSIC - All women artists on One World Music with Big T: Cesaria Evora, Omara Portuondo, Zap Mama, Annie Lennox. I will also be playing some of my favorite American artists like Bonnie Raitt, Laura Nyro, Tracy Chapman. 

Wed, 3/13, 3/20 & 3/27 LA SOUNDS - Phil & Nancy feature their favorite soul, r&b, Latin, folk & gospel women artists! Including Etta James, Tina Turner, Beyoncé, some Eva Cassidy, Amy Winehouse & more!

Wed, 3/13: RADIO RADICS - Brenton brings you an all woman reggae artist tribute! Featuring Hortense Ellis, Marcia Griffiths, Sister Nancy, Birdy Brown, Phyllis Dillion, Maxine Miller, Jennifer Laura, and Joy White to name a few!

Fri, 3/15 & 3/22: DEVASTATION SOUNDS - Sanjay brings you two special women of reggae shows. 2 volumes of extreme rarities!

Mon, 3/18: WOODY & FRIENDS - Peter dedicates the show to women artists of Americana & Folk

Thurs, 3/22: THROWBACK ATTACK - Molly has a golden era of hiphop playlist for you in honor of Women's History Month!

Sat, 3/23: STUDIO 416 - Shirley's special guests include badass Val Starr and the Blues Rocket plus the women of the Belladonna Collective & Amy Winehouse Revue!

Sun 3/24: SUNDAY PAPERS - Celebrate Women’s History Month with Rob's program featuring female performers in folk, rock, and indie.

3/26: Caribbean Dance Radio -  DJ PhG features "Women of Reggae"! Featuring foundation singers like Marcia Griffiths, Rita Marley, Sister Nancy, Dawn Penn, Hortense Ellis, Paula Clarke, Susan Codigan, and modern signers Koffee, Lila Ike, Naomi’s Cowan, Dezarie, and more!

Check back again as we'll be updating this list throughout the month of March.

About Women's History MonthWomen's History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields. Learn more about the origins of WHM & the many national events happening in March at: womenshistorymonth.gov

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