Gritty In Pink and Punk Rock & Paint Brushes celebrate women on Saturday, March 5 from 12:30pm – 9pm at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach, CA. The indoor/outdoor event will be free and in honor of Women’s History Month, will showcase an eclectic range of women in the arts.
The event will consist of Gritty In Pink’s All Girl Jam– comprising of over 50 women musicians — and featuring co-headliners Reverie and Whitney Peyton, as the outdoor space will feature a Punk Rock & Paintbrushes all-women art exhibit.
The All-Girl Jam will include singer/songwriter Bitch; drummer Lindsay Martin (Lilith Czar); Linh Le and Myra Gallarza (Bad Cop Bad Cop); the multi-talented producer/vocalist/percussionist Chastity Ashley (Duran Duran); Gritty ringleader Shiragirl; hard rock/metal mainstay VK Lynne (The Spider Accomplice); punk artist Xtine Reckless; emerging Tik Tok singer/songwriter Maya Karli; musical director Lex Wolfe and singer and visual artist Beebs. In addition, DJ sets from Lotus, Stacey Dee (Bad Cop Bad Cop), and Mama Troy (widow of Sublime’s Bradley Nowell).
The musical jam will begin at 5 pm which provides ample amount of time to witness the art. The outdoor space will feature Punk Rock & Paintbrushes exhibit of 16 artists including Soma Snakeoil, Lisa Brownlee, and Chloe Trujillo (wife of Metallica’s Rob Trujillo).
Attendees will also have an opportunity to win musical gear prizes by signing up as a new user on INPINK.com— Gritty in Pink’s new marketplace for women in music.
The event truly has a strong network backing, seeing Guitar Girl Magazine, Cool Cat Wine, Drew Martin, Female Rockers, and INPINK as sponsors. Also noting Gritty in Pink’s founder, Shira Yevin, who has a legendary history of breaking down barriers and carving out a space for women such as creating the Vans Warped Tour Shiragirl Stage.
For those who are unable to attend or not in the area, the event will also be live-streamed in part via Gritty in Pink’s social media. For future announcements please visit Gritty in Pink’s website as well.
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Cover photo: Erica Vincent