Scene News: Sad Grrrls Festival to be staged in Melbourne, as well as Sydney, in 2016

Sad Grrrls Club announces that the successful Sad Grrrls Festival, Australia’s Largest Female Fronted Music Festival, will be staged in Melbourne as well as Sydney in October this year.

Rachel Maria Cox is the founder and manager at Sad Grrrls Club, a record label that focuses on supporting incredible music from non-male artists around Australia.

According to Hack, 80% of people managing indie labels are men, and 4 in 5 people registered with APRA are men. What’s more, only 26% of the average Australian festival lineup is non-male. To do their bit to combat the male dominated festival trend, and encourage more girls and non binary babes to get their music out there, Sad Grrrls Club started Sad Grrrls Festival last year in Sydney, compiling a fully non-male festival lineup.

2016 sees the festival heading down to Melbourne as well. The festival is on in Melbourne on October 1st and Sydney on October 8th, moving to bigger venues at The Reverence Hotel and The Factory Floor.

They’ve managed an absolutely killer lineup on both dates, too, with Jaala, Jess Ribeiroand Camp Cope getting top billing in Melbourne and Le Pie, Coda Conduct and Twin Cavernsheadlining in Sydney.

Tickets now from the Sad Grrrls Club website

Sad Grrrls Fest Melbourne – Saturday October 1st at The Reverence Hotel Footscray

Sad Grrrls Festival Melbourne

Artists:

JAALA, JESS RIBEIRO, CAMP COPE, SIMONA CASTRICUM, MISS DESTINY, DARK FAIR, KT SPIT, CLAWS & ORGANS, BELOVED ELK, BEATRICE, THE GIRL FRIDAS, CHELSEA BLEACH, SHINY COIN, DENIM OWL, DOGOOD
Plus Acoustic Artists:

STELLAR ADDICTION, RACHEL MARIA COX, SAMARA CULLEN, SANDY HSU, ELI CASH, JO NEUGEBAUER

 

 

Sad Grrrls Fest Sydney – Saturday October 8th at The Factory Floor Marrickville

Sad Grrrls Festival Melbourne

Artists:

LE PIE, CODA CONDUCT, TWIN CAVERNS, MISSING CHILDREN, JULIA WHY?, DJ CLAIRE KNIGHT, BAD BITCH CHOIR, BOW AND ARROW, DAWN LAIRD, EGO, JACKIE BROWN JR., MORNING TV, CLEWS, ASTRID ZEMAN, LA VIF, ANNAIS PARIS, YON PLUME DJS

Plus Acoustic Artists:

EMMA DEAN, STELLAR ADDICTION, HANNAH ROBINSON, ESS-EM, FRUIT, FINGERMAE, TESS KILLALEA, DOG DIRT

 

ALL SAD GRRRLS CLUB EVENTS ARE SAFER SPACES – this means event organisers reserve the right to ask any to leave who is engaging in behaviour that may make other patrons feel unsafe. This may include – sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, fatphobic, wh*rephobic or otherwise bigoted language; dangerous moshing or dancing without regard for other patrons; touching others without their consent; and any other kind of risky or dangerous behaviour. Be good to each other and have fun.

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