Nan Washburn is one of the most innovative and dynamic conductors working in the U.S. today. For her engaging performances and fresh approach to concert programming, critics have hailed her work as having "perspicacity, nerve, imagination and all-around savvy."
Zoe tells the story of, Alice Paul, the great teacher of Nonviolent Direct Action and the incendiary thread of tea in the American Women’s Revolution; Seneca Falls: 1848 to Washington DC 2018.
Cris' music, it was like hearing honey dripped on a cello... Cris has been a whole lot of women's heroes!
The Rutz combine their four distinct voices to present a humorous, informative, harmonious, uplifting and entertaining show. An a cappella blues quartet complimented by percussion and occasional guitar.
Celebrating the release of her new CD "Counting My Blessings"
“Poppy was a freakin’ ball of comedic thunder,” says one fan
Dianne and Deidre recorded for Olivia Records and all three played at hundreds of venues, including women's and folk festivals nationwide. They’re all middle-aged but they aren’t dead yet.
From South Africa, bringing music of unity.
Yael has written and composed the song “Prayer of The Mothers”, that turned into the anthem of the march of hope, lead by the movement “Women Wage Peace”
Authentic, authoritative rock band...rooted heavily in the blues!
“Leela’s and Ellie’s singing is clear, pitch- perfect, and expressive. ‘Soaring’ is a word that comes to mind.”
Positive hip hop for your soul to your soles.
Winners of the 2017 NWMF Emerging Artist Contest
Lives to tell stories of life, love, and beauty through her music.
Means plays a snarling, energetic guitar. She's got chops, her voice is hard-wired to her heart: emotional, raw, angry when it needs to be, yet supple and warm as an embrace. The truth may not always be pretty, but Means is a stunningly effective messenger."
You may remember her as one-half of the pleasantly aggressive folk duo Nervous but Excited - Kate is going to bring the same love + a soul-refined sound to the NWMF stage.
Black women of achievement have been overlooked or deliberately ignored in the “mainstream narrative” of history. Indeed, the names and stories of countless black women who contributed to their societies in ways that should be recognized and remembered are entirely lost to us today. This multimedia presentation will honor the lives and work of a ...
Directors of the NWMF Drum Chorus
Director of the NWMF Vocal Chorus
From Melissa Etheridge to the Indigo Girls, from Brandi Carlile to all things Lilith Fair, St. Louis based acoustic trio kg lang is a striking tribute to the women’s folk rock genre. With soaring vocals by Kristen Goodman and intoxicating harmonies and instrumentation by Cindy Minnis and Laura McMurray, kg lang will evoke fond memories of your ...
Jori Costello, in her 3rd decade of performing, and writing in 3rd person, would like to thank the crew and board for working so diligently to make festival happen for over 40 years! Cheers to you all! I have been blessed to be able to share in community with all of you and am proud ...