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Women Who Rock – Pride, Passion & Prejudice

It's Different For Girls... Rock-Climbing For Women

Strong female artists have been a part of pop and rock since the beginning: incredible singers from Etta James and Janice Joplin to Adele and Paramore’s Hayley Williams have wowed the world with their talent. But for many it’s been an uphill battle, fighting exploitation and ingrained attitudes.

Joining Garry tonight to discuss this fraught subject are three very different performers – Dominique Olliver, Danie Cox and Kristina Oberzan.

Dominique Olliver

Dominique Olliver

Shotgun House deliver down and dirty heartfelt passionate rock rhythm and blues…  “A voice like diamonds soaked in JD, blazing riffs over a powerhouse rhythm section and a few restraining orders….” Passionately unique…but with hints and influences of Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Nina Simone, Rival Sons, Peter Green, Judy Garland and Jeff Buckley…

“…Dominique Olliver has a voice and performance unmatched by many…and the band are equally as awesome. If you are a promoter  you really do need to get on and book this band whilst you can coz for my money they are fresh, awesome and kick ass..” (Jennie Matthias)

Hollow Prize

Blues Pills

Blues Pills

Blues Pills are a Swedish rock band, formed in Örebro in 2011; they released their first album three years later.

High Class Woman

Kristina Oberzan

Kristina Oberzan

Kristina Oberzan is a renowned and accomplished jazz singer/songwriter originally from Slovenia, although her education, experience, skills, breadth and depth of musical knowledge, as well as her undoubted singing talent, demonstrate much more. She is equally adept with soul, blues, country and pop, with an envious and diverse repertoire to hand…..

Sweet Home

The Featherz

The Featherz

Championed and promoted on
and Bowie’s official Facebook page.

Boy George support band for ‘This Is What I Do’ U.K Tour 2013

‘The Featherz- fronted with utter conviction by the star quality soaked attitude to the fore Welsh wonder punkette and Bowie head Danie, this boy/gal glam punk pop happening truly have some amazebollocks catchy as fook choons. Take flight my beauties, take flight! ‘

The Selecter

The Selecter

The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979.

The band’s name is based on the term “selector”, which is a Jamaican word for disc jockey. The band were one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, notching up several top forty singles in the British charts.

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Rhoda Dakar: Cleaning In Another Woman’s Kitchen

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Jimmy Jones – The Original Alternative Comedian

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Jim Davidson: Standing Up For Himself

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Nigel Farage, Kingmaker in Waiting

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Louise Distras: Songs Of Love And Fury

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Nick Welsh: Life & Times of a Ska Man

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Steve Ignorant: Crass Warrior

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