Jazz for Gender Justice Flyer

Source: The Feminist Press / The Feminist Press

On May 1, Feminist Press is bringing together jazz artists to celebrate feminist voices and creativity across the genre. A nonprofit publishing house founded with a mission to advance equality, the organization hopes to amplify feminist perspectives while promoting leadership and scholarship in the movement. All proceeds from the event will go to Feminist Press.

Scheduled performers include Persian contemporary jazz artist Rana Farhan and the Resistance Revival Chorus, which was born out of the Women’s March in 2017. Read more details from the official release below. Tickets are on sale now via Joe’s Pub.

Who:

  • The Feminist Press

Confirmed Artists:

  • Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra featuring Pyeng Threadgill, a genre-bending jazz orchestra that interprets the music of Bjork Gudmundsdottir
  • Pyeng Threadgill, a blues, jazz and soul singer, songwriter, and record producer who combines music and movement
  • Candice Hoyes, vocalist, public speaker, and educator
  • Lauren Sevian -Grammy award winning saxophonist
  • Rana Farhan -contemporary Persian jazz artist
  • Resistance Revival Chorus, born out of the Women’s March in 2017, the chorus is a collective of more than 60 women who sing protest songs in tribute to the historical importance of music in the protest movement

What:

  • Swing into spring on May Day to celebrate elevating feminist voices, leadership, and creativity across genre.

When:

  • May 1, 2018
  • Doors open @ 6 p.m.
  • Performance 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where:

  • Joe’s Pub. 425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003

Why:

  • All proceeds benefit the Feminist Press, a nonprofit founded to advance equality and amplify feminist perspectives.

Tickets:

  • $100 VIP/$50 General. Visit the Joe’s Pub website for tickets.

NOTE: This venue has a minimum of two drinks or $12 per guest.