Posts tagged "lilith fair"

In Defense Of Lilith Fair

In 1997, you couldn't have paid me to go to Lilith Fair. Sarah McLachlan, Paula Cole, the Indigo Girls—all undeniably talented, but not even slightly to my taste. What was up with all the emo singer/songwriters? And, ugh, were they really using an image of a naked woman with a flower growing out of…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 6, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Lilith Fair Drops Reproductive Rights Group Off Charity List

Lilith Fair has dropped the National Abortion Rights Action League Pro-Choice North Carolina, as well as several so-called "crisis pregnancy centers," from its Choose Your Charity Contest. Four days ago, the women's music festival listed NARAL, several maternity homes, and several CPCs, as potential grantees of the charity contest. Abortion supporters complained, saying that CPC…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2010

Lilith Fair Returns This Summer With Performers We Actually Want To Hear

Lilith Fair, the female-centric music festival that toured from 1997 through 1999, is staging a comeback this summer, and many of this year's performers have been announced. The women who took to the stage in the '90s represented a number of genres, but a heck of a lot of them made folk music…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 10, 2009

Lilith Fair Returns To Rock Your Ovaries In 2010

Womyn and grrls rejoice! Lilith Fair, the music festival featuring female artists, is coming back in 2010! The touring festival, founded by Canadian crooner Sarah McLachlan and named after Adam's first wife in medieval Jewish legend, originally ran from 1997 to 1999, with some of the proceeds going to women's charities. It featured a who's-who…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 28, 2009