August 9, 19 | Present Information
Lily Allen and Annie Mac have beforehand criticized the scarcity of feminine artists on the occasions.
An completely feminine music competition has been introduced, after the controversy over the occasions dominated by males.
Singer Lily Allen and DJ Annie Mac have beforehand criticized the scarcity of feminine artists at some festivals.
HearHer shall be "the one competition in the UK that has a 100% feminine invoice," organizers say, and is created completely by ladies, from stage design and sound engineering to lighting.
The competition "goals to advertise feminine empowerment and cut back inequality and discrimination within the music trade."
The Dorset occasion, which follows a check race, later referred to as Diva Music Pageant, final 12 months, is curated by singer-songwriters KT Tunstall and actress and singer Heather Peace.
"It is going to elevate feminine expertise to positions which have been legitimately earned, present a optimistic house to nurture grassroots feminine expertise and embrace and defend ladies on and off stage."
The organizers say that 70% of the UK competition lineups in 2018 have been completely male bands.
Synth-pop star Shura and indie-folk singer SOAK head the competition, www.hearherfestival.com, which can happen from October 11 to 13.
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