What do Independence Day, fried chicken, Nancy Reagan, folk music, quinceaneras and daughters walking with fathers have in common? Okay. Here it is. One time Nancy ate fried chicken on Independence Day while walking with her father past a quinceanera playing folk music. True story. (Not at all.) The real truth is that all these things are teaming up to make the first week of July totally awesome!
From living legends (can you believe Sheryl Crow is performing?!) to revered artists of the current generation (Courtney Barnett is simply the best) to those wholeheartedly embodying the DIY spirit (we still need to catch a show of Gaelynn Lea’s), this year’s lineup is one that we anticipate being talked about for a long time to come.
All throughout this legendary lineup we’ve pinpointed 100+ female artists and band members that will be gracing the many stages and streets of Festival International de Jazz de Montreal 2018. See how many of your friends already like each artist’s page and be the first in your circle to gush about your new fav — trendsetting is a revered activity!
If making a pilgrimage to the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado for a sunny weekend of high-altitude awesomeness sounds like your cup of tea, let the following talented ladies be your guide up the mountain, as they’re the finest female musicians you’ll find playing over 8000 ft. in elevation this summer.
From SZA to Southern Avenue and from Jade Bird to Lucy Dacus, Firefly Music Festival 2018 attendees will surely be talking about their experience for a long time to come. And honestly, we’re totes jelly that we won’t be there ourselves.