Women In Music for July 22, 2014

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear Connecticut singer/songwriter Emily Asen

Emily Asen

Emily Asen

and Sarah Hallman from Ottawa, Canada… Americana/roots with new music from Austin, TX singer/songwriter Zoe Muth and another great Austin performer, Carrie Rodriguez

Carrie Rodriguez

Carrie Rodriguez

Brazilian jazz with Vania Abreu, and from Portugal, Sara Tavares… then we’ll end the hour with some hot rhythm and blues with Macy Gray

Macy Gray

Macy Gray

and new music out of Harlem with Kelis and a surprise classic from 1993.

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Women In Music for July 8, 2014

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear alt/folk singer/songwriters like Ani Di Franco

ani di franco

New England singer/songwriters Chris Pureka

Chris Pureka

and new music out of New Orleans with Kelcy Mae… a classic tune from Irish fiddler Eileen Ivers and the British band Equation… new music from Berklee College of Music’s latest compilation “Under the Influence” and we’ll hear the Boston Boys featuring Emily Elbert and out of Oregon a band called Miriam’s Well… then we’ll finish up the hour with smooth rhythms from Portugal with Sara Tavares and out of Brazil Luisa Maita.

Luisa Maita

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Women In Music for July 1, 2014

On this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, we’ll hear new music out of Austin, TX with Raina Rose, Canadian duo Dala, and out of Brooklyn, NY, Natalia Zukerman

Natalia Zukerman

roots/rock with new music from Boston area singer/songwriter Lori McKenna

Lori McKenna

and a classic from 1995 wuth Grammy Award winner Emmylou Harris… progressive pop from 2005 with San Francisco singer/songwriter Megan Slankard and Tina Dico

Tina Dico

from Denmark… then we’ll finish up with another band from Copenhagen called Antenne and return to the States with mid-west artist Jen Gloeckner.

Jen Gloeckner

That’s all this coming week on Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Women In Music for June 17, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear the debut of sisters Rachael and Torey Russell with their band Sonnet Cottage from Virginia, and the latest from Kelcy Mae out of the New Orleans music scene… A classic from Canadian Cree First Nations singer/songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie from her 18th CD release “Running For the Drum”

Buffy Sainte Marie

and the latest from the Chapin Sisters from Los Angeles…

Chapin Sisters

we’ll hear the global rhythms of Nigerian/German singer/songwriter Nneka from her new CD “Soul is Heavy”… and the Parisian dance hall groove of Princess Erika.

Princess Erika

Then we’ll finish the hour with pancultural world music featuring a collaboration of Scottish singer/songwriter Eddi Reader with the South African group Mahotella Queens from One Giant Leap.

Mahotella Queens

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.

Pride Special – Women In Music for June 10, 2014

June is Gay Pride Month.

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll celebrate diversity as Laney interviews Rev. Marta Valentin, a Unitarian/Universalist minister in Central Massachusetts. They will talk about the right to marry and the common threads that unite us all as one people.

You’ll also hear the music of Tracy Chapman

tracy-chapman

Tracy Chapman

Catie Curtis

Catie Curtis

k.d. lang,

k.d. lang

k.d. lang

and Joan Armatrading.

Joan Amratrading

Joan Amratrading

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Women In Music for June 3, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear new music from Pepper Proud out of the Seattle music scene and new music from a trio of women called The Box Car Lilies out of Western Mass in the Pioneer Valley…

The Box Car Lilies

The Box Car Lilies

Celtic/Gaelic singer/songwriter with new music from Scotland with Karine Polwart

Karine Polwart

Karine Polwart

and a classic Irish tune from Pauline Scanlon off of her 2004 release “Red Colour Sun”… then the progressive sounds of Julia Easterlin doing a brilliant cover of the Pixies’ “Break My Body” and new music from Courtney Jaye based in Nashville…

Courtney Jaye

Courtney Jaye

then we’ll finish up the hour with global rhythms from 1994 with a band called Mouth Music, and we’ll hear from Talitha MacKenzie, former member and co-founder of Mouth Music. That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.

Women In Music for May 13, 2014

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear alternative folk with new music from The Shook Twins out of Portland, Oregon

Shook Twins

Shook Twins

and Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards…

Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards

Rhythm and blues and roots rock with new music from The Refugees featuring Cindy Bullens, Deborah Holland and Wendy Waldman… we’ll hear from Eliza Gilkyson with her 2008 release Beautiful World… Celtic fusion with Gaelic singer/songwriter Mary Jane Lamond from Nova Scotia, and the duo called Secret Garden with Norwegian and Irish roots… then we’ll finish up the hour with the sounds of the African diaspora with Chiwoniso from Zimbabwe

Chiwoniso

Chiwoniso

and new music from singer/songwriter and world traveler & activist Morley.

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Women In Music for April 8, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear new music from singer/songwriter Krista Detor out of the midwest music scene, and the latst form a Pennsylvania band called Tin Bird Choir… covers from some great alternative/folk artists like Laura Love out of the Seattle music scene covering Steve Miller’s “Fly Like an Eagle” and the Beatles’ “Come Together”

Laura Love

and New England’s own Dar Williams covering Neil Young’s “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere”…

Dar Williams

progressive sounds with a touch of jazz from Boston band lake Street Dive, and out of Austin, TX, new musid from Erin Ivy….then we’ll end the hour with alternative pop with a touch of world beat from Sabina from the group Brazilian Girls and a classic from 1983 with the NYC pioneer electronic performer Laurie Anderson.

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.

Women In Music for April 1, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear emerging singer/songwriter from New Orleans Kelcy Mae

Kelcy Mae

new music from Boston-based New Grass band Crooked Still

Crooked Still

and Joy Kills Sorrow… progressive pop with the latest out of Prague with a band called Ocean Versus Daughter

Ocean Versus Daughter

and back here in the States out of Georgetown, TX, new music from the duo Anna Bella. Then we’ll finish up the hour with electronic beats from Le Tigre’s J.D. Sampson and a classic from 2003 from Venus Hum

Venus Hum

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.

Women’s History Month Special – Women In Music for March 25, 2014

Women In Music with Laney Goodman continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month with women’s lives and women’s voices past and present. This coming week we’ll learn about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize…

Wangari Maathai

the first Native American woman to become chief of the Cherokee Nation… and a labor leader,

Wilma Mankiller

writer and women’s rights activist in Puerto Rico at the start of the 20th Century. We’ll also hear the music of Joanne Shenandoah

Joanne Shenandoah

Walela, Lourdes Perez, Lila Downs, Hasu Patel, Susheela Raman, Miriam Makeba, and the women of Mombazo.

That’s all coming upon the next Women In Music as we continue our celebration of Women’s History Month.