Women In Music for May 3, 2011

On this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman,  we’ll hear singer/songwriters Heather Masse

Heather Masse

Carrie Rodriguez, and  Terri Hendrix

Terri Hendrix

classic Rickie Lee Jones… New York state’s Rebecca Martin and Alana Davis

Alana Davis

Scandinavian roots with Kajsa Vala

Kajsa Vala

Brooklyn-based duo Kaiser Cartel

Kaiser Cartel

and San Francisco’s Megan Slankard… then we’ll finish up the hour with devotional chanting from Snatam Kaur

Snatam Kaur

and music of Beth Nielson Chapman. That’s all this coming week on  Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Women In Music for April 26, 2011

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear the music of Boston-area singer/songwriter Lori McKenna and Natalie Zuckerman out of Brookly, NY… a band from San Francisco called Blame Sally… Americana/roots with the latest from Alison Krauss and Carrie Elkin, and the alt roots sounds of claw hammer banjo player and singer/songwriter Abigail Washburn… progressive pop with Canadian duo Dala, singer/songwriter Molly Bancroft… then we’ll finish up the hour with the world beat of Razia from Madagascar and the remixed club beats of Luisa Maita from Sao Paolo, Brazil.

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

Women In Music for Earth Day, 2011

Celebrate Earth Day with Women In Music this coming week with the music of Katherine Wheatley, Lui Collins, Chris & Meredith Thompson, Emma’s Revolution, Jenny Bird, and more. We’ll honor the memory of Rachel Carson, the founder of the contemporary environmental movement and author of “Silent Spring,” and reflect on Native American teachings that the Mother Earth is alive and must be treated with respect.

Women In Music for April 12, 2011

On this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, we’ll hear Texas singer/songwriter Kristi Rae and the duo Annabella… New York’s Sarah Fimmm… Americana/roots with Madison Violet, Grammy award-winner Emmylou Harris and another Texas musician Carrie Rodriguez… progressive pop from San Francisco with new music from Francesca Lee and UK artist Beth Orton… Then we’ll finish the hour with electronica from a duo called Panda Transport and New York’s Mary Asque.

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

Women In Music for April 5, 2011

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler, Seattle’s Kym Tuvim,

Kym Tuvim

alternative roots from three-time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams… the latest from Jennifer Leonhardt out of Austin, TX… dream electronica with the duo Annabella, and our featured artist this week Jenny Gillespie…

Jenny Gillespie

then we’ll finish the hour with the world beat of Angelique Kidjo from Benin, Africa, and out of Haiti and now living in NYC, Manze Dayila.

Manze Dayila

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

Women In Music for March 29, 2011

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear the music of singer/songwriter Katherine Wheatley from Toronto, Canada, San Francisco’s Megan Slankard, roots music with the latest from Boston-based non-traditional bluegrass band called Crooked Still, and a duo out of the High Plains and mountains of the west country, Rhythm Anglers… we’ll also take a trip to the Emerald Isle with new music from Celtic band Solas and from the Highlands of Scotland a group called Capercaillie with Karen Matheson. Then we’ll finish up the hour with music from First Nations with Ulali, and music out of California with the Chapin Sisters.

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

Women’s History Month Special – Women In Music for March 22, 2011

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.

Women From the Isles – Women In Music for March 15, 2011

Women In Music with Laney Goodman continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month with women’s lives and women’s voices, past and present.

Join us this coming week for another special celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with “Women from the Isles”. We’ll hear the music of Maura O’Connell, Eddi Reader, Dolores Keane, Natalie MacMaster, and the Scottish band Rise… we’ll learn about the first St. Patrick’s Day parade… why we kiss the Blarney Stone… and who came up with the St. Patrick’s Day pinch (if you’re not wearing any green). From the Emerald Isle to the rocky Scottish shores, from the wild racing seas off Cape Breton to the Highlands of America, that’s all coming upon the next Women In Music as we continue our celebration of Women’s History Month.

International Women’s Day – Women In Music for March, 8, 2011

Celebrate International Women’s Day this week… and Women’s History with Women In Music with Laney Goodman all through the month of March.

This coming week we’ll celebrate the unique contributions of women past and present on this very special Women In Music. We’ll hear excerpts from speeches by great American suffragists like Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

and Elizabeth Cady Stanton…

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

music from Emma’s Revolution, Irina Rivkin, Sweet Honey in the Rock,

Sweet Honey In the Rock

Holly Near, and Cosy Sheridan.

Women In Music for March 1, 2011

On this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, we’ll hear singer/songwriters like Kat Mills from Blacksburg, Virginia, new Wailin’ Jenny’s live… Louisiana’s “Hillbilly Goddess” Alecia Nugent and from Nashville, now living in L.A., Melanie Bomar… progressive sounds from Canada with Amelia Curran and Australia’s progressive/pop singer/songwriter Sia… then we’ll finish up the hour with British folk rock from Joy Askew and Eliza Carthy, then we’ll come back to the States with Sarah Fimm’s latest release.

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