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Offical Ladyfest Schedule!!!!

Hey Everyone!

Here is the official schedule for the weekend. Hope to see you all there and have and have an awesome weekend!

At Smith College

Workshops: 1pm-5pm


Getting your work published & blogging workshop

Zine making workshop

Silk-screening workshop – make your own ladyfest t-shirt/patch  

Dinner: 5-6pm

Bands Start 6: pm
Horse Bladder (Northampton, MA): 6-6:30
Ledges Blast (Montreal, QC): 6:45-7:15
Mirror/Dash: 7:15-8:00
US Girls (Mississippi): 8:15-9:00
Shepherdess (Boston, MA): 9:15-10:00
Talk Normal (NYC): 10:15-11:00


At Flywheel

SATURDAY AFTERNOON – Valley girl bands showcase 1-3pm
Who’da Funk It? (Amherst, MA)

Wishbone Zoe (Northampton, MA)
The Feel (Greenfield, MA)
Joy Conz (Northampton, MA)


10am – 1pm
Flea Market Craft Fair


circuit-bending workshop

showing + q&a of parts of from the back of the room documentary

SATURDAY NIGHT: 5:30 – 9:00pm
Lady Jam  (Northampton, MA) 5:30-6:00
Mortartar (Tivoli, NY) 6:15-6:45
Hot Mess (DC) 7:00-7:30
Utah Jazz (NY) 7:45-8:15
Shoppers (Syracuse, NY) 8:30-9:00

Dance Party: 11pm
DJs: Jenny O / Erika Elizabeth / Sam

At Flywheel

Legal rights for artists talk

Women in Hardcore panel  

Gimlet Slip (Holyoke/Westfield, MA)
Gay Camp
Foreign Objects (Boston/Western Mass)
Curmudgeon (Boston, MA)

I’m Not The Merch Girl: Putting Out Records, Booking Shows & What It Means to be a Woman Doing Things “Behind the Scenes”  

Drumming workshop

Feminist Theory 101

dinner & lecture —> Kicking Ass in High Heels

SUNDAY NIGHT  6:00 -10:00pm
Honeysuck (Northampton, MA) 6:00-6:20
Quilty (NYC) 6:30-7:00
Big Nils (Northampton, MA) 7:15-7:45
AYE NAKO (Brooklyn) 8:00-8:30
Banditas (Boston) 8:45-9:15
Waxahatchee (NYC) 9:30-10:00



A few last minute additions!

Mirror/Dash (Kim Gordon/Thurston Moore).
Friday night at Smith College.
Enough said.

Quilty (NYC)

Sunday night at Flywheel.
Tessa once saw this band open for Best Coast and liked them way, way better. They slay!

One week to go!

Ladyfest is next weekend (wow! fun!) and we are so excited! And right now, there’s a few things we could really use assistance with:

1) Sign up for on-site shifts:

2) Bring or make food. We need to feed the Ladyfest attendees and bands all weekend. And we’re gonna do it potluck style! If you can bring or make some food, that’d be super great.

3) Spread the word! We still have a week to get the word out, so please share our event on Facebook and invite your friends:

xoxo, the Ladyfest Easthampton crew

Ladyfest in the Valley Advocate!

Banditas, poster children for Ladyfest

Are you excited about Ladyfest yet? If not, maybe this will do it for you. We talk Ladyfest Easthampton 2001 & 2011, the one year anniversary of Flywheel’s grand reopening & scratch the surface with all of the incredible vendors, bands & workshops we’ll be hosting!



Full schedule & tickets!

We just posted the (almost) complete day-by-day schedule for Ladyfest! Go check it out & stay tuned for a few surprises! We’ve also made tickets available via Paypal right here, or if you prefer, you can get them in person at any Flywheel show, from the Flywheel website, or at a number of Western Mass record stores (Turn It Up, Mystery Train, Feeding Tube & Platterpus Records – coming soon!). Three-day passes are available for the entire weekend, as well as individual day passes for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Love!

The Ronettes aren't playing Ladyfest, but we still love 'em.


Whoa! More bands announced!

Talk Normal + Ladyfest = ❤

We just added some more bands to the Schedule page that we’ve been holding in our pockets for a little bit – go check it out! Talk Normal from NYC , U.S. Girls from Mississippi, and Ledges, Blast from Montreal are all going to be playing Ladyfest Easthampton this year! We’ll be announcing the actual schedule for each show of Ladyfest in the next few days, so keep an eye on the Facebook page & of course, this page right here.