The World is Listening

Nuala Honan

Nuala Honan

A diva with Waterbirds, a stomping folkster with Boudica Boogaloo, and a natural balladeer as a solo acoustic songwriter, there are few things Nuala hasn’t attempted. With Irish heritage but Australian born and raised, Nuala is now based in Bristol in the South-West of England. Nuala is one of the founding members of The World Is Listening, and is enthusiastic about using her wide range of DIY skills to advocate for women, including hosting the TWiL podcast. www.nualahonan.com Twitter @nualahonan facebook.com/nualahonanmusic  

New Music Monday – March 9

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POW! New music to throw you headlong into your week! Yesterday we had an amazing event at Rise records in Bristol, launching The World is Listening with a panel discussion featuring 3 awesome women – Emma Hooper, Kayla Painter and Rita Lynch – as well as a very exciting ALBUM LAUNCH from Beth Porter &…

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WOMEN WHO ROCKED THE WORLD: 1953 TO 1963

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Blogger and music enthusiast Tom Spooner has compiled a selection of some of his favourite R & B, jump up, mambo, jive, and blues tracks of all time, and shared it with us! See the original post on his blog here: thespoonsterspouts.com They all happen to have been recorded by women and all were released…

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The World is Listening Podcast Episode #2 feat. Lori Campbell

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  Our podcast is available to subscribe to via iTunes This episode we catch up with Bristol based singer-songwriter, Lori Campbell, who stars in new indie road movie ‘Hinterland’, out in cinemas now in the UK. Watch the trailer and get more info at http://www.hinterlandthefilm.com/ Her EP ‘Seeds’ is available here on bandcamp https://loricampbell.bandcamp.com/album/seeds www.loricampbellmusic.com/ Facebook.com/loricampbellsings…

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The women of the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival

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In its third year, the Bristol International Jazz & Blues festival is living up to its Colston Hall sized reputation. I recently met up with a powerhouse couple in Bristol, Artistic Director of the festival, Denny Ilett, who is very excited about the talented array of women performing at the festival this year, and Katya…

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New Music Monday – March 2nd

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Good morning Monday! If we can get our listening bums into gear this will be a weekly post on a monday, introducing you to new music you might not have heard of! First, a night I have been hosting every Tuesday (for 5 years now!) in Bristol, UK, called Live in the Lion’s Den, has…

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Hands up, who wants to see more women at UK festivals?

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With winter (FINALLY) starting to thaw here in Britain, talk turns to festival season as the first of the summer line-up announcements dominate our news feeds, and the lack of female musicians is, again, prominent. A few years ago Anya Pearson, writer, musician and editor of the Fabian Review, audited some of the biggest UK festival…

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The World is Listening LAUNCH event in BRISTOL!

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“WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN?” Currently, women make up 14% of PRS members, 6% of works performed at the BBC Proms, and less than 5% producers.* Join us for a discussion at Rise record store on International Women’s Day, as we ask WHY? Nuala Honan hosts the panel featuring guest speakers Rita Lynch, Emma Hooper…

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The World is Listening Podcast – #1 Electric Woman feat. Eliza Shaddad

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  Our podcast is available via iTunes This episode we catch up with London based singer-songwriter, Eliza Shaddad on her ‘Waters’ EP tour at the Louisiana in Bristol. Download the full EP here on iTunes http://www.elizashaddad.com/ Follow Eliza on Facebook Follow Eliza on Twitter Check out Eliza’s female led art collective ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’ Follow…

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