en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arts_festival

An arts festival is a festival that can encompass a wide range of art genres including music, dance, film, fine art, literature, poetry etc. and isn't solely focused on "visual arts." Arts festivals may feature a mixed program that include music, literature, comedy, children's entertainment, science, or street theatre, ... It was attended by 400,000 people and featured performances by The Who, ...

www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2018/02/27/589100924/dozens-of-music-festivals-announce-gender-balance-initiative

Feb 27, 2018 ... Several dozen music festivals and conferences held around the world have ... for this year include women in their lineup; of those, 35 are solo artists. ... Live Nation — the world's largest concert promoter, which owns dozens of ... "Across the participating countries' collecting societies, women represent 20 ...

www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/10/23/female-musicians-on-why-music-festivals-need-gender-fairness_a_23249683

Oct 23, 2017 ... Wollongong hosted the Yours And Owls music festival on the October long weekend, two days of sun, fun and bands just a stone's throw from ...

www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/arts/music/women-music-festival-iceland-airwaves.html

Jul 26, 2018 ... An Icelandic music festival has become the first to meet a target ensuring ... “We looked at people we really liked, and then in meetings said, 'Do we have enough ? ... Only 20 percent of live musical acts in Denmark are female. ... at small artists and put them on at five in the afternoon,” said Marta Pallarès, ...

www.nwmf.info/performers

Kristen's live shows are not to be missed, wherever the road shall lead. ... Emerging Artist Coordinator - changing the world by changing people's minds ... of countless black women who contributed to their societies in ways that should be ...

keychange.eu/blog/40-new-festivals-and-conferences-join-pledge-to-tackle-gender-inequality-in-the-music-industry

May 4, 2018 ... ... a 50/50 gender balance across their festivals by 2022 (including live ... Congratulations also to arts and music pioneer, Jayne Casey, our latest ... men and women including Garbage's Shirley Manson, artist Nadine Shah, ... “VUT – the German Association of Independent Music Companies is proud to be ...

www.quora.com/Do-you-think-the-proposed-man-free-music-festival-in-Sweden-is-a-good-idea

As a woman”…well, nope I'm a man so I can't bring this perspective to the table. ... the artists, technicians, riggers, security and the like that should be all-female. ... Wouldn't it thus be logical to organize at least one music festival where ... And so the politically correct Swedish feminist has to accuse all men of a “rape culture ” ...

www.magbloom.com/2018/08/midway-music-festival-puts-women-musicians-center-stage

Aug 6, 2018 | Arts & Entertainment ... Music festivals are booming across the country, but the vast majority of acts still feature men. MidWay Music Festival is breaking that trend, giving female musicians more of a place on the stage. ... presented by the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/over-45-music-festivals-band-together-to-fight-gender-inequality-204534

Feb 26, 2018 ... Over 45 international music festivals have banded together to tackle gender ... culture and society in general by allowing the status quo to continue. ... a more equal number of men and women on stages and on panels in the near future? ... The Keychange network of female artists and industry professionals ...