Gritty in Pink, a new platform empowering women in music, through performance, partnerships, and networking opportunities, wraps up their Historical Launch Year with a Holiday Special Live Fundraiser for The Sidewalk Project. The women’s centric artist livestream showcase will benefit houseless communities countrywide, tomorrow night, December 15 at 7 pm PST. In January of this year, Gritty began as a monthly concert at The Satellite in Los Angeles, but it was soon adapted to an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the setback, Gritty Rocks Live (GRL) launched virtual tours that featured female artists from cities all across the country, raising thousands of dollars for charities including ACLU and Headcount. The Holiday Special, hosted by Shiragirl and Bodacious Thang, will be a live fundraiser for The Sidewalk Project, benefiting houseless communities across the country.
Punk Rockers and Warped Tour veteran Shiragirl is launching a monthly event series dubbed “Gritty In Pink” with the first coming in Los Angeles on August 7th at The Satellite. “Gritty in Pink” will be a recurring event booked by Shira Yevin featuring women artists and female-fronted bands of all genres. On the lineup for the 7th is Mermaed, Shiragirl herself, Go Betty Go and Bodacious Thang, with a guest DJ set from Wasi. Shiragirl has a brand new EP, Andi Underground, released on July 26th. Co-created with Tim Armstrong (Rancid) and inspired by the infamous story of Alice in Wonderland. Continue reading