WOODSTOCK, NY – “We Got The Beat – A Women in Music Summit,” an original idea from co-producers Holly George-Warren and Lizzie Vann, will debut at the Bearsville Theater next month.
The event, which will run from Friday March 25 to Sunday March 27, will include three days of concerts, panel discussions, film screenings and conversations. It will also honor the achievements of women in the music industry and set goals for the future.
This first “We Got The Beat” – its title inspired by Go-Go’s hit song – will include a roster of award-winning artists, music industry leaders, DJs, photographers, filmmakers, d authors and journalists, as well as concerts on stage. by legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love and multi-platinum Grammy winner Joan Osborne.
Events will include performances on the main stage and in the Bearsville Lounge, panel discussions, meet-and-greets, Euphoria & Shakti Yoga, documentary film screenings and professional networking opportunities. The weekend will culminate with Women’s History Month and the launch of the Bearsville Theater financial initiative to support female artists.
George-Warren, music journalist and Grammy-nominated producer of “RESPECT: A Century of Women in Music” and author of 16 books, has teamed up with Vann, owner of the Bearsville Theater, to create this first-ever peak in the valley. of the Hudson.
“I am truly thrilled to bring together a diversity of women from multiple areas of the music industry and music fans,” George-Warren, who will be participating in multiple panel discussions, said in a press release. “It will be a weekend of music making, storytelling, networking and exchanging ideas – three stimulating days. After all, the exchange of information is synonymous with power.
“This weekend is part of an important initiative Bearsville Theater is launching to support women in music,” Vann said in the statement. “Women earn 82% of the salary received by their male counterparts. To this end, Bearsville has reduced the cost for women artists and groups of renting our theater and sound stage facilities by 18%.
For more information, photos/images, tickets and a full schedule of events, visit: https://bearsvilletheater.com/we-got-the-beat/.