Leading industry experts will celebrate the achievements of women in music at Queen
KING TUT’S + TENEMENT TV PRESENTS QUEEN TUT’S is a celebration of women in music, on and off the stage. Today, organisers are thrilled to reveal a free ‘Women in Music’ panel featuring Stina Tweeddale of Scottish band Honeyblood, Denise Allan of Glasvegas / Freakwave management, Julie McKinnon of one of the UK’s biggest music venue networks –the Scottish Event Campus, Blue Kirkhope of the Scottish Music Industry Association plus chair Nadine Walker, Director of TENEMENT TV.
The live evening gig is ticketed separately and will feature live sets from The Vegan Leather, The Van T’s and Scarlett Randle.
One of the worlds most celebrated grassroots venues, King Tut’s, will be renamed Queen Tut’s for International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March 2019. Tickets are on-sale now via www.kingtuts.co.uk.
The bands will help celebrate the incredible talent on and off the stage. On the night, a special Queen Tut’s cocktail will be on-sale in the bar with all proceeds from the drink given to charity. Details on official charity partnerships will be announced before the show.
A spokesperson from King Tut’s said: “To see so many incredible artists play this venue over the years has been amazing. Just last year, we saw fantastic sets from the likes of Amy MacDonald, Lily Allen, Juanita Stein, Jade Bird, Lucia, plus many more play and we can’t wait celebrate the achievements of women in the industry, on 8th March at Queen Tut’s.”
Robert Kilpatrick, General Manager of the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) said: “International Women’s Day provides not only a key time to reflect on the women’s rights movement, but also an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women across the world. The SMIA is delighted to be co-hosting a Women in Music panel as part of Queen Tut’s, discussing this in a music industry context with our panel featuring some of the most incredible, inspiring and driven women working in music in Scotland. As well as looking at what to celebrate, our panel will reflect on what we as an industry can do to continue to inspire positive change around equality, diversity and inclusion. We hope you can join us and be part of the discussion.”
Debbie McWilliams, Head of Live Entertainment Sales & Ticketing, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) said : “The Scottish Event Campus is delighted to be partnering with DF Concerts in support of International Women’s Day. We believe that this is a fitting way to celebrate women and all that they achieve whilst promoting the idea of a gender balanced world in which we all have a part to play.” Debbie McWilliams, Head of Live Entertainment.”
TENEMENT TV and Queen Tut’s revealed a teaser video that highlights what the word woman means to people working in the music industry in Scotland with “important”, “courageous”, “inspiring”, “strong”, “resilient”, “compassionate” and “empowering” all coming out on top. Check out the video here – http://bit.ly/queentuts
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