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All-Female Songwriter Showcase, Song Suffragettes, To Host 4th Anniversary Party

All-Female Songwriter Showcase, Song Suffragettes, To Host 4th Anniversary Party

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Nashville's weekly sold out singer-songwriter round, Song Suffragettes, will host its 4th Anniversary Party onMonday, June 11 at 6:30 P.M. at Analog at Hutton Hotel in Nashville. The party will consist of two performance rounds by some of Nashville's best female singer-songwriters, and a special panel on the "State of Women in Country Music," which will feature CMT's Leslie Fram, Red Light's Tracy Gershon and MTSU's Beverly Keel. The panel will be moderated by Rolling Stone/Billboard's Marissa Moss. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.

"We started Song Suffragettes in 2014 simply to give underserved female singer-songwriters a place to play their music and hone their craft," says music industry veteran Todd Cassetty. "To watch Song Suffragettes evolve from simply a talent showcase to a proud community of talented women has been highly rewarding. And on June 11, we're excited to once again celebrate the diversity of female voices that we will continue to support until there's more gender parity within the Nashville music community."

Since Song Suffragettes first made their debut four years ago, they have grown to become the Listening Room Cafe's largest weekly sold out show. Each show airs live on Periscope with as many as 28,000 viewers per week. The Song Suffragettes performances have featured guest appearances from Lauren Alaina, RaeLynn, Lindsay Ell, Kelsea Ballerini, Deana Carter, Jesse James Decker, Jamie O'Neal and more. Nine suffragettes, including Carly Pearce and Jillian Jacqueline, have received record deals and 37 women have received publishing deals, including Kalie Shorr and Abby Anderson. The group has been featured by the Washington Post, Billboard and USA Today, and has performed at Tin Pan South, Project Music and CMA Fest. You can keep up with Song Suffragettes on their website at

Song Suffragettes Anniversary Lineup:
Round 1: Kelleigh Bannen, Candi Carpenter, Alys Ffion, Tegan Marie and Kalie Shorr

"State of Women in Country Music" Panel: Leslie Fram, Tracy Gershon, Beverly Keel
Moderator: Marissa Moss

Round 2: Nora Collins, Erin Enderlin, Madison Kozak, Hayley Orrantia and Tara Thompson

About Song Suffragettes:
Song Suffragettes is a collective of female singer-songwriters that performs every Monday night at The Listening Room Café in Nashville, TN. In just over four years, Song Suffragettes has showcased over 200 talented women out of over 1,300 who have submitted to play the showcase. With weekly sell-outs and a mantra of #LetTheGirlsPlay, Song Suffragettes vocally combats wide-spread discrimination against women in the music industry by giving female talent a place to play, grow and evolve with fellow creatives. Since its inception, 9 Song Suffragettes women have gone on to receive record deals and 43 have landed music publishing deals. With over 2.2 million views on their YouTube channel, Song Suffragettes was recently named by Billboard magazine as one of "Next-Gen Nashville: 16 People, Places and Things Shaking Up Music City". Featured in USA Today, Washington Post,, Boston Globe and more, Song Suffragettes continues to fight for female talent to be heard throughout the country and beyond.

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