Cherym, Desert Sharks, Murder Club, The Amniotics among first wave of artists announced for Loud Women Fest 2024

LOUD WOMEN festival 2024
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The first wave of artists for LOUD WOMEN fest 2024 has been announced, with artists from the US, Canada and Indonesia joining British and Irish acts on the line-up.

This year's showcase of the best emerging female and non-binary talent from the grassroots punk and alternative music scene received nearly 1,000 applications from six continents, with Derry's Cherym, Newport's Murder Club, Brooklyn's Desert Sharks, Dublin's The Amniotics, Durham, North Carolina's Bangzz and Portsmouth's Baby Said among the artists set to play Rich Mix in Hackney, East London on September 7.  

Other acts announced today for the single-day festival are Berry Galazka, Bridget, Bugeye, Chloe Hawes and the Holy Claws, Deuxes, I, Doris, Slut Magic, Venior, Zoe Sky Jordan, Yacko and Zhariah.

Early big tickets for the fest are on sale until June 1, and can be purchased here

You'll doubtless hear some of these artists showcased on future episodes of LOUD WOMEN's new monthly radio show on Louder Than War Radio, on the first Sunday of every month, from 5pm to 7pm.

Paul Brannigan
Contributing Editor, Louder

A music writer since 1993, formerly Editor of Kerrang! and Planet Rock magazine (RIP), Paul Brannigan is a Contributing Editor to Louder. Having previously written books on Lemmy, Dave Grohl (the Sunday Times best-seller This Is A Call) and Metallica (Birth School Metallica Death, co-authored with Ian Winwood), his Eddie Van Halen biography (Eruption in the UK, Unchained in the US) emerged in 2021. He has written for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Q, hung out with Fugazi at Dischord House, flown on Ozzy Osbourne's private jet, played Angus Young's Gibson SG, and interviewed everyone from Aerosmith and Beastie Boys to Young Gods and ZZ Top. Born in the North of Ireland, Brannigan lives in North London and supports The Arsenal.