Preview | the girls are Summer Sessions

08-09 Da Lata and Jandira Silva

08-09 Da Lata and Jandira Silva

the girls are Summer Sessions live at The Forge continue tonight, and every Friday until the end of August. The brand new series provides a platform to celebrate new and established women musicians across jazz, acoustic and world music.

Tonight the series continues with a live performance from superb Brazilian vocalist Jandira Silva, who performs with Da Lata, led by Chris Franck and Patrick Forge, to showcase tracks from their upcoming album.

the girls are Summer Sessions then continue throughout August with performances from the high-octane outfit Compassionate Dictatorship, featuring saxophonist Tori Freestone (August 16), vocalist and trumpeter Georgina Jackson (August 23) and finally closes with the fabulous Cecilia Stalin (August 30).

On Friday 30 August ahead of Cecilia’s performance the girls are editorial team will be at the Forge for a ‘Meet the Team’ event – come on down from 7.15pm to chat to us about women in music, the media, or just for a general chin wag and then stay for the gig. Details of all the girls are Summer Sessions gigs can be found here. We’ll see you there.

Rosie Hanley

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