jessica Care moore's Black Women Rock 2015
BLACK WOMEN ROCK! is a movement spearheaded by acclaimed poet, jessica Care moore in 2004 during the National Black Arts Festival. moore wanted to pay homage to one of her musical heroes, Betty Davis, and also give support and a platform to some of the amazing musical, rock and roll playing brown women she'd known for years.
"BWR is about showcasing the music and stories of Black women who build institutions around their craft. Some of these women have traveled all over the world, independently and have never had real radio spins."
Black Women Rock is about paying homage to the women who came before us and empowering the young women who play guitar, cello, drums, sings, or write poetry, to tell their stories on their own terms.
This year represents the 11th year anniversary of BWR Weekender. Every year the concert has sold out, with eager fans lining up to see Moore's well curated all woman ensemble. In addition to the the concert, the weekend is filled with an assortment of other activity, including an art exhibition, workshop, a panel discussion and meet greet with the performers of BWR
Charles H Wright Museum of African American History (View)
315 East Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|