It was July 5, 1997: the opening night of the groundbreaking All-Female Music Festival Lilith Fair.
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by wikigiri | Jun 5, 2022
Who are the female alternate musicians of the moment in the lineup: Sheryl Crow
Jewel, The Indigo Girls, Lisa Loeb, Fiona Apple, Shawn Colvin, Tracy Chapman, Natalie Merchant and more.
Lilith Fair was the culmination of a year of work by its founder, the Canadian singer-songwriter.
Sarah McLachlan was told by music and concert industry executives that
having more than one woman back-to-back on a lineup or radio playlist would not sell.
"Like, I'll go in and do an interview and they said, 'Well, we'd love to add this song but we can't add you this week because
we have Tory Amos or we've added Tracy Chapman or because we've added Syned Connor added
"She remembers. "And it was very frustrating. So it all started with a desire to come together as a community.
And that's what happened - we're going to break down some barriers.