Allston Pudding | Jackie Swisshelm | March 17, 2016
"Obviously, we at Allston Pudding love to support women in the music industry. But we’re not the only ones in the city who see the importance in gender representation in Boston’s music scene. Emerging Boston-Area Singer-Songwriters (EBASS, for short) is hosting an event in response to this totally appalling statistic:
“In 2015, fewer than 20% of all performers at Cambridge’s hottest music venues were women,” according to EBASS founder and director, Hailey Magee, who discovered that, by compiling all of the performers/bills/bands that played Cambridge venues during a given month, women only made up 16.6% of the final number. And if you can’t believe that, there’s an upcoming show that aims to counteract the disparity— one female artist at a time."