DOORS 3:30pm, Kids 12 & Under FREE (ticket required)
Come celebrate our 5th Year bringing women and girls from the community and professional female musicians together in an radically supportive and enthusiastic Choir showcase like no other! We'll be paying tribute to artists from Dolly Parton to Chaka Khan, Florence and the Machine to the Pretenders and many more! Backed by an all female band of local musicians and in honor of our 5th Year we will be showcasing local talent, Kathryn Grimm, Tai Woodville, Nayibe «Geebs» Rojas and Director Teri Untalan. rockerchixxchoir.com
KATHRYN GRIMM: Singer/Songwriter/Musician Kathryn Grimm has made Portland her home after growing up in Seattle and living in Los Angeles for many years. Her wildly diverse background includes years of playing in bands («Too many to count»), an impressive academic background including a stint at GIT, a Bachelors in Jazz Studies and a Masters in Commercial Music at Cal State L.A., recording, performing and/or writing with many top artists from Jeff Buckley, Bo Diddley and Michael Bolton, having her music recognized by the Grammy Association (for her self produced «Grimm Again»), hosting the longest running Pro Jam in Los Angeles and winning several scholarships and awards along the way. Kathryn's projects are «The Blues Tools», psychedelic blues/jazz trio «Hippie Love Slave», «The Jazz Rockets» and a new duet with Sonny Hess «The Strum Broads».
Revernation — Kathryn Grimm | Blues from Portland, OR
TAI WOODVILLE: is a local poet, singer & songwriter. She has played the Ford Amphitheater, The House of Blues & the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, among others. You can watch former acoustic performances of her original classic country & folk compositions here & here. You can listen to her former indie rock band, Sugar in Wartime, here. She's also a philosophy blogger at Parallax Journal & a monthly contributor to Visitant Lit. She recently released her second book of poetry, «Her Animal Inheritance,» available at Mother Foucault's Bookshop. More information at taicarmen.com
NAYIBE «GEEBS» ROJAS: Shas been performing in the Pacific NW for several decades bringing soulful vocal sounds with consistent vibrant positive energy to the musical community. She is the lead singer of Ma Fondue. reverbnation.com/mafondue
TERI UNTALAN: singer/songwriter/violist/educator, Teri breathes a deep soulfulness to her music with an acoustic/roosty edge & pop & jazz sensibility. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she was a recipient of a Regional Arts & Culture Council Grant that funded a trip to study with Nashville fiddling legend Buddy Spicher in 2011. Teri’s backed up or recorded with a long & diverse list of California and Portland based artists from funk guitarist Miko (formerly of Prince’s NPG), Brad Brooks (SF) to local indie favs Silk & Olive, Alan Singley, Ages & Ages and Appetite for Deception (GnR tribute) to name a few. She’s currently producing her next album and teaching young vocalists, violin & violists and directing The Rocker Chixx Choir