Here is our (very incomplete) list of some amazing women doing awesome things for our local music scene.

Sarah Harris

Multi-instrumentalist, stellar songwriter, and front-woman of the band, PROPERTY.

Kate Lahey

Co-founder of St. John’s Women in Music, provoker of important and thoughtful conversations around inclusive/safe spaces, musician recording under the name Weary.

Kelly McMichael

Creator of RENDERS, Guitarist, Singer, Recording artist,
pop- goddess.


Geraldine Hollett

Gut-wrenchingly beautiful vocalist, member of The Once, world-touring recording artist, collaborator, songwriter.

Eastern Owl

7 strong, all-nation women’s drum group, using music to address Aboriginal rights and social issues and promote community and togetherness.

Joanna Barker

Songwriter, guitarist, band leader, activist, co-founder of Girls Rock NL and St. John’s Women in Music (SWIM), volunteer, organiser, writer,industry innovator.

Mara Pellerin

Classically trained French horn player, former Hey Rosetta band member, songwriter, recording artist, frontwoman for Wunderstrands, Programing & Administrative Assistant with Girls Rock NL.

Amelia Curran

JUNO award winning, signed singer-songwriter, guitarist, vocalist, 8 albums (!) under her belt, advocate for mental healthcare services.

Danielle Hamel

Synth/Vocalist/Songwriter with It Could be Franky, and Land of the Lakes, ECMA-nominated, Music NL Award -Winner.

Janet Cull

Singer/Songwriter/ Actor, star in local musicals, powerful vocalist, producer of shows, Spirit of NL regular, multi-award nominated artist, gutsy performer.

Mary-Beth Waldram

Owner of Bakeapple Productions, trained clarinetist, concert promoter, music industry business bad-ass, grant-writer, organiser, festival worker.

Pepa Chan

Innovative artist, frontwoman for countless new local bands, scene starter, and RPM Collaborator .

Krista Power

Powerhouse vocalist, professional illustrator/graphic designer, design and marketing director with Girls Rock NL, co-founder of Mightypop, concert promoter, guitarist with Thelma & Louise.

Renee Sharpe

Band off creator, mayoral candidate, talk show host, cultural advocate, shaker-upperer.

Meg Harnum

Drummer, performer, teacher, artist, performer, staple local band member, Girls Rock NL mentor.

Erin Power

Educator, creator, writer, multiinstrumentalist, member of the JUNO award winning Swinging Belles.

Rebekah Robbins

Program, Marketing and Communications Director with Music NL, former employee with ECMA, event coordinator, arts administrator, organiser of all things music and marketing.

Rozalind McPhail

Flautist, looper, innovator, collaborator, award-winner, teacher, performer, and workshop giver.

Kat McLevey

Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, student of Berklee, bassist, performer beyond her years.

Katherine Allen

½ of the Fortunate Ones, touring musician, performer, multi-instrumentalist, collaborator, songwriter, award-winner.

Maggie Burton

Classical violinist, Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra member, educator, mother, poet, activist, city councillor.

Maria Cherwick

Professional violinist/ fiddler, NSO member, educator, leader, performer, and bringer of Ukrainian/NL music.

We didn’t have space to list all the women doing awesome things for and in our local music scene, but we support and stand with you all.