.

Sheryl Crow, Avril Lavigne and Fiona Apple to Headline Girl-Centric Girlfrenzy Fest

August 21, 2007 9:26 AM ET

Eight years after the third and final Lilith Fair came to a close comes Girlfrenzy, an all-day all-girl concert featuring Sheryl Crow, Avril Lavigne and Fiona Apple. The first annual Girlfrenzy will take place on Saturday, October 27th at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, California, with a portion of ticket profits going to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event was created by Right Arm Entertainment, the same company that presented the first annual Rock on the Range featuring Evanescence, ZZ Top and Velvet Revolver in Columbus, Ohio, earlier this year. Girlfrenzy will also feature performances by newcomers Colbie Caillat and Sara Bareilles, plus Antigone Rising, with promoters expected to announce more femme-centric acts in the coming weeks.

Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair ran from 1997 to 1999 and had a similarly charitable bent, donating a portion of ticket profits to local charities in the cities the event hit. Although that fest became known for folkier acts like the Indigo Girls and Suzanne Vega, the tour also featured Liz Phair, Missy Elliott, the Pretenders, Christina Aguilera and Luscious Jackson. Crow and Apple are both Lilith Fair alumni, too.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“You Oughta Know”

Alanis Morissette | 1995

This blunt, bitter breakup song -- famous for its line "Would she go down on you in a theater?" -- was long rumored to be about Alanis Morissette getting dumped by Full House actor Dave Coulier. But while she never confirmed it was about him (Coulier himself says it is, however), she insisted the song wasn't all about scorn. "By no means is this record just a sexual, angry record," she told Rolling Stone. "The song wasn't written for the sake of revenge. It was written for the sake of release. I'm actually a pretty rational, calm person."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com