#GAReads | 45 Music Festivals Pledge Gender-Equal Lineups by 2022

 photo credit:  Annie Spratt , via  Unsplash

photo credit: Annie Spratt, via Unsplash

"45 Music Festivals Pledge Gender-Equal Lineups by 2022":

Forty-five international festivals have pledged to combat gender inequality by implementing a 50/50 gender split on their respective lineups, conference panels, and more by 2022. The initiative comes as a part of a new program from the UK’s PRS Foundation called Keychange, which was founded to help women transform the music industry. The festivals joining the pledge include Canada’s BreakOut West and North by North East; New York’s Winter Jazzfest and A2IM Indie Week; and the BBC Proms, Kendal Calling, Sŵn, and Liverpool Sound City in the UK, among others.

Read Amanda Wicks and Jazz Monroe's full article at Pitchfork here…