March 8th is International Women's Day, a day to "celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women because visibility and awareness help drive positive change for women." To celebrate, today, KEXP is only playing music by women, with a packed schedule of special on-air guests and exclusive mixes. We're also spotlighting some iconic women here on the KEXP Blog -- obviously, it'd be impossible to list every amazing female artist in one post, but scroll down for just a few of these inspirations.
|7:00 AM||guest DJ Melenie Yap|
|8:00 AM||a special reggae mix from KEXP's DJ Ashley|
|9:00 AM||KEXP's DJ Sharlese spotlights local artists|
|11:00 AM||special guest Rachel Flotard (of Visqueen)|
|12:00 PM||a special punk mix from Sonic Reducer co-host Jenn Govola|
|12:30 PM||a special hip hop set from Street Sounds on KEXP host StasTHEEBoss|
|1:15 PM||Megan Jasper of Sub Pop Records|
|2:00 PM||special guest Adra Boo (formerly of Fly Moon Royalty)|
|3:00 PM||guest DJ Megan X|
|3:30 PM||special guest Emily Nokes (of Tacocat)|
|4:00 PM||special guest Jessica Dobson (of Deep Sea Diver)|
|4:30 PM||special guest Grace Love|
|5:00 PM||special guests Molly & Whitney (of Thunderpussy)|
All day long, KEXP is teaming up with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center to present Music Heals, dedicated to the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. From 6 AM to 6 PM, John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will tell the stories ...