The Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN) announces that the 2018 She Rocks Awards will be held at the new House of Blues Anaheim. The event will take place on Friday, January 26, 2018 during the NAMM Show. “We are so excited to bring the She Rocks Awards to the new House of Blues Anaheim,” notes the WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore. “It’s conveniently located a block from the convention center area and this brand-new facility is gorgeous. We look forward to elevating this event to a new level of production.”
Now in its 6th year, the She Rocks Awards honors trailblazing women from all areas of the music and audio industries. Past honorees include multi-platinum artist, Colbie Caillat; legendary percussionist Sheila E.; icons Chaka Khan and Ronnie Spector; Experience Hendrix CEO, Janie Hendrix; rock guitarist and singer/songwriter, Lita Ford; Executive Director of the NAMM Foundation, Mary Luehrsen; Grammy® Award-winning bass player and singer/songwriter, Esperanza Spalding and many, many more. Past awards events have included stellar performances by The Bangles, Karmin, Mindi Abair, Orianthi, Nita Strauss, and many others.
Joe Lamond, NAMM President and CEO, shares, “From a morning meeting at the Marriott just a few short years ago to now being one of the most popular events during the NAMM Show, we are proud and grateful for the work of Laura Whitmore and her dedicated team to honor the contribution of women in the music and sound industry.”
All are encouraged to nominate women who stand out in the music industry. The deadline to submit nominations is August 15, 2017. Nominations can be submitted at http://www.thewimn.com/nominations/.
Each year the sold out She Rocks Awards attracts music icons, artists, industry professionals, fans and the media for a one-of-a-kind event that shines the spotlight on female role models from all walks of the industry, and offers high-energy performances, networking opportunities, giveaways, a silent auction and more.
Tickets for the 2018 She Rocks Awards go on sale October 1. To learn more about the She Rocks Awards and to submit a nomination, visit sherocksawards.com.