Where Are The Female Headliners?


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This summer, millions of people will party at music festivals around the world and yet again, there's a glaring absence of women at the top of these festival lineups. What's going on here? Guest Alyssa Pereira (@alyspereira) of SFGate joins host Adrian Spinelli (@AGSpinelli) to discuss what mechanisms are in play that continue to prevent female-fronted acts from owning the tops of festival bills, and possible ways to disrupt the trend.


Baio - "Endless Rhythm Tokimonsta - "Darkest (Dim)" Rihanna - "Needed Me" Adele - "Send My Love (to Your New Lover)" Aretha Franklin - "Rock Steady" Taylor Swift - "Shake it Off" Fleetwood Mac - "Dreams" Bjork - "Virus (Hudson Mohawke Peaches and Guacamol Remix)" Sia - "Elastic Heart" The Fugees - "Ready or Not" Aretha Franklin - "Respect" Links mentioned in episode LA Times Article Quoted Glastonbury Lineup Desert Trip Revenue Breakdown in Forbes

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