2:00 PM (ends at 4:00 PM)
Turn It Up!, a new group advocating for gender parity in music, is hosting its first public event July 21 from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Echoplex, 1822 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. The concert brings together a diverse group of female artists, including Solvej Schou, Phranc, and The Groans as well as The Turn It Up! House Band featuring bassist Abby Travis (Sumo Princess), drummer Tosha Jones (the Randies), bassist Gere Fennelly (Redd Kross), and guitarists Blare Bitch & Sharon Needles (both from Betty Blowtorch) with vocalists Lisa Kekaula (Bellrays), Nina Diaz (Girl in a Coma), Drew Arriola Sands (TrapGirl), Kristine Nevrose (the Tissues), Alice Bag, Adele Bertei, and Abby Travis. DJs diA and Mukta Mohan will woman the turntables. Valecia Phillips of KPFK’s Feminist Magazine Radio hosts.