Sunday, February 18, 2018
Who Knew Presents Women Who Rock
City Winery
Thu, Jan 25 6:30 pm


Join us at City Winery Nashville as we celebrate these amazing Women Who Rock! WHO KNEW Presents Women Who Rock, emceed by Heather McBee, Vice President of Nashville Entrepreneur Center, will feature industry-leading women who have made their mark in the music business.   Michelle Phillips interviewed by Stacie Griffin   Michelle Phillips is a well-renowned American singer, songwriter, and actress, and co-founder of The Mamas & the Papas. The Mamas & The Papas were a defining force in the music scene that became known as the counterculture of the sixties and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. As an actress, Phillips also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Most Promising Newcomer for her performance in the biopic Dillinger. She appeared in several other films, as well as holding a leading role in the television series Knots Landing.   Stacie Griffin is an award-winning marketing, media and sales executive with over 30 years in radio, television and live events.  She has been a part of LOCKN’ Festival since its launch in 2013 specializing in marketing, media and tourism partnerships. In addition, Stacie is a part of the team to launch Infinity Downs Farm, Central Virginia’s premiere natural outdoor events property home to LOCKN’, The Festy, Spartan Race and other concert experiences. Patty Smyth, both with her hit band Scandal and as a solo artist, has always been, at heart, a rock and roll chick. Patty was 15 when she played her first gig at New York’s Folk City and spent the next several years honing her craft by performing short musical sets at Catch A Rising Star in between then-unknown comedians like Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Reiser, Larry David and Chris Rock. She has since earned both Oscar and Grammy nominations recorded a series of hit singles and albums and enjoyed a successful reunion on VH1’s Bands Reunited series. Patty is currently married to tennis legend John McEnroe. Abby White, Director of Development, MTSU College of Media and Entertainment/WMOT 89.5; Contributing Editor, Nashville Scene- White began her career in the entertainment industry as an Account Executive at WRTL Lighting 100. Since then, she has held positions at places such as Performing Songwriter Magazine, Leadership Music (a nonprofit educational organization), and SouthComm.   Alanna Royale, musician, activist, glamazon- Alanna Quinn-Broadus is the vocalist of the group Alanna Royale, who were able to build a fan base from their live performances, before ever recording a single song.   Becky Gardenhire, Partner at WME- Gardenhire works as a Talent Agent at William Morris Endeavor. She began her career at WME in 2002, where she worked as the Assistant to the Co-Head of the Network Television Department and has worked her way up through the ranks. Her client roster includes Adam Craig, Charlie Worsham, Chase Bryant, Clare Dunn, Clayton Anderson, Courtney Cole, Ingrid Andress, Jake Owen, Jordan Davis, Justin

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