Feb 10, 2016

CFCR is very proud to present FEMFEST!, an International Women's Day Fundraiser at Amigos Cantina, Friday, March 4th. The evening will be a jam packed showcase & celebration of female-identified musicians (and their feminist allies) in the Saskatoon music scene.

Half of all proceeds from the event will go towards Iskwewuk E-wichiwitochik (Women Walking Together), a Saskatoon organization that provides support networks for the families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Saskatchewan. Click here for more info.

SilenceZine will also be releasing a limited edition "International Women's Day & Feminism"-themed issue available for a suggested donation of $2-$5.

Submissions are open until Feb. 20th. Send your submissions to:

!!!50/50 & Raffle Prizes!!!

The night will be hosted by Eekwol, and will feature a vinyl DJ Set by Shelby Gaudet (The Radiation Flowers) from 9:30 to 10:15pm.

Performances by:

"Just an Indigenous experimental music maker, creating spaces, remembering places, word warrior revitalizing history beyond painted faces"

Man Meat
"Forged in the frigid winter landscape of Saskatoon, Man Meat have established themselves as a badass, answers-to-no-one noise punk outfit. Anxious riffs and unholy melodies provide the perfect crunchy soundtrack to your 2016 Existential Crisis. These are the women your parents warned you about."

Quinzee Town
"Envisioning a post-apocalyptic future in which human survivors reside in quinzees and sing songs we remember, Quinzee Town delights to cover Ween and pop classics from the 50's and 60's such as Roy Orbison, Skeeter Davis, and Elvis Presley. Tender shredding and nostalgic harmonies shed new light on old favourites. Pleasing to fans of both oldies and Ween!"

Yep Yep Yeps
"We've got a fever to tell."

The Department Heads
"Formed after the dissolution of previous band, Rhinkberger, this energetic hard riff-rock quartet delivers serious musicianship with powerful female vocals. This foursome delivers a strong live performance and has something to offer fellow musicians and show-goers alike. Their sound has evolved to incorporate a variety of musical styles and influences including punk rock, heavy metal, desert rock and the likes of Danko Jones and Queens of the Stone Age."

19+ w/ Valid ID
$10 at the door - We will also be accepting donations of menstrual products at the door for AIDS Saskatoon!

COME EARLY! $4 Bottles of Boh/Pilsner, $4 hi-balls/$6 doubles between 9:30pm - 11pm.

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CFCR acknowledges that we broadcast from Treaty 6 Territory, the homeland of the Cree and Métis Nations, and the traditional territories of the Dene, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota. We pay our gratitude to the First Nations and Métis people who have called this ancestral land home for generations, and whose histories, languages, and cultures continue to influence our community. On a foundation of reconciliation, recognition, and respect, CFCR is committed to reaffirming relationships with one another, and to establishing new ones.  

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