Rosie & the Riveters

  • Rosie & the Riveters

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award “Vocal Group of the Year” nominee.
  • 2016 Western Canadian Music Award "Roots Duo/Group of the Year" nominee.
  • 2016 Saskatchewan Arts Award "Emerging Artist" winner.
  • Performed for Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex in 2016
  • Reinvested 20% of merchandise profits (over $5000 to date) to mircofinance 125+ women-owned entrepreneurial projects in developing countries.

BIOGRAPHY

Rosie & the Riveters are fiercely talented and sassy dames from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, who perform uplifting folk music with a vintage 1940s flair! Ask these spirited femmes to spin a slinky melody, roll out glinting harmonies, or hammer down a swinging beat, and you can bet what the answer is going to be: "We can do it!". Their original songs feature sophisticated harmonies, body percussion, scintillating dance moves, humour, and just enough ooh-la-la to keep your toes tapping long after the show is over.

The band's reinvention of vintage folk garnered much national attention for their debut album, Good Clean Fun!, released in 2015. It peaked at #9 on Earshot Magazine's national folk/roots chart, and their single, Ain't Gonna Bother, reached the #5 spot on the CBC Radio 2's national Top 20 countdown. In 2016 they won a Saskatchewan Arts Award (Emerging Artist Category) and they also picked up nominations for a Canadian Folk Music Award (Vocal Group of the Year) and a Western Canadian Music Award (Roots Duo/Group of the Year).

Inspired by Rosie the Riveter, the feminist icon who symbolized the women's movement into the workforce during WWII, the Riveters seek to empower women to be ambassadors for change within their own communities. In support of this vision they invest 20% of their merchandise profits in women's projects around the world though KIVA.org.

Since the band's formation in 2011, the Riveters have quickly taken the folk scene by storm sharing the stage with the likes of Arlo Guthrie, Serena Ryder and Fred Penner. They have become media darlings along the way and have been featured in numerous media outlets including CTV's ETalk Daily's and were most recently called "one of the best live you'll ever see" by CBC Radio 2 host, Rich Terfry. It's easy to see why these hilarious and charming women are a force to be reckoned with!

Allyson Reigh, Alexis Normand and Farideh Olsen are the charming women who make up Rosie & the Riveters.

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