Festival Will Open to Four Full Days with ‘Martine Locke’; Tickets to Festival Go On Sale to Public on Monday, Jan 23 at 12:00 a.m. EDT
Jan 23 -- New Seeds Festival Artistic Director Suzanne Willett today
announced an extraordinary lineup of performance artists confirmed for
the second annual New Seeds Festival to be held from Friday, Mar 23
through Saturday, Mar 31 at the Smith Black Box Theatre. Tickets to the
festival go on sale Monday, January 23 at 12:00 a.m. EDT at www.NewSeedsFest.org.
New Seeds Festival 2012 will showcase socially relevant female artists
to inspire, empower and educate attendees for three full days. The
lineup will be led by Australian sensation Martine Locke. Ms. Locke
Martine has toured as opening artist for acts such as Ani DiFranco, The
Cowboy Junkies, Tommy Emmanuel, and Arlo Guthrie. She “plays guitar
like a monster”--Revolver Magazine. This dynamic lineup is rounded out
with musicians Artist Block, Tampa Bay Ballet, Jacksonville Dance and
tribal belly dancer Cait Capaldi.
"I am honored to be producing
what is becoming the nation’s premiere women’s festival," said Willett.
"With our focus on socially relevant issues, we are hoping the festival
inspires female performance artists to create work that challenges
The New Seeds Festival 2012 is supported by generous
sponsors and partners that share its mission of empowering, inspiring
and showcasing women. Our sponsors include Publix and Howard Johnson
Hotels, which has come on board as Silver Sponsor.
For more information about The New Seeds Festival, events and New Seeds programs, visit: http://www.NewSeedsFest.org.