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Many thanks to WIMN for offering AWM SoCal members and supporters a special 10% discount to the Awards Show with code: AWM10






Linda Perry

Celebrating Women in Music


Lzzy Hale

The She Rocks Awards pays tribute to women who display leadership and stand out within the music and audio industry. Past honorees of the She Rocks Awards include Melissa Etheridge, Pat Benatar, The B-52s, Colbie Caillat, Sheila E, Chaka Khan, Ronnie Spector, Orianthi, The Bangles, and many more.



This year’s opening performers included the Japanese act D_Drive, hosted by Marshall Amplification. Consisting of Seiji and Yuki on guitar, Toshi on bass and Chiiko on drums, they played high energy, instrumental rock music with a combination of jaw-dropping guitars and a fireball rhythm section delivering a unique sound.

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Fun Night For AWM SoCal Supporters

Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California had a great time at the 2020 She Rocks Awards celebrating trailblazers in music including Tal Wilkenfeld, Gloria Gaynor, Linda Perry, Lzzy Hale, Suzi Quatro, Beatie Wolfe and more! The Awards show, Friday January 17, 2020 at the House of Blues in Anaheim, was presented by the Women's International Music Network (WIMN).

It was an opportunity for our members and friends to meet music industry role models, enjoy live performances and dinner, a star studded Red Carpet, silent auction, amazing gift bags and more. 


Gloria Gaynor

The 2020 She Rocks Awards recipients included:

  • Tal Wilkenfeld, chart-topping singer/songwriter and critically acclaimed bassist

  • Gloria Gaynor, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, GRAMMY Hall of Fame inductee, and the legendary voice behind the iconic hit “I Will Survive”

  • Linda Perry, GRAMMY, Golden Globe, Critic’s Choice-nominated artist, Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, multi-platinum producer and former frontwoman for 4 Non Blondes 

  • Lzzy Hale, GRAMMY Award-winning artist/songwriter and frontwoman for Halestorm

  • Suzi Quatro, pioneering bass player, singer, musician and actress who played the role of Leather Tuscadero on Happy Days

  • Beatie Wolfe, Singer-songwriter, pioneer of immersive music formats, UN Women role model

  • Suzanne D’Addario Brouder, Executive Director of the D’Addario Foundation

  • Tara Low, Music-based entrepreneur and editor and founder of Guitar Girl Magazine

  • Myrna Sislen, Owner of Middle C Music in D.C., classical guitarist, philanthropist, music educator

  • Judy Schaefer, Marketing Director at PRS Guitars

  • Ebonie Smith, Founder and President of Gender Amplified, Inc, and Atlantic Records audio engineer and producer


Lyndsey Parker


Mindi Abair

Meet Co-hosts Lyndsey Parker and Mindi Abair
Parker is a music and pop culture expert who is currently the music editor at Yahoo Entertainment and co-host of the weekly SiriusXM show Volume West. Abair is a saxophonist/vocalist and two-time GRAMMY nominee.


Tal Wilkenfeld

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