NABFEME Philly and SVEDKA Vodka Presents: “WOMEN WHO JAM!”

NABFEME Philadelphia & SVEDKA Vodka Presents:


The National All-Female Music Showcase staged in the 

“City of Brotherly Love”

Philadelphia, PA August 28th 2013 – The Philadelphia Network of the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment, Inc. (NABFEME) is excited to bring WOMEN WHO JAM!, the nationally respected “all-female” music showcase, to the “City of Brotherly Love” and“Sisterly Affection.”  The showcase hits the stage Wednesday, September 11th at the Mezzanine Super Club at 6:00 p.m.  Already a popular fixture in cities likes Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, D.C. and Charlotte, Philadelphia, a city with unmatched musical history and influence, will provide the perfect location to introduce and highlight female entertainers.

The September 11th showcase will feature Philadelphia’s own, Diamond Sky and Kachina plus Baltimore natives, Veda and Chaquis Maliq.  “Philadelphia is one of my favorite cities to visit; my career is connected to its musical heritage, I love the entertainment opportunities and supportive atmosphere offered to musicians, artists and entertainers,” says CEO and Founder of NABFEME, Ms. Johnnie Walker.  Ms. Walker further states, “I look forward to visiting Philly for this event.”

Philadelphia native Kelley Jackson of New York based Huff Events & PR states that the event’s location, the newly renovated Mezzanine Super Club, will create a sexy vibe for female businesses, musicians and professionals to network and enjoy sweet SVEDKA cocktails.  “The Philadelphia market is a wonderful choice to present our specialized cocktail hour that features many of our refreshing brands. We’ve even created a special cocktail for this event called “The NAB-TINI,” a blend we hope all the ladies will enjoy,” says Jackson.

“Each year large events like the Wawa Welcome America 4th of July Celebration and Made in America bring huge crowds to Philadelphia increasing revenue dollars while providing fun and entertainment for the entire city,”  says Angela Starkey, Head of Operations for NABFEME Philly. She adds, “It’s our hope that Philadelphia will become the next selected city for a national WOMEN WHO JAM! annual concert, it all starts with a few jam sessions to turn this dream into reality.”  

Event: NABFEME Philly & SVEDKA Presents: WOMEN WHO JAM! 

When: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Where: Mezzanine Super Club, 17 East Price St. Philadelphia, PA

Time: 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

The SVEDKA Vodka Happy Hour will precede the 7:30 p.m. WOMEN WHO JAM! Showcase 

Media Contact: Ernestine Johnson

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About WOMEN WHO JAM! –  Women Who Jam! is the heartbeat of women in music!  All cultures, all backgrounds, all genres united under one passion… the Women Who Jam movement!  This vibrant, inspiring and popular all female brand of entertainment features a weekly radio show, CD and “live” music showcase.  Each entity provides an outlet for fan engagement while creating a wide range of marketing opportunities for artistic exposure plus the most favorable conditions for women to promote and market their creative energies.

WOMEN WHO JAM! Radio is heard in various markets on traditional FM radio and on the and every Friday at 3:00 p.m. (EDT)…just visit these sites and click “Listen Live.”

About NABFEME – The National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment, Inc. is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit organization.  The organization represents a community of professional women who are committed to leadership and excellence in the music and entertainment industries. Members provide unique perspectives and services that help support the professional advancement of women.  A global networking and empowerment community that aims to set the standard of excellence for women in entertainment, NABFEME members and associates include women from record labels, schools, studios, venues, television, radio, print, new media, law firms, medicine, real estate, finance, style & beauty, government and non-profit organizations.  The organization meets regularly, hosts active electronic discussions, provide professional development programs and seminars while offering a rich body of ideas and information helpful to women. 

Vision –  To be recognized as the world’s most respected professional organization for women of color in music and entertainment, while working together to create value and build a strong support system, one opportunity at a time.

Purpose – To promote the entry, development and advancement of professional women of color in music and entertainment.


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