Hi, I’m Francis

Hi, I’m Francis

Feb 18, 2016

Ever since I remember; there’s been rock-n-roll. Music is the first thing my cognitive mind latched onto. I’m a child of the seventies and a teenager of the eighties. Punk rock once saved my life. What I dug about punk was that it was outsider art. Most importantly it broke down the star/audience paradigm that created the rock star/groupie mentality that...

Hi! I’m Theresa.

Hi! I’m Theresa.

Jan 31, 2016

And I’m your newest contributor to Women in Rock. I was born during a fierce Cleveland blizzard, but I came out of my mother’s body silent as church, and staring. Found my way out like I was supposed to, easily, headfirst, right into the cold. No problem. I was just over six pounds, exactly the length of a Kleenex box. The doctor expected me to cry; I...

Top Cincinnati Women in Rock Moments for 2015

Top Cincinnati Women in Rock Moments for 2015

Dec 31, 2015

This year was really great for female musicians in Cincinnati, Ohio. It seems like the ratio of men/women musicians is finally starting to even out. Roxie and I compiled a list of our favorite and most exciting events that took place in Cincinnati featuring seriously talented Women in Rock. 1. The Comet in Northside designates an artist in residence each month...

Local Ladies Inspiration Playlist: Part 2

Local Ladies Inspiration Playlist: Part 2

Nov 27, 2015

I’m so happy to release Part 2 of the Local Ladies Inspiration Playlist! Hopefully this will become a continuing portion of Women in Rock. If you are a musician that has a song that particularly inspires you, please feel free to submit to us! Submissions can be sent to izzi.krombholz@gmail.com....

Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts

Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts

Aug 25, 2015

Sarah Greenwell, frontwoman of Gymshorts, loves telling jokes. In fact when she was little, her mom would take her to the local bowling night, “I was a tiny blonde girl that would tell dirty jokes to all the old men.” Meeting Sarah this past March I was immediately amused by her goofy jokes and band of similarly light-hearted guys. Gymshorts was...

I Got It From My Mama

I started thinking about something this morning and now I can’t stop. I know  A LOT of female musicians right now. It’s really great and I’m sure this is the most Cincinnati has ever had. With that being said, I’ve seen a lot of social media posts of girls talking about their dads’ musical influences, whether it’s them...