Unwaged/students can pay £3 on the door on presentation of proof of status.
Clarks is a 16+ Venue Under 18s must be accompanied.
WHEN I TRIED TO SPEAK
A Night of Music and Spoken Word for Female and Non-binary
Performers, with open mic.
BEAVIS is a self taught musician, songwriter and visual artist
living in Edinburgh.
Her Music maps a journey through the surrealism of childhood, stretching
into insightful and vividly captured love songs, both deeply personal and completely knowable. The undeniable message of hope and strength in Hailey’s sharply observed and defiantly honest writing is mirrored in energetic and untamed performances.
DUNCAN is a Scottish singer and multi instrumentalist combining
intimate lyrics with acoustic guitar loops and instrumental textures. Amy’s spellbinding songs make powerful connections with her audience. “Spacey,
introspective, contemplative, acoustic pop with touches of Jazz and of classical minimalism”
HINE is a queer poet with experience of performing at spoken word events
for almost a
decade, including SlutWalk Edinburgh 2012 and Free Pride Glasgow 2015.
Her work has been published in Naked Among Thistles: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender; Related Identities and Mental Wellbeing edited by Katherine McMahon and Alison Wren, and in various zines. She was recently shortlisted for the Scottish Mental Health
Arts Festival 2018 Writing Awards for her poem 'I Never Promised You A Rose Garden'. "What
drew us to Ana when we saw her perform was her vulnerability and openness. Her work is raw and powerful."
is a poet based in Edinburgh who writes queer, political, funny, sad-angry
stuff. Last year she debuted a choose-your-own-adventure poetry show, Political Acid Trip, at the Edinburgh Fringe. Her favourite previous gigs include supporting Andrea Gibson on their Edinburgh tour date, Kelburn Garden Party, the National Library and The
Stand. She is also the vocalist for post-punk band Voicex and plays guitar for riot grrrl punks Fistymuffs. Stage Time Promotions’ review of her said: “This woman is one hell of a nice person on and off the stage.” She endeavours to live up to her name.
WOMB is a feminist arts business centred around a monthly zine,
which aims to showcase the contributions of women in music and the wider arts. There will be an Artificial Womb stall on the night selling feminist merchandise like badges, bracelets, and patches.