“Women Who Rock” pays homage to female pioneers in the music industry
The four-part music docuseries Women Who Rock will premiere on EPIX, Sunday, July 10 at 9 p.m. EDT. This original docuseries pays homage to female pioneers in music who have stormed the stage, wielded their instruments, amplified their voices, and sung the soundtrack of our lives. In their own words, generations of iconic female artists discuss truth, defiance, artistic expression, hard-won success, and most importantly, the insights and tales behind their timeless music.
The docuseries features original interviews with Nancy Wilson, Shania Twain, Chaka Khan, Pat Benatar, Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow, Sheila E., Macy Gray, Rickie Lee Jones, Norah Jones, Aimee Mann, Tori Amos, Kate Pierson, Tina Weymouth, St. Vincent, Jody Watley, and Nona Hendryx.
Produced by John Varvatos and Derik Murray’s Network Entertainment, along with Executive Producers, Jessica Hopper, Jesse James Miller, Paul Gertz, Kent Wingerak, and Rachel Brill. Hopper also directs the series, and states, “Over the four episodes of Women Who Rock, these 40-plus icons illuminate not just their own place in music history, but give us the untold story of their relationship to each other. Each of these pathbreaking women built rungs for the next generation to stand — and rock – on.”
EPIX previously partnered with Varvatos and Network Entertainment on the five-time Leo Award-winning docuseries Punk, which was executive produced by Iggy Pop and explored the rise of the punk movement.
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