Manchester’s Reform Radio will hold a 24-hour radio broadcast and all female live music showcase at The Whiskey Jar to celebrate International Women’s Day 2017.

The station’s International Women’s Day programme schedule will feature all female shows from Dr Mystery, The Witching Hour, Andrea Trout, Raised by Feminists, Oxfam – Future Skills and many more, as well as streaming live video event highlights from The Whiskey Jar between 7.30pm and 11pm via the station’s Facebook page.

The live showcase at The Whiskey Jar is headlined by singer/songwriter and Reform Radio presenter Mica Millar, former front-woman of four-piece Red Sky Noise and one half of duo Mica & Kardanski.  Her set will bring together an all-female, gospel-inspired, vocal trio and three piece band comprising Adisa Allen Allen (The Mouse Outfit) on Drums, Ben Price (Jenna G/8 Gold Rings) on Bass, Liam Morson (Family Ranks) on Keys/Synth.  Mica Millar’s headline show will also witness the release of her debut single My Lover from her upcoming debut album which is due out in late 2017, featuring contributions from an all-female team of creatives involved in mixing and creating visual content for the album.

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Mica Millar is set to perform at Reform Radio’s International Women’s Day Showcase

Also on the bill for Reform Radio’s live showcase for International Women’s Day are Manchester’s 7-piece soul, hip-hop, electronica and reggae collective Family Ranks, fronted by gospel singer/songwriter Ruby Anne-Patterson.  Singer Mali Hayes, who draws comparisons with Erykah Badu, Lianne La Havas and Jill Scott is also set to perform as is female rapper Layfullstop who recently performed for Kendrick Lamar in Manchester.

Based at the Old Granada Studios, Reform Radio was launched in May 2014 and has hosted established and up and coming DJs, presenters and artists including DJ Paulette, Johnny Dub, Ruf Dug, Jenna G, Dub Smugglers and Matthew Halsall.

Reform Radio’s live showcase at The Whiskey Jar takes place on International Women’s Day, Wednesday 8 March 2017.