When Will Voodoo Have More Female Headliners?

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience isn’t actively improving the number of women it books. The gender breakdown of the festival this year isn’t moving in the wrong direction, but it isn’t moving in the right direction either. Voodoo is doing slightly better than Buku, and slightly worse than Jazz Fest, but is in basically the same place as last year. 

Voodoo News: Florence is Epic, Jessica Hernandez Fights the Good Fight

Friday night at Voodoo, I found myself thinking about why England makes such good rock stars. Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine was certainly one headlining the festival. Everything about her performance was big—the voice, certainly, but also the passions and the energy. She stayed in motion for the entire set without seeming frenetic.

Angello, PiL, Peaches Join Voodoo 2015

Today the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience added Steve Angello from Swedish House Mafia, Public Image Ltd., Metric, Peaches, and Ruby Amanfu to this year’s lineup. The festival returns to City Park on the Halloween weekend with Florence + The Machine and Jack Ü (Diplo and Skrillex) headlining Friday, October 30; Ozzy Osbourne featuring Geezer Butler, Tom Morello and Slash, and Steve Angello topping the bill Saturday; and Zac Brown Band and Deadmau5 closing the festival on Sunday night.

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