The East Atlanta Strut was a soggy show this year with small crowds huddled under umbrellas. The mid-day exception was inside Earthshaking Music, where bands from Girls Rock Camp played a 45-minute set in front of a standing-room only audience.
I wrote about Girls Rock Camp Atlanta this summer, when the not-for-profit day camp held its week-long session.
The camp teaches girls the history of women in rock, basic music skills and what it means to be in a band. Some girls have had enough by the time camp closes. Even if they loved it, the rock star life isn’t for everybody.
But some of those bands stayed together, brought in new members, wrote new songs, took lessons on their instruments, continued to practice together.
I didn’t have a microphone on me, but they sounded great. Here, at least, is a