NEW YORK (Billboard) – Sheryl Crow, Macy Gray (news) and Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath are among those who will perform at a pair of concerts benefiting the Step Up Women’s Network.
Crow, Mya and Blondie’s Debbie Harry and Chris Stein will play the Oct. 6 event at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Actress Chloe Sevigny will host that show, which will also include appearances by DJ Mark Ronson and DJ Sky.
The Nov. 15 Los Angeles event at the Avalon Theater will feature McGrath, Gray and the all-star band Camp Freddy. The latter is led by Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and features Billy Morrison (the Cult), Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses), Scott Ford (Twilight Singers) and Donovan Leitch.
The non-profit Step Up Women’s Network (http://www.stepupwomensnetwork.org) aims to strengthen community resources for women and girls.
By Barry A. Jeckell