Iowa Women’s Music Festival set for Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds

Kiya -- photo by Joanna Johnson
Nashville native Kiya Heartwood takes the stage Saturday at 4 p.m. — photo by Joanna Johnson

Celebrating its 21st year, the Iowa Women’s Music Festival will be returning to the Johnson County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 12-6 p.m.

Produced by Prairie Voices Productions, the festival hopes to reflect women’s experiences in contemporary culture through a variety of artistic performances.

This year’s all-women performers include international touring artist and activist Alix Olson, award-winning singer and songwriter Kiya Heartwood, indie folk band The Matriarchs and many more. The festival will include activities for children as well as various food vendors. However, attendees are welcome to bring their own food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Attendance is free, though donations are appreciated.

Iowa Women’s Music Festival Schedule

12:00 p.m. Girls Rock!
1:00 p.m. Crys Matthews
2:00 p.m. The Matriarchs
3:00 p.m. The Honeybees
4:00 p.m. Kiya Heartwood
5:00 p.m. Alix Olson

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