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Songbird Festival – A Women’s Experience

The second annual Songbird Festival – A Women’s Experience was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience.

L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC's The Voice, listens backstage to Local musician Jeanette Lynn, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, perform her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC’s The Voice, listens backstage to Local musician Jeanette Lynn, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, perform her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Jeanette Lynn, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Jeanette Lynn, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Carly Winter performs her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Carly Winter performs her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC’s The Voice, listens performs ”Somewhere Over The Rainbow.” (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival – A Women’s Experience was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The Lunar Year front person Katie Hackett performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The Lunar Year front person Katie Hackett performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC’s The Voice, listens performs ”Somewhere Over The Rainbow.” (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival – A Women’s Experience, was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Festival goers relate under a tree as Danah Denice performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Festival goers relate under a tree as Danah Denice performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Callum performs their set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Callum performs their set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC's The Voice, listens performs their set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC’s The Voice, listens performs their set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Sadie Josephine Jackson, 8, gets some new earrings from a vendor stand. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Sadie Josephine Jackson, 8, gets some new earrings from a vendor stand. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, introduces Jeanette Lynn, another member of the Songbird Collective, to perform her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, introduces Jeanette Lynn, another member of the Songbird Collective, to perform her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Jeanette Lynn, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Jeanette Lynn, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC’s The Voice, listens performs ”Somewhere Over The Rainbow.” (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Laura Brino, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Laura Brino, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, left, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, introduces Jeanette Lynn, right, another member of the Songbird Collective, to perform her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, left, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, introduces Jeanette Lynn, right, another member of the Songbird Collective, to perform her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Tessa Connerton, 4, dances with her fairy wings. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Tessa Connerton, 4, dances with her fairy wings. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC's The Voice, listens performs their set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician L. Rodgers, a contestant on NBC’s The Voice, listens performs their set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Callie Burns, who performs as Burnsie, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Callie Burns, who performs as Burnsie, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Baltimore musician Nicky Stacy performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Baltimore musician Nicky Stacy performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Baltimore musician Nicky Stacy performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Baltimore musician Nicky Stacy performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Cameron Mae performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Cameron Mae performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Vendor Tee Kay waits for customers at her booth. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Vendor Tee Kay waits for customers at her booth. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Festival goers dance and listen to Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey perform. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Festival goers dance and listen to Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey perform. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Laura Brino, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Laura Brino, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival – A Women’s Experience,  was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. . (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Meg Murray, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Meg Murray, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey watches backstage as Nicky Stacy finishes her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey watches backstage as Nicky Stacy finishes her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Callie Burns, who performs as Burnsie, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Callie Burns, who performs as Burnsie, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Volunteer Nic Berg works behind the scenes. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Volunteer Nic Berg works behind the scenes. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis band Naptown Girl Crush performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis band Naptown Girl Crush performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Emcee Larry Freed works the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Emcee Larry Freed works the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
The second annual Songbird Festival – A Women’s Experience was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Jen Schimpf performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Jen Schimpf performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Callum performs their set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Callum performs their set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Musician Meg McDermott performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Musician Meg McDermott performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Cameron Mae, right, performs for the crowd, with backup vocals provided by Jen Schimpf, right. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Cameron Mae, right, performs for the crowd, with backup vocals provided by Jen Schimpf, right. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Callie Burns, who performs as Burnsie, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Callie Burns, who performs as Burnsie, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Kristi Allen performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Kristi Allen performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs her set. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Meg Murray, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Meg Murray, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Meg Murray, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Meg Murray, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, waits backstage for her set to begin. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local musician Danah Denice, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, waits backstage for her set to begin. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Laura Brino, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Laura Brino, one quarter of the Songbird Collective, performs for the crowd. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Cameron Mae, right, performs for the crowd, with backup vocals provided by Jen Schimpf, right. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Local Annapolis musician Cameron Mae, right, performs for the crowd, with backup vocals provided by Jen Schimpf, right. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey performs. The second annual Songbird Festival - A Women's Experience, an event was held Saturday at Maryland Hall. The event is to connect all women by providing a platform for storytelling and artistic expression, and a safe space to find commonality and community in our shared female experience. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)
Pasadena musician Madisun Bailey performs. (Paul W. Gillespie/Staff photo)