SONiC 102.9 is celebrating International Women’s Day with some of your favourite female artists! Be listening as Molly and Jasmin of Mother Mother, Aimee Interrupter of the Interrupters and more take over the station in their very own Pop Up Playlists. Plus, listen all day to win tickets to see Metric with July Talk on April 21 at the Edmonton Convention Centre!

Amy Cole founded the Rural Alberta Advantage with Paul Banwatt and Nils Edenloff in 2005. Since their inception, the group has earned several Junos nominations, were long listed for the Polaris Music Prize and awarded the CBC Music Prize for Best Independent Artist. Throughout her 14 years in the industry, Amy says she’s witnessed an increase in representation.

“It used to be that I’d be the only girl in the band, the only girl on the line up, the only girl on the tour. But that’s not true anymore.”

In addition to her time spent in the band, Amy had also worked as a writer for a several TV shows.

Check out Amy’s chat with Brooklyn to find out which female rock star she admires, what International Women’s Day means to her and more.

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Girl Power on SONiC: Amy Cole of the Rural Alberta Advantage says more women are working in music than ever before

Originally Aired: March 7, 2019

Filed under: Girl Power, International Women's Day, Rural Alberta Advantage