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Girls Rock Camp ATL Keeps Rocking 10 Years Later

Jul 13, 2017
Courtesy of Girls Rock Camp ATL

Girls Rock Camps are hosted around the world. The camps teach girls self-esteem, empowerment and, of course, to rock out.

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“Rock Camp is about music, but it’s about more than music,” board chair Haley Zapal said in an interview with Lois Retizes. “Music is the medium through which we teach these girls about self-determination, collaboration and respecting one another.”

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Amy Ray (left) and Emily Saliers and the Indigo Girls perform at Magnolia Fest at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak Florida on Saturday. October 18, 2014.
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If Music Midtown didn’t leave you all festival'ed-out, two more music festivals are hitting the metro Atlanta area this weekend. Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a preview of upcoming concerts for "Mara's Music Mix."

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Just a week after nearly breaking the internet with her new album "Lemonade," Beyoncé will be performing in Atlanta this weekend.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look at that show and many more in "Mara's Music Mix."

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