All Press Releases for September 30, 2011

Sweet Leda Rocks Out Against Domestic Violence

Annapolis neo soul band teams with other musicians for "Women Take Over the Whiskey" concert.

    ANNAPOLIS, MD, September 30, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On Friday, October 14th, Maryland-based neo soul group Sweet Leda will join forces with female artists at The Whiskey (Annapolis) to stand up to domestic violence. The second annual "Women Take Over the Whiskey" event is being held in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness month and the YWCA.

Comprised of vocalist Julie Cymek, bassist Jaime Horrigan, drummer Don Boyette, and guitarist Omar El Dieahy, Sweet Leda is one of the hottest bands playing the Annapolis circuit, and has begun receiving national attention.The band is featured in the end credits of "Lovely Molly," a film by Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project), which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on September 14th.

The "Women Take Over the Whiskey" event, which is simply pro-female - not anti-male - will also feature soul/rock band, The Broadcast ( ), Singer/Songwriter Claire Anthony (, all-female a capella group, the University of Maryland Treblemakers ( ), Comedian Ali Cady Finelli, and Singer/Songwriter Viki Nova. "We hosted the event a year and a half ago, and people were so excited about it that they personally thanked us for putting it together," says Cymek. "The fact that it is happening during Domestic Violence Awareness Month makes it that much more of a worthwhile event that we are proud to be a part of."

To further support the war against domestic violence, the event will feature a 50/50 raffle and $2 YWCA shooters. In addition, Sweet Leda will donate proceeds from merchandise sales to the YWCA.

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About Sweet Leda
Based in Annapolis, MD, Sweet Leda is "one of the tightest bands on the [Annapolis] circuit" (Carrie Neuman, WRNR). With its rich blend of new school funk, soul, and pop, and Julie Cymek's distinct Adele meets Mary J. Blige meets Janis meets Joss Stone style vocals, the band has earned its very own stylistic label - "sexy smooth rock and groove" - that leaves audiences wanting to sink their teeth right in and take a nice, big, juicy bite.

About The Whiskey
Located at 1803 West St. in Annapolis, MD, the Whiskey is the premier rock-n-roll club in the Annapolis area.

For more information about Sweet Leda, please email Jaime Horrigan at or call 410.507.2711.
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