Madame Gandhi Headlines Brooklyn’s National Sawdust on 9/13
Former M.I.A. drummer, solo artist, and activist debuts fourth-wave feminist live experience at New York City’s prestigious performing arts venue
Credits: Noor Khan
On Thursday, September 13, former drummer for M.I.A, free-bleeding runner at the 2015 London Marathon, and solo artist Madame Gandhi will perform at Brooklyn’s female-founded National Sawdust venue. The fourth-wave feminist live experience will feature musicians, dancers, projection art, and custom lighting. Using her drums, percussion, voice, production, and positive energy, Gandhi will offer audiences a joyful and uplifting mixture of music, education, energy, and community leading from the femme.
A lifelong activist with a Harvard M.B.A., Madame Gandhi made viral news by running 2015’s London Marathon while free-bleeding to address the stigma associated with menstruation. She has spoken at the White House and the U.N., and delivered a TED talk on “Atomic Living.” Madame Gandhi is on a mission is to celebrate and elevate the female voice through her art and activism. Her performance at National Sawdust promises to bring together all of Madame Gandhi’s ideas and talents for another unforgettable chapter in that journey.
Recognized this year by Vogue Magazine as one of their “34 Stars Who Continue to Shine on a Global Stage,” Gandhi has toured with M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Krewella, and Kehlani. She has created music with ABRA with alt-J, Portugal The Man, and TV on the Radio. Her 2017 debut EP, “Voices” received praise from influential outlets including The Fader and Paper Magazine and was featured in The New York Times. Her anthemic single, “The Future is Female” reached #8 on Spotify’s viral charts the week following the Womxn’s March. In May of 2018, she wowed audiences at forward-thinking music and tech festival, Moogfest. In July, she released another anthem, “Top Knot Turn Up” dedicated to the spirit of getting things done as symbolized by womxn wearing their hair up.
Madame Gandhi is presently working on a new album and will be releasing a new single and video for “Bad Habits” in October. She hopes her upcoming work and performances will inspire people to get out and vote in the U.S. midterm elections this November.
Madame Gandhi will be available in NY for interviews and photo sessions select times on the following dates:
Please contact us for an advanced stream of her upcoming single “Bad Habits” and for further information.