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Big Joanie


Big Joanie are a black feminist punk band based in London, UK, who formed in July 2013 to play First Timers in November 2013, a gig where every band played their first set. Big Joanie are Chardine (drums & vocals), Steph (guitar & vocals) and Estella (bass & vocals). Big Joanie formed to make powerful music but also to create a continuum for black punks by presenting a strong, powerful vision of black womanhood and talking about black punks who came before us.

“Big Joanie are looking forward to having the space and time to reflect on their previous releases and work on developing a new sound that will take them to their next album. We’re also intrigued about learning about the business side of the music industry.”