The Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) is pleased to announce the finalists selected to perform at the 2015 She Rocks Showcase at the WGBH Food & Wine Festival in Boston, taking place Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at the WGBH headquarters.

Featured performers include Connecticut-based recording artist Laura Clapp; five-piece folk/rock band from Boston Post Modern Authors; and Boston-based singer-songwriter Kate Diaz. The performers were chosen based on their submissions to

“We’re so excited to bring talented women in music to the WGBH Food & Wine Festival. Combined with live music, artisan food and wine, and the support of the WGBH, this will be a great event for everyone attending and performing,” said WiMN Founder, Laura B. Whitmore.

Growing up in Connecticut, Laura Clapp began her piano studies at age 6 and composed her first song when she was 11. Clapp graduated from Berklee College of Music, where she learned guitar and recorded her first CD Where Are You Going? After writing and recording her second CD Simply, she toured America, funded entirely by CD sales and the support of her fans and friends.
As a demonstrator for pro audio company TC-Helicon, Clapp has been featured on several YouTube videos, some with over 450,000 views to date. For more info, visit

Post Modern Authors, a five-piece band from Boston, create a unique sound, blending folk and rock that rings on the edge of a dark, quiet, and explosive landscape. The band is comprised of Michelle Amirault on bass, Dominic Dellaquila on electric guitar, Emily Seeberg on drums, and Meghan Seeberg and  Andrew Sullivan on vocals and rhythm. Learn more at

Originally from Chicago, Singer-songwriter Kate Diaz moved to Boston for college, where she performs with her new band. She has played at national festivals and all around Chicago and the Northeast, including at this year’s ASCAP Expo and CMJ, as well as at National Mall Earth Day Festival, Lollapalooza, Milwaukee Summerfest, Midpoint Music Festival, and Taste of Chicago. She has released three singles and four acoustic albums of original pop/rock songs. More at

The She Rocks Showcase at the WGBH Food & Wine Festival takes place on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., at the WGBH headquarters on One Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135. The showcase takes place during the festival’s Artisan Taste event. Information about the performers will be shared via WGBH’s networks. For tickets and further info go to

The WiMN provides a community for women in the music industry, and was founded in 2012 by music industry veteran Laura B. Whitmore. The WiMN produces numerous events across the United States throughout the year, such as the She Rocks Showcases and She Rocks Awards honoring women in music. The She Rocks Showcases present a unique opportunity for female artists of all styles and ages to perform during festivals and events across the country. For more information, visit