Honey Jam

Honey Jam

 Some of the Honey Jam cast appearing Thursday evening at the El Mocambo. Photo credit: Suzan Bitici
August 15, 2021
by Karen Bliss

The 26th annual Honey Jam showcase, featuring a curated lineup of female artists from across Canada, including the first Yukon participant Sophie N

This year’s performers at Honey Jam launch event. Front and centre (orange and white top), founder Ebonnie Rowe
July 25, 2021
by Karen Bliss

This year’s showcase is funded by Slaight Music, TD Ready Commitment, Ontario Creates, and FACTOR, and will feature artists from Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Alberta and, for the first time, the Yukon.

Photo: Honey Jam performer Kelsey Vaz
September 30, 2020
by Bill King

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Toronto org dedicated to promoting local female artists. Here the founder explains the challenges of hosting a celebration amidst the pandemic, and how the El Mocambo and loyal sponsors came to her rescue.

ElMo owner Michael Wekerle, Honey Jam founder Ebonnie Rowe and cast. Pic:Aoife McCartan
September 27, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Honey Jam founder Ebonnie Rowe is staging a 25th-anniversary concert and party after all.  Limited in attendance, the Oct.

August 21, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Honey Jam (pictured) showcases Canadian female talent, The Offspring and Sum 41 announce a cross-country tour and Calgary's NMC connects with a new Polaris Prize project. Also making news are Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Kiefer Sutherland, Jann Arden, Hunter Hayes, Banff Centre, Hipgnosis Songs Fund, LyricFind, Sam Kirmayer, and farewell Larry Taylor. Video added.

American singer-songwriter Elle Varner (rose dress) with the 2019 Honey Jam artists — photo credit: Sally Warburton.
July 29, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Honey Jam, the all-female multi-genre Canadian artist showcase at which Nelly Furtado was discovered in 1997, just announced the 20 choices from th

Shawn Mendes at last year's VMAs
August 3, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes (pictured) will perform at the VMAs in NYC, Honey Jam returns, and CNW showcase applications are now open. Others in the news include Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Music PEI, Ron Mann, Ron Sexsmith, Joe Robertson, Manitoba Music, CNE, Tragedy Ann, and Harrison Brome. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Ebonnie Rowe
August 10, 2017
by Bill King

PhemPhat Entertainment Group was formed in 1995 to educate and promote women in the music business and establish a presence for them in areas traditionally seen as “boyz clubs."