A brand new weekly sequence celebrating feminine cultural icons throughout the music business and wider popular culture has launched at London's The Book Club.

Titled ‘Sheroes’ the free occasion will function a slew of influential girls who've every left their inimitable mark on music, model and tradition via their work.

The sequence will concentrate on a special artist every month, with the one and solely Grace Jones tapped for the inaugural occasion. ‘Sheroes’ subsequent version in November will hone in on December 2017 Mixmag cowl star Björk, to coincide with the Icelandic artist's birthday, whereas a particular Sade version has additionally been confirmed for January 2019.

Via a press launch The Book Club’s Music Programmer Ollie Lewis mentioned, “We’re just about at all times searching for an excuse to play music from these legendary artists within the venue.” Adding, “These are artists who’ve formed popular culture and are true originators. Many of them are additionally amongst dance music’s most sampled artists to not point out their apparent model recreation and perspective.”

A pool of resident DJs have been lined as much as play a collection of their favorite tracks by the chosen artist throughout the sequence, with the likes of NTS Radio’s Lucie Grace and Nadia introduced as sequence residents.

‘Sheroes’ launched this week (October four) at The Book Club, London.

To discover out extra about The Book Club have a look right here, and for extra particulars concerning the Grace Jones version, or the forthcoming ‘Sheroes’ schedule head over to the occasion web site.

Jasmine Kent-Smith is Mixmag's Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter