Women That Rock and WMSC Present

Sedona, New Myths, Monte, Petra Jarrar, DJ Jess Louise Dye (High Waisted)


Apr 4 Wed
Sedona, New Myths, Monte, Petra Jarrar, DJ Jess Louise Dye (High Waisted)8:00 PM | Doors: 7:30 PM
Knitting Factory - BrooklynBrooklyn, NY
All Ages
Tickets $10.00 ADV / $12.00 DOS


   Some say she’s Dirty Pop, others say she’s Femme Funk. All bets aside, Los Angeles born/Brooklyn based musician has just set herself center stage into the world of Pop and beyond as Sedona. With her debut single “Call Me Up” turning heads, her soulful power bop is more than just a song, but rather, a femme anthem music lovers from today, tomorrow, and yesterday can enjoy. Sedona grew up singing in the shower to leading female pop icons like Diana Ross, Gwen Stefani, Madonna, Stevie Nicks, Sade - the list goes on and on. Their aesthetic broke a lot of social barriers for women, inspiring Sedona to do the same.

Her debut single “Call Me Up,” is about knowing your own worth and making others feel empowered. Combining her favorite R&B grooves from The Dramatics and Isley Brothers with a sprinkle of Jazz Fusion delight from Carlos Santana, she’s been addicted to music that makes you want to get up and move ever since she can remember hearing it. Aside from her pop and funk influences, Sedona’s roots have been buried in lullaby rock bands like The Beach Boys, Steely Dan, Steve Miller Band, and The Velvet Underground. Her self-written and self-directed music video embodies how close she holds all of her work to her heart. With her music Sedona aims to be political while remaining personal to create a longstanding balancing act between power and play. The rest of her EP, Home Before Dawn, is set to come out in Summer 2018. Having a songwriter mama and piano tuner/jazz photographer for a father, there was never a quiet moment for Sedona, and she’d like to keep it that way.


Petra Jarrar


And her journey has only begun.

Known for her "hook-drenched, danceable, optimistic pop songs" and electrifying persona, Petra's early beginnings were quite humble.

Growing up in Fairfield, CT, Petra's first introduction to music came from her brother, an established musician, who taught her how to play the piano when she was two. As she grew older, Petra told her mother that she wanted to be "different" than her brother, and not follow in his classical music steps. So, her mother bought her Fender Strat; from that day on, everything changed for Petra

While Petra always enjoyed writing, it wasn't she was twelve where she thought of setting her words to music. For several hours a day, Petra would write songs on both the piano and guitar.  Soon, Petra sparked an interest in music production, and transformed her walk-in closet into a vocal booth and mini recording studio. In order to focus on her craft, Petra was homeschooled throughout middle and high school.

At the age of sixteen, Petra completed her high school diploma was accepted to The New School. She moved to the West Village, and was quickly introduced to the live music scene, with venues such as The Bitter End just a block away from her front door.

Now living in NYC and wanting to get in with the music scene, Petra performed at open mics and showcases at venues all throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. She began to become well known for her live performances, and began to develop an impressive local following.

Her first single, 'Glamour Girl' was released in July 2015. The song was released to critical acclaim, and was praised for its "edginess," while also being able to hone in a "ethereal and nostalgic vibe."  Since its release, the song has been spun on indie radio throughout the United States and Japan. Her song currently holds over 13.5k streams on Soundcloud alone.

Following the release of her single, Petra went on to establish her own band. She had an incredible demand from venues in New York, and went on the headline The Studio at Webster Hall, The Cutting Room, and Bowery Electric-- just to name a few.

Petra's popularity on the live music was not isolated in New York, but internationally as well. In Fall 2016, Petra was invited to perform a headlining ten day tour in Japan. She made appearances in cities such as Tokyo (Mona Records), Kobe (Art House & IZNT) and Osaka (Hard Rock Cafe at the Universal City Walk). She also performed a set at the Kansai Music Conference for a night in Kobe. Her tour was supported by D'Addario Strings, Evans Drumheads, Promark and Roland. who provided her with top of the line equipment for her and her band. Petra also toured Los Angeles after an invite to attend the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards in February 2017. Her tour included an exclusive show on Valentine's Day at The Mint LA.

Summer 2017 provided Petra with her biggest musical breaks as of yet. In July, she partnered with Guitar Center. Her first collaboration was a national advertising campaign showcasing her band's equipment. Her second collaboration occurred during the High School Nation Fall 2017 Tour as an opening act for Drake Bell. She performed for two weeks, with shows in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. For the tour, she took over Guitar Center's social media. During her behind-the-scenes tour diary for her Nashville show, she had nearly 17.6k people tune in on both Snapchat and Twitter!

Currently, Petra is preparing to release her debut album, slated for Spring 2018.  Although she has already achieved so much at 20, Petra is only getting started- so get ready.