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2016 Archive

2016 Performers

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  • Alive
    "infectious rhythms, stunning vocals, innovative arrangements, intelligent and heartfelt original compositions"
  • Mary Watkins
    Mary Watkins
    Her music reflects many styles – jazz, gospel, country, rock, classical and pop.
  • Nan Washburn
    Nan Washburn
    ... her engaging performances and fresh approach to concert programming, critics have hailed her work as having "perspicacity, nerve, imagination and all-round savvy."
  • Nedra Johnson & the Fat Bottom Girls
    Nedra Johnson & the Fat Bottom Girls
    4 Tuba players and a rhythm section - Blues based, with a repertoire that includes R&B, rock, funk, gospel and jazz. "This is womyn's music baby."
  • Mazz Swiff with guest Silva Bolognesi
    Mazz Swiff with guest Silva Bolognesi
    often reversing the traditional roles of their instruments while approaching melody, harmony and rhythm in a fresh and often surprising way
  • Suede
    Think sophisticated pop/jazz, think naughty blues with a sizzling trumpet, think love songs that will make you swoon
  • Andrea Gibson
    Andrea Gibson
    Andrea Gibson is not gentle with their truths. It is this raw fearlessness that has led them to the forefront of the spoken word movement.
  • Marga Gomez
    Marga Gomez
    “If film and television producers want to take more risks in their depiction of lesbian life they should go directly to the caustic musings of Marga Gomez.” New York Times
  • Ubaka Hill
    Ubaka Hill
    Ubaka creatively weaves percussion, poetry and song to inspire a positive uplifting atmosphere...
  • SONiA disappear fear
    SONiA disappear fear
    "Quirky and smart, a poet with a guitar, SONiA is a master of crafting songs that make you want to simultaneously dance, sing, and change the world." - Georgia Voice, USA
  • Carolyn Gage
    Carolyn Gage
    ...she specializes in non-traditional roles for women, especially those reclaiming famous lesbians whose stories have been distorted or erased from history.
  • Sharon Katz and The Peace Train
    Sharon Katz and The Peace Train
    A mission of peace.
  • Sarah Bush Dance Project
    Sarah Bush Dance Project
    Feminism, Diversity, Excellence, Authenticity, Accessibility, Empowerment, Versatility, and Innovation.
  • Vickie Shaw
    Vickie Shaw
    The funniest comedian EVER! She said so herself!
  • Kristen Ford Band
    Kristen Ford Band
    A ball of energy on stage, pushing joy into the crowd and getting the audience to echo back this enthusiasm.
  • Summer Osborne
    Summer Osborne
    She masterfully amalgamates the human condition, spirituality, truth, love and healing.
  • Dianne Davidson
    Dianne Davidson
    A singer, songwriter, musician, producer and performer, her style and range escape categorization, but her passion, depth and robust vocals never escape her audiences.
  • Crys Matthews
    blends Americana, folk, jazz, blues, bluegrass and funk into a bold, complex performance
  • Violet and the Undercurrents
    Violet and the Undercurrents
    “..Sophisticated folk-rockers ..”
  • Kiya Heartwood
    Director of the Folk Orchestra
  • B. Wahru Cleveland and Rani Quimba
    B. Wahru Cleveland and Rani Quimba
    Leaders of the Drum Chorus


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2015 Performers

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