Performers

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Please Note! While we make every effort to be accurate, performers/days/times are subject to change!

Friday Night Stage

Karen Williams – emcee
Opening
Shawnee
Chris Pureka
Bitch

Burlesque
Dance!

Sunday Day Stage

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train
*WOC/NIW Spotlight featuring-Nia & Ness*
Staceyann Chin
Ferron with Wendy Sobel
Wahru closing

Saturday Day Stage

The Harmaleighs
Tangina Stone
Heather Mae

Thursday eve-At The Rise Stage

LuSter Singleton- emcee
River Hags
In Broad Damelight
Karen Williams
Mimi Gonzalez

Saturday AM-At the Rise Stage

Girlz Rhythm & Rock

Saturday Night Stage

Mimi Gonzalez – emcee
Mary Gauthier
Holly Near w/Tammy Hall
Elvira
Kofy Brown Band 

Friday Day-At the Rise Stage

Natalia Zukerman 
“The Woman Who Rode Away”

Thursday - At The Rise Stage

LuSter Singleton- emcee
River Hags
In Broad Damelight
Karen Williams
Mimi Gonzalez

Friday Day-At the Rise Stage

Natalia Zukerman 
“The Woman Who Rode Away”

Friday Night Stage

Karen Williams – emcee
Opening
Shawnee
Chris Pureka
Bitch

Burlesque
Dance!

Saturday AM-At the Rise Stage

Girlz Rhythm & Rock

Saturday Day Stage

The Harmaleighs
Tangina Stone
Heather Mae

Saturday Night Stage

Mimi Gonzalez – emcee
Mary Gauthier
Holly Near w/Tammy Hall
Elvira
Kofy Brown Band 

Sunday Day Stage

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train
*WOC/NIW Spotlight featuring-Nia & Ness*
Staceyann Chin
Ferron with Wendy Sobel
Wahru closing

Holly Near with Tammy Hall

Holly Near with Tammy Hall

Holly Near has been singing for a more equitable world for well over 50 creative years. She is an insightful storyteller through her music, committed to keeping the work rooted in contemporary activism.

June 14, 2019
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Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier

“Because the results are so dramatic, this could work for other traumas,” Mary says. “Trauma is the epidemic.

June 14, 2019
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Staceyann Chin

Staceyann Chin

Jamaican-Born, Brooklyn-Living, Woman-Loving, Writer/Poet, Political Activist and Performance Artist. Single Mama.

June 14, 2019
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Elvira Kurt

Elvira Kurt

Elvira Kurt, comedy legend, gay icon and freakin’ national treasure

June 14, 2019
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Ferron with Wendy Sobel

Ferron with Wendy Sobel

“Ferron writes of love with the relentless introspection of Leonard Cohen, and, as with classic Bob Dylan, her songs’ tough, questioning attitude sometimes gives way to an unexpected.” – Rolling Stone Magazine

June 14, 2019
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Mimi Gonzalez

Mimi Gonzalez

Mimi Gonzalez is a road-tested, high-octane comedian who takes the audience on a wild ride from the profound to the profane.

June 14, 2019
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Bitch

Bitch

Bitch (from Bitch and Animal, Shortbus) is back with a new collection of songs, including an epic video for her pop single, “New Year,” released in January 2019.

June 14, 2019
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Chris Pureka

Chris Pureka

Chris Pureka is a Portland-based singer-songwriter whose body of work has resonated deeply with these seemingly disparate milieus.

June 14, 2019
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Kofy Brown Band

Kofy Brown Band

Kofy Brown, an Oakland, CA musician, singer and songwriter has been a pioneering force in the Bay Area’s hip-hop soul scene since the early 90’s.

June 14, 2019
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Shawnee

Shawnee

Shawnee challenges the boundaries using music to showcase her roots and explore genres of soul, r&b, pop and alternative.

June 14, 2019
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Karen Williams

Karen Williams

COMIC * ACTOR * WRITER * MOTIVATIONAL HUMORIST * HOST * HUMOR EDUCATOR Curve Magazine calls Karen Williams “…a laugh riot!” The Sydney Morning Herald proclaims that Karen Williams is “ferociously funny, with perfect pace, timing and structure.” Karen Williams is one of today’s hottest comedy stars — with an awesome personality, radiant smile, and […]

June 14, 2019
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Natalia Zukerman  “The Woman Who Rode Away”

Natalia Zukerman “The Woman Who Rode Away”

Edifying and entertaining, Natalia Zukerman’s The Women Who Rode Away seamlessly melds the talents of the songwriter, painter, and storyteller into a moving evening of reflection and perseverance.

June 14, 2019
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Sharon Katz & The Peace Train

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train

The multicultural South African band of Sharon Katz & The Peace Train helped Nelson Mandela end Apartheid and have continued spreading their message of peace and reconciliation through performances and workshops around the world ever since.

June 14, 2019
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Nia & Ness

Nia & Ness

Nia & Ness are a black, lesbian, dancer-poet performance art duo based in Brooklyn, NY. The duo met and became a couple in 2013, and founded their company in 2016.

June 14, 2019
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Tangina Stone

Tangina Stone

Garnering praise globally with features on NYLON, Billboard, The FADER, Pigeons & Planes, CBC Radio Canada, Noisey – Poland, and more, Tangina Stone has been championed as a universal breath of fresh air.

June 14, 2019
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The Harmaleighs

The Harmaleighs

The Harmaleighs honestly craft poetic, passionate, and powerful songs cut from a pastiche of indie, folk, pop and Americana.

June 14, 2019
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Heather Mae

Heather Mae

Unfazed by what a typical pop artist today is “supposed” to look or sound like, Heather Mae, an award-winning songwriter whose evocative vocals and rhythmic piano style call to mind artists like Stevie Nicks and Sara Bareilles, creates intoxicating music that tackles complex topics surrounding mental health, LGBTQ+ issues, self-love, racial injustice, social inequality, and women’s rights.

June 14, 2019
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Wahru

Wahru

B “Wahru” Cleveland has drummed on something since she was a child. She started playing bongos at age 14 and is now considered an accomplished drummer on the Djembe’, ashiko, bongos, congas, and dunun.

June 14, 2019
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River Hags

River Hags

River Hags is an all female group that plays bluegrass americana and feminist music.

June 14, 2019
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In Broad Damelight

In Broad Damelight

This is what happens when you get 3 broads, 3 voices, and a couple of good tunes going in the Mid Ohio Valley.

June 14, 2019
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