Lisa and Elvira, long-time friends and Michigan collaborators, will have an ad-hoc conversation about Michfest’s herstory, culture, and community, and include a few written stories that Lisa will have at the ready.
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.
“Because the results are so dramatic, this could work for other traumas,” Mary says. “Trauma is the epidemic.
Jamaican-Born, Brooklyn-Living, Woman-Loving, Writer/Poet, Political Activist and Performance Artist. Single Mama.
Elvira Kurt, comedy legend, gay icon and freakin’ national treasure
“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
Mimi Gonzalez is a road-tested, high-octane comedian who takes the audience on a wild ride from the profound to the profane.
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.
Chris Pureka is a Portland-based singer-songwriter whose body of work has resonated deeply with these seemingly disparate milieus.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Harmaleighs honestly craft poetic, passionate, and powerful songs cut from a pastiche of indie, folk, pop and Americana.
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.
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.
River Hags is an all female group that plays bluegrass americana and feminist music.
This is what happens when you get 3 broads, 3 voices, and a couple of good tunes going in the Mid Ohio Valley.
Girlz Rhythm n’ Rock Camp just finished 17 years of providing a creative, confidence building space for young girlz to experience the music world.
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