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 Performer Genre Profile CityLinks
Amazing GraceCelebrity DRAG Illusionist/Impersonator

Amazing Grace is a sassy, quirky Southern Bell from Raleigh North Carolina. I am most known for my many character illusions that include: Dolly Parton, Madonna, and Liza!

Raleigh

Performance Sample Social Page

Amiyah RoseDRAG

I am a new drag queen who intends to use my political science expertise in my performance. I would say my style is pretty, fashionable, and quite political.

Asheville

Social Page

Asheville flamencasFlamenco dance

We are a group of women (many queer ;) that dance flamenco!

Asheville

Asheville Gay Men's ChorusCommunity chorus

Asheville Gay Men's Chorus is a volunteer gay chorus serving the WNC region. For over 20 years the chorus has provided entertainment through concerts and a variety of community events.

Asheville

Social Page WebSite

Bull the BarkerOriginal Americana/Rock

Lively, energetic, original Americana/Rock, soulful singing with groove rhythm backing.

Asheville

Performance Sample Social Page WebSite

Butch Thompson's Gang of 7all

182 School Road

Asheville

WebSite

CalcuttaDrag Queen

A high energy dancing drag queen notable in Asheville. Performing at The Odditorium, Scandals, Ol Shakeys, YO events, Banks Ave, anywhere that drag is found. Very fashion forward and I want to pioneer the changing face of drag

Asheville

Performance Sample Social Page

Celeste StarrDrag-Celebrity Impersonations

Im the longest working drag queen in town. im known for impersonating Cher, Joan Crawford among others.

Candler

Performance Sample Social Page

ChickPDRAG

@thelegendarychickp is a local drag kid who started performing at age 11.

Weaverville

ClichéDrag

Your Miss Kingdom Newcomer 2019, Cliché combines old school drag entertainment with modern inclusiveness. A self described dancing queen, i would love the opportunity to twirl and engage with the audience onstage!

Asheville

Coco CoutureDrag

I'm a pageant queen. I had the pleasure of being crowned the first Miss Blue Ridge Pride.

Atlanta

Damien Grey, Mr. Kingdom Newcomer 2019Drag King

My usual Drag creates an environment for people to explore uncomfortable emotions through humorous performances. At pride I frequently do Disney numbers to make youth feel like they have someone to identify with or clean numbers with advocacy undertones.

Cataula

Dinah LonelinessDrag

Campy, bawdy drag. Inspirations include Bea Arthur, Joan Crawford, and Tammy Faye Bakker. Numbers usually come from musical theatre or are jokes based on the subject of the song.

Huntsville

Performance Sample Social Page

DJ RexxStepTribal, Top 40 House

RexxStep is one of the best LGBT DJ's in AVL specializing in Tribal & Vocal House music. There's no other promoter besides BRP that spends more money by bringing outside DJ's to AVL. More to come for 2020.

Asheville

Social Page WebSite

Dr Aqueous and the Fantastik ApparatusScientific Electronic Rock Performance Art

Described as "a chemical Brothers remix of a Frank Zappa/Grateful Dead
mashup," the live show is not to be missed. On this journey through time you might wonder, "Is this the future or 1969?"

Asheville

Performance Sample Social Page WebSite

EE CummingBurlesque, RollerSkater, TapDancer

Through comedic burlesque, tap dancing, and roller skating, EE Cumming works towards smashing the patriarchy.

ASHEVILLE

Social Page

Erica ChanekDrag Queen Dancer

High energy drag queen performer.

Charlotte

Performance Sample Social Page

Erica ChanelDrag Queen Dancer

High energy drag queen performer.

Charlotte

Performance Sample Social Page

Evan MastersDRAG

An drag king performance consisting of rock and current hits

Johnson city

Social Page

Ginger Von SnapDancing QweenAsheville

Ida CarolinaDrag

Miss Blue Ridge Pride 2015

Asheville

WebSite

Jasmine SummersDRAG

I have been doing drag for about 8 years and has shaped me to be a professional "show girl" performer that specializes in high energy performances and very dramatic and elaborate costumes that shine even when the lights aren't on.

Asheville

Social Page

Juicey MinjAFAB performer

I'm your bubbly plus size pop princess who is sure to tell you a story from start to finish and keep you laughing.

Lincolnton

Performance Sample Social Page

Kamoh (Pronounced like "Camo"Pop and EDMartist

I am a lesbian artist who has been performing for a years. All of my music can be found on Itunes, Spotify, and SoundCloud. I sing about being you! Beingproudofyou!

Columbus

Performance Sample WebSite

Kassandra HyltonDrag entertainer

Kassandra Hylton resides in Charlotte,NC. She is a former Carolina All American Goddess, Midwest All American Goddess, Miss Charlotte Pride, Miss Hideaway, and current Miss Gay Latina Asheville and Miss Scandals. She has been traveling frequently along the east coast.

Charlotte

Social Page

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Welcome!  We are looking forward to another record-breaking festival this year.  We have set up this online form to make it easier for entertainers to share performance links and promotional information.  If you have difficulties with this application, contact [email protected]

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