THE OAKLAND PRIDE WOMYN'S STAGE

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BUTTERSCOTCH

Butterscotch, the retro-futuristic, singer / beatboxer is a force to be reckoned with in today’s music scene. Being the world’s first female beatboxing champion, and a finalist on America’s Got Talent, she has created a unique style. While she beatboxes, she sings and plays either guitar or piano, performing her own compositions and jazz standards. Butterscotch has shared stages with Sergio Mendes, Wyclef Jean, Earth, Wind & Fire and other musical legends. You can follow her on instagram @BUTTERSCOTCHMUSIC and buy her music at iTunes!

SIRI

Dubbed the 'trippy princess', SIRI was born and raised in Oakland, CA, often drawing inspiration from her hometown. Her chilling voice

rap-singing over lo-fi ethereal beats will definitely leave you feeling like you're tripped out on a floating castle, hungry for more. Growing up influenced by the rich diversity in her community and by the creative feats of her family, SIRI started writing and recording her own songs as a way to embrace her differences and express herself freely.

QUEER TAIKO

Queer Taiko is a Bay Area based group of LGBTQQs and allies interested in learning the art of Taiko (Japanese drumming). Formed in 2014 by Kristy Oshiro, the group aims to build community and camaraderie by learning and growing together.

KEY ELEMENTS

Key Elements is a dynamic new Latin Jazz ensemble based in the Sf Bay Area. The group is comprised of veteran players-featuring Patricia Thumas-Keyboard/Piano/composition, Nzingah Smith-Flute/Saxophones, Sue "Suki" Kaye-Congas/Percussion, and Colin O'Leary-Bass. Their's is a fresh original sound that will perk up your ears and get you moving on the dance floor!

DJ LUNA

A White Horse favorite DJ Luna has been lighting up dance floors since 1997! Spinning an infectious mix of club hits, top 40, hip hop, old school, house music. #djluna510

THE SINGING BOIS

THE SINGING BOIS is a queer retro quartet based in Oakland, California. Part boy band, part Rat Pack, they create spaces for masculine-of-center, non-binary, and POC musicians within new and vintage styles such as R&B, soul, rock, jazz, and Latin genres. Twisting gender expectations, they blend musical precision, playful staging, and sexy swagger. Their high energy shows feature original songs and unique covers of pieces by everyone from Sam Cooke to Selena.

DJ NINA SOL

Nina Sol, a nod to her Afro-Latina heritage & warm and sunshiny disposition, delivers a genre-bending soulful sound that resonates with audiences locally and across the globe. Currently based in Oakland, Nina holds monthly residencies at Constellations, a party dedicated to past and present artists born under the zodiac sign of the month, and Elements throwing down underground dance music alongside soulful house DJ veteran, Patrick Wilson.

DJ VAL G

Bay Area local, Val G has been spinning for over 10 years as a staple to the queer community. Inspired by DJ legends such as Jam Master J and Beat Junkie, and Mr Choc, Val G. has played with a range of artists including Tha Dogg Pound's Warren G, lady legends Eve & Lil’ Kim, and Bay Area Natives such as E-40 & Too Short. DJ Val G. plays strictly organic beats, breathing new life into the crowd with each revolving record. Live and listening, her fans range from devout music lovers, to movers, shakers, even love makers, and her quest to move the crowd continues.

DJ ALEX D

DJ ALEX D is a radio favorite. You can catch her spinning at local clubs, high schools, and radio events. DJ Alex D's sound is a wicked blend of top 40, hip hop, and trap. Footy’s ability to read the crowd means there is never a still moment.

DJ LADY LU

The San Francisco/Bay Area is known to have some of the most prominent and stylistic deejays in the nation. One of these deejays is DJ Marcella-LadyLu. DJ LadyLu has been deejaying for the last fifteen years, spinning these everything from Old School hip-hop and Mainstream/Club Hip-Hop, to Bhangra/Bollywood and Trap/Dubstep. DJ LadyLu has been a resident dj for these Bay Area Parties: Mango(SF), Smoove(Oak), Casa(SF), Worldwide(SF) and Emmy's Spaghetti Shack(SF).