Sunday, June 26, 2016: Main Stage Performers + Speakers
Sunday Lineup co-hosted by Liam Mayclem and Carnie Asada
Duserock and Friends (Electronic, Dance)
Z LaLa (Pop, World Pop)
Carnie Asada (Drag Performance)
A Special Tribute by Bluebird (Rock, Tribute)
SF Pride Board of Directors (Speaker)
Grand Marshals (Speaker)
CHEER SF (Dance)
Dykes on Bikes (Community)
BETTY (Pop, Rock)
Psychic TV (Psychedelic Rock, Post-punk)
Clair Farley, “The Future of Economic Justice is Now!” (Speaker)
Bishop Yvette Flunder, “Intersectional Justice” (Speaker)
Khafre Jay, HipHopForChange (Community)
Breathless (Hip Hop)
Mix’d Ingrdnts (Dance)
BeBe Sweetbriar (Drag Performance)
Hector Fonseca (DJ)
Peaches (Electroclash, Electropunk)
*Subject to change
Sunday Performers and Speakers
Latest albums “Rub,” “Rub Remixed”
Peaches is an artist who’s managed to wield immeasurable influence over mainstream pop culture while still operating from outside of its confines, carving a bold, progressive path in her own image that’s opened the door for countless others to follow. Her latest and most unequivocal album to date, ‘Rub’, is an adventurous, audacious musical statement.
Latest albums “Rub,” “Rub Remixed”
Born in 1981 from industrial music behemoth Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV is fronted by Throbbing Gristle’s founder: anti-hero, artist, and Pandrogenist, Genesis P-Orridge. Psychic TV is particularly known for its intense and visceral live performances and for a creative lineage that includes cultural luminaries such as William S. Burroughs, Derek Jarman, and Timothy Leary, among others.
Named Best International DJ/Producer by EDGE
Hector Fonseca has been named Best International DJ/Producer by EDGE, one of the largest lgbt publications in the world. This international DJ superstar and coveted celebrity remixer has charted over 20 Official Billboard #1 dance remixes for artists like Sia, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Betty Who, Kelis, Kerli, and Beyonce. He has headlined some of the most important parties worldwide including MATINEE (Ibiza, NYC, Miami, Los Angeles and Las Vegas), World Pride, Black Party (NYC), White Party (Palm Springs and Miami), Circuit Festival (Barcelona) to name a few. He has also given back to the community by doing benefits for the It Gets Better Project, Task Force, Care Resources & Lifeball (Vienna).
Weeds, Ugly Betty, The L Word
BETTY is the original pop rock band fronted by Alyson Palmer and sisters, Elizabeth and Amy Ziff. The band’s heartfelt passion and signature sound of soaring harmonies, lively melodies, and clever lyrics layered over strong grooves create an energetic, boundary-pushing live show that is a popular attraction worldwide. Unstoppable activists, the women of BETTY use their music for humanitarian outreach: working for equal rights, peace & aid, and the empowerment of girls & women.
JustCircuit Magazine Performer of the Year 2016, SF Pride Grand Marshal 2013
International Recording Artist and USA Dance Radio Top 10 charter, BeBe Sweetbriar has had an amazing first half of 2016. Kicking off the new year with the release of her multiple charting remake of Pussycat Dolls’ hit “”Dontcha””, Sweetbriar was named JustCircuit Magazine’s Performer of Year and Circuit Personality of Year in recognition of her love of keeping her fans on the dance floor. BeBe was a former SF Pride Grand Marshal.
Duserock and Friends
Opening DJ sets for Sting, Sheryl Crow, and Dana Carvey
Duserock has been bringing heat to dance floors for almost two decades opening for the likes of Sting and Sheryl Crow. His ability to blend genres and keep the crowd dancing have made him a popular DJ worldwide. He’s shared bills with Photek, Marques Wyatt, Dubtribe, Gavin Hardkiss, Mark Farina, Turntables on the Hudson and many more. Duserock is excited to bring a few friends with him to get the party started on the Main Stage this year.
CHEER San Francisco
Annual Two-Spirit Powwow, “Belonging” A film by Rope Wolfe
CHEER San Francisco is celebrating 36 years of fabulousness & volunteerism! Since 1980, CHEER SF has been thrilling crowds around the world with its unique brand of high energy routines and has raised more than $300,000 to date, assisting people with life-challenging conditions such as HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer. Dedicated to its philanthropic mission, this all-volunteer squad appeared in the Top 48 on America’s Got Talent: Season 5 and also performed in the SF Giants World Series Victory Parade.
David Bowie Tribute
Bluebird is the Bay Area music and art collective dedicated to celebrating and performing the sound and vision of David Bowie. Comprised of members who have performed and recorded with Prince, Seal, The Sippy Cups, Sly & the Family Stone, Chris Isaak and many others, the group has created a custom show for SF Pride, including video projections, drag performers, and a set list tailored for this special day in honor of two musical geniuses taken too soon.
The Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits is a Native American society that promotes the artist expression of Two-Spirit (Native LBGTQI People). BAAIT-S exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the Native American / First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural, and artistic.
Emmy Award-winning host and a producer for CBS5’s Eye on The Bay, Emmy Awards, CBS, Travel Channel
Liam is an out and proud Emmy Award-winning host and a producer for CBS5’s Eye on The Bay, Saturdays at 7 p.m. on CBS Bay Area and is the Foodie Chap on KCBS radio. A pioneer of LGBT broadcasting, Liam produced LIVE105’s “HIBERNIA BEACH” radio show (1994/5) and produced QTV (1995-1998). Liam’s other main passion is fundraising. As a benefit auctioneer and emcee for more than 300 events, Liam has helped raise millions of dollars for many organizations. (GLAAD, SF CASA, SF AIDS Foundation). He has been seen as a correspondent on “WORLD ACCESS” on Travel Channel since September 2015.
“Please Go Home” (Parody), Drag Queen Problems
Carnie Asada has been wowing the Bay Area since 2013 with a range of performances that span comedy, performance art, and drag venues. She is a fixture in the San Francisco drag scene known for her sharp wit, biting humor, sultry fashion, and mastery over mic as a hostess and EmCee. She has worked with Cazwell, Chad Michaels, Alyssa Edwards, Jodie Harsh, and featured in several youtube parodies and music videos. Carnie’s weekly shows include ‘My So Called Night’ at Beaux on Thursdays, ‘Karaoke Tuesdays’ at Balancoire, Saturday ‘Mega Motown Brunch’ at Lookout, and Sunday ‘Femme Fatale Brunch’ at Balancoire.
Macrocosmic World Pop Singer Songwriter, ABC News, Jimmy Kimmel Live, LA Times
World-pop sensation Z LaLa is an American singer, songwriter from Los Angeles. Best known for her ability to sing in 19 different languages, she is driven by her passion for musical creativity and her desire to connect with audiences from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Z LaLa has been universally praised for her space age style and innovative artistry. She is widely recognized for her outlandish avant-garde costumes; her shows are sensual, and visually enticing.
Mix’d Ingrdnts Dance Company is a multi-ethnic and diverse collective of female artists who work together as an all-styles dance company with the intent of cultivating a stronger community of artists of all ages through urban performance, dance education, and connection. Mix’d Ingrdnts exists to empower women to express themselves and host platforms to help facilitate the community speaking up and out for the greater good.
Omaha Entertainment Award for Best Hip Hop
A touring artist, Breathless has visited stages throughout North America with radio plays internationally. She received an Omaha Entertainment Award for Best Hip Hop/Rap Artist, and continues to break boundaries now that she’s in the Bay Area. Called the hardest working woman in hip hop, Breathless consistently shines as an artist with each release, and has an ever-growing fan base through performances and radio. Find her current project “Reincarnation” on iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify. Her upcoming album release “Lovelution” will be released this summer.
East Bay Express, SF Chronicle’s Datebook, New York Observe
HipHopForChange, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit that uses grassroots activism to educate people about socio-economic injustices and advocate solutions through Hip Hop culture. We raise funds for local causes that enrich marginalized and historically oppressed communities. We provide a curriculum for students to engage in the history of Hip Hop culture, as well as platforms for local artists who have social justice oriented narratives.
San Francisco Dykes on Bikes
San Francisco Dykes on Bikes® Women’s Motorcycle Contingent is a non-profit organization committed to creating a local, national and international community of women motorcyclists and friends of women motorcyclists. Our mission is to support philanthropic endeavors in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and women’s communities, and to reach out to empower a community of diverse women through rides, charity events, Pride events and education. This year marks our 40th anniversary of leading the SF Pride Parade.
The Future of Economic Justice is Now!
Clair Farley is a community leader, writer, actor, and trans advocate. She is the Director of Economic Development at the San Francisco LGBT Center, leading the first initiative in the nation to comprehensively address the economic barriers faced by low- and moderate-income LGBTQ communities and families. Including the Center’s Trans Employment Program, that helps create inclusive workplaces and jobs for trans and gender non-conforming people.
Clair works across the country and internationally to advocate for increased visibility and economic justice for LGBTQ communities. Her story is highlighted in several films including Red without Blue on Netflix and American Transgender on National Geographic. She was invited to the White House to participate in the inaugural LGBT Innovation Summit and was recognized as a “Soldier of Social Change” in the SF Magazine’s Annual Women in Power Issue.
Bishop Yvette Flunder
The Future of Economic Justice is Now!
Bishop Flunder founded the City of Refuge United Church of Christ in 1991 in order to unite a gospel ministry with a social ministry. She also presides over The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries which has 56 branches in Africa, South America and Asia. She has been instrumental in building LGBTQ work internationally, particularly in Africa. A highly sought after preacher, teacher and gospel singer, she leads the City of Refuge UCC community in Oakland, CA.