- Bambi Galore, Burlesque
Bambi has spent the last 10 years becoming the international chameleon of tease. She started her journey in Washington DC and it has since taken her all over the US and Canada. She has spent a majority of her time working in the art form of burlesque, but also expresses herself through drag performance.
- Ms. DZ, Hip-Hop Rap
Ms. D’z! D’z, a.k.a. Deezy, first came onto Baltimore’s rap scene in 2008 when she joined local rap group TRP (Trait Razor Productions). In 2013, Ms.D’z left the group to explore a solo career, but still gives her respect to Trait Razor for bringing her so far into the game. In 2015, Ms.D’z reinvented her image by publicly coming out in her music. Deezy brings back the essence of Hip-Hop by rapping over beats that have an old school hip-hop feel to it, but she also keeps up with the current trends in today’s music.
- Minority Re’port, Improv Comedy
Based in Baltimore, Minority Re’port is a unique troupe representing the underrepresented in improv. With their high-energy, audience-inspired approach, they create characters you’ll never forget, and leave you as satisfied as your mama’s sweet potato pie.
- Chelsea Shorte, Comedienne (Friday)
Originally from Richmond, VA, Chelsea discovered comedy as a way to stave off the boredom of being a beautiful twenty-something. Since first taking the stage as a stand up in early 2011, she has flourished and has further applied her creative drive to storytelling, podcasting, sketch writing, acting, and drag performance. Her stand up material ranges from riffs on the low bar for allyship to dating or even pythons in the Everglades.
- T Moon Fields, Comedienne (Saturday)
Stand up comedian T Moon Fields. T Moon is from Baltimore born and raised, and has been sharing her point of view on stage since 2012. You can see her at the Sidebar on Mondays, the longest running open mic in Baltimore.
- Fire Angelou, Spoken Word
Fire Angelou is a dynamic spoken word artist, actress, writer and organizer. She is currently the Chief Event Organizer for DewMore Baltimore, a non-profit that focuses on art and activism, and a full time student at University of Baltimore. Expect an electric, thought-provoking dialogue about the current social movements of our time through the power of word. Calling upon the ancient power of the griot, Fire Angelou acts as a historian of the 21st century Black american woman’s experience. She speaks of truth, love, laughter, race, gender, cuddling, and the importance of self love in times of systematic hate. She honors the woman and the woman’s place within the movement and within her heart.