Performers

THunder Valley PRIDE STAGE Featured Performers

LADY CAMDEN

Three cheers for America’s little spice girl! Born in the U.K. but now living in Sacramento, this professional ballet-dancer-turned-drag-queen is ready to take the world by storm, serving class and sass and living the pop princess fantasy she’s always dreamed of. You saw her on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 14 Now watch her perform on the Sacramento Pride Festival stage this year!

KERRI COLBY

This bodacious queen is all about beauty, hair and body-ody-ody. From the legendary House of Colby, Kerri is a bold diva who tells it like it is while always looking flawless. She came to slay the game in true Colby style! you saw her on rupaul’s drag race season 14 Now watch her perform the Sacramento Pride Festival stage this year!

DEJA SKYE

This pastel princess prides herself on embracing all her curves and swerves. DeJa is known for her bold, colorful drag aesthetic and design skills. She’s a sweetheart, but she has killer lip sync skills, so watch out for her! you saw her on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 14 Now watch her perform on the Sacramento Pride Festival stage this year!

ANGERIA PARIS VANMICHAELS

This southern belle from ATL will light up any room with her charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent. An old-school pageant queen, “Angie” is here to serve fierce fashion and face with a country charm you can’t help but fall in love with. you saw her on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 14 Now watch her perform on the Sacramento Pride Festival stage this year!

MILA JAM

Nyc pop recording artivist & transgender superstar, Mila Jam fills every room with talent, personality & undeniable style.
A legendary YouTube Sensation turned Original Pop Artist, Mila is known around the world for her unforgettable stage performances & one of a kind music videos. Mila has toured internationally with the Broadway musical RENT; performed alongside James Brown, Mark Ronson, Laverne Cox, Travis Wall, Jody Watley, Lady Kier(Deee-Lite) & Natasha Bedingfield.

MADISON ROSE

Madison Rose has slid down a rainbow from an alternate universe to wake everyone up to the full acceptance of others and most importantly – themselves. The up and coming Ohio born, Los Angeles based singer and songwriter introduced her rainbow realm with her infectious, Billboard premiered debut single, “DIAMONDS”.

DAPPER DAN MIDAS

DDm (Dapper Dan Midas) is a singer, raptivist and social media personality based in Baltimore, Maryland. DDm was born and raised in Baltimore, and participated in the local rap circuit beginning in the mid-2000s before starting his hip hop duo Bond St. District. As a solo artist, DDm has recorded albums including Beautiful Gowns (2019) and The Ballad of Omar (2020), inspired by Michael K. Williams’s portrayal of Omar, an openly gay man raised in West Baltimore, in the series The Wire.

PLANET BOOTY

Dance to their eclectic electro-funk, grind to their original R’n’B grooves, and sweat under the intense, penetrating gaze of frontman Dylan Charles Germick as he begs you, in all sincerity, to love yourself no matter what.

Planet Booty has toured extensively throughout the United States, at club dates and festivals including SXSW and multiple Pride events, and have supported Lizzo, Ninja Sex Party, TWRP, Sisqo, Turquoise Jeep, Capital Cities, Escort, K Flay, and countless more. In 2019 Planet Booty released their fifth record, the Guilty Pleasure EP.

Featured DJ: DJ LADY CHAR

One of the Sacramento’s most prominent and musically diverse DJ’s, with club residencies all over California and Nevada. Char travels all over the Bay Area on a weekly bases rocking dance floors with pride. Char has a strong love of not just playing music, but being an active part of the community and our youth. She is an open format DJ who loves to genre hop during her sets, offering each night as a musical journey to her followers.

vip zone host: a la mode

A 2019 Sacramento News & Review Best Drag Performer winner, A La Mode has been working in nightlife since 2015. A former company member of Liberty City Kings Drag & Burlesque, Ms. Mode has received multiple awards for her choreography. In addition to hosting monthly makeup tutorials for LGBTQ+ youth, Ms. Mode is a regular guest at Drag Queen Story Hour. She currently hosts Pink Wednesdays at Revival at The Sawyer (first Wednesdays of the month) and Drag Bingo Brunch at Broderick Midtown (every Saturday). She is the current reigning Miss Gay Sacramento 2021.

Hellen Heels

This drag queen veteran of 5 years creates some amazing dance mixes and the girl dances her ass off all night! As much passion as she has on stage, she’s equally inspiring when discussing her growth through drag and her connections to local queens and Ru girls alike.

Juliana Budget

“In high school I was cast as the Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz stage play so it probably started then. Then I wanted to start doing drag as soon as I discovered Coco Peru and Willam Belli on YouTube. I fell in love with two big drag personalities and wanted to be all about it. I’m often credited as a Musical Theatre queen but I can’t sing for sh*t. The audience should expect to experience laughter, sadness, excitement, stomach pains, loss of eyesight, and a rash.”

Sasha Devaroe

Sasha has a distinct style – the signature makeup, flawless outfits, the life she brings to the crowd when she’s performing. A 10-year veteran in the drag game, well known in California’s Central Valley and Bay Area, her onstage persona is fierce and fabulous.

MARIACHI BONITAS

Established in 2020, Mariachi Bonitas de Dinorah Klingler is an all-female Mariachi that was created to share the captivating art of Mariachi music in the Sacramento, Davis, Stockton, Modesto, Bay (Northern California) area. Under the direction of our multi-award winning singer, songwriter and musician, Dinorah Klingler, Mariachi Bonitas was started to create a space for female Mariachi musicians to voice their love for Mariachi.

In the musical environment where songs are mainly sung by men, these ladies demonstrate great passion and devotion for Mariachi while at the same time creating history along the way.
With their musical excellence, Mariachi Bonitas is ready and thrilled to warm your hearts with their passion for Mariachi music!

LYLE ANTHONY

Lyle Anthony is an Afro-Pop, Dance Sensation and South Africas very own Angelino who rose to fame when he won the International Reality Singing Show, “Pop Stars” (Pre-cursor to American Idol), which saw the fame of Nicole Scherzinger (Edens Crush), Girls Aloud and more.

JAY GODI

Jay Godi is an alternative r&b artist, songwriter, producer, and entertainer. He is a gay latinx male born in Sacramento, CA, and raised in Mexico.

Sacramento Gay Mens Chorus

The Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus (SGMC) was founded in 1984 to provide a sense of community and support to gay men in Sacramento during the AIDS epidemic. Over the years, the Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus has grown to become an integral part of Sacramento’s LGBTQ+ and artistic communities through our musical performances and outreach programs. As an organization, SGMC strives to provide a warm, safe place where all are welcome. We are committed to uplifting those who are the most marginalized in our community.

Adam Aldama & The Aces

In early March 2021, Adam Aldama started up a group called Adam Aldama and The Aces, debuting their first show at Mango’s nightclub in downtown Sacramento. The Aces have been performing consistently throughout the Sacramento region and surrounding areas around California at clubs, private events, and festivals. The Aces perform a wide variety of music with different themes/styles such as a Prince tribute band called The Red Corvettes, Finesse a Bruno Mars/Michael Jackson tribute, Y2K Live specializing in music from the 2000’s, and more.

The 5 piece group consists of Adam Aldama (Leader/Vocals), Veronica Ballejos (vocals), Brett Sackett (lead guitar), Sandy Baca (Drums), and Jimmy O’Shea (Bass). This 5 piece band has been delivering a show like no other that has taken crowds down memory lane and sparking things up so they could relive all those classic dance hits that get the party jumping!

Drop Dead Red

Think seductive, soulful tunes with an Americana flair sealed with enough bluesy bravado that it might even make the late Waters raise an eyebrow.

This boisterous, soulful band is one of a kind – lead singer Carly DuHain’s powerful and smoky vocals are hauntingly paired with her beautifully orchestrated band. They’ll have your glasses raised and your senses tingling with their custom blend of Alternative Rock and soul-packed delivery.

Whether playing to crowds of thousands or hundreds, their level of passion never wanes. They are Sacramento’s Best Live Band.

Hayez

Soulfully charming Sacramento with their sounds of R&B and a little sprinkle of Funky Jazz, The Band Hayez is a collective of wildly talented individuals who play in multiple bands across the Sacramento region.

Manda Malina

Rising Swedish pop star, Manda Malina, jumped into the spotlight when she placed in the Top 7 of Swedish X Factor in 2012. She then went on to perform her original song “Glow” on the Swedish election of Eurovision in 2014. The singer/songwriter then went on to garner more success with her iTunes chart-topping electronic single “Sweetest Heartbreak.” She wrote and performed the song “Loved By You’ produced by Lordnox which boasts over 4.5 million streams across the world.

As a Queer/LGBTQ artist, Manda Malina dedicates her sound to encourage listeners to embrace their sexuality and feminine power. Deriving her sound from the influences of the late 90’s/2000’s, her music is uplifting and hopeful, with powerhouse soulful vocals. Her new single “Fuck Myself” takes you through the experience of a woman discovering her true sexual identity and learning to listen to your instincts and love your body.

Maya Band

Maya is a Latin Tribute Band, Presenting the most popular cross-over hits from the well-known artists that everybody recognizes, including a special movie soundtrack from Selena & La Bamba. Plus tributes by Santana, Mark Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Celia Cruz, La Sonora Dinamita, and popular Latin Old School hits. Maya can provide emcee, DJ, sound & lighting.

Your Sacramento Pride Festival DJs

DJ TLDSTR
DJ Kittie Lynne
DJ Suboux

Your Sacramento Pride Festival Drag artists

Lotus Party
Baddie Omen
Mudd
Apple Adams
Clive Max
Princess B.
Bijou Bentley
Reselia Valentine
Mya Lusion
Unieke Moor

Your Sacramento Pride Festival Dance troupes

Premiere School of Dance
Capital Cheer Elite
Sac Dance Lab
Yemaya
Citlalin
Aftershock Cloggers
Dereka Javar
Balance Dance

Your Sacramento Pride Festival Featured Festival Artists

Marxoxo
Rachel Lark
Esmeralda Raya

 

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