2014 Festival Entertainment
Listed below are some of the currently announced entertainers scheduled to perform at the Las Vegas PRIDE Festival. Entertainers please note that the 2014 PRIDE Festival Lineup is CLOSED and we are no longer accepting bids or proposals for the 2014 PRIDE Festival.
Erika MoulFemale Impersonator
Erika Moul has been impersonating Lady Gaga since 2008. With her BFA degree in Musical Theatre/Acting from Michigan State University, she became a star in Vegas as a headlining performer in 'Tribute Royalty' at Planet Hollywood. Being recognized by Lady Gaga herself and having a fan base of her own, she has traveled the world since singing as the legendary Pop Artist and owns a published title of being 'The Best of the Best Tributes'. Erika prides herself on not only giving her most intricately genuine 100% LIVE impersonation of Gaga, but focuses on spreading her Born This Way message of love, freedom, & acceptance. "It isn't equal, if it's only sometimes. Be brave & paws up Little Monsters!"
Classifiably nocturnal, WILDCHILD WORLD creatures and environments go interplanetary, juxtaposing the limited fleshy body with the limitless human imagination. Their brilliantly costumed figures employ massive installations, dance, music, acrobatics and an onslaught of theatrical spectacles to deconstruct technology, sexuality, and the human form. Currently celebrating over 18 years in event design and production, our full-service, 3000 square foot facility is based in the heart of the Miami Design District. With a dynamic range of performance and production services, WILDCHILD WORLD creates an absolutely scandalous vision of delirium, hovering somewhere between the realms of sleep and wakefulness.
MISTER CHASE is an EDM, rocktronic performer based in NY. He has a pulsing party vibe, mixed with chill sugary pop tones and rock star edge. His shows are super high energy, an extremely entertaining. He is a visual performer, backed up by a troupe of sexy, talented dancers, appropriate for any festival, casino, club, venue or event. Having toured US, UK and Canada, his show turns every audience member into a believer. MISTER CHASE is currently recording his second EP which is set to release later this year.
A former Miss America contestant with real vocal talent, Kristine W became one of the hottest dance floor properties during the mid-'90s. Born in a small town in Washington State, Kristine Weitz began singing and dancing in public from an early age, winning talent contests and beauty pageants. Crowned Miss Washington, she competed in the Miss America pageant, placing first in the talent portion of the contest. She moved to Las Vegas soon after, to go to school (and perform), gradually working her way up to be the lead performer in her own show at the Las Vegas Hilton, concurrent with a recording career which began in the early '90s.
Female Impersonator, Vocalist
Courtney Act is the stage name of Shane Jenek, an Australian drag performer, reality TV show contestant and singer. Jenek is well known for being a contestant on Season 1 of the Idol of Australia and on Season 6 of RuPaul's Drag Race. In 2003, Jenek auditioned for the first season of Australian Idol with not much success. He came back the next day and auditioned as Courtney Act, his drag alter ego. He made it through to the next rounds. Courtney Act was considered to be "strangely, the sexiest woman on the show" and became a semi-finalist on Australian Idol and was the third singer of the competition to release an official solo single. The single, "Rub Me Wright", was released in 2004, which peaked at #79 on the ARIA Singles Chart. In December 2013, Logo announced that Courtney Act was amongst 14 drag queens who would be competing on the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.
Sonora Mar y Mar
A favorite during the 1990s banda craze, Banda Maguey took over the radio waves with their debut album "Tumbando Caña" in 1994, which contained a number of hits including "El Alacran" a cover originally sung by La Sonora Matancera. Signed to Fonovisa a year earlier, Banda Maguey took over their native town with their Onda Grupera style. In May 1994, the band performed live for the first time in the United States. In 1995, Banda Maguey released "La Estrella De Los Bailes", which featured the singles "Como La Luna", "Si Tú No Estás", "Que Sacrificio", and "Eva Maria" that climbed local charts.
The band originated in the small Jalisco, Mexico town called Villa Corona, where Banda Machos is also from. Banda Maguey was led by their singer Ernesto Solano who has also composed a number of their songs, including "Pero Te Amo", a hit from their fourth album, "El Mundo Gira". In 1998, Banda Maguey signed a record deal with BMG U.S. Latin and recorded "Lágrimas De Sangre".
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