We have an incredible lineup for this year’s Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival. Please click on their name after “Read More” for their bio, video or music and their social media links.
Our MC – Harmonica Sunbeam
Harmonica Sunbeam, The Queen of Comedy has been delighting audiences at nightclubs, cabarets, fundraising events and supermarket openings throughout the United States and abroad for over 27 years. Her live appearances have gained her a cult following of all ages, races and backgrounds….
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Main Stage & After-Party DJ – Mike Cruz
People love what they love. And what crowds and club promoters from around the world love is DJ Mike Cruz. In the era of the lap top DJ, where most never learned the art of the live mix, Mike Cruz has solidified his position as the go to DJ for his live intoxicating blend of steamy progressive tribal infused beats and vocal anthems. A night with him is an event. The Main Event…
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Headliner – Inaya Day
Named one of Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Top Dance Club Artists, INAYA DAY has been in dance music for over 20 years! She’s had numerous UK /Euro, Aria, and Billboard top tens and is still going strong!….
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Gotham Cheer is a new community-based adult cheerleading squad comprised entirely of volunteer members. Our cheerleaders are a diverse and spirited group of dedicated adults from all parts of life-including LGBTQ members and our Straight Allies….
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The New York City-based all-women Brazilian Samba Reggae drum line Fogo Azul (Blue Fire) was born at the intersection of founder and Buffalo, NY native, Stacy Kovacs’ passion for Samba Reggae, her deep respect for its cultural roots as a music of protest and resistance, her belief and activism in support of gender equality and her sense of civic duty in the current environment to publicly awaken and inspire women to resist oppression and exercise their power to uplift society —loudly…
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Chix Appeal is a female fronted rock band, performing some of your favorite covers by Pat Benatar and Melissa Etheridge (to name a few), as well as their own originals! They’ve played in clubs all over NYC as well as many pride festivals in the Tri-state area…
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LGBT content creator Jack Tracy is happy to showcase his debut pop album “Older” at Jersey City Pride. A singer, dancer, actor, writer, director, author, producer and lawyer, this Jack-of-all-trades is working hard for the money….
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Main Stage DJ – DJ Skittlez
Born in Upstate New York and raised in northern New Jersey. Started playing musical instruments when I was 7 years old, and by the time I was a sophomore in High School, I was up to 7 instruments, majority of which were self-taught otherwise classically trained. When I was 13 years old, I djed my first party for one of my classmates’ birthday, and by the time I was 17 years old, I really had a passion for djing and keeping everybody dancing…
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Anais Diva Smith aka IceTheVibe, is an American singer and song writer, born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. Born December. 1, 1991 , from an early age smith was involved in the church choir where her and her mother would attend church each Sunday; smith also participated in various talent shows in grammar school as well as throughout her high school and college career…
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Gonna Be All-Stars
Conceived in Miami but rooted in New Jersey, the Gonna Be All Stars is comprised of Billboard Dance Chart Topping Recording Artist’s Michael M, DROZE, Producer and Recording Artist Catacombs and the Queen of Jamrock Soul, Keisha Martin…
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’96 – That’s the year that Camille J, Chanel and Autumn were born. Fast forward 21 years later and they came together to form GLO 96. Hailing from NYC & NJ, Glo is following in the mighty footsteps of all the powerful women who paved the way for them and they are ready to dominate!…
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Alus is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and animal activist with a vision to inspire her listeners and serve as a beacon of solidarity through women empowerment. Hailing from a lineage of talented musicians, she felt drawn to the art of music early on…
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Jason Walker grew up in Pittsburgh, singing in church choirs and then in local R&B and Blues bands. He first shined on the national spotlight with a winning performance on TV’s Its Show Time at the Apollo….
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Drag Alley DJ – DJ Chauncey D
DJ Chauncey D has been a sound selector for just about every gay bar in the city throughout his 15 plus year career from The East Village to The West Village and beyond from Rockbar to Nowhere and everywhere above, below and in between….
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After-Party DJ – DJ Nesto
My name is Nesto, but I go by DJ Nesto and surprise… I am a DJ! For the last 15 years, I have been DJing for parties at venues all around New York City. I have been lucky enough to have had residencies at SPLASH NYC, NO PARKING BAR, BOA NJ, and THE RITZ….
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After-Party MC – Anthony LaMont
With his show stopping dance routines which include back flips, high kicks and splits it’s a wonder Anthony LaMont hasn’t broken any bones, or anyone else’s for that matter. In a world consumed by image and appearance, Anthony LaMont throws caution to the wind and performs his show stopping routines, not on a stage, as you might have expected, but right in the middle of a jam-packed and slippery dance floor…..
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After-Party DJ in Miss Wong’s – DJ Lorant
Born in Istanbul and a New Yorker since childhood, Lorant’s musical output is powered by the pulsating energy of observing those mega-cities. It was his early mentorship with legendary DJ and producer Danny Tenaglia, and subsequent affiliation with the dance music hit-factory Twisted Records that kickstarted Lorant’s career in the industry….
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After-Party in Miss Wong’s – Royal Advisory Records Artist Will Sheridan
Sheridan Is a Brooklyn Based Artist, Producer and performer. Standing at a towering 6’8, #GIANT commands the attention of any room or audience….
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