Learn more about our Pride Fest entertainers! We have comedians, female impersonators, rock bands, broadway singers, theatre groups, cover bands and more!
Comedian and singer James Bradford is best known for his appearance on the Logo TV show “Can’t Get a Date” where he showed the world that he mos t certainly can. He has toured the world both as a stand-up and with his guitarist Toshio, singing songs and telling stories. His Philadelphia Fringe show “Thick” was a smash hit, and he is the founder of “Queer Comedy For a Cause”, a monthly show featuring an all LGBTQIA lineup that raises funds for various Philadelphia charities. He lives with his guinea pig and a lifetime of shame about eating. www.jamesbradford.net
Carl Max as Whitney Houston
If you’ve had the great fortune of seeing Carl Max as Whitney Houston perform, you’ve felt the love and positivity as you’ve been transported to a place and time that feels like you’re actually in the room with the woman known as “The Voice,” the great Whitney Houston.
While Carl Max as Whitney Houston spends a great deal of time preparing to transform into this iconic female pop star just for his audiences, he dedicates a larger amount of time offstage to charitable causes throughout this community, day after day, week after week, month after month.
Carl has recently been awarded the finalist for Buck’s County’s Best 2017 Happening List in the category People / Entertainer, Inducted into the Lesbe Real Radio Hall of Fame as Entertainer of 2016 and is sure to be leading off many Pride events this year.
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Providing the Best Female Impersonators
We can’t tell you yet who will perform at this year’s Pride Fest, because it’s a secret, but we can tell you that you won’t want to miss each and every impersonator! This was a crowd favorite at last year’s Pride Fest and it’s sure to be a hit again this year.
Touch the Sky Featuring Rachel Xavier
An “All Original” Rock, Rhythm and Blues, mixed with some Jazz, Latin, Reggae beats and a bit O-Psyco-delic flavor thrown in for fun, Band. A very Classic rock sound that stands alone in the crowd. The band took its name in 1998 and has formed into its current 7 members over the last 19 years. Each member of this band is a player, with over 25 years each, experience performing and playing.
Rachel Xaviera on Lead vocals and guitar
Sarajane Hart……… Vocals and extra percussion
James Weed…… Key boards/synth/special effects (Wild)
Bill Kulick….. Lead guitar/ vocals
Joe Zelinack……. Bass Guitar/vocals
Mike Haak……. Drums/vocals
Karin Suttman….. Vocals and Flute
Lori Ann Strunk
After Graduating from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Lori Ann made her Broadway debut in the role of Amneris in Elton Johns Aida. Other credits include National and European tours of Grease! (Sandy) and Hair (Sheila). Lori Ann has participated in many New York City benefit concerts, including Rockers On Broadway, A Promise of Hope, and Pippin. She was featured in Monday Nights New Voices at the Duplex, Songbird: The music of Eva Cassidy and Guilty Pleasures and the New York Musical Theatre Festival. centerstagemusicstudios.com 4845351494
Forge Theatre Company
Forge Theatre brings high-quality, year-round live theatrical entertainment to the Phoenixville community. Located at 241 First Avenue in Phoenixville, Forge offers a repertory of six productions a year. Our ongoing mission is to enrich and entertain our community by providing a superior theatre experience.
When you visit the theatre, please observe our “Good Neighbor Policy” by not parking on First Avenue. Thank you.
Offline is a high-energy party band from Delaware County, comprised of top-level professional musicians. Playing music from many decades and genres, they can rock the house or make it dance, and everything in between.