Author Archives: Chris Conde

Seven San Antonio LGBTQ-Identifying Acts You Should Pay Attention To

Seven San Antonio LGBTQ-Identifying Acts You Should Pay Attention To

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Just because an artist is gay, does that make their art gay? Not necessarily, but the acknowledgement of LGBTQ folk in art spaces is important for our LGBTQ community. As a rapper who happens to be gay, some of my songs discuss the LGBTQ experience and some don’t,

Dear Straight People: A Pride Manifesto

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. June 12, 2016. It’s Sunday and I’m driving around getting ready for the second Queers & Beers – a live music showcase I started a year prior featuring San Antonio musicians that identify with the LGBTQ community. All day I had been listening to news of the Pulse

Ada Vox and Patti LaBelle Slayed ‘Lady Marmalade’ On American Idol

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. As part of American Idol’s season finale, which included special performances from judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry as well as duets with other top 10 performers from the show, Ada Vox and “New Attitude” singer Patti LaBelle performed LaBelle’s iconic hit “Lady Marmalade” last night

Ada Vox Is An Idol Even If She Isn’t America’s

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. We’ve got some pretty mixed feelings over here, y’all. America voted. Unfortunately, they didn’t vote for Ada Vox to make it to the top seven on this season of American Idol. If you haven’t been keeping up with the singing drag queen from San Antonio Ada Vox, who’s

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