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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,

Music and Comedy to Highlight SA Pride Festival Entertainment Stage

Music and Comedy to Highlight SA Pride Festival Entertainment Stage

Organizers at Pride San Antonio have announced an all-star lineup of performers for the Pride Bigger Than Texas Festival on June 30 in Crockett Park. Three of the acts on the slate are veterans of The Voice, NBC’s singing competition. Performers announced so far include: Angel Bonilla Earlier this year, Angel Bonilla became the first

Alaska Thunderfuck Will be Back in SA for Shows at Heat Nightclub

Alaska Thunderfuck Will be Back in SA for Shows at Heat Nightclub

Updated: May 31, 2018, 2:30 p.m. Recording artist and drag performer Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 (Justin Andrew Honard) will be in San Antonio on June 16 and 17 for shows at the Heat Nightclub. Alaska grabbed her claim to fame as the runner up on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race and winner of the

Boy George and Culture Club Heading to SA for Tobin Center Gig

Boy George and Culture Club Heading to SA for Tobin Center Gig

On July 7, 80’s musical sensation Boy George and Culture Club will make as stop in San Antonio at the Tobin Center as part of a 45-city tour. Since the group was first formed in 1981, Culture Club has sold more that 50 million albums and 100 million singles with hits like “Do You Really

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

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

Texas-Born Trans Rocker Shay Spence Will Be in SA to Promote Solo Album

Texas-Born Trans Rocker Shay Spence Will Be in SA to Promote Solo Album

Shay Spence, front-woman and bassist for the NYC slacker rock band Vassals, will perform in San Antonio on May 31 at Lowcountry as part of the “Tiny Texas Tour,” promoting her first solo album titled, With Fangs. Spence will also appear in Austin at Dozen Street on May 29 and in her hometown of Corpus

Ada Vox: How a Singing Drag Queen from San Antonio Got America to Listen Up

Ada Vox: How a Singing Drag Queen from San Antonio Got America to Listen Up

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. To most American Idol viewers, the singing drag queen Ada Vox came out of nowhere to turn in one stunning prime-time performance after another. Vox grabbed our attention early on with an incandescent rendition of Radiohead’s “Creep,” and she didn’t let go. Vox followed up with her interpretation

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

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

Will Ada Vox Make It to ‘American Idol’ Top 10?

Will Ada Vox Make It to ‘American Idol’ Top 10?

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Y’all. Our girl might win this whole damn thing. If you haven’t been keeping up with the current season of American Idol, you’re really missing out. Not only is the talent on this show actual talent this season, San Antonio’s singing drag queen Ada Vox is competing and,

SA’s Ada Vox Brings Katy Perry To Her Knees During Latest ‘American Idol’ Performance

SA’s Ada Vox Brings Katy Perry To Her Knees During Latest ‘American Idol’ Performance

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Now, maybe we’re just projecting this because Ada Vox is from San Antonio, but after seeing this singing drag queen slay last night on American Idol for the top 24 solos portion of the competition, we’re pretty sure she’s going to win this whole damn thing and become

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