Learn about some of the featured entertainers, DJ's and musical guests for Convergence.NYC 2018.
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Bear With Us: A Big Gay Comedy Show
our host previously performed at the “Broadway Comedy Club” and “Stand Up NY”
hosts his monthly show “Homo You Didn’t” at West Side Comedy Club
a singer, actor and comic having performed at the West Side Comedy Club
a Boston born comic who is now in NYC with material from his Irish Catholic upbringing
Performs at The Stand comedy club and also has been at the French Comedy Festival of New York.
winner of the Best LGBTQ Comic at the Manhattan Comedy Festival 2018
PHILLIP ALVIN HENRY
hosts a weekly LGBTQ comedy variety show, “The Tea Party”
co-hosts “Living For It!” which has been featured in Time Out and the New York Times
The Murder Mystery Company
.The Convergence.NYC Banquet will take place at the world-famous Empire State Building. What better place to be immersed in a 1920's murder mystery experience than at the iconic Gothic period landmark. Come dressed to kill (or in your finest 1920's getup)....and be prepared to be a part of the show.
Music Bear Tony Banks Brooklyn, NY
Music Bear Tony Banks defies much of the music world that we live in today. This up-and-coming Hip- hop storyteller has made a name for himself with his smooth rhythms, sick beats, and serious vocals. He stands out from the crowd as outspoken, unapologetic and uniquely talented. Going from nothing to something, all on his own merits – Tony personifies the American Dream.
Tony also stands out, in the unapologetic world, for being an out-and-proud gay man. In a culture that stereotypes gay men, especially ones who are African-American, the Music Bear looks past that and understands his true and honest identity through it all.
Recently named one of the ‘Five Gay Men You Should Know’ by Manhattan Digest, Tony has taken that upfront attitude to packed shows across the United States and abroad, including a cruise ship in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, SXSW, 35 Denton Festival in Denton, TX., Friday Night Live at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum, and Pride Festivals near and far.
Learn more about the Music Bear at musicbearonline.com
Jacqueline Dupree New York, NY
Known as the “Queen of Karaoke”, Jacqueline Dupree hosts several weekly NYC karaoke nights – and sings in her own voice. Featured in Get Out! Nightlife Magazine and Divine Lifestyle Magazine, Jackie was dubbed a “Neo Disco Diva” and “Queen with the Big Voice”.
Jackie has been entertaining audiences with her amazing voice and drag queen performances for 16 years and is now releasing her brand new single “I Don’t Want You No More” on October 24.
DJ Frantik Sacramento, CA
DJ Frantik, a member of our community, has Dj'd across the country in Connecticut, Ohio, San Francisco and Sacramento. He was a featured DJ at Lazybear, Big Planet Big, white party love evolution and much more. DJ Frantik spins a wide range of music from top 40, 80's remixes, house music, EDM and more. He is currently the resident DJ for Badlands in Sacramento, California.
Jada Sparxxx Harrisburg, PA
Jada Sparxxx is an insult improv comedian. She has worked all over the East Coast and LOVES being that BIG QUEEN. Her catch phrase and motto is “Big as a House and Potty Mouthed, that’s Jada Sparxxx!” If you have any insecurities or are easily offended she may not be for you. However, if you love to laugh, SASHAY your ass.