Evening one of Nona Hendryx’s We the People celebrates the power of femme in all its forms, shades, and identities. It’s a high-wattage forum for outspoken feminists, featuring performances from Flotilla DeBarge, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Divinity Roxx, Oxymorrons & Sarah Jaffe. Arrive when doors open at 6, to hear a curated set of political songs and feminist anthems from DJ Bright Light Bright Light!
Evening two of Nona Hendryx's We the People features Hendryx as her "digital citizen" alter ego, Will Calhoun (Living Colour), Hip Hop Poet Soulflower, Ambient Sound Design Artist Wen-na Tsao (N*7), DJ & Artist DollTr!ck (Claire Lim) + many more special guests! Explore ideas on “How To Dismantle a Presidency” through funky beats and rhythms that are bananas and Hip-Hop fueled, with seriously mind-bending words wrapped in beautifully disturbing ambient sounds.
About Nona Hendryx:
Nona Hendryx, a celebrated vocalist, record producer, songwriter, musician, and author, was an original member of the trio Labelle, whose smash single “Lady Marmalade” is a timeless classic. Her solo singles “Transformation” and “Do What You Wanna Do” from the 80s are as well-known as her work as a back-up vocalist for a legendary acts including Parliament-Funkadelic, Talking Heads and Peter Gabriel.
This performance is presented as part of the Joe's Pub Vanguard Award and Residency.