Equality is Sexy Stage:
11AM Princess Pamela:
Princess Pamela has been playing "folknrocknjazznblues" in New York City "since Jesus was a carpenter," she says. You can check out her music at http://www.reverbnation.com/princessandtheroyalband or her Princess Pamela Page on Facebook.
11:30AM Lisa Roma
12PM Janet Burgan:
Janet Burgan is a classic folk artist and story teller with a contagious spirit! Her originals are as memorable as her classic reimagined folk songs!
12:30PM Rigel & Chris
1PM Josh Ribakove:
Josh has performed for decades - from Texas ghost towns to NYC dive bars. He has stories to sing and songs to tell. Take a listen. You might walk away humming a new tune.
1:30PM Paul Decoster
flezaDoza is a Brooklyn native singer-songwriter, producer and recording engineer who works with many artists. His infatuation with music began as a child. With a radio in hand, he absorbed the popular songs of the 70’s and 80's. His father’s quarter inch reel to reel would be his introduction to recording. In the late 90’s, he was performing shows regularly in New York City venues like The Bitter End and Arlene’s Grocery with his own band flezaDoza, which is a name he created. By the mid 2000’s the band situation began to lose steam, but he kept the name as a pseudonym and has been a solo artist ever since. Today, he is happily married with a son and working as a producer and recording engineer in his own studio (Brooklynnativestudio.com). He continues to perform, impressing his audiences by bringing his passionate songs, soaring vocals and spirited performance to the stage.
2:30PM Don Turner w/ Val Gomes
Singer Songwriter who plays guitar and also backs others on blues harp. Quirky songwriter who uses his sense of humor along with a unique perpective of the human condition. He can make you laugh or make you cry. Catchy tunes with compelling lyrics. Always a fun time to be had!
3PM: Michael McHugh and Free World with Don Turner & Brooklyn Tim & featuring a duet with flezaDoza
Michael Mchugh aka Mike America of New Century Entertainment is happy to be a part of Porch Stomp 2023 as co-host of the "Equality Is Sexy" stage. He is a strong folk rock and protest songwriter who's booked many popular artists such as Regina Spektor, Jack Hardy, Michelle Shocked. G E Smith and shared the stage with several originators of the beat poetry and folk and anti folk movement.
3:45PM Val Kinzler and Friends
Founder and producer of NYC Women Who Rock's event series, Val shares a lifetime of joy, pain, love and loss in her original songs. Her Music Cool World prevention based songwriting initiative became an integral part of the NYC DOE's curriculum and was featured alongside Sesame Street on WFUV's City Scape program.
Instagram: @nycvalkyrie, @nycwomenrock, @valkinzler