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Daddy: a QUEER variety show at Icehouse, Minneapolis
October 12 @ 9:30 pm - October 13 @ 1:30 am$10.00
EmCee: Marcel Michelle Mobama
DJ KEEZY: Born and raised in Minneapolis, DJ Keezy has been making waves in the Twin Cities for four years now. Through her years of DJ’ing and realizing that women are consistently being underestimated in their own talents and abilities, Keezy has a commitment to using her gift to highlight other artists. She is the founder of one of the first all female-identified line-up dance parties to hit First Avenues Mainroom. She has won “The Twin Cities Best Club DJ of 2017.” In addition, she is a curator of many other dance nights within the Twin Cities. Keezy has also had the opportunity to open for established acts like Kehlani, Big Freedia, The Internet, Cupcakke, Trina & Da Brat. Including being on worlds biggest one-day Hip-Hop festival “Sound Set”. Her style is heavily influenced by hip-hop, jazz, and rap. Her signature sound consists of spinning throwbacks and the hottest new remixes.
Nick Jordan: “Nick Jordan is a Minneapolis-based singer, songwriter, producer, and mover.
Incorporating elements of funk, soul, and house, his debut EP NJ was released in the fall of 2015. Six months later, Jordan was named 2016’s Best R&B Artist by City Pages. Often accompanied by his fellow movers, Jordan’s live show is a one-of-a-kind experience. His energy and attention to detail also landed him in the top 3 of 2016’s Best Live Acts via the Star Tribune, tying with Har Mar Superstar and the legendary Revolution. Most recently, Jordan was crowned the winner of Star Tribune’s 8th annual “Are You Local?” Best New Band search. He released his sophomore EP Dividends in the summer of 2017 to local acclaim.”
Marcel Michelle Mobama: Marcel Michelle Obama is a GNC/Queer/Trans Artist of Color with a multidisciplinary background interested in subverting conventional notions of eroticism. She is a founding member of Carnivale Revolver, St. Cloud’s premier vaudeville revue. She is also a cast member of Dykes do Drag, Hot Dish Cabaret, and Visions of Sugarplums – The Burlesque Nutcracker. Her work has been featured in Queertopia, Patrick’s Cabaret, and the Minneapolis Burlesque Festival.
4th Curtis: 4th Curtis is a St. Paul-based indie rock trio of gay trans people bound by their mutual love for Sonic the Hedgehog. They are catchy, deeply honest songs throw a fresh coat of paint on issues like disability, gayness, transness, and mental illness.
Addison Sharpe: Addison Sharpe is a (gender)queer performer, writer, and activist. They have performed with 20% Theatre Company, Patrick’s Cabaret, and The Minnesota Fringe Festival and were recently named an Arts Organizing Fellow with Pangea World Theater. Their ambition is best exemplified by their long and arduous quest to pet every dog.
**Prints, buttons, and apparel sold by local queer artist Jared Maire
Jared Maire is a burnt-out former party boy. Graphics are his utopia, manifesting iconic images as tools to uplift queers and celebrate our rich artistic heritage. His resting bitch face has graced your tender souls as a DJ, organizer, performing artist, and activist. His work has influenced fleeting feelings during parties such as Pegasus, Nowhere, QDP, Queens, and Rectum. Approach with caution, his emotions are raw and fragile
Custom DADDY flagging hankies (designed by Jared) and custom DADDY condoms for sale! *All profits go to Navigate MN!*
Navigate MN is a grassroots nonprofit organization for immigration and education justice, that centers the realities of undocumented Latinx and their families. Historically, Navigate MN has been led by undocumented and DACAmented young adults who have also identified themselves as GBLTQ. Our theory of change is intentional in creating a safe space for undocuqueers and in building power to dismantle gender oppression.