bMORE FEMINIST MELTDOWN 2016 w/ Tia Nina, DJ Amsies & DJ TrillNatured
bMORE FEMINIST MELTDOWN 2016 is a face-melting extravaganza of feminist artists from the Baltimore/DC area. Featuring feminist punk rock dance band Tia Nina and DJ Amsies, bMORE FEMINIST MELTDOWN 2016 will captivate you with wildly gushing, sex-positive performance and beats. Tia Nina offers an arresting mashup of modern dance, physical theatre and feminist punk rock that leaves audiences energized and thinking. BFM will feature Tia Nina’s greatest hits and songs from their new album JUICED. Wear protection. One night only.
About Tia Nina:
Tia Nina is a feminist punk rock modern dance band. Iconic powerhouse trio J Van Stone (Leah Curran Moon), Sammy Rain (Ilana Silverstein) and Sticks (Lisi Stoessel) deliver an exciting, rock ‘n roll meltdown of a show. Tia Nina challenges rock performance by mocking the showy, phallic panache of lead guitarists, the aggressive boastful struts of front men, and the sweaty, reckless abandon of great drummers through a lens that exposes how masculine activity, feminine passivity and compulsory heterosexuality are reproduced in rock ‘n roll. They shatter expectations and surprise audiences with a gritty, physical, surreal experience that challenges taken-for-granted assumptions about rock performance, modern dance, gender and popular culture. Through a witty social critique of contemporary gender relations, the band delivers a celebration and a deconstruction of rock ‘n roll.
About DJ Amsies:
Born, raised and based in Baltimore, Amy Reid is an active musician producing and performing as 1/2 of Chiffon as well as solo, djing as DJ Amsies, and participating in other cosmic performances. Through envisioning and manifesting GRL PWR parties, Reid works towards celebrating underground self-identifying female, trans, genderqueer, and non-binary musicians, DJs, producers and dancers.
About DJ TrillNatured:
"Jessica Hyman, alternately known as TrillNatured and sometimes DJ Jess, has been spinning at events such as Queer-ology and shows curated by Electric Llama all year, making herself known thanks to versatile, R&B-influenced house and club mixes with a sort of intergalactic jazz edge. Her sets often transition parties from the chilling-out-before-a-place-gets-packed vibes to frenetic, crowded dancing, when personal space no longer exists and no longer matters. If you’ve not gotten out to the club to check her out, start with her Melt Mix full of float-y mash-ups and tricky club remixes." – Baltimore City Paper
Show at 8pm. After party with Dj Amsies & TrillNatured!
8PM | $18, $15 mbrs | +$3 at the door
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