Vicki Randle and Matt Alber are just two of more than 20 performers featured at the Luscious Queer Music Festival, first of its kind in Northern California. Headliners for the three-day festival at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Lake County Aug 22-24 include LGBT artists Mary Lambert, Mx Justin Vivian Bond, Jon Ginoli of Pansy Division, comic Marga Gomez and women’s music pioneer Cris Williamson. Hear some of their music and details for the weekend celebration on this week’s Out in the Bay. Eric Jansen hosts, with guests Jon Ginoli, DJs Page Hodel and Justime, and event producer and performance artist Ruven Hannah. (Broadcast Aug. 7, 2014)
For Out in the Bay ticket discount, enter code: outinthebay on the Luscious Queer Music Festival site, where you can get event details and info, including artist bios and videos.
One of the first ‘out’ comics, award-winning solo performer Marga Gomez talks with Marilyn Pittman about her 10th solo show, “Lovebirds,” running January 23rd-March 15th at The Marsh in San Francisco’s Mission District. A G.L.A.A.D. award-winner, Marga has been seen on Logo, HBO, Showtime, and PBS. Marga and Marilyn talk about the early days of comedy and about Marga’s new show full of wacky lovers chasing love during the free love ’70s. (Live interview aired January 16th, 2014)
The last show of 2013 has host Marilyn Pittman talking about New Year’s Eve shows with local out comics. Live in the studio: comedian Casey Ley (pictured), plus comics Karinda Dobbins, and Marga Gomez by phone. Plus a special call-in from Salt Lake City’s leading gay rights activist, Troy Williams, on the gay marriage rulings of the last week. History, hilarity and more from the ‘gay Terry Gross!’ Live, 7pm Pacific, Thursday, December 26th, 2013.