Kristine W, Martha Wash, The Perry Twins, Jackie BeatJune 8, 2017 Los Angeles, California
DetailsTime : 7:00pm
Venue : Avalon Hollywood
Address : 1735 Vine St
State : California
Zip : 90028
Phone : 213.741.1950 x 113
Contact Email : [email protected]
Contact Website : http://www.pawsla.org
Dance music legends and gay icons Kristine W and Martha Wash are teaming up with international DJs The Perry Twins and drag queen extraordinaire Jackie Beat in a benefit concert event — GLITTERAMA — on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the AVALON Hollywood. This disco dance party is the unofficial kick off to LA Gay Pride weekend and will benefit PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency that assists people and pets in need.
Turn back time at GLITTERAMA when dance music legends Martha Wash and Kristine W team up with drag comedian Jackie Beat and renowned DJs The Perry Twins in a one night only three hour event at the historic AVALON Hollywood on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
In addition to a 90-minute live show presenting the original Weather Girl™ and Grammy-nominee Martha Wash’s first LA concert in over ten years; Kristine W, named one of Billboard‘s top 10 dance music artists of all time; and drag superstar Jackie Beat; GLITTERAMA also features The Perry Twins DJ’ing 90-minutes of chart-topping hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s! GLITTERAMA will feature live performances by superstars Martha Wash (the original Weather Girl™), best known for her iconic hit “It’s Raining Men”, and Kristine W, named one of Billboard’s top 10 dance music artists of all time. Ms. Wash is a 2-time Grammy nominated singer, record producer, songwriter, activist and music executive. She is the iconic voice behind some of the top-selling, most recognizable hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s including her solo recordings and projects with Sylvester, Two Tons O’ Fun (later The Weather Girls), C+C Music Factory and Black Box such as “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” and “Strike It Up”.
Dance music legend and LGBTQ ally Kristine W has scored 16 #1 dance hits and a record-setting 9 consecutive chart toppers over the past 20 years including club classics “Feel What You Want” and “One More Try”. Out writes that Kristine W is, “The most versatile club performer in the land of the living: Drummer, saxophone player, dancer, songwriter, singer, style icon…. There is a reason she’s Billboard’s #1 charting female dance artist.”
Attendees will also be entertained by drag superstar Jackie Beat, who has been captivating audiences for over twenty-five years with her razor-sharp comedy and hysterical song parodies, and will “Hustle” the night away to the music of DJs Doug & Derek Perry whose remixes have helped many songs reach the top of the dance charts including those they’ve produced for Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Beyoncé and Kristine W.
The concert will be held at the historic Avalon Hollywood. Tickets on sale now.
7 pm Doors open
7 – 8 pm Disco/Classic dance music with DJs The Perry Twins
8 – 9:30 pm Concert with Jackie Beat, Kristine W & Martha Wash
9:30-10 pm Disco/Classic dance music with DJs The Perry Twins
$35 Main floor – dance floor access/general seating
$100 VIP – sofa seating; table service; 1 complimentary drink