Tonight at the Camel, join gay singers/songwriters for a show starting at 8 p.m.
Tom Goss – Tom Goss is a singer-songwriter whose muscular style and sensitive spirit has earned him a growing national following. With an acoustic guitar (and sometimes piano), Tom moves from powerful pop to beautiful ballads as he sings of love, loss and longing. The Washington, DC-based 28-year-old has released three albums since 2006; he is just back from a 58-city US tour in support of his latest, Back to Love. The video for 2008’s “Rise” soared to #2 on MTV’s LOGO and the video for 2009’s “Till the End” created an instant buzz, generating more than 100,000 views on YouTube and Facebook.
Mara Levi – Is a Smart Pop musician who specializes in transcending musical genres and building live multi-layered loops to accompany her songs. Her music is catchy and intelligent, and mixes bluegrass, hip-hop, folk, pop, and jazz. Classically trained, Mara grew up listening to folk music, studied jazz composition, and fell in love with Rock and Roll. Mara has been touring nationally for six years, and has had great success with her CD, What Are You? which features songs like The Homo Song, and Angelina. Come see Mara live and ask about being included in her Installation Art project, The What Are You? Project or check it out on her website
Michelle Raymond – Michelle Raymond has a self-described sound of “acoustic folk with a little funk and jam.” Raymond hails from Richmond, where she frequently visits to perform at venues such as Blue’s Place and the National Theatre. Michelle is also Gay Pride Virginia’s 2008 Battle of the Bands Winner! Upon the release of her CD, “Indie Summer Rock Concert 2006-Live,” she hopes to attract new listeners who share a similar intrest in artists such as: Dave Matthews, Keller Williams, and Ani Difranco.
The Camel is located at 1621 West Broad St, Richmond, VA. $5 Cover.
Billy Christopher Maupin (or B.C. to anyone who knows him) is a man of the theatre. He is an award winning theatrical director, an accomplished actor and a gifted singer of songs. Like many gifted artists, his artistic inspiration is based upon a personal life that largely resembles a roller coaster. As a single, 35-year-old [...]