History

Press

Brooklyn’s Legendary Queer Cowfolx,” Rachel Cholst, Country Queer, January, 2020

queer country? yes. queer country.Queersplaining podcast, November 29th, 2018

The Outsider Insights of the Queer Country Quarterly,” Jonathan Bernstein, Bandcamp, June 1, 2017

Brooklyn’s Radical Queer Country Music Scene,” Alice Newell-Hanson, I-D, Oct 22 2015

Don’t Take Advice from Hank Williams, a short documentary about us back in the early days of 2013, by Desiree Barron-Callaci

All the shows, from 2011 to 2020

October 16th, 2020 Gay Ole Opry Livestream
at the Country Soul Songbook Summit 
Hen in the Foxhouse
Luisa Lopez
Amina Shareef Ali
Juan & the Pines
Karen & the Sorrows

October 3rd, 2020 Livestream
Lilli Lewis
Mercy Bell
Karen & the Sorrows

July 31st, 2020 Livestream
Secret Emchy Society
Mya Byrne
Karen & the Sorrows

June 2020 Livestream
Rahne Alexander
Jobi Riccio
Catherine the Great
Karen & the Sorrows

May 2nd, 2020 Livestream
Nadine Hubbs
Maddie Witler
Karen & the Sorrows

April 4th, 2020 Livestream
Mery Steel
Viva
Andrew Sa
Karen & the Sorrows

January 1st, 2020
Luisa Lopez
Justin Hiltner
Karen & the Sorrows

November 11th, 2020
Dee’s Country, Nashville, TN
Mya Byrne
Paisley Fields
Justin Hiltner
Mercy Bell
Karen & the Sorrows

Karen & the Sorrows Record Release Party
October 18th, 2020
The Ebony Hillbillies
My Gay Banjo
Onliest

April 12th, 2019
host Elena Elías with Jem Violet
Eli Conley
Franky & the Momos

May 17th, 2019
host Paisley Fields
Tina & Her Pony
Mylo Choy

October 20th, 2018
Secret Emchy Society
Viva
Karen & the Sorrows

July 7th, 2018
Tina & Her Pony
Mo Pepin
Karen & the Sorrows

May 18th, 2018: Queer Country West
Lavender Country
Paisley Fields
Eli Conley

April 12th, 2018
Paisley Fields
Karen and the Sorrows
Mylo

Another Country Festival
July 2nd, 2017
Queer, trans, and/or POC musicians ask: What is country music? Who decides? Who is it for? And what does that have to do with this country
Benefitting the Trans Justice Funding Project
Host Heather María Ács
My Gay Banjo
Cactus Rose
Karen & the Sorrows
Ganessa James
Viva
Elena Elías with special guest Jem Violet
Paisley Fields
DK & the Joy Machine
Lindsey Wilson & Michael Buckley
Nath Ann Carrera
Yva Las Vegass
AJ Lewis & Friends
Audrey Zee Whitesides

June 11th, 2017: Queer Country West
Eli Conley
Secret Emchy Society

April 15th, 2017
Humble Tripe
Ganessa James
Nadia Bourne
Karen & the Sorrows

February 24th, 2017
Julie Cira
Girls on Grass
Karen & the Sorrows

November 19th, 2016
Sam Gleaves
My Gay Banjo
Elana Redfield
Karen & the Sorrows

October 21st, 2016: Queer Country West
Low Sky Echo
Addie and the Subtrax
Eli Conley

September 2nd, 2016
Amythyst Kiah
AJ Lewis & Friends
Karen & the Sorrows

Gay Ole Opry Tour
with the Paisley Fields and Karen & the Sorrows, April 2016
April 23rd, Harrisonburg, VA, a benefit for Shenandoah Valley Pride
April 24th, Durham NC, a benefit for SONG with The Blue Tailed Skinks
April 25th, Asheville, NC, a benefit for QORDS with Lilli Jean and Mawk Chunk
April 26th, Atlanta, GA with Emily Backus
April 27th, Nashville, TN, with Indiana Queen
April 28th, Lexington, KY, with Sam Gleaves
April 29th, Johnson City, TN, with Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass
April 30th, Charlottesville, VA, a benefit for Cville Pride with Debra Guy

May 27th, 2016: Queer Country West
Annah Anti-Palindrome
Mya Byrne
Eli Conley

February 26th, 2016: Queer Country West
The P’s & Q’s
Dillbilly & Dempsey Wolf
Eli Conley

December 5th, 2015
Goldenchild
Joshua Marcus
Karen & the Sorrows

October 8th, 2015
So Brown
Justin Vahala
Karen & the Sorrows

July 28th, 2015
Kings
Small Talk
Karen & the Sorrows

June 25, 2015: Queer Country West
The Western Skyline
Shane Fairchild
Sugar in the Salt
Eli Conley

April 18th, 2015
Eli Conley
DK & the Joy Machine
AJ Lewis & Friends
Karen & the Sorrows

March 21st, 2015
Adobe & Teardrops presents a fundraiser for FIERCE
Paisley Fields
Small Talk
Karen & the Sorrows

February 28th, 2015
Humble Tripe
Julia Read
Karen & the Sorrows

Big Gay Country Holiday
December 19th, 2014
Karen & the Sorrows
Kings
Small Talk
Julia Weldon

My Gay Banjo Record Release Party
March 16th, 2014
My Gay Banjo
Small Talk
Pocatello
Karen & the Sorrows

December 7th, 2013
AJ Lewis
Jean Marie & Rachel Easterly
The Momos
Karen & the Sorrows

November 9th, 2013
Humble Tripe
Wiley Gaby
Karen & the Sorrows

September 28th, 2013
DK & the Joy Machine
Justin Vahala
Steve D’Agostino
Karen & the Sorrows

May 25th, 2013
Glass Anchors
Traveling Millies
Humble Tripe

April 27th, 2013
Juan and the Pines
The Paisley Fields
Viva

March 23rd, 2013
Ganessa James
Nadia Bourne
Small Talk

February 23, 2013
Justin Vahala
Molasses Gospel
The Momos

December 15th, 2012
Chenda Cope
Good Fences
Dolly Trolly

November 22nd, 2012: Georgia Hurricane Sandy Benefit
Amy Andrews
The Skipperdees

November 17th, 2012
Rachel Easterly
Pocatello
Tara Lynne Band

Gay Ole Opry III
October 5th, 2012
Bakesale to benefit Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Wiley Gaby
Julia Read
Nath Ann Carerra
Lindsey Wilson
Karen & the Sorrows

September 8th, 2012
Jerilyn Sawyer
DK and the Joy Machine
Melody Allegra Berger

Philly Gay Ole Opry II, Phreak ‘n Queer Festival
August 5th, 2012
Wiley Gaby
Bryn Kelly
Viva
Karen & the Sorrows

July 28th, 2012
Screening of Meredith Heil ‘s documentary Whistling Dixie
Good Fences
Viva

June 23rd, 2012
Lindsey Wilson
Taylor Black
Good Solider

May 26th, 2012
Kings
My Gay Banjo
Wiley Gaby

April 28, 2012
Militia Etheridge
Brandon Rivard
Matthew Goldman

March 24th, 2012
Humble Tripe
Julia Read
Karen & the Sorrows

January 28th, 2012
Bryn Kelly
My Gay Banjo
Joshua Marcus

November 19th, 2011
Pistol Pete
Viva
Wiley Gaby

Gay Ole Opry II
October 14th, 2011
Mount Moriah
Juan and the Pines
Viva
Karen & the Sorrows

September 24th, 2011
Juan and the Pines
Lindsey Wilson
Taylor Black

Philly Gay Ole Opry
August 6th, 2011
Phreak ‘n Queer Festival
My Gay Banjo
Joshua Marcus
Red Rose & the Tea Bags
Karen & the Sorrows

August 27th, 2011
My Gay Banjo
Humble Tripe
Karen & the Sorrows

July 23, 2011, Queer Country Monthly Debut
The Low & the Lonesome
Brandon Rivard
Militia Etheridge

Gay Ole Opry
April 7th, 2011
The Low & the Lonesome
My Gay Banjo
Nervous But Excited
Karen & the Sorrows