Queer Country Musicians

Here is a list of all the amazing musicians and bands that have played at the Queer Country Quarterly, Queer Country West Coast, and the Gay Ole Opry since we started in April of 2011!

Queer Country Quarterly & Gay Ole Opry co-founder and host:
Karen & the Sorrows

Queer Country West Coast host:
Eli Conley

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Addie and the Subtrax
AJ Lewis & Friends
Rahne Alexander
Amy Andrews
Annah Anti-Palindrome
Melody Allegra Berger
Mercy Bell
DeLila Black
Taylor Black
Blue Tailed Skinks
Nadia Bourne
So Brown
Mya Byrne
Cactus Rose
Catherine The Great
Nath Ann Carerra
Julie Cira
Chenda Cope
Steve D’Agostino
Dillbilly
DK and the Joy Machine
Dolly Trolly
Rachel Easterly
Franky and the Momos
Wiley Gaby & Goldenchild
Girls on Grass
Glass Anchors
Sam Gleaves
Shane Fairchild of The Goat and the Feather
Matthew Goldman
Good Fences
Good Solider
Debra Guy (of Help Me Helen)
Hen in the Foxhouse
Justin Hiltner
Jett Holden
Nadine Hubbs
Tyler Hughes
Humble Tripe
Indiana Queen
Ganessa James
Lilli Jean
Juan and the Pines
Bryn Kelly (we miss you, Bryn)
Amythyst Kiah
Kings
Yva Las Vegass
Lavender Country
Lilli Lewis
Luisa Lopez
The Low & the Lonesome
Low Sky Echo
Joshua Marcus
Jean Marie
Mawk Chunk
Militia Etheridge
Molasses Gospel
My Gay Banjo
Mount Moriah
Mo(u)rning People
Mylo Choy
Nervous But Excited
Onliest
The P’s & Q’s
Paisley Fields
Mo Pepin
Pocatello
Julia Read
Elana Redfield
Jobi Riccio
Brandon Rivard
Red Rose & the Tea Bags
Andrew Sa
Jerilyn Sawyer
The Secret Emchy Society
Amina Shareef Ali
The Skipperdees

Small Talk
Mery Steel
Sugar in the Salt
Pistol Pete Sturman
Tara Lynne Band
Tina and Her Pony
Traveling Millies
Justin Vahala
Jem Violet
Viva
Julia Weldon
The Western Skyline
Audrey Zee Whitesides
Lindsey Wilson
Maddie Witler

Plus, a screening of Meredith Heil ‘s documentary Whistling Dixie

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Some of the non-profits we have been proud to raise money for: Sylvia Rivera Law Project, FIERCE, QORDS, SONG, Trans Justice Funding Project

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Queer Music Heritage’s series on Gay Country Music, Part 1 and Part 2 is an amazing resource as well as a separate show on homophobia in country music, and a follow-up show in 2013.

Check out Country Queer, a queer country magazine and podcast!

And these films:
Dominant Chord
These C*cksucking Tears
—a documentary about Lavender Country