Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "singers"

  • The Musical Empowerment of Deborah Cox

    ''A lot of people say, 'Man, you sound like you're going through it,'' says singer-songwriter Deborah Cox. You can sense the concern just from a...

  • Tom Goss Performs ''Who We Are'' [video]

    Openly gay singer-songwriter Tom Goss gave a rich, stirring performance of ''Who We Are'' at the Human Rights Campaign's rally for repeal of ''Don't Ask,...

  • Tegan & Sara

    Tegan and Sara Quin actually look like twins on the cover of Sainthood. ''For years we rejected this twin image, people always trying to twin...

  • Boy Talk

    ''West End Girls.'' ''It's A Sin.'' ''Always On My Mind.'' ''Go West.'' ''New York City Boy.''Quickly approaching 30 years of musical partnership, Neil Tennant and...

  • RuPaul at Capital Pride 2009

    RuPaul (Charles) entertains the crowd at Washington, DC’s 2009 Capital Pride Festival.

  • Everybody Dance Now

    Martha Wash credits much of her lingering gay popularity to Sylvester, the flamboyant gay disco legend. ''You've got the fans who are, say, chronologically advancing...

  • Queer as Folk Rock

    Folk-rocker Melissa Ferrick is enthusiastic about the prospects of gay marriage. ''I think it's awesome that it passed in Iowa, and it's great that it...

  • Crystal Clarity

    Two decades ago, Crystal Waters was just another bored D.C. government employee. On a lark, she turned to recording music, and in short order, the...

  • All About Bob

    Bob Mould is busy. On April 7, his new album, Life And Times, will be released. That means it's time for some touring. That's on...

  • Radiant Day

    Singer Inaya Day recalls the time she first heard herself on the radio, in the mid-1990s. ''I heard this song come on, and the chorus...

  • Folk Confessional

    Tom Goss Spend an hour with local troubadour Tom Goss and you're bound to fall in love with him. The gay 27-year-old native of Kenosha,...

  • Folk Iconography

    ''That was the first time I had actually seen it,'' Janis Ian says about NBC's rebroadcast of her 1975 performance on Saturday Night Live. NBC...

  • Sweet and Low

    If you saw 2006's indie dynamo, John Cameron Mitchell's Shortbus, it would be impossible not to remember Jay Brannan. His character, Ceth, was the one...

  • Spirited Connection

    Jason Warner and deMarco DeCiccio know they've sown some confusion out there. ''I think where people get confused is, are we gay? Yes. Are we...

  • True Calling

    Thirty-one years ago, Cyndi Lauper damaged her vocal cords. Doctors told her she would never sing again. As if they could keep the feisty, irrepressible...