Meet Our Performers
Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele
With the Steele Family
If you know…then you KNOW that the Steeles are a source of Minnesota pride. The family has sung with the likes of George Clinton and Mavis Staples, and one of Minnesota’s other favorite musical sons, Prince!
A show from Jearlyn and Jevetta not only guarantees spectacular vocals, but hilarious banter and audience engagement. A huge bonus is that other members of the Steele family often come to play and the result is PURE JOY. You don’t want to miss out on the incredible experience their show will give you and your group!
The music, the man, the MOUSTACHE. A one of a kind musical improv treat for you and your team, bejeweled and dressed to the nines, Lounge-asaurus Rex is the greatest lounge singer in the world! (and he knows it) Enormous ego aside, Loungeasaurus Rex, with Jon Pumper on the keys are here to delight and engage with the audience, getting to know them and making up songs about them on the spot! This show will put a smile on everyone’s face!
DJ Michael Be
With family roots in Chicago, Michel.Be was born and raised in South Minneapolis. Radical healing and revolutionary practice lies at the core of their artistry. Michel.Be is driven to evoke spiritual power through music while creating positive dance spaces and artistic opportunities for Womyn, Transgender, Gender Non-conforming, Indigenous, and Queer People of Color.
Known for her 2014 appearance on NBC’s The Voice where she charted in the top 5 on iTunes with her stand-out performances. Since then, she’s gone on an average of two military tours per year, performing for the troops overseas and visiting schools to speak to students about following their dreams.
Oh, yah, with her unique delivery that’s equal parts sweet and sassy served with a healthy dose of midwestern satire, doncha know, Mary is an audience favorite, you betcha, often engaging audience members personally and making them feel like the center of the show. An absolute charmer, Mary is also a fast rising star with several comedy albums, a podcast guest favorite and the voice of “Jesse” on the Hulu original show Solar Opposites!
Mary Jo Pehl
A comedy innovator that is not only an absolutely engaging stand up performer, but a writer best known for her work on the legendary show Mystery Science 3000 (let’s hear it nerds!) You can also hear Mary Jo’s brilliant movie commentary on RiffTrax. All audiences will love Mary Jo’s observations on the oddities and embarassments of life delivered with a sly wink and a smile.
Everyone has that friend who can always cheer you up and make you laugh, and Maggie Faris is about to give that friend a run for the money! Maggie’s sunny disposition hides her reputation as a comedy competition slayer, winning pretty much every “Best Comedian” contest she’s been in. Her joy in performing is absolutely a bug you won’t mind catching, just be sure your audience is going to be ready to sprain their faces laughing!
A rising star on the comedy scene, Khadijah is one of the hardest working comedians in the game and her rapid rise in the world of comedy is proof!
Chloe Radcliffe is a Minneapolis-based comic recently named a TBS Comic to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival. She has been seen on Epix and was selected for NBC’s 2019 Late Night Writers Workshop. In 2018, Chloe was selected for Standup NBC and was listed as one of Thrillist’s 50 Best Undiscovered Comics. Originally from Minnesota, her comedy is all smiles, no matter how exasperated she is with the world around her.
Amanda is the cohost of true crime comedy podcast Wine & Crime, as well as a veteran of the hospitality industry, and as such, has contemplated committing murder many, many times. Among her few talents is a knack for writing, comedy, and performance. As a member of “the weaker sex,” she’s thrilled to be here tonight to chat holiday hellscapes, making cents on the dollar, and the massive disappointment that is men in general.