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Celebrate Brooklyn Pride with these Queer Country Artists

On June 8th, Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn, will be hosting a one of a kind pride after-party featuring queer country musicians from across the US.

The artists featured are: Ryan Cassata, Paisley Fields, Mercy Bell, Karen & The Sorrows, and Goldenchild. Doors open up at 7PM and the show will finish up around midnight. Tickets are just $10 and must be purchased in advance to guarantee admission. Tickets can be purchased on EventBrite. Please keep in mind that this show is age restricted at 21+.

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Sample some of the artists music below:

Ryan Cassata, is a trans singer-songwriter, out of Los Angeles. He plays multiple genres but focuses mostly on indie rock, folk, and alt-country/Americana genres in his live acoustic shows.


A Honky-Tonk of Our Own

Paisley Fields are a queer country band, based in New York, with an old school sound, led by singer-songwriter James Wilson. Their songs contain catchy melodies and twangy vocals.

Mercy Bell is a folk artist based in Nashville with a very unique vocal style. She is inspired musically by the likes of Patty Griffin, Rilo Kiley, and The Dixie Chicks.

Karen & The Sorrows are queer country trailblazers, and have a sound that seems to fuse classic rock and country.

Goldenchild have more of a dreamy country sound with story telling lyrics.

This show will definitely be one to remember! Don’t forget to grab your tickets in advance and celebrate pride with these out and proud queer country musicians.