Author Archives: Shirlette

Two unreleased songs from shirlette [T4GB]‘s Hopscotch Performance

  The following video(courtesy of Hopscotch Music Festival, Dan Schram, and Ash Crowe) is from shirlette [T4GB]‘s Hopscotch Music Festival performance at Tir Na Nog on September 6, 2013. The first is, “Joy Division,” the second is called, “Expensive Experience.” … Continue reading

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shirlette Teaches 4-week Lyric Lab for Teens at The ArtsCenter

Lyric Lab: The Art of The Emcee (Tuesdays, 4-6pm, November 5-24th) An emcee is known by many names – MC, master of ceremonies, microphone controller, poet, griot, lyricist, rapper ["some people thinking MC is shorthand for misconception" - Talib Kewli]. in … Continue reading

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shirlette [T4GB] Shakori Hills Performance (Video Snippet)

Thanks to T4GB’s Gabe Turner for capturing this snippet from shirlette [T4GB]‘s Saturday night performance at Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance. This was Gabe and Tommy’s first Shakori experience and it’s my pleasure to extend a huge … Continue reading

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Pretty Precious Cargo Recap: Vol III (Highlights from the Last Leg)

I love writing these Pretty Precious Cargo Tour Recaps because, to a certain degree, they serve as tour diaries.. I am also challenged to make time to pen them, as “real’ life usually resumes immediately after the tour’s end. So, … Continue reading

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Pretty Precious Cargo Recap Fall 2013: Vol II

#hopscotch13 Our Hopscotch Music Festival experience began pretty early on Friday with both sook and I performing sets at Bitchfork, a day party held at Cirque de Vol in Raleigh showcasing women-led bands. This was also the first time the … Continue reading

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Pretty Precious Cargo Fall 2013 Recap: Vol I

It happened again. I know because i was there and am happy to recount another Pretty Precious Cargo experience. Where to Begin When Begin is Just Beginning Different than last outing, sookee and crew arrived at the airport and picked … Continue reading

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shirlette + sookee: Pretty Precious Cargo Tour Fall 2013, Sept 4-14

I’m extremely excited that sookee and her crew including Berlin’s renowned DJ Boogie Dan and graff artist photographer and videographer, Just will join shirlette [T4GB] for an 8-city southeast tour. A listing of all dates follows this visual recap of our Pretty … Continue reading

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Pretty Precious Cargo Tour Vol I: Video Diary

In preparation for Pretty Precious Cargo Tour Fall 2013, compiled here are all the videos from our first outing (aptly named Pretty Precious Cargo Spring 2013). Click HERE to see when sookee and shirlette (T4GB) will be in a city … Continue reading

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shirlette T4GB featured in August issue of DIVA Magazine (London)!

Diva Magazine, Europe’s largest selling Lesbian/Bisexual publication, has profiled yours truly in their August issue! See below: shirlette profiled in the “Pick N Mix” section of DIVA mag Haven’t heard? STREAM T4GB in it’s entirety HERE. This month’s DIVA Cover … Continue reading

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Hopscotch Presents: Bitchfork Day Party!

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