13th annual transgender and queer performance festival
Thursday – Saturday June 19-21, 2014* ASL interpretation provided Fri June 20 *
All shows at 8pm
450 Florida Street(between 17th Street and Mariposa, San Francisco) [Map]
Friday June 20
$15-25 sliding scaleBuy TicketsGender-bending ballroom, a gay vogue-off, transgender hip-hop, gravity-defying trapeze, thundering taiko, and queer Bomba … You get all this and more at the FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance, the nation’s most highly-acclaimed LGBT performance festival. Advance tickets are recommended for this very popular event.
And this year, the FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL literally provides the stage for Lana and Andy Wachowski’s new Netflix series, Sense8! filming a scene for their new Netflix series Sense8 at this year’s FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL! Festival artists and attendees will get to be a part of television history as out transwoman Lana Wachowski pairs up with out transman Festival director Sean Dorsey to bring San Francisco’s transgender and queer talent and community to the screen.
Vogue superstars Jocquese Whitfield and Saturn RisingHip-hop trailblazer KatastropheSoul-stirring songs by Star AmerasuGravity-defying trapeze by Cohdi HarrellBrilliant theater maverick Annie DangerPowerhouse taiko ensemble Maikaze DaikoSeductress singer-songwriter Shawna ViragoAll-female Bomba trailblazers Las Bomberas de la BahiaSame-sex ballroom champions Ernesto Palma and Robbie Tristan“San Francisco’s Best Dance Company” (SF Weekly) Sean Dorsey Dance(all artists perform every night)*plus*after-parties in the lobby with DJ Miz Rowdy, Fresh Meat photo-booth, drinks & dancing!
Learn more about our artists: Jocquese Whitfield, Katastrophe, Star Amerasu, Cohdi Harrell, Maikaze Daiko with special guests Rachel Ebora and Kristy Oshiro, Shawna Virago, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, Sean Dorsey Dance, Ernesto Palma and Robbie Tristan, Saturn Rising and Annie Danger. All artists perform every night.
Special thanks to our Fresh Meat Festival Community Partners: the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center, TRANS:THRIVE, Community United Against Violence, Asian Women’s Shelter, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, San Francisco Women Against Rape.