Traces is an off-Broadway urban acrobatic showcase from Canada that capture to the attention of a mainstream America audience when it was featured by hit television talent show, America's Got Talent in July 2011. The acrobat troupe describes itself as "poetic and explosive," synthesizing the traditional acrobatic techniques with everyday activities from basketball to skateboarding into a show that represents urban life as a genuine art form. Mixing some theater and contemporary dance into the act for good measure, Traces is currently being celebrated from coast-to-coast in North America as one of the more unique acrobatic acts around, particularly for the group's special ability to bring the often "inhuman" elements of acrobatics back down to Earth.
Dillon Francis a an electronic and dubstep DJ based out of the Los Angeles area. Big name producers have taken note of Francis' work, as he's received accolades from notable names such as Will.I.Am, Diplo and Steve Aoki. The booming, snaky bass lines of his dubstep work hit the Los Angeles scene in 2010 and gained attention with the underground hit single, "Take Me High." His frequent club gigs, remix collaborations and an obvious intuition for the pulse of the ever-evolving electronic scene seem to make Dillon Francis a name dubstep fans will be hearing a lot more of.
Roland Powell (born Jacksonville, Florida in 1977) is a comedian known for being a semifinalist on BET's Coming to the Stage . He was invited to perform on the Budweiser tour featuring Cedric the Entertainer and four additional comedians. The tour included shows from Madison Square Garden to the L.A.’s Amphitheater and was a huge success across the country. He has appeared with T.H.B ENT T.I.: Rubberband Man 24s What Up, What's Happenin' Whatever You Like Be Easy No Matter What Big Kuntry King: That's Right Yung Joc: It's Goin' Down Hot Stylz: Lookin Boy Plies: Shawty Young Jeezy: My President Yung L.A.: Ain't I GS Boyz: Stanky Legg Powell released his comedy videos "Put Your Hands On Me" and "Dat Boy Funny" through Mercury Entertainment's Street Life Films. He's also appeared in Three 6 Mafia's independent film, Choices II: The Setup, as well as being featured on various skits of the film's soundtrack.
The wildest weekly event in underground Charlotte is also the longest running! Every Thursday night @ Snug Harbor! D.J. Chaka Wolf Fever (a.k.a. Scott Weaver) spins a killer variety of ROCK-N-ROLL and DANCE music and a cast of hot go-go pirates gyrate the night away! Our resident punk-drag artist, Bethann Phetamine brings the rockin show with a healthy dose of camp! Cherry Von Bomb adds the burlesque glamour and special guest performers, monthly theme parties and the occasional contest add to the fun!