Women Unplugged Showcase is back on April 15, 2023 at a *New* location! Artists will be performing in Downtown Atlanta on Edgewood Avenue. The venue provides a Brooklyn Brownstone vibe with a three level space, patios and huge bar/kitchen area. Mobile bartender and food will be available. Free street parking and red carpet photography available. Come experience our unique vibe that has everyone leaving on a high with happiness and joy.
April 15, 2023
Bigger Production Agency
419 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Doors Open @8PM * Show Starts @9PM
JEWEL THE GEM - HOST
Born and raised in Brooklyn, East New York, with Haitian blood through her veins, Jewel The Gem is an emerging Black Queer Femme artist, entertainer, speaker and activist. Her overarching ambition to amplify the voice of the unheard and inspire many to leave their comfort zone and take risks to achieve their goals in life is one of the many reasons she fell in love with creating music.
The ebb and flow of modern day contemporary Hip Hop music is often disrupted by enigmas who dare to challenge the status quo of the industry. Her debut album “Ratchet Revolution” undeniably proves Jewel The Gem to be a fearless rapper, vocalist, and trendsetter who cuts across eras with her scintillating bars and immaculate wordplay that inspires and moves audiences. Jewel The Gem's unapologetic representation and charismatic personality combined with her indisputable skill to captivate a crowd, has allowed her to build an extensive resume of over 15 years; hosting parties, festivals, networking events and open mics to summits & showcases. She has been featured from BET to Fox Soul for her dynamic work as a radical voice of the people. With her humor, wit and vibrant demeanor Jewel The Gem is now and will always be the hostess with the mostest.
KYLA SIMONE - SINGER & MUSICIAN
Kyla Simone is an R&B Soul singer-songwriter and guitarist who pens songs about life experiences, love, and the pursuit of inner peace and happiness. Smooth vocals, poetically written lyrics, whitty banter, and feel good melodies best describes the Kyla Simone live experience. In addition to her solo music career, Kyla is the founder of Girls and Guitars, a community for girls and women singer-songwriter/guitarists. They provide performance opportunities and educational experiences to help their community hone their creativity and skill, as well as build new friendships with other creatives. If you would like to get connected please visit @girlsandguitarsofficial on Instagram and make sure you follow @kylasimonemusic too!
KYNDL - RAPPER & SINGER
Hailing from Indianapolis, Kyndl is a lyricist and songstress who blends both the melodies of hiphop and R&B seamlessly. She has been making music for over five years and has recently undergone a rebrand to reflect her growth as an artist. Formerly known as ameriKKKen, (acronym meaning Knowledge and Kindness is Key) you may have seen her on the inaugural season and episode of Netflix's "Rhythm + Flow." As of currently, Kyndl is promoting her debut album release titled "Kites Still Exist," that can be purchased on her Bandcamp, and is also available to stream on all major platforms.
BERNISHA DANIELLE - SINGER & MUSICIAN
Bernisha is a woman of many talents! She is a vocalist, a composer, a writer, a pianist, and a poet. At the age of six she began singing and by 10 started playing piano. Her music has a sound of R&B, jazz, and many other genre.Bernisha is one of a kind! She is an amazing ARTIST!
DRE CRUZ the MOUTHPEACE - SPOKEN WORD ARTIST
Dre Cruz the MouthPeace officially started her spoken word journey in September of 2021 and has since cemented herself as a must-see artist in the Atlanta Creative Community. One of her biggest mottos for expressing herself is “Write What You Know.” This motto has driven Dre Cruz to create unique, experience based, storytelling style pieces that anyone can relate to.
KIM STRINGS - MUSICIAN
Kim Strings obtained a BA in Music Management in 2007 from
Georgia State University. Kim is a freelance classical and studio musician
of jazz and R&B influences. She has played for various social events such
as 2 Chainz’ 1st Wedding Anniversary, Hank Stewart’s “White Linen
Event,” and the State of Georgia Governor’s Mansion. She was featured
performing with world renown jazz legend Joe Jennings, harpist
extraordinaire Monica Hargrave, and is a current member of Atlanta
Jazz Players. She appeared as a musician extra in the American drama
series, “Vampire Diaries,” Tyler Perry’s “Diary of a Mad Black Woman”
and “Madea’s Family Reunion,” the reality TV series “Atlanta
Housewives” as well as for the Green Brothers short film “The Urbans.”
She served as a background musician to several independent vocalists
and poets and has been in the company of Chloe + Halle, Jeffmajors,
Andre 3000, Musiq Soulchild, and Neo. Kim honors her divine calling to
provide spiritually musical refrain to support families and loved ones
during funeration rites and ceremonies.
CHRISTYLES - SPOKEN WORD ARTIST
Crystal Craddieth is an International Spoken Word Artist born in the historic city of Chicago, IL and is now a resident of Atlanta, GA. As a creative, her love for the arts started with making her own hip-hop songs using instrumentals in high school. She played around with it until she got serious after multiple life experiences that caused me to give my life over to God. She was given a tremendous opportunity to use spoken word poetry as an outlet to inspire and touch the lives of others. From 2013 until now, I’ve been blessed to travel the world and impart hope into so many lives, but she found that there was more to her purpose than just entertaining! Now, she is an author of the newly released book “Thirsty Chicks” which is available now on Amazon! The trials, traumas, and triumphs that she has been through as a woman has changed her life and she can’t keep her freedom to herself!
KIA NICOLE - SINGER
Kia Nicole has been sharing her gift of soul music for many years. She began her recording career in Florida where she released her first solo album entitled “Reacquainted" in 2012. She has since released two other albums: an EP entitled "There's Still Time: Happy Hour" and "On Love: A Holiday Album". With these projects she strives to create music that was inspired by life and its lessons. All of her music can be found on all major digital music streaming sites.
CHARI LAKEY - SINGER
Chari Lakey is a professional singer who has been performing around Atlanta for 9+ years. She has perfomed at historic places in ATL like, Kats Cafe, Cafe 290, and Apache. You could even catch her singing lead in corporate band gigs performing at banquets, weddings, birthday parties, etc. Chari has released 2 projects that are currently on all streaming platforms. “Now or Never: The Live EP” and “In The Beginning…” Follow her on all social media platforms to stay up to date, download her music, come to a show, or book her for your next event. Facebook: Chari Lakey and Instagram: artofchar.
Women Unplugged Showcase is the best platform for upcoming STAR talent. Our platform gives talent the intimate space needed to emotionally connect with the audience.
We want to provide our audience with the best quality of entertainment. For this reason, we are very selective with the talent that we will allow to perform on our platform. However, we give everyone the opportunity to submit their talent information to us for consideration. If you would like to submit your talent, please click the link below to direct you to our talent page.