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A group with over 3.6 million followers on Tik-Tok, The Trills are an exciting six-member a cappella group from Baltimore, Maryland. The Trills started as friends in a dorm room at Towson University. They have since entered into the world of professional a cappella and have rocked colleges across the US and Canada. The Trills have performed at the Baltimore Ravens stadium, for the Kelly Clarkson Show, and have collaborated with countless celebrities. The Trills have a fanbase of over 5 million followers across their social media platforms and continue spreading their joy of music, family, diversity, and inclusion.
Nathan Owens is a stand up comedian and homeschool survivor from Atlanta and has traveled throughout the country spreading his own brand of awkward funny. Proud to be born in West Virginia and raised in Georgia Nathan brings his own stories and unique observations to the stage. Nathan released an independent debut album and special Name Brand Human that crossed 50k YouTube views and hit #1 on the iTunes comedy charts.
Nelson Cade III
His repertoire is extensive and transverses generations and genres, hence he is known for being multi-generational and multi-genre-ational! Watching Nelson’s right hand on his guitar is magical! It’s like watching his fingers while he plays piano (yes, he’s classically trained!) But he turned ALL 4-chairs on the hit TV show The Voice for a reason.His raspy, baritone voice reaches straight to your heart whether he croons with a smooth, silky sound or rocks out with a grungy twang ~ John Legend called it “Honey Dipped”. Black Shelton said “[He] can go the gamut from Led Belly to ZZ Top! He further compliments Nelson’s guitar playing- “That was such an amazing guitar part… I would be proud to be your coach.”
Pink & Fierce
As one of a handful of female Black Belt Krav Maga Instructors in the country, Shannon Marshall Hughes is no stranger to combat. In addition to owning one of the largest Krav Maga Studios in North Carolina, she is passionate about teaching women self-defense, as well as how to overcome adversity, quiet self-doubt, and find their inner “Lioness”. The world needs strong women. Shannon’s interactive keynote speech “Pink & Fierce” shows women of all ages how to find their strength, discover self-love and claim their place in the world by bridging the gap between external power and internal power.
As seen on Hulu, PBS, and more – Hypnotist, Mentalist, Drag Queen, and Comedian – Miss Uchawi does it all. Known as the “Avant-Garde” Mentalist and the nation’s leading Drag Queen Hypnotist – Miss Uchawi brings fashion, wit, and a charming personality to your event in hysterical and mind-blowing presentations. An expert in human interaction, that demonstrates direct mind reading, psychic abilities, and more to audiences across the country throughout the year! Featured on TEDx, and headlining a national Google Fiber commercial campaign, Miss Uchawi is an LGBTQIA+ advocate who has overcome harassment, violence, neglect, and homelessness.
Perfect Parties USA
With over 300 attractions in stock ready to rent, Perfect Parties USA has been providing interactive games, photo programs, game shows, casino equipment and hard to find performers /shows to clients for over a decade.
High quality equipment, years of event industry experience, a track record of multi-city execution, out of the box thinking, and one of a kind game rentals continue to place Perfect Parties USA and your events ahead of the curve. Perfect Parties USA is now the secret ingredient for many of the top event planners, hotels and convention centers throughout the United States. Perfect Parties USA owns all of the equipment that is rented and this has earned a reputation for clean rental items, prompt start times, uniformed staff, and cost effectiveness.
Nate brought the funny in the 2023 film Spirited with Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds. Good Afternoon! Nate is currently recurring on NBC’s YOUNG ROCK. He has appeared on Nick Cannon Presents Wild N Out (MTV), All Def Comedy (HBO), Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO), Kevin Hart’s Hart of the City (Comedy Central), Comic View (BET), and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks (TruTV). In 2019 Nate was named to the Time Out LA Top 10 Comedians to Watch List. In 2018 Nate recorded a set for Kevin Hart’s LOL Live in Montreal at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
Foam Party USA
Foam Party USA is here to make your next event fun and stress-free. We provide professional foam machines and operators who set up and operate the equipment during your event. For a Night time event. Try our Glow Foam Party package for the ultimate party experience with LED lights and glowing foam. Large or small events, we got you covered. Flexible packages are available to fit your needs and budget.
Steve Hanson is a man on a mission. He is determined to open a dialogue that welcomes candid conversations about the challenges we all face, and the way that those challenges impact our esteem and our abilities at school, in the workplace, and even in the safety of our own homes. Through his personal stories he shares the pain, the struggles, and the joy; most importantly, Steve reveals how he reclaimed his own voice, and learned to embrace clarity, courage, and confidence. Audience members leave his presentations feeling empowered, motivated, and reconnected to their purpose.