Kress Cole & Dillbilly 930pm $10
Dillbilly (www.dillbillymusic.com) is an Oakland based songbird from the Midwest with a a hypnotizing voice and a love of multiple instruments: guitar, uke, piano, sax to name a few. Their songs stream consciousness away from the present to another, peaceful yet contemplative place. With a nearly southern folk feel, Dill's music makes you want to lay in an open field and ponder life, the good and the bad.
Kress Cole www.KressCole.com is an Oakland-based queer Femme songstress. She has won 26 WCS awards, including winning "Song of The Year" in both Berkeley and San Rafael, plus two appearances in the annual Grand Finals, as one of the top 15 songs of the year for the collective West Coast. Her song "Seatbelt" earned a nomination for "Lyric of the Year", WCS 2016.
Kress is kicking off her 2017 tour for her new album, "The Alchemy Show."
Kress cares about fighting the erasure of femininity in queer spaces. She also writes under the artist alter-ego, FemmeVisible.
She has an everlasting crush on good-old tomboys. That major crush is all over her songs. She is also known for her verb-ification of nouns, noun-ification of verbs, and for strange little ballads of spiritual quirk like her new song and music video called, "Married Ghosts" which features a queer tango waltz done by two lesbian ghosts.