Owned by Felicia Dawn Hershey, GWF! is home based out of Austin, TX and networked to a variety of talent, high-profile clientele, product and venues throughout the world. Hershey is well known as a flair bartender, model, and trademarking GWF! in 2010 as a free agent manager promoting women in the entertainment industry. GWF! events include:
DQ Mixer, SXSW | March 12, 8pm – 12am
DapperQ, the award-winning queer fashion guide, has teamed up with Girls With Flair! to host an evening mixer following their official SXSW fashion panel! Hosted at The Nook, a famous Austin amphitheater, the mixer will be filled with merchandise from popular queer fashion lines including Qwear, Fit for a Femme, Sharpe Suiting and more.
SXSW California Dreamin’ – Texas Believin | March 20, 12pm – 2am
From the producers of Jailhouse Jamboree, Wicked Pride, and The New Now, Girls With Flair! brings you our second annual unofficial South By Southwest showcase!
In 2015, this unofficial SXSW showcase reached capacity (850) a staggering 8 times.
As with last year, our showcase will take place at The Nook, a beautiful amphitheater on historic 6th Street in Austin, Texas and will feature all female and/or queer artists. The 14-hour event will incorporate live bands, rap artists, hip hop artists, DJs, flair bartenders, burlesque dancers andaerialists.
This year, the co-MCs will be Amber Whittington, YouTube star of Amber’s Closet, and Ryley Rubin Pogensky, trans-identified model featured in Vogue and Vanity Fair. Get ready for an all-female DJ lineup like no other! DJs GoodBoy Morgan and Steph BounceHouse were incredibly popular during their showcase last year.
Also involved will be Madison Paige, internationally acclaimed supermodel, Kennedy Grace, famous vine and YouTube user, and Devmo, up-and-coming rapper and Angel Haze’s opener.
Girls With Flair! is undeniably proud to present @devmomusic as one of our own. Devmo is a rapper/singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, CA who stands up for the underdog in what she calls “music with meaning”. She is an advocate for women’s rights, gay rights, and social equality, and is committed to conveying that message through her music.”