We are THRILLED to Announce Festival Performer ESTELLE!

Singer/Songwriter/Rapper/Record Producer/Actress

For her ability to rap, sing, and write songs, Estelle has been praised by musicians such as John Legend and Roots Manuva; Estelle's taste in music encompasses Todd Rundgren, Lauryn Hill, Kanye West, Nas, Jill Scott and Jay Z.

In league with other contemporary British sirens like Amy Winehouse, Adele and Duffy, her main musical influences are Mary J. Blige and Ella Fitzgerald. In an interview, Estelle remarked: "Every three years they are talking about the 'British (musical) invasion.' It's been ongoing. It's been an invasion for the last 10 years. We are here! We crossed over. I'm like one of the first black British artists to come over here and win a Grammy. We are here!"

To learn more about Estelle please visit her website or facebook page.

Martha Harvey

Executive Director / CEO

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x11

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Martha Harvey is the Executive Director and CEO of the Pride Center. Martha’s main focus is staff management, board relations, and fundraising.

Martha co-founded the Hudson Pride Foundation; a support and advocacy nonprofit for the LGBTQ community in Columbia County. She served as the organization’s Executive Director from 2010 through 2016. With an undergraduate degree in psychology and philosophy, a graduate degree in business and finance, and over 20 years of corporate for-profit experience in marketing, public relations, finance, community relations, and human resources, Martha brings a unique perspective and approach to the ED role.