Pulp Vixen proudly endorses Kiesel Guitars, GHS Strings, Spaun Drum Company, Amedia Cymbals and Los Cabos Dumsticks!
GRACE RICHARDSON - VOCALS - Grace is a seasoned pussycat with over 25 years professional experience rockin' the microphone! Grace has performed all over the world as a singer, dancer, and actress for companies such as Disney, Universal Studios, Holland America, Phoenix Ltd. Japan, and as a tribute artist for Legends in Concert Las Vegas. She has headlined playing Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, and Marilyn Monroe. Grace is an accomplished songwriter and recording artist featured on recordings for "Phoenix Rising," and for rap artist Aaron Berg. Grace has had the opportunity to open for major national acts including Poison, The Stylistics, Rose Royce, Gilby Clarke, Hank Williams Jr., and BB King. Her amazing vocals are right up there with the best of them, and she really knows how to make the crowd ROAR!
ROSEANN ALDRETE - GUITAR - Lead guitarist Rosie Aldrete will wow you with her lead guitar riffs! She picked up a guitar at the age of 15 and set the so Cal guitar scene on fire. A true rock star, Rosie wows crowds with her passionate performance style. She is involved in multiple projects, including Pulp Vixen, her original project, CR Acoustic Duo, and her blues/soul project, RAP. Rosie is also a sought after session musician, lending her uncomparable tone to Corday’s latest CD, “Weekend Warrior”, which won the Best Video category in the 2012 Out Music Awards. She has credits for playing on Jan’s Coming Out (2011) and Meth Head (2012), both independent films. Rosie has toured all over Southern California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Florida and Mexico playing venues including the House of Blues, the Whiskey, the Roxy, the Troubador, the Viper Room and the VooDoo Lounge. She’s opened for such artists as Salt n Pepa, Goddess and She, Fishbone, Big Sandy, and Deke Dickerson. She endorses Kiesel Custom Guitars and GHS Strings. Check out her artist profile here! https://www.kieselguitars.com/artists/
CHRISSY MARQUEZ - DRUMS/VOCALS
- Chrissy is a lifetime musician, classically trained on the piano since she was 6. She entered USC with a talent scholarship and began a career as a professional dancer for many years before discovering her love for the drums. She's a true entertainer, and a triple threat. Her sultry vocal stylings, varied musical background in piano, drums, percussion and ukulele, and extensive dance training make her an entertainment powerhouse. She has years of experience working for companies such as Disneyland, the Anaheim Angels, McDonald's and with recording artists including KidnPlay and Buster Pointdexter. She currently acts as booking manager for CR Talent, the organization that is behind the all female band, Pulp Vixen, tribute projects, Femme Halen and Totally Go-Go's. Chrissy also writes for her original project with Roseann Aldrete, CR Acoustic. Chrissy currently endorses Spaun Drums, Amedia Cymbals, and Los Cabos Drumsticks. You can check out her artist profile here: http://spaundrums.com/artists/index/view/id/129
SUSAN JOYNER - KEYS/SAX/ BASS/ PERCUSSION - Susan began playing piano at 6 and never stopped. She added instruments to her arsenal along the way, playing the sax in school bands & later picking up guitar when she wanted to rock it a little harder and louder. She studied music in college & from there this triple threat played in many bands, most notable was the original band “Peculiar Boogie”. Susan put out 2 cds with this band and toured the western states playing various venues and opening for acts such as: Robben Ford, CoCo Tayler, Cory Stevens, Mick Jones, Rosie Flowers, Dave Wakling, the Dead festivals featuring members of the Grateful Dead, Foghat, and venues such as the Coachhouse, Roxy, Troubadour, Whiskey, Mystic Theatre, Coach House, the 30th Anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival and many more. Susan’s piano solos remind you of early Elton John circa “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” combined with her Black Crowes southern feel, sets an “in your pants groove” like no one else. Susan’s sax playing always ignites the audience into a frenzy. When she wails on a solo, the energy she has when performing is only second to her chops. It’s a sight to behold
MEGAN STEINER - BASS GUITAR/RHYTHM GUITAR/DRUMS - Megan started playing drums at the age of 3 and started her first band by age 8. She then joined The Hollywood School of Rock where she began to study guitar and bass as well. Megan has played for many venues all over California including The Canyon Club, The Coach House, NAMM, The Whiskey, The Roxy and many more. Her current projects include Pulp Vixen, Femme Halen, and Totally Go-Go’s. She also subs with local bands, Smooth Touch, and Celluloid Heroes. She enjoys collaborating and writing/creating music with local artists while she continuously subs for multiple bands through out Southern California. Currently endorsed by DRG guitars and Soultone Cymbals, Megan plans to continue her musical education while attending Citrus college
Diana Patricia -
Diana Patricia is a professional vocalist with BM (Bachelor of Music) in Vocal Performance from the Universidad Autónoma De Zacatecas. Diana is native Californian raised in Zacatecas Mexico, located on the Tropic of Cancer. Growing up on a ranch in Mexico she started singing in Mariachi vocal competitions in 7th grade. Winning, city, regional, state and countrywide competitions. Mariachi music was her roots but she always loved her rock.
Diana started her first band with her brother and had her first Spanish Rock hit on the radio at the age of 16. She’s been active in the local music scene in Southern California for several years working with some of the most popular top 40 and Latin bands in the area, most recently the band Soto.
Her musical influences are very diverse; Miguel Aceves Mejia, Javier Solis, Janis Joplin, Alton Ellis, Selena Quintanilla and Mariah Carey to name a few.
Joselyn Rivera is a singer, songwriter, performer born and raised in Miami, FL. She discovered her passion for singing at the age of 10, being influenced by Xtina, Selena, Whitney Houston among many other powerhouse singers. At the age of 14, she was signed to Gloria Estefan's independent label and began performing on television networks in the US, Puerto Rico and South America. Other notable performances include the Florida Marlins’ stadium opening day, Miami Heat National Anthem, Relay For Life, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and various charity concerts for cancer research, and Haitian disaster relief. She also performed for Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the Cavalia event in Miami. At age 17, Joselyn participated on NBC’s The Voice as a member of Adam Levine’s team making it into the live show’s top 20. In 2017 she was the winner of Ryan Seacrest’s YouTube show “Best.Cover.Ever” which featured a duet performance with Charlie Puth. Now with years of experience performing in live bands, she covers a variety of musical genres including Pop, R&B, Rock, Latin, Oldies and many others. Her mighty vocals stand at the center of a fiercely energetic and engaging performance that makes her impossible to forget.
Becky Maheata Tahauri Moon - Lead Vocals/Percussion She received her performance training growing up in Chicago and working for Polynesian Dance troupes since the age of 5 performing throughout the US and then as a full-time dancer for SeaWorld Polynesian Village. As an adult, she became lead singer for Crash Dance traveling worldwide including playing for the troops in military tours to Kosovo, Irag and Afghanistan for 9 years. Becky's voice is known for her range and extreme versatility with an ability to sing ACDC to Whitney Houston. She has been backup vocalist for many well-known gospel and soul artists, and records with and fronts many world class artists and LA bands. Becky is most known for ability to cover the late Teena Marie.
Sera Golding-Young - Sera began singing professionally at the age of 17, whilst studying at the prestigious Academy of Contemporary Music, in Surrey, England (achieving a degree in contemporary music), and soon founded ‘MIB’, which over the following 15 years went on to become one of the most popular UK event bands, most notably being booked to perform to 300,000 people in London’s Hyde Park, for the Royal Wedding celebrations for William & Kate in 2011. With this band, Sera had the privilege of performing thousands of shows, all over the world (including the UAE, Egypt, Romania, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Kazakstahn to name just a few) to big corporations such as Coca Cola, Pepsi Max, Verizon, and HSBC bank, as well as countless weddings and private parties.
In 2012, Sera began to write and perform her own music, and formed her own band Unsung Lilly, which immediately became popular and was booked for festivals all over the UK, opening up for artistes such as Jools Holland, Bryan Adams, and ABC. On a ‘whim’ trip to Hollywood in 2015, Unsung Lilly were discovered by Earth Wind and Fire’s songwriter and keyboard player, Wayne Vaughn, who invited them to move out to Los Angeles, where he became their mentor. This led to Sera performing with members of The Emotions, Stevie Wonder’s band, and of course, members of Earth, Wind and Fire on a regular basis.
Since her trip to Hollywood in 2015, Sera has been living in California, writing, recording and performing with Unsung Lilly and performing in various event bands around Southern California, as well as the odd trip home where she rejoins MIB a few times a year. For more of her original work check out her website http://www.unsunglilly.com/.
CRYSTAL PORTILLO - VOCALS - Crystal was raised in southeastern New Mexico and West Texas and is a transplant to southern California. With a heart for country music and a soul for rock-n-roll, she has her own unique sound and style. Performing in cover bands throughout the southwest, she has opened for Charlie Daniels, Miranda Lambert, Rushlow and Great White. She has shared the stage with Johnny Cash's brother, Tommy Cash and was the recipient of the Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year and Rising Star Entertainer of the Year at the North American Country Music Association International, and KATY's "Valley Idol". Crystal is an avid songwriter and won Songwriter of the Year for her original, "Come to Me" from the NACMAI. She's a voice over recording artist, performs the National Anthem for HBO/ESPN Boxing, Golden Boy Boxing, UFC Bellator MMA, and made appearances on The Country Music Television's "Singing Bee" and "Redneck Dreams".