December 6th, 2022 9:30pm Stage 2
Singer-songwriter Mercer Henderson aims to build community and bring people together through her relatable and honest writing. Born and raised in San Francisco, Mercer has been involved in music since a young age. Growing up listening to iconic female artists such as Lady Gaga, Dolly Parton, and Amy Winehouse, she started in musical theater and moved to writing her own music at the age of 13. Now, she is 20 years old and attends the Clive Davis Institute at NYU, which has opened a lot of doors for collaboration with her peers. She has been making her rounds playing shows in NYC, including School Night’s Showcase. Using social media, Mercer has been able to cultivate a strong and dedicated fanbase and garner over 15k pre-saves for her 2nd single, ‘Strangers, ’ which was released on June 23rd and recently surpassed 1,000,000 streams. Influenced by artists such as Tate McRae, Lizzy Mcalpine, and Gracie Abrams - Mercer strives to find the perfect balance between catchy hooks and genuine storytelling that will have everyone playing her songs on repeat!
Joseph Minde-Berman, also known as Jojomber, is a 19 year old singer-songwriter from Yellow Springs, Ohio. He draws inspiration from pop, rock, and folk to create his own strain of sound, articulating youthful angst, uncertainty, love and heartbreak through the lens of a rural Midwestern upbringing. At the center of most of his compositions is a ukulele, paired with honest lyrics and catchy melodies, that he hopes make you laugh, cry, yawn, dance or any mixture of the above.