Nashville Pride is proud to announce a series of incredible Pride events to celebrate LGBT equality in Nashville, culminating with the Nashville Pride Festival and Concert on June 26-27 at Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville. Official events throughout the entire month of June are designed to celebrate the culture and the continuous strive for equality throughout Middle Tennessee. In addition to official events, the organization has partnered with many local and regional organizations and businesses within Middle Tennessee to further celebrate LGBT culture within the community. The Nashville Pride Festival and Concert is driven by Bridgestone and more than 20 corporate sponsors throughout Middle Tennessee.
Nashville Pride driven by Bridgestone is proud to announce its 2015 entertainment line up for the upcoming concert and festival taking place at Public Square Park on Friday, June 26th and Saturday, June 27th. The lineup this year includes headlining performances by St. Lucia, Mya, The Veronicas, Cazwell, and RuPaul's Drag Race winner Chad Michaels.
In addition to multiple headlining performances during this year's celebration of equality, Nashville Pride is proud to announce supporting acts including Shelly Fairchild, Sinclair, Hank and Cupcake, and Indiana Queen. This year's main stage hosts include 2014 Miss Nashville Pride, Obscenity and RuPaul's Drag Race contestant, Jayden Diore Fierce. DJ Ron, Lady B, DJ Remedy and DJs from QDP will offer up dance hits throughout the both days of the festival. Additional acts and specific performance times will be released at a later date.
St. Lucia will bring its unique brand of dreamy, nostalgic pop to the Nashville Pride Festival & Concert this year. The band had a wildly successful year with the release of their EP, "When The Night" which hit #6 on the Billboard Heatseeker's Chart last year. Most recently, the band made a buzzworthy performance at Coachella 2015. They have recently finished tours with Ellie Goulding and Charli XCX, and performed at other nationally known festivals such as Lollapalooza and Governors Ball.
Grammy Award-winning singer and actress, Mya will bring her hits including ’Lady Marmalade, Ghetto Superstar, My Love is Like…Wo,’ to the Nashville Pride main stage. The songtress also known for her award-winning role in the musical film Chicago, a successful run on Dancing With the Stars, and numerous Pride Festival appearances shows that this triple threat is hot, hot, hot and ready to entertain the thousands who attend the annual festival of equality in Nashville.
Australian pop duo The Veronicas are making their return to Music City to support their new self-titled album, which debuted #2 on the Australian charts in November 2014 and has maintained a Top 30 presence since it's release late last year. The band was formed in 1999 by identical twin sisters Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso. Following a hiatus and signing with Sony Music Entertainment, the sisters released "You Ruin Me", the first single from their self-titled third album in September 2014. The song debuted at number one on the ARIA Charts, becoming the girls' second chart-topping single and their first to debut in the top spot. In the United States, The Veronicas have most recently received rave reviews from Entertainment Tonight, Perez Hilton and more.
The Nashville Pride Festival & Concert is driven by Bridgestone and will take place at Public Square Park on Friday, June 26th and Saturday, June 27th. Nashville Pride Weekend passes are $25.00 and are on sale now. Entrance into the Festival on Saturday June 27th is $5 cash at the door without a weekend pass.
In addition to presenting support from Bridgestone, Nashville Pride Festival & Concert is supported by Nissan, Dollar General, Coors Light, Fifth Third Bank, Tribe and Play, Xfinity, Curb Records, el Jimador Tequila, Vanderbilt University, Absolut Vodka, Opry Mills, Classic Party Rentals, First Tennessee Bank, BAM! Social Business, Cigna Healthcare, Hotmess Sports, Nashville B-Cycle, Baker Donelson, Nashville Scene, Do615, Out and About, The East Nashvillian, 12th & Broad, Yelp, and Lighting 100.
About Nashville Pride: Founded in 1988, Nashville Pride's mission is to educate and maintain a sense of pride, community, and awareness of, about, and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and culture in Middle Tennessee. Learn more about Nashville Pride signature Friends with Benefits support fund and our landmark year round events at nashvillepride.org