Christopher Street West (CSW) – the 501(c)3 nonprofit that produces LA Pride – announced today its full talent lineup for LA Pride’s official in-person music event, LA Pride in the Park. The complete slate of performers includes multi-Latin GRAMMY-nominated Brazilian superstar and the first Latin artist to top Spotify’s Global Top 50 Anitta, multi-genre singer-songwriter Syd, GRAMMY-nominated rapper CHIKA, groundbreaking award-winning trans actress and singer Michaela Jaé “MJ Rodriguez,” Rebecca Black, Bob The Drag Queen, Zolita, Alexander Stewart, Edward Frame, Grag Queen, Allison Ponthier, San Cha, Rossi, Drumaq, Mike Taveira, Boy Untitled, Gess, Malibu Babie, and a special 4-hour DJ set by iconic pansexual dance party, A Club Called Rhonda. The #LoveYourPride themed multi-stage event will take place Saturday, June 11, at LA State Historic Park.
“We’re thrilled to have women, the majority of them LGBTQIA+ artists of color, lead our mainstage event to celebrate our return to Pride,” said Gerald Garth, Vice President of Community Programming and Initiatives. “Los Angeles represents a broad range of cultures, backgrounds and identities, especially across the BIPOC communities. Bringing influential and diverse artists is a nod to the many different people reflected within our community.”
Tickets are available by clicking the button below, or scanning the QR code in the poster. Ticket-holders will receive an RFID wristband to allow for contactless entry. All official LA Pride events will follow health and safety guidance as outlined by LA County health officials and the CDC. LA Pride in the Park will be produced by DPS and creative and marketing provided by BMF.
LA Pride Parade will be on Sunday, June 12, in Hollywood
In addition to LA Pride in the Park on Saturday, June 11, the annual LA Pride Parade will take place on Sunday, June 12, in Hollywood, Where the first permitted gay parade in the world was held in 1970. Over 120 contingents will step off from the iconic Hollywood & Vine, at approximately 10:30am. The parade will be broadcast live by LA Pride’s longtime broadcast partner, ABC7. The parade will start at Hollywood & Vine and proceed west to Highland Ave, then south on Highland to Sunset Blvd, and end at Sunset at Ivar.
LA Pride 2022 sponsorship support comes from Icons including SVEDKA Vodka, Kim Crawford Wines, Corona Beer, Corona Seltzer; Heroes including Toyota, Activists including Grindr, Cedars-Sinai, Coca-Cola and Allies including Advance Auto Parts, lululemon, UCLA Health and Precept Wines.
This year’s events are also supported by radio partner iHeartMedia Los Angeles, and PRIDE RADIO on the iHeartRadio app; Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline of LA Pride; Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board; Athleta; Discovery+; BELLA+CANVAS; MAC Cosmetics; Equity Residential; Coolhaus + Brave Robot; Nordstrom; Microsoft; Sony; Glamazon, the LGBT+ employee group at Amazon; Riot Games; and Starbucks.
About Christopher Street West (CSW)/LA Pride:
Christopher Street West (CSW), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, organized the world’s first permitted parade advocating for gay rights on June 28, 1970, to commemorate the Stonewall Rebellion on Christopher Street in New York City the year prior. Over 50 years later, CSW remains an active voice for the LGBTQ+ community of Greater Los Angeles. While best known for producing the LA Pride Parade & Festival (the second largest Pride celebration in the country) they also organize, sponsor or support community events throughout the year, and work with their nonprofit, philanthropic, and community partners to further diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit lapride.org for more information.