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With the help of beautiful weather Chicago Pride Fest 2019 saw record-breaking crowds Saturday and despite occasional showers on Sunday organizer say the strong attendance continued all weekend long."This year Chicago Pride Fest saw record crowds, sponsors and vendors joining us both Saturday and Sunday. Enthusiastic crowds packed the street to celebrate and enjoy the diverse entertainment offerings," Mark Liberson told GoPride.com. "While we had periods of rain on Sunday, it didn't dampen the crowd's enthusiasm, with great crowds at all...

Miss Foozie will lead a festive procession of dogs and their owners down North Halsted on Sunday, June 23 during the popular pet parade, all part of Chicago Pride Fest."There are so many reasons to cherish our pets and their positive impact," said Miss Foozie. "This is just one opportunity to celebrate the difference they've made in our lives." Always a fun-filled highlight during the two-day street festival, Miss Foozie's 12th annual Pride Pet & Family Parade, starts at 12:00 p.m. from the North...

Multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes and Austrian-born pop icon Betty Who are among the entertainment lineup for Sunday.Other performers slated for Sunday include Leland, Adam Barta and local favorites Boy Band Review and 16 Candles.DJs Avi Sic, Cindel, and Vlad, among others, will be serving up the beats at the Waveland DJ stage.Related: DJ Cindel spins Pride in Chicago, around the worldIn addition to the non-stop entertainment, the festival includes 60 vendors offering arts, crafts and unique merchandise tailored to the...

Related: Rainbow crosswalks arrive in Boystown just in time for PrideThe two-day street festival will feature entertainment from multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes, Brazilian sensation Pabllo Vittar and Broadway vocalist Alex Newell among others.Related: Chicago Pride Fest brings summer fun to Boystown - 2019 entertainment lineupNew this year, 103.5 KISS FM presents the first-ever Rainbow Run on Sunday. Runners in the drag race are encouraged to wear the most stylish of high heels. The winner takes home $1,000. Register for free online.Over 100,000 people are expected to...

Get ready, Hulkamaniacs, Neverluchador is Saturday night, June 22 at The Metro (3730 N. Clark Street) in Wrigleyville, with DJ Danny Verde and DJ Alex Cabot.Tickets are for sale at NeverlandPride.com or in Boystown at Men's Room."I grew up on professional wrestling, then wrestled throughout high school, so this theme means a lot to me," Anthony DiFiore, founder and president of Neverland Events & Artist Management.  "What I love about pro wrestling is, it's like a soap opera for guys. It has the...

Opening at 11 a.m. on Saturday, the two-day street festival turns North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages, plus a dance music stage featuring some of Chicago's favorite DJs and drag queens. Plus a whole lot of queer and queer-friendly folks in attendance.This year's festival honors the birth of the pride movement by recognizing the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.Where's the party?One word: Boystown! Once there, follow the herd of excited revelers, or the gaggle of drag...

"I've always been endeared to Chicago because it reminds me so much of New York," Day told GoPride.com in 2017, before headlining Market Days. "When I think of Chicago, I think of the birth of House Music, Frankie Knuckles, the Warehouse after which house music is named, and I think of the fun that I have when I go to the Chosen Few festival with the legendary Terry Hunter.  I had a chance to live in Chicago for a couple of...

Hydrate Nightclub in Boystown around Pride Fest, then head to a gig next weekend in New York in conjunction with World Pride."It's an honor to be included in the roster of DJs for any city's Pride (celebration)," said Armada, who hails from the Philippines. "I am very busy, especially this month, but that's good because I am doing something right that (promotors) want me to keep coming back."Armada brought the beats with DJ GRIND to a pool party for Masterbeat...

Billboard hit with Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge - reflects that in spades. Barta returns to the Windy City for Chicago Pride Fest this year."It is an absolute honor to be part of such a phenomenal line up this year, with the crown jewel being LeAnn Rimes, who I am a huge fan of," Barta told GoPride.com. "To be asked to be part of Stonewall 50 is just iconic. I am humbled and grateful and will always consider Chicago like a second home when I visit."The 39-year-old Bronx-born...

Three stages deliver non-stop live performances featuring headliner and multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes, lighting up the stage with dance hits like "Can't Fight the Moonlight", "How Do I Live", "Love is Love is Love" and more."By far, the LGBTQ community is one of the best things that has ever happened to me," Rimes told Billboard in 2017. "I am so thankful for all the love my LGBTQ fans have shown me. I hope they feel it coming back from me full circle."Pride Fest kicks off...

"I have been in relationships with both men and women," Who wrote on Instagram in 2018. "I have been deeply, earth-shatteringly in love with both men and women. Just because I happen to be engaged to a man doesn't mean that I haven't found a home within the gay community."In 2013, Who's infectious single "Somebody Loves You" was used in a viral same-sex marriage proposal video at a Salt Lake City Home Depot. The song hit the top of Billboard's Dance/Club chart...

Wilson, who gained fame from documenting his female to male transition for his now 437,000 Instagram followers, has embraced the vocal changes that came with said transitions to create a unique musical style.The 23-year old was initially inspired by his talented mother, Cheryl Wilson. He started playing piano at the age of four and picked up the flute in middle school. At 16, he began playing guitar, singing, and songwriting.In addition to singing, the photogenic Wilson has also done modeling work. He...

The openly-gay artist wrote several of Troye Sivan's hits including "Youth", "My My My" and "Dance to This". He also wrote Sabrina Carpenter's "Hold Tight" and "Fetish" by Selina Gomez.Leland stepped in front of the spotlight in 2017 with his single, "Mattress", about unrequited queer love. He has since gone on to perform "Run Into You", "Middle Of A Heartbreak" and "Another Lover."Leland has also appeared as a guest on Season 9 and All Stars 3 of "Rupaul's Drag Race" and...

"I am blessed to have enough work and to continue doing what I love," said Cindel, who was born and raised in Puerto Rico. "Every year just gets better and I am proud of everything I have accomplished thus far."He also is spinning at Pride events this month in Boston and Atlanta, and July brings him to Fire Island and Colombia, and then he's off to Greece in August, Ireland in September."I feel so lucky to every year be included...

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