Halifax Pride announces the full list of acts performing at the 2015 Halifax Pride Festival, taking place from July 18th-25th. Artists include:
Pierre Fitch has gone through extensive training with experts from the industry, spending the past two years learning all technical aspects of DJ'ing. Inspired by acts such as Deadmau5, for his sound and light coordination, Hector Fonseca for his creativity and professionalism, and DJ Paulo for his style and techniques, he is becoming one the hottest DJs in the scene while promoting a positive image of the nightlife industry.
Jujubee is most known for her involvement in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2. Her constant passion for the art of drag carried her through to become a finalist in the competition. Airline
is the creator of Jujubee. There was always an undying love for the
stage within his heart. Airline attended the University of Massachusetts
Amherst where he studied Theatre Arts.
DJ PORNSTAR's abilities
on the decks have garnered him gigs at some of the largest parties and
with some of the most well-known promoters in North America. He has
played sets at over 30 Pride events, and donated his talents to many
charitable organizations. PORNSTAR was rated in the “Top 10 Coolest DJs”
in 2012 by Queerty.com, and "Number 1 DJ in Los Angeles" in 2013 by
Irish Mythen is
a true entertainer who is known for her gripping live shows. She is the
storyteller who will grasp your attention and who will bring you on an
incredible and emotional journey. Her latest, self-titled album won her
the 2015 East Coast Music Award for Roots Traditional Recording of the Year.
Misty ODell is
a Singer/Songwriter from Wray, Colorado. After receiving
her first guitar at age four, Misty couldn’t put it down – and for the
next 30 years she would spend her time perfecting an intricate finger-picking style, songwriting, and performing.
Wednesday, July 22 - Songwriter's Circle at The Company House
Irish Mythen Brinleigh Breagh McKinnon
Friday, July 24 - The Grind at Garrison GroundsDJ PORNSTAR DJ Pierre Fitch
Hosted by RuPaul's Jujubee
Saturday, July 25th - Festival Stage at Garrison Grounds
Like A Motorcycle
Halifax Drag Queens
bringing in a couple of really popular and talented DJ's, and I'm super
pumped to see RuPaul's Jujubee in action," says Director of
Entertainment, Heather Green. "We were able to get the cream of the crop
for the singer-songwriters showcase at the Company House this year and
for the Mainstage we were able to dip into local talent."
For more information on this year's Halifax Pride Festival, and for festival tickets, visit www.halifaxpride.com
About Halifax Pride:
The Halifax Pride Society
is a not-for-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to producing a
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer,
questioning, 2 spirited, and allies (LGBTTIQQ2SA+; herein referred to as
LGBTQ+) Pride Festival.
mission is to produce a Pride Festival that: is accessible to all; is
fiscally responsible; is rewarding for all who participate, and reflects
and celebrates the best of the LGBTQ+ community and culture in Halifax
and throughout Nova Scotia.
Halifax Pride Festival is a celebration which draws in more than
120,000 participants and is Canada’s fourth largest pride festival.
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