STAR STUDDED CHRISTOPHER STREET WEST GAY PRIDE
Los Angeles- Every year, LA PRIDE's Festival entertainment lineup features a diverse collection of talent ranging from Grammy Award winning singers to hip-hop heavy weights and pop divas to nostalgic classics. With Christopher Street West celebrating its 45th Anniversary of LA PRIDE this year, the Festival's entertainment lineup is set to deliver another rocking year of performances, one that may be the most exciting performances to date. This year's Festival highlights will include performances from singer-songwriter and pop rock sensation Kesha along with super group, Fifth Harmony and Tamar Braxton who will all hit the festival's Delta Air Lines main stage between June 12-14, 2015! With Latin superstar Ana Barbara headlining the Latino Carnival stage. Pre-sale tickets for Saturday and Sunday's Festival are now available at: www.lapride.org
On Saturday night Pop Superstar Kesha commandeers the LA PRIDE /Delta Air Lines main stage at the annual 3-day music and arts Festival. With her long list of award-winning party anthems including smash hits like "TiK ToK", "Your Love is My Drug" "We R Who We R" and "Timber", Kesha is no stranger to the Top 40 charts and has been entertaining the masses with her high energy, rock-the-house shows. With eight consecutive Top 10 hits and four #1 singles, Kesha has been nominated for a Billboard Music Award, an MTV Video Music Award, won the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Collaboration and has sold over 4 million copies in the US and over 3.7 million copies internationally.
Having toured last summer with 2014 LA PRIDE Grand Marshal Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony, having just wrapped their sold out REFLECTION Tour, will also join the LA PRIDE family when the all-female five-piece take the stage at LA PRIDE's music and arts festival on Sunday night. With their gold-certified lead single "BO$$" along with its follow-up gold-certified "Sledgehammer" (a synth-pop powerhouse penned by Meghan Trainor) and recently debuted "Worth It" featuring Kid Ink, the girls will bring their dynamic, energy-filled performance to an excited Pride audience sure to be full of die hard "Harmonizers". Formerly solo artists auditioning on The X Factor, the five singers were ultimately assembled as a group by Simon Cowell making it to as finalists and signed by Epic Records. Aside from the girl's hit videos regularly playing across MTV, Fifth Harmony can be seen charming audiences on Ellen, The Today Show with the group recently winning "Favorite New Artist" at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards where they debuted their latest music video for their single "Worth It" featuring Kid Ink which is currently climbing the Top 40 & Rythmic Charts.
This year LA PRIDE's Festival will see the return of 'Lavender Menace' A Free Friday Celebration Of Women. Tamar Braxton will take to the Lavender Menace stage on Friday night with her soulful mix of modern R&B. Instantly recognizable from the hit show "The Braxton Family Values", which she also Executive Produces, Tamar has struck out on her own musical journey and has garnered a strong following with over 7 million Youtube views for "Love & War" a single which also won the artist a BET Award in 2013.
This year's Festival will also host one of the best voices of Mexico, Latin Grammy Award Winner Ana Barbara who will be headlining LA PRIDE's Latino Carnival stage on Saturday evening which is produced by Club Papi. Ana Barbara is one of Mexico's top powerhouse singer/songwriters with her hits "Los Busque", "Fruta Prohibida", "Quise Olvidar" and "Dos Abrazos" which was featured in Sharon Stone's "Border Run". Her Latin Grammy win was for her album in the 'Best Grupero' category which also received a nomination for an American Grammy.
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for additional performer announcements including Latino Carnival entertainment, the all-new VIP Experience, Art & Culture Pavilion and more at LA PRIDE 2015!
Delta Air Lines, a global leader in air travel, returns to celebrate LA PRIDE 2015 as the official air partner. With Delta Air Lines onboard as a returning official air partner, visitors can start celebrating at 30,000 feet and continue through to LA PRIDE.
About Christopher Street West
For over 45 years, Christopher Street West (CSW) has produced LA PRIDE, a series of events celebrating the accomplishments of the LGBT community and shedding light on its continued struggle for equality. A year after the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender liberation movement was launched by the mob-led rebellion at the Stonewall Inn on New York's Christopher Street in June 1969, activists in Los Angeles' community came together to honor the rebellion with the world's first PRIDE Parade in Hollywood, CA. Today, the organization continues to promote equality and diversity amongst the LGBT community and its peers with a three-day event held in West Hollywood, CA. The non-profit organization is comprised of volunteers committed to the goals of human rights, education and outreach.