South Florida Prides Join Forces to Produce Historic Virtual Pride Event
Five of South Florida’s largest and most popular LGBTQ+ celebrations have come together to host a virtual Pride event the weekend of Mary 9 and 10 from 12pm to 8pm on both days, with DJ’s playing after-hours late into the night. Collaborating on the virtual Pride are Miami Beach Pride, Pride Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach Pride, Gay 8 Festival and Wilton Manors (Stonewall) Pride.
The virtual Pride will spotlight a who’s who of LGBTQ+ performers and allies including live hosts, singers, DJs and drag queens. The event will stream on Facebook Live at @pridecollectives. Scheduled to appear are:
- Emmy & Grammy-Award Winning Artist, Albita
- International Recording Artist, Cascada
- International DJ/Producer, Hector Fonseca
- International Recording Artist, Beth Sacks
- Grammy-Award Winning DJ/Producer, Tracy Young
- Miami Beach Drag Legends, Kitty Meow, and Tiffany Fantasia
- Jazz Superstar, Nicole Henry
- Emmy-Award Winning Journalist from NBC6, Roxanne Vargas
- Legendary Performer, Miss Coco Peru
- International Recording Artist, Didi J
- Singer/Songwriter, Teraj Allen
- From the hit TV show “Making Menudo,” Monti
- DJ/Producer, Deanne
- The King of the Drums, DJ Cindel
- Grammy-Award Winning DJ/Producer, Hex Hector
- “Sickening Beats” Master, DJ Sushiman
- Grammy-Award Nominated DJ/Producer, Ralphi Rosario
- International DJ/Producer, Guy Schieman
- International Recording Artist, Yoli Mayor
- Reality TV Star from “The Circle,” Sammie Cimarelli
- The Region’s Premier LGBTQ Musical Group, South Florida PrideWind Ensemble
- Tropical Salsa and Dance Music Artist, Lucy Grau
- Latin Drag Royalty, Marytrini y Las Divas del Jacuzzi
- Retired NFL Star & Former “Voice” Contestant, Esera Tuaolo
Recently added performers include: Carluba • Vallesse • Carson Cressley • Macy Grey • En Vee • MAX • Todrick Hall • DJ Hotpants • Gigi Diaz • Cachita Lopez • Alex Gutierrez • Natascha Bessez • Karina Kay • VIZIN • Joey Suarez • Billy Mick • YOVANNI • Conga Cocuye • Raul Griffith, Brenda K Starr, The Queen of the Palm Beaches Velvet LeNore, and many more to be announced.
Virtual Pride will also be a fundraiser for our community and individuals affected by the COVID-19 virus and the organizations that service them. Viewers of the live streamed broadcast will be able to make donations to Our Fund, which will collect and distribute the funds to those in need. 100 percent of the online donations will reach those affected.
For more information about the virtual Pride, including updates on the ever-increasing roster of performers, visit the Facebook page @pridecollectives or the website Pridecollectives.com/. Virtual Pride is being sponsored by Jack Daniels and Our Fund.