Neon Trees, Todrick Hall, and more at LGBTQI+ Pride Festival and Parade
at Louisville’s Big Four Lawn
The annual Kentuckiana Pride Festival presented by Kroger will take place Friday, October 8th, and Saturday, October 9th on the Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The festival and its Board of Directors are pleased to reveal the 2021 entertainment lineup: New Wave pop powerhouse and international recording artists, Neon Trees, and multi-talented singer, rapper, actor, director, choreographer, and social media personality, Todrick Hall, are set to headline The Stonewall Stage presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, along with performances from DJ Spinderella, Tiffany, Andreas Moss, Dominique Morgan, Halston Dare, and more over the weekend.
Louisville will be well represented with local talent on the festival’s two stages, featuring performances from Cover Me Badd, The Daddy Sisters, LaVon Fisher and The Queens of Funk and Soul, Ladrea Maria, Bliss, Tova, VOICES of Kentuckiana, Louisville Gay Men’s Chorus, Pandora Productions, and more.
The Pride festival kicks off with the annual Pride Parade on Friday, October 8th at 7:00 pm. This year’s parade will begin at Campbell and Market Streets and end at the Big Four Lawn.
Weekend and VIP tickets are on sale now. For more information on the festival including tickets, the full lineup, FAQ, and more please visit KYPRIDE.COM.
Neon Trees – Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a New Wave pop powerhouse,” Neon Trees, without lead singer Tyler Glenn, first united in 2006 and instantly attracted acclaim and attention for their kaleidoscopic sound and affirmative vision, showcased on 2010’s debut album, Habits. The album ascended to #1 on Billboard’s “Heatseekers Albums” chart following the breakthrough success of its lead single, “Animal.” In 2011 the band climbed the Billboard charts again with their hit single “Everybody Talks” peaking at # 6 on Billboard’s Hot 100.
Todrick Hall – Todrick Hall is a multi-talented singer, rapper, actor, director, choreographer, and social media personality who rose to prominence on and after his appearance on American Idol. His popular YouTube channel has over 3.5 million subscribers and 740 million channel views, consisting notably of original songs, musical collaborations, and choreographed flash mobs for Beyoncé. Todrick also appears regularly on RuPaul’s Drag Race and just finished filming season two of The Greatest Dancer on BBC. Todrick distinguished himself as a Broadway star completing successful runs in Chicago, The Color Purple, Kinky Boots, Memphis, and Waitress. He visited over sixty cities worldwide with sold-out tours of “Straight Outta Oz”, “Forbidden”, and “Haus Party”; and won the 2019 “Video for Good” VMA as co-executive producer on Taylor Swift’s LGBTQ+ anthem “You Need to Calm Down”
DJ Spinderella – Known professionally as DJ Spinderella or simply Spinderella, is an American DJ, rapper, and producer. Spinderella is best known as a former member of the hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa. Joining the group in 1986 the trio would go on to become one of the most successful female hip-hop acts of all time. They released five studio albums and saw several platinum and gold singles. Spinderella has also produced several songs on the group’s albums.
Tiffany – A legendary pop star, Tiffany earned two U.S. number one hit singles with “I Think We’re Alone Now” and “Could’ve Been,” and set a record as the youngest female artist to top the Billboard charts with her debut album. She has sold more than 15 million albums to date.
The mission statement for Kentuckiana Pride Foundation is promoting social, economic, and health equity of Kentuckiana’s sexual and gender minorities, we advocate pride, celebrate achievements, and educate leaders.
Select artists are available for interviews upon request. Please reach out to Todd Smith – email@example.com 502.631.7917 for interview inquiries.
The 2021 Kentuckiana Pride Festival is presented by Kroger and sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Four Roses Bourbon, AC Hotels, University of Louisville, UPS, Walmart, Caesars Southern Indiana, Yum!, Curb Records, Derby City Gaming, and Republic Bank.