Carly Rae Jepsen and Charli XCX will headline this year’s L.A. Pride which has expanded into a three-day ticketed music festival.
Pop sensations Carly Rae Jepsen and Charli XCX and electronic dance music duo Krewella will headline the 2016 edition of the festival, organizers are expected to announce later Tuesday.
Set for June 10-12 in West Hollywood, the L.A. Pride Music Festival anchors a weekend of events celebrating the LGBTQ community, including a massive pride parade that attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators and participants. Nonprofit group Christopher Street West organizes the event.
More than 50 acts have been booked for this year’s event.
Rising alternative R&B singer Gallant, avant-garde rap star Le1f, bounce artist Big Freedia, actress and dance-pop singerHailee Steinfeld and buzzy young singer Shamir will be some of the weekend’s biggest draws. […]
Diana Reyes, Maribel Gaurdia and Mariana Seoane are among the top billing for this year’s latin stage. And the hip-hop stage will feature hitmakers like Faith Evans, Da Brat and Trina.
Truth be told, though, with tweets like this from L.A. Pride–
You'll really, really, really, like this year's #LAPRIDE lineup. We #promise. Grab your tickets now: https://t.co/Fphko6euZV #grabby
— LA Pride (@lapride) April 22, 2016
–the announcement of Jepsen’s participation in the Pride is hardly a surprise. But it is cause for celebration.