WorldPride Welcomes Singer Song Writers Front and Centre at International LGBTQ Festival

WorldPride 2014 Toronto (WP14TO) announces Chely Wright, Juno nominated Amanda Rheaume, Mark Jacob and Steve Grand to join the lineup of performers at this year’s largest international LGBTQ festival.



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There is always a healthy helping of country, traditional, and folk music at Pride in Toronto, and WorldPride 2014 will continue to deliver. Steve Grand will perform at the opening ceremonies on June 20, 2014, along with Deborah Cox and Melissa Etheridge. These artists join the previously announced line-up of crowd favorites including: Martha Wash, Hercules and Love Affair, Crystal Waters, Neon Hitch and international DJs David Morales, Quentin Harris.

“We are so pleased to have out and popular country artists like Chely Wright, Amanda Rheaume, Steve Grand and Mark Jacob join us for WorldPride 2014,” says TK, Arts and Culture Manager.  “Our stories connect us across borders and generations, and these artists are sure to deliver with powerful story telling, strong vocals, and dynamically strummed guitar.” 

WorldPride 2014 will present musical genres from rock, pop, dance, hip hop, R&B, country, traditional, folk, retro, disco all live on 10 free-to-attend, all-ages, open-air stages across the festival footprint. So get ready for powerful vocals, driving rhythms and music that takes you on a journey, in Toronto from June 20 -29!

Stay tuned for more announcements to follow.

 

About WorldPride 2014 Toronto and Pride Toronto

WorldPride 2014 Toronto is an international celebration taking place from June 20 – 29, 2014 that incorporates activism, education, and the history and culture of global LGBTTIQQ2SA communities.  WorldPride 2014 Toronto is presented by Pride Toronto, producer of Canada’s largest annual festival of LGBTTIQQ2SA culture and human rights, under license from InterPride.

 

Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that hosts the city’s Pride Festival, an annual event in downtown Toronto during the last week of June and one of the premier arts and cultural festivals in Canada. It is also one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world with an estimated attendance of over one million people. It celebrates the history, courage, diversity and future of Toronto's LGBTTIQQ2SA communities.

 

For more information visit: www.worldpridetoronto.com

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