Robin S., Beth Sacks, The Spots, All Eyes On Me, Taija New, Kat Kennedy, First Lady Sarita, and QWAM will also perform
BOSTON–Boston Pride announced today the entertainment line-up for the 2019 Boston Pride Festival and concert that will take place on Saturday, June 8th from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Boston City Hall Plaza. American Idol contestant Todrick Hall, Queens native Robin S., International House Artist Beth Sacks are the headline entertainers who will bring the crowd to their feet with their exciting mix of pop, rap, R&B, and house music.
The concert also features the female queer band The Spots, indie pop quartet All Eyes On Me, Rhythmic Pop entertainer Taija New, pop singer/songwriter Kat Kennedy, Female MC First Lady Sarita, the all-male dance crew QWAM, Jacques Cabaret Show Girls and Gauntlet Girls Showgirls who will provide entertainment and excitement to parade spectators looking to continue the festivities during the daylong celebration.
“We are thrilled to host an exciting and diverse group of artists and performers at the 49th Boston Pride Festival,” said Henry Paquin, Boston Pride Concert Chair. “All of these artists, performers, dancers, and DJs reflect this year’s theme of ‘Looking Back, Loving Forward,’ and will be the perfect entertainment for the thousands of people flocking Boston City Hall this year to celebrate equality.”
Todrick Hall, this year’s main headliner for the Boston Pride Festival, is a multi-talented singer, rapper, actor, director, choreographer, and YouTube personality. Hall rose to prominence on American Idol. His popular YouTube channel has over 2.7 million subscribers and 510 million channel views consisting notably for original songs, choreographed flash mobs for Beyoncé, musical collaborations, and appearing on RuPaul’s Drag Race as a guest judge. Hall distinguished himself as Broadway star completing a successful run of Kinky Boots and two successful tours of Straight Outta Oz, both of which were highly acclaimed by fans and critics alike. Recently, he appeared as a backup dancer in Taylor Swift’s video Look What You Made Me Do. Hall recently toured all of the US and Europe on his Forbidden Tour.
Robin S. is a singer-songwriter best known for her single “Show Me Love,” her debut single and a number-one hit. The diverse sounds of the record, which changes between beautiful lush ballads like “What I Do Best,” “Who’s Goina’ Raise The Child,” and bold toe-tapping rhythms, were created by a variety of producers, including Junior Vasquez, Nick Martinelli, and David Morales. “Love For Love,” another chart-topping track from Robin’s debut is a fiercely hypnotic track filled with syncopated beats, added her to the elite list of dance diva. She is currently still touring and performing internationally and her new music just debuted in January.
Beth Sacks, International House Artist, has been working with International Circuit Remizer and Producer DJ Aron since 2012. Hit tracks that continue to play around the world at many major circuit parties include “Let’s Burn It Out,” “I Came To Work,” “Let the Music Use You Up 2K14 remix,” “Move Ur Mind,” “That’s What I Want,” “I Wanna Feel Your Body,” “WE Party Around The World,” “Body to Body,” “Satisfaction” and so much more. Her current hit with Dj Aron, “Hey Hey Hey” is currently sweeping the dance floors around the world.
There will also be a Meet and Greet with Beth Sacks, Robin S and Todrick Hall on Saturday, June 8 at 1:30 p.m. The Meet and Greet will allow for one professional photo with the three headliners. The VIP Meet and Greet includes a professional photo as well as, for the first time ever, a guaranteed spot in front of the stage during the performances of all three headliners. Proceeds from the Meet and Greet will help fund the Boston Pride Community Fund. For more information and to purchase Meet and Greet tickets visit bostonpride.org/concert/.
More information and details for Boston Pride’s 2019 Pride Week can be found at www.bostonpride.org.
NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston, and NECN are the official broadcast partners of 2019 Boston Pride.
About Boston Pride
Boston Pride produces events and activities to achieve inclusivity, equality, respect, and awareness in Greater Boston and beyond. Fostering diversity, unity, visibility, and dignity, we educate, communicate and advocate by building and strengthening community connections. Boston Pride Week 2019 will take place May 31 – June 11.
[From a News Release]