Pride Winnipeg is ready to bring its 2022 festivities to the city and this year's celebration features plenty of live music.
The annual event kicks off May 27 with a variety of activities throughout the city, culminating in the festival at The Forks on June 4 and 5.
This year's Pride Winnipeg Festival welcomes a diverse lineup of live music to the main stage including headliners and high energy DJ duo House of Gold Diamonds (Mama Cutsworth and DJ J. Jackson), DJ and choreographer Kilusan, indie-alternative project JayWood, bilingual singer-songwriter SoulBear, up-and-coming indie outfit Booter, and DJs Lucky Sharms, Wanda G, and MC Luv.
The Kids Stage will feature live music from headliner Jessee Havey & the Banana Band, fronted by Grammy and JUNO-winning singer/songwriter and ukulele player Jessee Havey of The Duhks, Métis/Franco-Manitoban artist Andrina Turenne, and indie pop singer/songwriter Sophie Stevens.
The Canada Stage will feature performances by several touring artists including singer/songwriter Angel Baribeau, JUNO Award winner G.R. Gritt, The Della Kit's dreamy looped mountain melodies, and T. Thomason, as well as local DJs Krista Mac, Lucky Sharms, and Louie Lovebird.
Pride Winnipeg organizes five milestone events including the Flag Raising, Vigil, Rally, Parade, and Festival. In addition to Pride's programming, there are often dozens of events organized by the community during Pride Season. This year, Pride Winnipeg is also hosting the Canada Pride 2022 Human Rights Conference from June 1-3. 2022 at the Radisson Hotel Downtown. Check out pridewinnipeg.com for all the details.
Saturday June 4
1:00PM Trans March
3:00PM Drop In Dance
3:45PM MC Luv
4:45PM Wanda G
12:00PM DJ Krista Mac
1:45PM DJ Lucky Sharms
3:30PM Sunshine Bunch (Drag Performance)
4:00PM DJ The Kaptain
5:30PM DJ Louie Lovebird
1:15PM Story Time with House of Elegance (Drag Performance)
2:00PM Andrina Turenne
2:45PM Songwriter with We Rock Winnipeg
4:00PM Sophie Stevens
Sunday June 5
12:00PM DJ Lucky Sharms
12:45PM House of Elegance (Drag Performance)
2:15PM The Immaculate Black Moon Coven (Drag Performance)
3:45PM GUYs (Drag Performance)
5:15PM Snowy Owl Monarchist Society (Drag Performance)
5:45PM House of Gold Diamonds & House of Loren
12:00PM Angel Baribeau
1:00PM G.R. Gritt
2:00PM The Della Kit
2:55PM Fashionable Jones (Drag Performace)
3:00PM Gay Jesus (Drag Performace)
3:30PM T. Thomason
4:30PM Mx. Amour Love (Drag Performace)
4:35PM Chelazon Leroux (Drag Performace)
4:40PM Gladys Saturday (Drag Performace)
6:15PM DJ Myst Milano
12:00PM MTYP Workshop
1:15PM G.U.Y.s (Drag Performance)
2:00PM Songwriting with We Rock Winnipeg
3:00PM Mama Cutsworth's Family Dance Party
4:15PM Jessee Havey & the Banana Band