Pride Winnipeg Brings the Live Music to This Year's Festival at The Forks

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Begonia Headlines the Pride Winnipeg Festival
Bicycle Face
Jessee Havey and the Banana Band
Mama Cutsworth
Paige Drobot
Tyler Del Pino

Pride Winnipeg is ready to bring its 2024 festivities to the city and this year's celebration features plenty of live music.

The annual event kicks off May 24 with a variety of activities throughout the city, culminating in the festival at The Forks on June 1 and 2.

This year's Pride Winnipeg Festival welcomes a glittering lineup of drag performers as well as a stellar lineup of live music to the main stage including the equally glittery headliner Begonia and fellow local music makers including CEC, FONTINE, Paige Drobot, Taylor JacksonTyler Del Pino & The Brasstronautz, Veneer, and more.

The Kids Stage will feature live music from Bicycle FaceJessee Havey & the Banana Band, and Mama Cutsworth's Family Dance Hour.

The Mamawi Stage -- renamed from the Community Stage to honour the memories two champions of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, Slaytana and Elder Kelly Houle -- is slated to feature dynamic performances from 2SQTBIPOC drag artists, bands, solo musicians, comedians, dancers, poets, and more throughout the weekend.

You can also find plenty of community events happening throughout Winnipeg via Pride Winnipeg's website.

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. Download the Pride Winnipeg app for all the details.

Get into the Pride spirit with our Pride Spotify playlist featuring artists from the LGBTQ2S* community in Manitoba including Anastasia Jane, AnnaxisBegoniaCECFire & SmokeFONTINE, Harper K. SmithHAVSJennifer Machado, Johnny Broadway, Kieran WestMulligrubPeter HarderRaine HamiltonSierra NobleSyd Bomek, and more being added!


Saturday, June 1

12:30 PM Trans March
1:45 PM Drop In Dance
2:45 PM CEC
3:45 PM Taylor Jackson
4:45 PM Paige Drobot
5:45 PM House of Haze
6:15 PM M.C. Luve & Wanda G

12:00 PM MTYP Workshop
1:15 PM Art City Workshop
2:15 PM John Hørst & Duncan Cox
3:00 PM Drag Queen Story Hour with The Bannock Babes
4:15 PM Bicycle Face

1:00 PM Sadie Cyr
3:00 PM Poetry Reading
3:45 PM DJ Corvo
4:45 PM Special K
5:00 PM Samaira
5:00 PM VaChina Siriano
5:30 PM DJ Lucky Sharms

Sunday, June 2

12:30 PM Tyler Del Pino & The Brasstronautz
1:30 PM spectrums.
2:30 PM House of Constellations
2:45 PM The Sunshine Bunch
3:15 PM Veneer
4:15 PM Snowy Owl Monarchist Society
4:30 PM KAOS
6:00 PM Begonia
7:15 PM DJ Konjo

12:30 PM We're Only Here For The Snacks
1:30 PM Jessee Havey & The Banana Band
2:30 PM Drag Queen Story Hour with The Funhouse
3:45 PM Mama Cutsworth's Family Dance Hour

1:00PM Lavendar Theatrical Productions
2:30 PM MOSA
3:00 PM Nampande Londe
4:30 PM Lucy Lube
5:15 PM Pole Dance Showcase
6:00 PM The Kaptain

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