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The Best In-Person + Online 2021 Pride Month Events

As the world opens up and Covid-19 restrictions loosen up toward domestic normalcy, this year’s Pride Month events promise to be more diverse than ever, including in-person concerts and festivals that fans have missed in 2021 year, while others stay virtual. 

Below is a concise but exciting list of essential Pride events worth attending live or on line:

iHeartMedia’s “Can’t Cancel Pride” Friday, June 4 at 9 p.m. E.T.

An hour-long Pride celebration featuring musical performances and special guests to help ring in Pride Month 2021, while also helping raise funds for non-profit organizations supporting the LGBTQ community, like GLAAD, SAGE, The Trevor Project, the National Black Justice Coalition, CenterLink, and OutRight Action International.

Demi Lovato, Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Elton John, P!nk, Ricky Martin, Bebe Rexha, Hayley Kiyoko, Brothers Osborne, Jojo Siwa and many more are set to appear throughout the show.

The event will be streamed live on The Roku Channel, Revry, iHeartRadio’s social channels,, iHeartMedia radio stations and the iHeartRadio App

OUTLOUD: Raising Voices June 4 – 6, 2021, from 7 p.m. E.T. to 1 a.m. E.T. each day.

A three-day Pride concert series, partnered with Pride Live’s Stonewall Day and Adam Lambert’s Feel Something Foundation, to celebrate queer artists making queer music for queer audiences everywhere.

The lineup includes Adam Lambert, Sofi Tukker, Hayley Kiyoko, Kim Petras, Mykki Blanco, Daya, Vincint, Madame Gandhi and many more LGBTQ artists.

In-person at The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, or streamed live on Twitch.

Porch Pride 2021: Lavender Country Live June 6, 4 p.m. E.T.

An interview with and performance from queer country singer Patrick Haggerty as part of Bluegrass Pride’s 2021 Pride Porch concert series.

Appearing will be Lavender Country

On Bluegrass Pride’s Facebook

Thrive with Pride Concert June 10, 2021

A special Pride concert, headlined by Charli XCX, to be streamed live on TikTok.

Charli XCX will perform along with and “a showcase of up and coming LGBTQ+ performers across genres.”

@tiktokforgood and @lapride on TikTok

The Future Is Queer Country June 12, 5 p.m. P.T.

National Queer Arts Festival Showcase spotlighting LGBTQ artists in country.

The show lists inclludes Amythyst Kiah, Lavender Country, Shawna Virago, Delila Black, Secret Emchy Society, JBird McLaughlin

Virtually via Queer Cultural Center’s website.

YouTube Pride 2021 June 25, 2021

A multi-hour livestream that will feature musical performances, parties, challenges and more to help celebrate the LGBTQ community.

Artists include Demi Lovato, Olly Alexander, Trixie Mattel, Kim Chi, Monét X Change, Peppermint, Denali, Tyler Oakley, Mawaan Rizwan, Daniel Howell & more.

The event will exclusively stream on YouTube

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Author: Luke Traina

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