Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Proud 2017: Party at the End of the Parade!

Proud 2017: Party at the End of the Parade!


Auckland Pride's official closing celebration goes global in 2017, with an international cast of party superstars jetting in from LA, Melbourne, and London!

Featuring the first ever New Zealand performance by SEXSHOOTERS, direct from London and pants down the hottest DJ duo on the planet! David Hart and Claudio Girardi have worked dance floors in the world’s largest clubs and parties with their notoriously high-energy, sexually charged, uplifting Tech, Tribal and Progressive House sound.

Also coming to Auckland for the first time, Melbourne-based DJ and sneaker freak YO! MAFIA will be spinning her signature genre-smashing mash-up of Hip Hop, R&B, Electro, House, Cock Rock, Booty Bass and everything in-between!

And our third New Zealand virgin is none other than the immaculate Courtney Act! Flying in from Los Angeles, the star of RuPaul’s Drag Race will be performing the main show at PROUD 2017.

Following the Auckland Pride Parade on Ponsonby Road, continue around the bend to K' Road – the heart of Auckland's queer nightlife – for the biggest LGBTIQ+ party of the year, incorporating all levels of the indoor Studio super-club, plus an outdoor Galatos Street party.

The party entrance will be located at the East Street end of Galatos Street. Auckland Transport is closing Galatos Street especially for PROUD 2017, enabling the creation of a large and luxurious outdoor space with a licensed bar, chill-out couches and ottomans, local DJs and performers, food stalls, late-night surprises and large-scale projections courtesy of the FAFSWAG Arts Collective.

Meanwhile, inside the Studio main room, New Zealand's most sought after VJ will be live-mixing visuals on massive MonstaVision LED Screens. Studio will be operating at full service, with six different bars available throughout the night.

With a local DJ line-up that includes Dick Johnson, Jordan Eskra, Karn Hall, Ninety5, James Leuii, Creamy Mami and Samuel Holloway – plus live shows from The BMP Girls and the undisputed Queen of Pride 2017 Jaycee Tanuvasa and her Vogue All-StarsPROUD 2017 will be legendary!

Tickets are selling fast at Marcello’s Caffé, The Women’s Bookshop, Māngere Arts Centre and online via Eventfinda. Do not miss New Zealand’s LGBTIQ+ party of the year!

PROUD 2017
Saturday 25 February, 10pm
Studio + Galatos Street
Galatos Street, Auckland City

Tickets: Pre-sales $55, R18 - licensed venue
Bookings: eventfinda.co.nz or 0800 289 849

Programme online and out on the streets now!

Hi-Res Images HERE


Website: http://aucklandpridefestival.org.nz/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AucklandPride/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AucklandPride #AKLpride
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aucklandpride/

Auckland Pride Festival 2017 runs from Friday 10 February – Sunday 26 February
Festival programme online and out on the streets now!


ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Howard Davis: Christopher Marlowe & 'The Tragedy Of Dr. Faustus'

Previous versions of 'The Devil's Pact' can be traced back to the fourth century, Marlowe deviated significantly by depicting his protagonist as unable to burn his books or repent to a merciful God in order to have his contract annulled... More>>

ALSO:

Gold For RNZ: Muslim Post-9/11 Series, Kim Hill Win In New York

The Radio New Zealand podcast series Public Enemy has won a gold award for excellence for its presenter, Mohamed Hassan, at the prestigious New York Festival Radio Awards announced in Manhattan today. RNZ National’s Saturday Morning host, Kim Hill, also received a gold award for Best Radio Personality. More>>

Human Rights Commission: Give Nothing To Racism

A campaign urging New Zealanders to give nothing to racism and refuse to spread intolerance has been launched by some of the country’s most well-known people. More>>

Louis Vuitton Series Win: Emirates Team NZ Will Challenge For The America’s Cup

By beating Artemis 5-2 they now take on Oracle Team USA in the America’s Cup match starting next weekend. More>>

ALSO:

Monterey: Rodger Fox Big Band Invited To Celebrated Festival

The Rodger Fox Big Band has received an invitation to perform at the 2017 Monterey 60th Anniversary Jazz Festival in the USA in September of this year. More>>

AntARTica: Scientist’s Painting Discovered In Antarctic Hut

The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust has discovered an almost perfectly preserved 118 year old watercolour painting among penguin-excrement, dust and mould covered papers found in an historic hut at Cape Adare, Antarctica. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland