6 must-haves for Pride Montreal

6 incontournables de Fierté Montréal

More than a few days before the province to the full-vibrates to the rhythm of Montréal Pride. Back this year in fashion social distancing (pandemic requires), the festival will allow people from all walks of life to discover the best artists LGBTQ gathered together for a series of events and virtual shows. The Journal offers here its first six shots of the heart of the programming.

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Simon Boulerice (left) and Debbie Lynch-White (right)

Simon Boulerice, Sandy Duperval, Debbie Lynch-White and Marina Gallant-are a few of the artists that will kick-off the festivities of Pride Montreal. An opening ceremony aboriginal will be followed by a keynote address and the presentation of social and political demands of the festival, then letting free course to the celebrations.

► Monday at 11 a.m. on MAtv

Adam Lambert in virtual mode

OfAmerican Idol to the scenes of the world with the band Queen, Adam Lambert has built his career with great blows of vocal prowess almost superhuman. You will have the chance to hear it in the context of Montréal Pride with a concert virtual bringing together his hits, certainly, but probably also of the classics from Freddie Mercury and Cher.

► August 16 to 19 h on the page Facebook of the Pride of Montreal

Melissa Etheridge breaks the house down

In more than three decades of his career, Melissa Etheridge has managed to leave its indelible mark, both in the pantheon of rock female in the history of the community based on sexual orientation. The singer, armed with his flicks I’m the Only One, Like the Way I Do and others Come to my Window, joined to Pride Montreal this year, the time of a virtual performance that caters specifically to his fans in quebec.

► August 11 at 20: on the page Facebook of the Pride of Montreal

An Illusion 100 % local

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Uma Gahd (left) and Michel Dorion (to the right)

You love Rupaul’s Drag Race and its derivatives ? It is well. But the queens quebec deserve also respect and admiration. To this effect, the tradition Illusion allows each year to bring forward all the talent here. His publishing 2020 will bring together once again some of the biggest names in the local scene, such as Michel Dorion, Uma Gahd, Tracy Trash and Gisèle Lullaby.

► August 14 to 20 h on MAtv

Evening of Excellence

They are Black, Aboriginal, or racialized. They are proud members of the community LGBTQ. And they have something to say. The evening of Excellence will enable artists such as Sarahmée, Backxwash and Barbara take the lead and show the extent of their talent to the province as a whole. In premium ? Participation in any special Dominique Jackson (aka the legendary Elektra Abundance of POSES). In short, an event not to be missed.

► August 13 to 20 h on MAtv

The stars of Canada’s Drag Race

The Quebec Rita Baga and Kiara meet their counterparts from Canada’s Drag Race the time of a show exclusive, created just for the occasion. In the program : 60 minutes of music, of dance, of singing and of death drops in the company of their mentor, Brooke Lynn Hytes.

► August 14 to 22 h on the page Facebook of the Pride of Montreal

♦ Montréal pride will take place from 10 to 16 August.

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