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Atlanta 39th Annual Pride starts October 30th

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

The 2009 Atlanta Pride Festival will be held at Piedmont Park on October 30th through November 1st.

The theme for 2009 is: "Pride Begins With You"

Friday, October 30th events held throughout Atlanta will mark the start of the 2009 Pride Festival. Piedmont Park will host the festival activities on Saturday and Sunday. The headline guest is Blake Lewis from American Idol.

The Entertainment Committee just released the schedule:

Saturday October 31st
On the Coca-Cola Stage:
1:00 Kin4Life
1:50 Josh Zuckerman
2:50 Nadirah Shakoor
3:50 stephaniesid
4:50 Sonia Leigh
5:55 Halcyon
7:00 God-des & She

On the Bud Light Stage:
Noon Clair Summerskill
12:30 Tom Willner
1:20 Heidi Hensley
2:15 Literary Event
4:30 Baron
5:10 Flat Cat

Sunday November 1st
On the Coca-Cola Stage:
3:00 Michel Jon?s Band
4:00 Doubting Thomas
4:55 Eric Himan and The Adams
5:50 Blake Lewis
7:00 The Starlight Cabaret

Bud Light Stage
3:00 Citizen Icon
3:40 Youth Pride Entertainment Block

With Pride and Halloween on the same weekend - it should be a very interesting crowd attending the festival this year.

Have a happy Pride!!!

-- Gary Wright II

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