Atlanta Pride sets diverse lineup of 17 artists

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imageSome 17 artists – ranging from Kimberley Locke to Josh Zuckerman, from hip-hop to R&B, country and drag – will perform during the Atlanta Pride Festival next month.

Organizers of the annual event, set for Oct. 9-10 in Piedmont Park, on Wednesday released the remaining slots for the festival’s entertainment lineup. Last month, Pride announced “American Idol” finalist Locke’s Oct. 9 performance and a slate of nightlife events that opens with an Oct. 8 kickoff party at the Georgia Aquarium.

The 17 artists were culled from more than 150 artists around the country who applied for a slot to perform at the Southeast’s largest Pride celebration, organizers say. The festival will again close with the traditional Starlight Cabaret on Oct. 10.

imageThe full entertainment lineup:

Saturday, Oct. 9
Bud Light Stage

Anye Elite 12 p.m.
Eryn Woods 12:40 p.m.
Literary Event 1:30 p.m.
Hannah Thomas 3:40 p.m.
Citizen Icon 4:30 p.m.
The Orkids 5:20 p.m.

Coke Stage
Shara 2 p.m.
Gurufish 3 p.m.
Josh Zuckerman 4 p.m. (second photo)
Demizes 5 p.m.
Nadira Shakoor 6:05 p.m.
MEN 7:10 p.m.
Kimberley Locke 8:15 p.m. (top photo)

imageSunday, Oct. 10
Bud Light Stage
Nesrin Asli 3 p.m.
YouthPride 3:40 p.m.

Coke Stage
Michel Jon’s Band 3 p.m.
Erika Jayne 4 p.m.
Niki Haris 4:0 p.m.
Antigone Rising 5:40 p.m.
Starlight Cabaret 7 p.m. (bottom photo)

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