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Sunday, June 10: Trannika’s Primetime Drag Revue

Catch Trannika’s Primetime Drag Revue at 10 p.m. on  Sunday, June 10 at the Dance Pavilion. 

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Sunday, June 10: Lady Gia Drag Show

See the Lady Gia Drag Show on Sunday, June 10 at the PrideFest Milwaukee Dance Pavilion!

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Friday, June 8: BJ Daniels Revue

The BJ Daniels Revue returns to the Dance Pavilion on Friday, June 8 at 4:30 p.m. — immediately following 2018 Opening Ceremonies. [Read more…]

See it all with the PrideFest Express

BOTSGot tickets to RuPaul’s Drag Race at the Pabst Theater on Saturday, June 11? Join us at PrideFest with this special offer! [Read more…]

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From throbbing techno to soothing soul, from belly dancers to fire dancers, from vaudeville to underwear shows, from killer comedians to outrageous fashion shows, from dance club favorites to golden oldies, from TED talk hosts to street spoken word, from gay liberation anthems to glam rock, from bluegrass to electroclash, from country heartthrobs to voluptuous divas, from international headliners to independent local artists..AND MUCH, MUCH,  MUCH, MORE!

And with over 100 acts on 10 stages,
PrideFest Milwaukee 2015 has something for everyone!

Look beyond the headliners.  Explore your world.

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Sunday, June 7: Orgullo Latino

 FredyBrooklynHouse of Brooklyn Entertainment presents “Orgullo Latino” at the PrideFest Milwaukee Dance Pavilion Sunday, June 7 at 4:00 P.M. [Read more…]

Friday, June 5: The Miltown Kings

MiltownThe magnificent Miltown Kings headline the Wom!nz Spot Lounge on Friday, June 5 from 10:00-11:30 P.M.

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BJ Daniels Revue reunites drag legends June 5

Performer-Announcement-Tiles-BJ-DanielsThe BJ Daniels Revue takes command of the Miller Lite Mainstage Friday, June 5 at 9:30 P.M. [Read more…]

Trixie and Trannika to host 2015 Dance Pavilion

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Meet our 2015 Dance Pavilion hosts! 


Performer-Announcement-Tiles-TrixieKnown for her life-in-plastic aesthetic, Trixie Mattel has been charming audiences for years with her unmatched performance style, razor-sharp reads, and off-color comedy as a dazzling host and emcee personality. Accessories sold separately. Batteries not included. Ages three and up.

Trixie is also a contestant on Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 7 on Logo TV.

Trannika Rex is Chicago’s most infamous drag emcee. Best known for her fearless crowd work and quick wit, TrannikPerformer-Announcement-Tiles-Trannikaa hosts and produces the city’s biggest drag events including Trannika’s Most Wanted and #Ridikulous at Scarlet Bar as well as Drag Matinee and Piss and Vinegar comedy show at Berlin Nightclub. She’s hosted the Red Bull stage at Chicago Pride for the last three years and this is her third year hosting the Dance Pavilion at Milwaukee Pride. She’s excited to be back and now with fellow funny girl Trixie Mattel!

Catch the full 2015 Dance Pavilion line-up!