Crystal Waters performs Chicago Pride Fest 2021, October 3

Tue. September 28, 2021 7:44 PM by News Staff

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Chicago Pride Fest 2021, Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 3 along N. Halsted St. in Lakeview

Pioneer, innovator, and dance music legend Crystal Waters, one of the most successful dance music artists in the history of the Billboard Dance Music Chart, graces the Chicago Pride Fest stage on Sunday, October 3.

Named "One of the most influential women of Dance Music" by Mix Mag, Waters is best known for 1991's "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)", 1994's "100% Pure Love" and the #1 European hit "Destination Calabria" with Alex Guradino.

Her accolades include 6 ASCAP Songwriter Awards, three American Music Award nominations, an MTV Video Music Award nod and four Billboard Music Awards.

In 2017, Waters released "Testify" with HiFi Sean. The Gospel-themed single reached number one on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart in 2017, which gave the dance diva her 11th chart-topper.

Crystal Waters performs the North Stage at 8:10 p.m. on Sunday, October 3.

The 20th annual Chicago Pride Fest, which is organized by the Northalsted Business Alliance, runs Friday, October 1 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on N. Halsted St. from Addison to Grace. 

A $15 suggested donation is recommended. Donations support local nonprofits and fund community projects like the Chicago Pride Crosswalks.

Pride Fest Schedules: Friday, October 1 | Saturday, October 2 | Sunday, October 3