Brian Justin Crum performs Chicago Pride Fest, June 17

Sat. June 9, 2018 2:45 PM by Brian Troutman

brian justin crum performs chicago pride fest, june 17

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Brian Justin Crum, Mya, and La Bouche among the acts for Chicago Pride Fest, June 16 - 17

Fresh off his new single "Wild Side," singer, songwriter, and stage actor Brian Justin Crum will be taking his talents to Chicago Pride Fest.

Crum gained national recognition with his audition performance of Queen's "Somebody To Love" on the 11th season of NBC's America's Got Talent. He eventually advanced to become a top 4 finalist. He also made an appearance on America's Got Talent's Christmas special, singing "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town".

The openly-gay San Diego native went on to create chart-topping hits. His dance remake of Robyn's hit from 1997, "Show Me Love" hit number 2 on Billboard's dance chart.

Crum found success at an early age in the theatre. He landed a spot in the hit Broadway musical "Wicked" at age 17. Afterward, he moved to New York City where he was cast in Altar Boyz and Grease, among other plays.

Brian Justin Crum performs the North Stage at 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 17. Chicago Pride Fest, which is organized by the Northalsted Business Alliance, runs June 16-17 on Halsted Street between Addison and Grace. A $10 donation is recommended. The Chicago Pride Parade is the following Sunday, June 24 at noon.

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Chicago Pride Fest schedule: Saturday, June 16 | Sunday, June 17

Interviews: Belinda Carlisle | Carlito Olivero

Related: Mya set to close out Chicago Pride Fest, June 17