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PridetoberFest Milwaukee 2021 Saturday (3 of 3)
10.09.2021   |   96 Photos
This years scaled-down Pridefest - PridetoberFest concluded. Highlights included - Revamped Dance Company and the World Dance Showcase, as well as Betsy Ade and the Well-Known Strangers, Ethan Cole, Skratt and FXY, Travvy Trav, GGOOLLDD, and Daniel LeClaire, DJs Mel-Down and Haunt3Hous3 at the Dance Pavilion, with the DJ Shawna “Closing Dance Party”, Drag performances include Lady Gia’s Drag Show, Montell’s Melanin Extravaganza, Lenda Jo, Bryanna Banx$, and the “Closing Performance” with Jaida Essence Hall
Photos by Ken Brown

PridetoberFest Milwaukee 2021 Saturday (2 of 3)
10.09.2021   |   88 Photos
This years scaled-down Pridefest - PridetoberFest concluded. Highlights included - Revamped Dance Company and the World Dance Showcase, as well as Betsy Ade and the Well-Known Strangers, Ethan Cole, Skratt and FXY, Travvy Trav, GGOOLLDD, and Daniel LeClaire, DJs Mel-Down and Haunt3Hous3 at the Dance Pavilion, with the DJ Shawna “Closing Dance Party”, Drag performances include Lady Gia’s Drag Show, Montell’s Melanin Extravaganza, Lenda Jo, Bryanna Banx$, and the “Closing Performance” with Jaida Essence Hall
Photos by Ken Brown

PridetoberFest Milwaukee 2021 Saturday (1 of 3)
10.09.2021   |   80 Photos
This years scaled-down Pridefest - PridetoberFest concluded. Highlights included - Revamped Dance Company and the World Dance Showcase, as well as Betsy Ade and the Well-Known Strangers, Ethan Cole, Skratt and FXY, Travvy Trav, GGOOLLDD, and Daniel LeClaire, DJs Mel-Down and Haunt3Hous3 at the Dance Pavilion, with the DJ Shawna “Closing Dance Party”, Drag performances include Lady Gia’s Drag Show, Montell’s Melanin Extravaganza, Lenda Jo, Bryanna Banx$, and the “Closing Performance” with Jaida Essence Hall
Photos by Ken Brown

PridetoberFest Milwaukee 2021 Friday (2 of 2)
10.08.2021   |   100 Photos
Pridefest Milwaukee was a scaled-back event this year. Friday highlights include, Jaida Esence Hall, GottMik, Fly Young Red, Big Freedia, Lardi B., and the Doo Wop Daddies. DJs LoLo, Femme Noir, Marcus Angel and DJ Chomper at the popular Dance Pavilion. Comedian Bruce Vilanch was host
Photos by Ken Brown

PridetoberFest Milwaukee 2021 Friday (1 of 2)
10.08.2021   |   99 Photos
Pridefest Milwaukee was a scaled-back event this year. Friday highlights include, Jaida Esence Hall, GottMik, Fly Young Red, Big Freedia, Lardi B., and the Doo Wop Daddies. DJs LoLo, Femme Noir, Marcus Angel and DJ Chomper at the popular Dance Pavilion. Comedian Bruce Vilanch was host
Photos by Ken Brown

Hydrate Sunday Funday
10.03.2021   |   45 Photos
Sunday Funday at Hydrate Nightclub.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (Day 3 - Sunday)
10.03.2021   |   148 Photos
The final day of Pride Fest - Highlights include: DJ Laura B, Chicago Spirit Brigade, Debbie Gibson, Dancing Queen ABBA Salute, DJ Jesus Montanez, DJ Selah Say, Mila Jam, DJ X-tasy, Crystal Waters, Nina Sky, and Pride Drag Show.
Photos by Ken Brown

Miss Foozie's Pet Parade at Pride Fest Chicago
10.03.2021   |   38 Photos
Miss Foozie's 13th annual Pet Pride Parade - The charming and talented Miss Foozie - a pet lover herself - leads a festive procession of dogs and their owners down N. Halsted St.
Photos by Ken Brown

Black Girl Magic at Chicago Pride Fest
10.03.2021   |   50 Photos
The Vixen, Chicago’s delegate to season 10 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, in association with Peach presented "Black Girl Magic" as part of Chicago Pride Fest on Sunday, October 3. The show featured fellow “Drag Race” alum and some of the city’s favorite queens, including Dada Ritz, Lucy Stoole, Sasha Love, Khloe Coulee, O’Laysia, Kara Mel Dville, and Kenya J Sanchez. The Vixen originally conceived “Black Girl Magic” to create a space where black LGBTQ people could feel welcome and express themselves freely.
Photos by Chris Perardi

Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (Day 3)
10.03.2021   |   9 Photos
Chicago Pride Fest, usually a two-day affair held in June, took place in October due to COVID and was expanded to three days. Rainy weather couldn't dampen the energy as the enthusiastic crowds were excited to be back to celebrate Pride - even if in October.
Photos by Chris Perardi

Hydrate Pridefest Weekend
10.02.2021   |   58 Photos
International DJ, Producer, Remixer, and Grammy Award Nominee, ABEL returns to the Hydrate booth.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Pridefest Day 2
10.02.2021   |   35 Photos
Photos by Anthony Meade

Pridefest Day 2 Bars
10.02.2021   |   55 Photos
Northend, Bobby Loves, Charlies, Cell Block and KitKat
Photos by Anthony Meade

Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (Day 2 - Saturday)
10.02.2021   |   121 Photos
Day 2 of the 3 day festival. Highlights include DJ Spencer Huff, Shangela, Katie Kadan, DJ Ethan Cole, iPop, Brooke Eden, Bev Rage and the Drinks, St. Panther, Boy Band Review with Toxic D. Garek, Mya, and the Pride Drags shows.
Photos by Ken Brown

Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (Day 2)
10.02.2021   |   67 Photos
Chicago Pride Fest returned for the first time since 2019 on Friday, October 1. The three-day street festival continued Saturday, October 2 with headliners Shangela, Katie Kadan, Brooke Eden, St. Panther, and Mya. The energetic crowds were back and ready to celebrate Pride in Chicago's Northalsted neighborhood. Event: Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (10.02.2021)
Photos by Chris Perardi

Spring Awakening Music Festival Preview
10.01.2021   |   41 Photos
LiveXLive's React Presents Spring Awakening Music Festival, the Midwest's largest all-electronic music festival, returns to Chicago's Addams/Medill Park on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3 for the first "Autumn Equinox" edition of the festival. GoPride.com's Steven Koch and Darby Lynn Cartwright participated in a media preview on Friday, Oct. 1.
Photos by Steven Koch

Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (Day 1/Friday)
10.01.2021   |   79 Photos
After skipping a year due to COVID-19 constraints, Chicago Pride Fest is back in 2021, First night highlights include Catfight, Pride Drag Show, Kristine W, Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press, and VINCINT
Photos by Ken Brown

Chicago Pride Fest 2021 (Day 1)
10.01.2021   |   29 Photos
Chicago Pride Fest returned for the first time since 2019 on Friday, October 1. Out singer-songwriter Vincent, Kristine W, and local favorites Rod Tuffcurls were among the performances on opening night. The enthusiastic crowd was ready to celebrate Pride - even if in October.
Photos by Chris Perardi

Atmosphere in Andersonville
09.25.2021   |   20 Photos
Out and About with photographer Anthony Meade at Atmosphere Bar in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.
Photos by Anthony Meade

DILF at the SOFO Tap
09.25.2021   |   30 Photos
DILF at the SOFO Tap
Photos by Anthony Meade

The Meeting House in Andersonville
09.25.2021   |   30 Photos
Out and About with photographer Anthony Meade at the Meeting House in Andersonville.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Friday Faces at Hydrate Nightclub
09.17.2021   |   40 Photos
Friday Faces at Hydrate Nightclub by the Couleé Sisters.
Photos by Anthony Meade

GRRR at The Sofo Tap
09.17.2021   |   26 Photos
Out & About at Chicago’s Favorite Bear Night, GRRRR at recently reopened The SOFO Tap.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Out and About: Bars
09.17.2021   |   35 Photos
The photographer of Anthony Meade Out & About at Cellblock, Replay and Northend.
Photos by Anthony Meade

LIPS Chicago
09.17.2021   |   30 Photos
Guests enjoyed dinner, refreshing drinks and a creative drag show at Lips on South Michigan Ave.
Photos by Anthony Meade

All Things GAGA at Sidetrack
09.15.2021   |   26 Photos
Celebrating all Things GAGA at Sidetrack Video Bar
Photos by Anthony Meade

Charlie's 28th Anniversary Party
09.15.2021   |   35 Photos
Out & About with Anthony Meade at Charlie's 28th Anniversary Party.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Out in the Park at Six Flags
09.11.2021   |   24 Photos
A private night at Six Flags to Celebrate Diversity and benefit The Second City Outlaws.
Photos by Ken Brown

Out at Wrigley 20th Anniversary
08.22.2021   |   43 Photos
20th Anniversary of Out at Wrigley. OAW founder Bill Gubrud throws out the first pitch and Eric Briggs sings God Bless America and The Star Spangled Banner as part of "gay days" at the Chicago Cubs / Wrigley Field.
Photos by Ken Brown

Market Days 2021: Day 3
08.08.2021   |   67 Photos
Photos from the 2021 Northalsted Market Days, including Steve Grand and the Out at Wrigley National Anthem Singing Contest.
Photos by Clinton Bigelow

Market Days 2021 Todrick Hall
08.08.2021   |   43 Photos
Todrick Hall at the 2021 Northalsted Market Days; oversees marriage proposal following his performance!
Photos by Ron Matthew Inawat

Market Days 2021: People and Parties
08.08.2021   |   46 Photos
The people and parties from 2021 Market Days weekend as captured by photographer Chris Perardi.
Photos by Chris Perardi

Market Days 2021 Day 3 - Out At Wrigley Finals
08.08.2021   |   33 Photos
Photos by Ron Matthew Inawat

Market Days 2021 Day 3 - Sunday
08.08.2021   |   22 Photos
Highlights of the day
Photos by Ben Reyes

Market Days 2021 Day 3 - People around the Fest
08.08.2021   |   42 Photos
People around Market Days on Day 3 plus Nina Flowers at the Hydrate Stage.
Photos by Ken Brown

Market Days 2021 Day 3 - Stage Performances
08.08.2021   |   84 Photos
Featuring Chicago Gay Men's Chorus, Todrick Hall (with a Surprise Marriage Proposal) , Steve Grand, The FIERCE Project, Out at Wrigley, Trixie Mattel, Boy Band Review
Photos by Ken Brown

Market Days Day 3: Sunday Funday at Hydrate
08.08.2021   |   55 Photos
Sexy GOGO dancers and Sunday Funday at Hydrate
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 3: Nina Flowers at the Hydrate Reloaded stage
08.08.2021   |   93 Photos
DJ Nina Flowers at the Hydrate Reloaded stage.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 2021 - Festival Photos
08.07.2021   |   17 Photos
Photos from 2021 Northalsted Market Days
Photos by Ron Matthew Inawat

Market Days 2021 Day 2 - Bars
08.07.2021   |   95 Photos
Sidetrack, Replay Lakeview, Progress, Elixir
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 2021 Day 2 - Bars
08.07.2021   |   75 Photos
Sidetrack, Replay, Progress, Lark
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 2021 Day 2 - Street Photos
08.07.2021   |   17 Photos
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 2021 Day 2 - Hydrate stage
08.07.2021   |   65 Photos
Hydrate Reloaded stage with the drag divas show.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 2021 Day 2 - People around the Fest
08.07.2021   |   105 Photos
People all around the Festival and the Dance Stage at Hydrate
Photos by Ken Brown

Market Days 2021 Day 2 - Stage Performaces
08.07.2021   |   53 Photos
Highlights of Performers - Jody Watley, CeCe Peniston, Greyson Chance, Ty Herndon, The Gingers, Rosie and the Rivets, Pinion, JC Brooks, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Congressman Mike Quigley and more
Photos by Ken Brown

Market Days 2021 Saturday
08.07.2021   |   90 Photos
Market Days photos from Saturday, August 7, 2021.
Photos by Ben Reyes

Market Days Opening Night: Hydrate Stage DJ Cindel Coss
08.06.2021   |   74 Photos
DJ Cindel Coss at the Hydrate stage opening night of Northalsted Market Days.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days Opening Night
08.06.2021   |   35 Photos
Out and About at bars opening nigh of Market Days. Northend, Bobby Loves, Cell Block and Kit Kat Lounge
Photos by Anthony Meade

Market Days 2021 Day 1
08.06.2021   |   97 Photos
Market Days Returns as a 3 day celebration!! Highlights include DJ Marti Frieson, Hello Weekend, Lisa Lisa, DJ X-tasy Inaya Day and DJ Cindel
Photos by Ken Brown

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