We are PROUD FM, the official radio station of Toronto Pride 2017!
On Friday we get the Pride weekend party started! PROUD FM kicks off the Pride Festival Weekend with 2 awesome Guest DJ’s spinning live in studio…DEKO-ZE, 4pm-6pm & DJ JELO, 6pm-9pm!
Michael Babb is Deko-ze, the indispensable Toronto grounded DJ with a storied and triumphant history in Canada’s dance music hub. Babb, who is openly gay, has been a fundamental element not only in TOronto’s fruitful house and techno music scene, but also in Toronto Pride Week! His annual Dirty Disco South Stage Block Party, held in the heart of Toronto’s gay district, the Village is the lifeblood to a month long celebration!
JELO’S sound could be referred to as a wild mixture of the following: banging house, electro, electro house and techno. Incorporating the spiciest elements of house, techno, breaks and rock blended with wild mixing abilities gives this DJ the distinction of all-around artist, entertainer, and performer.
His straightforward ‘take the bull by the horns’ approach towards music and performing has kept Jelo amongst the top echelons of DJs in Canada. He was the first DJ in the Toronto clubs to usher in Speed Garage, Hard House, Nu Skool sounds and never sticking to one genre. An innovator of moving sounds, even Eye Magazine awarded him the prestigious “most innovative DJ’ award in their yearly DJ pools.
PROUD FM LIVE ON LOCATION IN THE VILLAGE:
PROUD FM Announcers are Live on location festival weekend June 24 & 25 in front of 542 Church St 2pm-11pm! Spin the PROUD FM Prize wheel for a chance to WIN awesome prizes from Calvin Klein Underwear, $100.00 gift cards from Carmen’s Steakhouse, gift cards from Studio Hair Salon, Red’s Midtown Tavern (Yonge & Gerard), 401 Mini Indi passes, Wayhome Music Festival tickets, Idina Menzel, Lionel Ritchie & Mariah Carey tix, VIP Spa Excess gift card passes, Cookies from Cake Star, appetizers from Dukes Refresher Bar, PROUD FM Swag & more!
DJ Couture from Built Events spins the hottest party tunes at the PROUD FM Booth!
Get your photo taken with the sexy Calvin Klein Underwear Models!
Dance to the amazing bongo beats of Sahab Habibi and his dancers!
PROUD FM GRAND PRIZE PRIDE TRIP FOR 2 to CARIBBEAN PRIDE IN PUNTA CANA!
Stop by the PROUD FM Booth to ENTER TO WIN the GRAND PRIZE a vacation for two in Punta Cana to celebrate & PARTY at Caribbean Pride, September 16-23 with 7 nights accommodation at the all-inclusive CHIC Punta Cana, courtesy of http://www.sunwing.ca
TORONTO PRIDE PARADE, SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2:00 PM
Pride Parade starts at Bloor and Church Streets, south on Yonge street to Yonge-Dundas Square!
Festival weekend’s premier event is the Pride Parade. With 150+ participating groups marching, the Toronto Pride parade has become one of the largest in North America. There will be unforgettable performances, floats, marchers, and all the glitter you can handle!
Toronto Pride’s first ever parade emcee! Drag performer “Miss Conception” will be hosting a play-by-play of the parade as it makes its way down Yonge Street. With a prime seat, Miss Conception will be providing color commentary and interacting with our guests as the parade marches by.
Look for the all NEW PROUD FM Float cruising in the Pride Parade! Live DJ spinning and our sexy Calvin Klein Underwear models!
PROUD FM will be streaming the Parade Live on Peeks, Live Streaming App! Download it now http://peeks.app.link/Lv39AxVhyx
TORONTO PRIDE EVENTS-PRIDE MONTH JUNE 1-25:
June 21: Ultimate After Work Pride Pool party at Cabana Pool Bar, 11 Polson St! 6pm-11pm. Early bird tix $15.00 (first 500). Tix at door $25.00
June 23: Rom Friday Night Live: Colour Rom Proud
June 23: Trans Community Fair 3:00 pm-10:00 pm, Allan Gardens, Carlton & Sherbourne Streets
June 24: Dyke March 1pm, March Rally & Staging: Church St at Hayden St, 2pm, The march steps off
Cherry Bomb Pride: June 24,Toronto’s Biggest & Hottest Party for Gay Women
10 Years of Queer Love! 10AM – 3PM
MOD CLUB, 722 COLLEGE ST.
Toronto’s hottest party for qay women and friends turns 10 going extra large to give you the love at this Official Dyke Day After Party! The main room features CB resident party-rockers Cozmic Cat & Denise Benson, with performances by Spin Starlets, emcees Nari and Säyeskye, and live video by Roxanne Luchak. Upstairs, bump ‘n’ grind all night to DJ Recklezz.
FB.ME/CHERRYBOMBTORONTO $20 ADVANCE TICKETS AT GLAD DAY BOOKSHOP, SOUNDSCAPES, MILKAUDIO.COM. $25 AT DOOR.
June 23 Trans Pride Community Fair, Allan Gardens 3pm-10 pm, Carlton & Sherbourne streets
June 24: Drag Ball at Yonge-Dundas Square
June 25: The Final Play at Yonge-Dundas Square
Friday, June 23: Pride Toronto is proud to present the living legends of the 70s and 80s disco era—Boney M. (featuring Liz Mitchell). Joining the bill are Purple Disco Machine with a deep funk DJ set, drawing upon 70s and 80s-era disco and funk; LA-born soulful pop vocalist and dancer, Gavin Turek; and Montreal’s Jojoflores, at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Saturday, June 25: The prolific Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King will be Blockorama’s headlining act for it’s 19th year as one of Pride’s biggest, most well-attended and lively events. This incredible celebration of Black, Caribbean, and African communities will also feature Cakes Da Killa, DJ Black Cat, Craig Dominic, Pleasure, Nik Red, Carma, and Vaughan on the TD Wellesley Stage 12pm – 11pm!
Years & Years, one of the UK’s biggest breakthrough bands and a strong voice on LGBTQ issues, will take the stage to headline The Final Play at Yonge-Dundas Square on June 25. They will be joined by Grammy-nominated dream pop trio King, Canada’s premier Spice Girls tribute group Wannabe, Toronto’s own party rocker DJ Lissa Monet and DJ Emily Sbux.
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