Along with tons of food, fun, and vendors, the Pride Waterfront Festival has a kickin’ mainstage lineup this year. All shows are free, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and starred events (★ A star indicates an event that’s even more super-duper than usual.)


Falon Sierra (12:30 pm)
Jazz and neo-soul singer/songwriter from Seattle.

JenRO (1:10 pm)
Smart, queer-focused rap from the Bay Area.

Portland Drag Showcase (1:40 pm)
The best and brightest of Portland’s queen scene.

Carla Rossi (2:10 pm)
Portland’s premiere drag clown.

Deven Green (2:50 pm)
Award-winning Canadian comedian known for her spot-on satire.

Calpernia Addams (3:30 pm)
Author and activist for transgender rights.

Gold Dust (4:20 pm)
A Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Because, of course.

Camryn and Vince (5:15 pm)
Performances courtesy of Greater Portland Trans Unity.

Skye Strickler (5:55 pm)
Singer/songwriter and pop star on the rise.

The Shrike (6:40 pm)
Portland-based hard rock outfit.

Bomb Ass Pussy (7:20 pm)
High-energy queer hip-hop group whose name says it all.


The Sexbots (12:30 pm)
Avant art pop and loads of fun shenanigans.

Antonio Lucero (1:10 pm)
One of Portland’s young up-and-coming performers.

Bridging Voices (1:40 pm)
Local choir made up of young queer and straight voices.

Portland Gay Men’s Chorus (2:05 pm)
Wildly entertaining, and one of the best choruses in the nation.

Portland Lesbian Choir (2:30 pm)
Celebrating 30 seasons of choral magic.

Thea Austin (3 pm)
The voice behind the club classic “Rhythm Is a Dancer.”

Edna Vazquez (3:45 pm)
Portland’s beloved entertainer fusing mariachi with contemporary jazz, folk, and rock.

Our Lady J (4:25 pm)
Classical pianist AND a writer for TV’s Transparent.

Tatianna (4:55 pm)
The fabulous queen, performer, and competitor from RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Wanna B-52’s (5:30 pm)
Portland’s own B-52’s tribute band.


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