When & Where
Mid-South Pride hosts its 12th Annual Festival and Parade on September 26th from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Historic Robert Church Park on the corner of 4th and Beale. The Parade will step off at 5pm from the corner of 4th and Beale.
The 2015 Mid-South Festival and Parade Theme is Love Equals Love. This theme expresses the idea that there is love in diversity and we are excited to celebrate all Love! Our theme is expressed throughout our Festival and Parade and we encourage all of our sponsors, festival and parade entries along with patrons to participate in expressing how Love Equals Love to them.
Happening on Stage
Confirmed Entertainment for this year’s Festival as follows:
★ Thomas Prunier (Comedian)
★ Blackberry Wednesday (Performer Band)
★ Jerred Price as ‘Almost Elton’ (Performer Music)
★ Tori Who Dat (Performer Music)
★ Inner City South (Spoken Word)
★ ARTISTIK APPROACH (Performance Art/Music)
★ Bridging Souls Productions (Dance)
★ Mary Robyn (Performer Music)
★ Miss Mid-South Pride
★ Mister Mid-South Pride
★ Miss Gay America
★ Bella DuBalle
Blackberry Wednesday is made up of 3 Memphis music veterans. Frontman and keys player Rod Henson has been playing and writing music in Memphis for the last 10 years. Lucien Croy ,guitar player and
Inner City South is a performing arts production company, comprised of husband and wife duo Dee "Ms. Dee-Lite" Dotson and Tim "T-Remedi" Dotson. As a resident theater company at Evergreen Theater in
Bridging Souls Productions is a company of performance artist united together to share their love for dance and other performance arts media in the surrounding community of the mid-south through dance
Her style is acoustic folk with soul. Her influences include, but are not limited to, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Lauryn Hill, India Arie, Ed Sheeran, and John Legend.
Barbara Blue personifies the female blues vocalist. Referred to as "The Reigning Queen of Beale Street" by the Memphis Music Elite, Ms. Blue respectfully takes her rightful place in the musical mecca
If you're looking for entertainment, humor and a reliable performer that is professional, look no further than Thomas Prunier.
Tori Who Dat comes to us from the heart of New Orleans and streets of Memphis to help enlighten the youth while offering a sanctuary from social stigmas through her infectious beats and unique sound.
Jerred Price has been a mega-fan of Sir Elton John since the age of 5. Since that early age, he has been "performing as" Elton for friends and family. Now at the age of 27, after attending 30+
Some Pride goers make it an all day affair, so we offer VIP Pride Passes with extra perks and amenities to make the Pride experience even more fun and enjoyable for those that like that extra special treatment. VIP pass holders are entitled to:
★ Exclusive VIP Area Access
★ Great view of the stage,
★ Open Bar
★ Lounge Seating
★ Free Food
★ Meet & Greet with entertainers
★ VIP Lanyard
★ Private Bartender
★ Private Bathroom
★ Fully Covered
★ Swag Bag (For first 50 pass orders)