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Back Lot Bash includes Crystal Bowersox, Hunter Valentine
From a press release
2014-06-15

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June 15, 2014 — Chicago, IL —The 2014 line up for Chicago Pride Weekend's 'Back Lot Bash' includes headline performances by acclaimed singer/songwriter Cystal Bowersox ( Fri ), renown international musician Erin McKeown ( Fri ), popular powerhouse bands Hunter Valentine ( Sat ) and Your Villain My Here ( Sat ), Host Lauren Russell ( The Real L Word ) ( Sat ) as well as Sunday guest appearances by Camila Grey ( Uh Huh Her ), Leisha Hailey ( The L Word & Uh Huh Her ) and Kate Moennig ( The L Word ). Lea DeLaria of Orange is the New Black headlines Thursday Comedy Night.

THURSDAY, JUNE 26—COMEDY KICKOFF ( 6pm ): Thursday's Comedy Kickoff headlines the hilarious comedian Lea DeLaria ( 'Big Boo' on 'Orange is the New Black' ) as well as Caitlin Bergh. Hosted by comedian Sapna Kumar. The evening is presented by tellofilms.com . Doors open 6pm. Mayne Stage Theater ( 1328 Morse Ave ) $20 limited advance online tickets/$25 door/$35VIP. Tickets available at www.BackLotBashChicago.com

FRIDAY, JUNE 27—ACOUSTIC EVENING ( 5pm ): Back Lot Bash's sunset acoustic concert headlines acclaimed singer/songwriter Crystal Bowersox. Opening performances by Erin McKeown, Sandra Antongiorgi and The Hybrids. Hosted by Kat Fitzgerald. Friday tickets are $15 advance online /$20 door. Doors open at 5pm. 5238 N. Clark. 21yrs+ w/valid ID. Tickets available at: www.BackLotBashChicago.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 28 —BACK LOT BABY & FAMILY DAY ( 11am-2pm ): A day of fun activities and entertainment for LGBTQ families and friends. Face painting, arts/crafts, family photos, bubbles and more! Award-winning, children's musician Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats perform at 1:00 pm with Jaclyn Rada & Alli Lynn performing songs from Disney's Frozen at 11:30am. The Andersonville Puppet Bike will make a special appearance as well! Sat., June 28, 11-2pm; 5238 N. Clark; Tickets at door: $5 adults/kids under 2 yrs free. Info: http://www.backlotbashchicago.com/familyday

SATURDAY, JUNE 28—ALL DAY BASH ( 4pm ): Back Lot Bash's rockin' flagship event headlining Chicago's Your Villain My Hero with opening performances by Hunter Valentine, rising star Xoe Wise and Heart tribute band, Little Queens. Hosted by The Real L Word's Lauren Russell with beats by DJ Little Lisa. Fashion show by WakeUp Call Tees. Doors open at 4pm. $20 door. 5238 N. Clark. 21yrs+ w/valid ID. Discounted weekend passes available at: www.BackLotBashChicago.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 29—POST PARADE BASH ( 3pm ): Post parade in Andersonville for an outdoor party unlike any other. Featuring special celebrity appearances by Kate Moennig ( Showtime's Original Series 'The L Word' ), Leisha Hailey & Camila Grey ( Uh Huh Her ). GirlBand will also perform with beats by DJ Press Play. Doors open 3pm. $20 door. 5238 N. Clark. 21yrs+ w/valid ID. Discounted weekend passes available at: www.BackLotBashChicago.com

Back Lot Bash is produced by Spot Events, LLC and is in its 11th year celebrating Chicago's LGBTQ community. Back Lot Bash is an outdoor women's festival in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood and is a top destination for women during Chicago's Pride Weekend celebrations. Since 2004, Back Lot Bash has grown from a single-day event to a 4-day weekend celebration. Back Lot Bash strives to bring together the community; to showcase new bands, performers & programming; and to be an active citizen helping raise money for a variety of community organizations.

Sponsored by Motrin, Dream Town Realty, Miller Lite, Kiki Calumet of A and N Mortgage, RedEye, Fetzer, Hamburger Mary's, Andersonville Brewing, Replay, Hydrate, Halsted's, @tmosphere, Spyner's, Parlour & The Glenwood. Also partnering with The L Stop, Human Rights Campaign, CMSA, tellofilms.com, GC Magazine and UBER. 2014 Charity Partner is A Sister's Hope.


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