||Chaka Khan, Tiesto, drag queens to be at 'Pride in the Park' June 26-27
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The acts have been revealed who will perform at Pride in the Park on June 26-27 in Grant Park. It will be 2-10 p.m. on June 26, and 3-10 p.m. the following day.
Performers in the line-ups include Chaka Khan, Tiesto, Betty Who, Tracy Young and Tony Moran as well as drag personalities such as Alyssa Edwards, The Vixen and Denali Foxx, among many others.
A Windy City Times interview with Young is at www.windycitytimes.com/lgbt/Tracy-Young-DJ-on-Kim-Zolciak-pronouns-and-Pride-in-the-Park/70647.html .
The event will strictly adhere to COVID protocols. For example, all visitors must have proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days of the event. In addition, those who test positive within the previous 14 days before the event will not be allowed to enter.
Also, all guests will be required to wear masks unless they are actively eating or drinking; and hand-sanitizer stations will be available throughout the park.
See prideintheparkchicago.com/ or www.facebook.com/PrideInTheParkChicago/ .
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