WINDY CITY TIMES
||'Drag Race' finalists GottMik, Rose to perform
in Chicago on May 28-30
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Voss Events announced that RuPaul's Drag Race finalists GottMik and Rose are joining the cast of the springtime edition of outdoor-concert series Drive 'N Drag Saves 2021.
The tour stops by Chicago's Soldier Field on May 28-30.
Other queens slated to perform at the all-ages event include Asia O'Hara, Vanessa "Vanjie" Mateo, Kim Chi, Plastique and Naomi Smalls, although the line-up is subject to change.
Drive 'N Drag Saves 2021 launched in July 2020 and has played to capacity crowds across the country. More than 200,000 people have experienced the live drag show featuring their favorite RuPaul's Drag Race stars from the safety of their vehicles.
In the new springtime edition of Drive 'N Drag Saves 2021, audience members can ditch their cars and enjoy the show from 8x8 socially distanced party patios. The VIP Patios are much closer to the stage and queens, allowing for a true outdoor concert vibe, according to a press release.
Drive 'N Drag Saves 2021 tickets are available now on vossevents.com/drive-n-drag/ . Prices start at $75 per car for two people. All sales are final.
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