April 30, 2024

WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD with Kesha Kicking off the Weekend Celebration on Friday, May 31

Registration for Free Friday Night Tickets Opens Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at www.weareoutloud.com

The City of West Hollywood announces that Kesha will headline WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD, a free outdoor concert courtesy of the City of West Hollywood, taking place beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024 at West Hollywood Park. Friday night’s full lineup will feature an electrifying music mix with additional performances by Adam Lambert, Monét X Change, Laganja Estranja & Morphine Love Dion, Niña Dioz,Jessica Betts, Owenn, and Venessa Michaels. Friday evening’s experience adds to a stellar weekend lineup with Saturday and Sunday OUTLOUD Music Festival headliners Kylie Minogue, Janelle Monáe, and Diplo +Friends.

WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD is free to the public and requires an RSVP to secure complimentary tickets, as event capacity is limited. Sign up for registration details at www.weareoutloud.com. Registration will officially open on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 10 a.m. PDT. Each person registering will be limited to one registration per email address.

“As we approach the 2024 WeHo Pride season, the City of West Hollywood remains a steadfast beacon of progressive values and unwavering advocacy for LGBTQ rights. Hosting the WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD reaffirms our City’s legacy of championing inclusivity and equality,” said City of West Hollywood Mayor John M. Erickson. “As we gather to celebrate the kaleidoscope of queer talent, let’s also reflect on the profound impact of our ongoing fight for LGBTQ rights, both locally and on the global stage.”

WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD activities will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024 at West Hollywood Park. The evening launches a range of free WeHo Pride Weekend programming; guests of all ages are welcome. The WeHo Pride Street Fair will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2024 and Sunday, June 2, 2024, starting at 12 p.m. each day. It will feature live entertainment and activities along with sponsor and community organization booths. Saturday’s events will include the annual Dyke March and the Women’s Freedom Festival, which takes place at the WeHo Pride Community Stage. The celebration continues with the WeHo Pride Parade on Sunday, June 2, 2024 featuring the Parade Lifetime Ally Icon Cyndi Lauper. For information about WeHo Pride events and programming, visit www.wehopride.com.

The OUTLOUD Music Festival continues on Saturday, June 1, 2024 and Sunday, June 2, 2024 with a two-day concert experience featuring iconic headliners Kylie Minogue, Janelle Monáe, and Diplo + Friends. Attendees will need to purchase a ticket or pass to attend. The full weekend lineup includes performances by Doechii, Ashnikko, Noah Cyrus, Trixie Mattel, Keke Palmer, Channel Tres, Yaeji, Big Freedia, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, VINCINT, and many more.

To RSVP and to purchase single-day general admission tickets for the OUTLOUD Music Festival,visit www.weareoutloud.com.

Join the VIP waitlist to be notified when additional VIP Passes become available.

Pride Starts Here. For nearly four decades, the City of West Hollywood has been home to one of the largest Pride celebrations in the nation. Hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people and allies from around the world traditionally make West Hollywood their regular destination during Pride season.

WeHo Pride Weekend will take place from Friday, May 31, 2024 to Sunday, June 2, 2024 and, in addition to the WeHo Pride Parade, will include the free WeHo Pride Street Fair; WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD; the OUTLOUD Music Festival; the Women’s Freedom Festival; the Dyke March; and more.

WeHo Pride will kick off on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 with the José Sarria Drag Pageant on Harvey Milk Day. The WeHo Pride Arts Festival will take place from Friday, June 14, 2024 to Sunday, June 16, 2024. WeHo Pride celebrations will include a diverse array of LGBTQ community group programming from May 22 to June 30 as part of visibility, expression, and celebration.

Additional information about WeHo Pride 2024 is posted at www.wehopride.com. OUTLOUD Music Festival information is posted at www.weareoutloud.com. Follow @wehopride on Instagram and Facebook and follow @officiallyoutloud on Instagram and Facebook. Sign up for WeHo Pride text updates by texting ‘Pride’ to (323) 848-5000.

Since its incorporation in 1984, the City of West Hollywood has become one of the most influential cities in the nation for its outspoken advocacy on LGBTQ issues. No other city of its size has had a greater impact on the national public policy discourse on fairness and inclusiveness for LGBTQ people. Home to the “Rainbow District” along Santa Monica Boulevard, which features a concentration of historic LGBTQ clubs, restaurants, and retail shops, the City consistently tops lists of “most LGBTQ friendly cities” in the nation.

More than 40 percent of residents in West Hollywood identify as LGBTQ and four of the five members of the West Hollywood City Council are openly gay. The City has advocated for nearly 40 years for measures that support LGBTQ individualsand the City is in the vanguard of efforts to gain and protect equality for all people on a state, national, and international level. #WeHoPride @WeHoCity

For inquiries to the City of West Hollywood’s Event Services Division, please email eventsinfo@weho.org. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.

For up-to-date information about City of West Hollywood news and events, follow @wehocity on social media, sign up for news updates at www.weho.org/email, and visit the City’s calendar of meetings and events at www.weho.org/calendar.

For reporters and members of the media seeking additional information about the City of West Hollywood, please contact the City of West Hollywood’s Public Information Officer, Sheri A. Lunn, at (323) 848-6391 or slunn@weho.org.

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