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Boston Pride has announced the entertainment line-up for the 2016 Boston Pride Festival that will take place on Saturday, June 11th from 12 pm to 6 pm at Boston City Hall Plaza. Aydian Ethan Dowling will be the MC for the festival, while headliner and Australian singersongwriter Conrad Sewell; Jamaican dancehall singer Samantha J, singer and LGBT activist Brandon Skeie; Canadian alternative rock band Hunter Valentine; America’s Got Talent semifinalist Samantha Johnson; drag performer Nikita Le Femme; Boston reggae band Long Arm Rex; jazz musician MRF; Flatline Poetry; and DJ Joe Bermudez will provide entertainment and excitement to parade spectators looking to continue the festivities during the daylong celebration. For a sneak peak of Festival headliner, catch Conrad Sewell on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC on Wednesday, April 13 and on Good Morning America on ABC on Friday, April 15.


“We are thrilled to host such an exciting and diverse group of artists at this year’s Boston Pride Festival,” said Charlene Charles, Boston Pride board member and entertainment liaison. “These poets, singers, musicians, DJs, and activists are reflective of this year’s theme, “Solidarity through Pride,” and will be the perfect entertainment for the thousands of Pride attendees coming together to celebrate diversity, equality, and solidarity.”