Invitation Only Sponsor Event | Thursday | 21 June 2018 | 7:00 PM | Sacred Heart Cultural Center
The President's Soiree is a very special thank you to our devoted Augusta Pride Sponsors and Honorees.
A donation at the Pearl Level or greater, by June 16, will land you on the guest list.
Friday | 22 June 2018 | 6:00 PM | Augusta Common
Augusta Pride is proud to announce our 2018 Beats on Broad headlining performer Natalie La Rose! Originally from the Netherlands, Natalie broke out with her smash hit “Somebody” featuring Jeremih. She entered the top 10 “Billboard Hot 100” and hit top-notch spots on charts globally, while also accumulating over 130 million YouTube views. With her silky smooth vocals and sensational dance moves, we look forward to having her on our stage and putting on a great performance!
Saturday | 23 June 2018 | 10:30 AM | Broad Street
The parade will line up on Jones Street, betwen 10th and 11th Streets, and start promptly at 10:30 a.m. We will march from Jones Street; south on 11th Street to Broad Street; east on Broad Street; north on 8th Street. Marchers should continue on to the the Festival grounds from Reynolds Street while floats can return to Jones Street for cleanup.
Saturday | 23 June 2018 | 11:00 AM| Augusta Common
|11:30||Welcome with MC Jay Jefferies|
|Francys Johnson (Democratic nominee for GA's 12th Congressional District)|
|Noon||Stacey Abrams (Democratic gubernatorial nominee)|
|12:50 PM||Mr. Augusta Pride, Nytes Deville|
|1:00 PM||Ted Metz (Libertarian gubernatorial nominee)|
|Mr. Augusta Pride, Nytes Deville|
|1:50 PM||Ms. Augusta Pride, Petite Dejonville|
|2:00 PM||Synergy Twins|
|3:00 PM||Rainbow Review with Carla Cox|
Internationally acclaimed performed, Jeff and Stephen Neil, the Synergy Twins is the music industry's hottest up and coming electric string act. Fusing classical instruments with modern rock, the twins captivate audiences with their high energy performances and innovative musical arrangements.
Dawn's voice and style have been compared to those of many great vocalists, like Chaka Khan, Karen Wheeler and Oleta Adams, yet her style is completely & audibly her own. Dawn has recently performed at South by Southwest and Apollo Music Cafe.
Ryan Abel is a singer/songwriter from Augusta with a background in gospel and southern rock. Ryan has a powerhouse voice that was made to sing Soul/Blues music! Recently his writing has fallen into the genre of Americana/Country.
DJ Honey is passionate about the art, culture and feeling of all things music which is why she began deejaying at the age of 17. This rising star's talent and personality caught the attention of fellow DJs and venues in the Philadelphia and Washington, DC regions and has provided her an opportunity to showcase her skills throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
Photo - Chris Bannochie
Sunday | 24 June 2018
Round out your Pride Weekend poolside at the Metropolis Complex.
Chairs may be scarce at both pools, so consider bringing your own.