Tag Archives: Pier Dance

Kylie Minogue To Headline New York City Pride

Via press release from New York City Pride: In 2017, NYC Pride evolved Dance on the Pier, a 30+ year institution, into a new multi-day LGBTQ cultural experience named Pride Island. With much excitement, we’re proud to announce the event is back this year featuring live performances by Kylie Minogue, Tove Lo, Lizzo, and Big Freedia from Saturday, June 23 …

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Hillary Marches In NYC Pride Parade And Delivers Video Message On Orlando At The Pier Dance [VIDEO]

Hillary Clinton made a unannounced appearance yesterday afternoon at NYC Pride, marching about four blocks with Gov. Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio. From the New York Times: It is difficult to surprise at New York City’s pride parade — that pulsing kaleidoscope of pink unicorn horns and rainbow undergarments, bejeweled miniature dogs and glitter-specked revelers who seemed to have misplaced …

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Miley Cyrus & Ariana Grande Duet On Song For Cyrus’ New LGBT Youth Group

Via Slate: To promote her new nonprofit benefiting homeless and LGBT youth, the Happy Hippie Foundation, Miley Cyrus has been partnering with other artists to cover pop classics in a series of “Backyard Sessions.” The latest is a cover of Crowded House’s mid-’80s hit “Don’t Dream It’s Over” with Ariana Grande, who—like Cyrus—spends the entire video lounging in an animal …

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Demi Lovato – Really Don’t Care

X-Factor judge and pop star Demi Lovato headlines this Sunday’s NYC Pride Pier Dance. Today we get her new music video which was recorded during her performance at Los Angeles Pride earlier this month. The clip has 1.7M views already.

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Demi Lovato To Headline NYC & LA Pride

Via Billboard: Demi Lovato is about to go bi…coastal: The actress/singer will be performing at LGBT Pride events in both Los Angeles and New York during June’s Pride month festivities. Lovato will first head to the west coast to lead the L.A. Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, in addition to performing, on June 8. The songstress will head to New …

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NYC Pride Announces Pier Dance Details

NYC Pride today announced that its iconic Pier Dance will be returning to Pier 26 in lower Manhattan, where it moved last year. Via press release: NYC Pride announced today that the 28th annual Dance on the Pier would be returning to Hudson River Park’s Pier 26. Pier 26 will also be home to NYC Pride’s annual women’s event, Teaze …

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Deborah Cox At NYC Pier Dance

Dance diva and Broadway star Deborah Cox preceded Cher at last night’s NYC Pier Dance, where she wowed the crowd with about a dozen of her biggest dance hits.  Partial set list: Absolutely Not, Things Just Ain’t The Same, Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here.

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Cher At NYC Pride Pier Dance

The photos above are from where Dr. Jeff and I were in the backstage area last night, where we could see Cher’s giant teleprompters, which not only scrolled the words to her hits, but included stage directions. Tell the truth (point, point), This is a woman’s world (four fist pumps), This is a woman’s world. I’m not convinced that the …

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Cher To Play NYC Pride Pier Dance

I told you that you’d squee. Via press release: New York City, June 18, 2013 – The one and only Cher is headed to New York City to perform at the legendary, Dance on the Pier, it was confirmed today by NYC Pride. Cher will be performing her new single, “Woman’s World” from her upcoming CD scheduled to be released …

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Singer Deborah Cox Announced As Performer At NYC Pride’s Pier Dance

Via press release: New York, June 17, 2013— NYC Pride announced singing sensation Deborah Cox will perform at the annual Dance on the Pier. Fresh off her captivating Broadway performance as Lucy in “Jekyll & Hyde,” the Grammy-nominated and multiplatinum-selling artist will rock the stage on Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 as part of the closing for NYC Pride’s official …

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Cyndi Lauper To Perform At Pier Dance

Breaking with many years of tradition, NYC Pride has announced the headliner for this year’s Pier Dance. That news is typically kept secret right up until they appear on the stage. Via press release: “Pride is about celebration, we are honored to have Cyndi celebrate with us,” said Mo George, Dance Director. “What an amazing way to introduce our new …

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More Gay-Related Titanic Trivia

For the past 25 years, NYC’s gay pride celebration has been capped off by a massive outdoor dance party on Pier 54, where thousands and thousands of LGBT folks cheer the spectacular fireworks display over the Hudson as the party ends. But Pier 54’s history is decidedly less celebratory. Pier 54 is perhaps best known for its associations with the …

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Pride 2008 Photo Recap

I finally found my memory stick from Pride 2008, so here’s a quick photo recap of the day. Our gang gathered at the corner of Christopher & Gay, as always, and while the intermittent rainstorms drenched the crowd and the marchers, each crack of thunder only brought a joyous roar from attendees and nobody seemed to flee. Below are the …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Saint-At-Large, today’s swag giveaway is two tickets to their official post-Pier Dance party at Pacha featuring DJs Stephan Grondin, Jonathan Peters, and Junior Vasquez. The Saint At Large, gaydom’s premiere dance party for over 28 years, presents CHAMPIONS – The Official Afterparty for Dance on the Pier. Heritage of Pride, the non-profit organization founded to produce New …

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Pier Dance 2007

This year’s Pier Dance was a fantastic (if occasionally gruelling) exercise in trying to stay with your friends, as the crush of 5000 men continuously attempts to separate you. It was like being in that episode of Star Trek when they visit the planet where nobody ever dies. Definitely not for the claustrophobic. Still, I managed to hang onto the …

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