DNCE to Headline Capital Pride Concert, Also Featuring Willow Pill and 'Drag Race' Star Symone

Thursday May 5, 2022

DNCE will headline this year's Caital Pride Concert
DNCE will headline this year's Caital Pride Concert  (Source:Capital Pride)

The following is a press release from Capital Pride Alliance:

The Capital Pride Alliance is proud to announce that the headliner for the Capital Pride Concert presented by HOT 99.5 and PRIDE Radio will be the band DNCE, with lead singer Joe Jonas, drummer Jack Lawless, and guitarist JinJoo Lee. Joining DNCE will be this year's winner of Rupaul's Drag Race, Willow Pill, and season 13 winner, Symone. The Capital Pride Concert returns on Sunday, June 12, from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on America's Mainstreet, Pennsylvania Avenue at 3rd Street, NW, in conjunction with the Capital Pride Festival from 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. The Capital Pride Concert and Festival continue to be free to the public, with tickets available for special access to the Concert Pit and the VIP Concert Experience.

The Festival and Concert cap off the celebration weekend, with a full day of entertainment on three stages, consisting of international performers and our best local and regional LGBTQ+ talent. Following the Pride Concert, attendees are invited to dance into the sunset at the Capitol Sunset Dance Party with GRAMMY? Award-Winning Music Producer, Remixer, Composer, and DJ Tracy Young.

"After two years, the Capital Pride Alliance is thrilled to continue hosting a free Pride Concert and Festival and excited to begin announcing our amazing talent," said Ryan Bos, Capital Pride Alliance Executive Director. "The wide range of talent, experience, and interest from up-and- coming artists speaks to our theme of reUNITED," Bos noted.

"We are so excited to be reunited with Capital Pride to celebrate Pride in our Nation's Capital with DNCE!" said Rob Kruz, HOT 99.5 Program Director. "PRIDE Radio is thrilled to partner with the Capital Pride Alliance and put a national spotlight on this concert," stated Jerry Houston, PRIDE Radio Program Director and Capital Pride Entertainment Chair. "This is sure to be the biggest Pride party on Pennsylvania Ave ever with DNCE plus more still to be announced," Houston continued.

The full lineup of all three stages will be available soon at www.capitalpride.org/concert .