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Betty Who opens PrideFest Milwaukee 2017

Book 3-day weekend passes for just $30

By - Feb 27th, 2017 12:56 pm
Betty Who. Photo from Facebook.

Betty Who. Photo from Facebook.

Milwaukee, WI –  Australian pop sensation Betty Who returns to PrideFest Milwaukee as our opening night headliner on Friday, June 9.

Topping the charts with her breakout hit, “Somebody Loves You,” Betty Who released her first album, Take Me When You Go, in October 2014. Last year, she returned to the charts with a cover of “I Love You Always Forever” that went to #1 on the Billboard US Dance charts. Her second studio album, The Valley, is scheduled for a March 2017 release.

On June 6, 2015, Betty Who performed at PrideFest Milwaukee to record-breaking Saturday night crowds. She will be the first headliner of the summer festival season to perform on Summerfest‘s newly redesigned Miller Lite Mainstage.

PrideFest Milwaukee 2017 will be held June 9, 10 and 11 at Henry W. Maier Festival Park. Additional headliners, special guests and entertainment schedules will be announced in March.

“This year, we’re celebrating our milestone 30th anniversary as your hometown LGBTQ festival with a special ticket offer,” said Wes Shaver, president of Milwaukee Pride, Inc. “Our three-day weekend pass — which allows access to all shows, on all stages, all weekend, including headliners — is just $30.”

Buy your weekend pass

Daily and VIP tickets go on sale online in March.

PrideFest Milwaukee is the world’s largest LGBTQ pride festival staffed entirely by volunteers. Join us as a PrideFest volunteer this year — and be part of a historic community experience!

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About Milwaukee Pride

The mission of Milwaukee Pride, Inc., is:

  • to educate both the general community and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) communities about needs, issues and various aspects of the LGBTQ culture;
  • to provide a forum to celebrate the history and accomplishments of LGBTq people;
  • to create an environment for networking and outreach for services and community opportunities for LGBTQ people and their families and friends; and
  • any other activities exclusively for charitable, educational, and research purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

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