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Outloud: Raising Voices queer music festival to feature Adam Lambert

Outloud Raising Voices Adam LambertAdam Lambert, Chely Wright, Kim Petras, and Sam Sparro are among the performers scheduled to play Outloud: Raising Voices, a three-day, live music event that will celebrate Pride Month and push for LGBTQ equality.

The in-person music festival will take place from June 4 to 6 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Tickets went on sale Monday through Ticketmaster and start at $30 a day, excluding service fees.

Lambert will headline day three of Outloud: Raising Voices and also organized the final day of music.

In a statement, Lambert said he wanted to curate an event “that was about queer performances and was centered around the community.”

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Los Angeles County health and safety protocols will be in place. For example, the Coliseum can operate at 67 percent capacity, and guests are required to wear a mask.

Outloud will be free to stream live on Twitch.

Outloud organizers have partnered with Pride Live’s Stonewall Day, a global campaign to raise awareness and support for the Stonewall Riots legacy and fight for LGBTQ equality.

Each day of the music festival will profile and support various LGBTQ charities.

Here’s the lineup for each day. More performers are scheduled to be announced.

  • June 4

Sofi Tukker with Daya, Jake Wesley Rogers, LP Giobbi, Tygapaw, Madeline The Person, Ryan Cassata, and Saro

  • June 5

Hayley Kiyoko with Bronze Avery, Mykki Blanco, Crush Club, Kaleena Zanders, La Doña, Madame Gandhi, Brooke Eden, and Malia Civetz

  • June 6

Angel Bonilla, Chely Wright, Kim Petras, Sam Sparro, Vincint featuring Parson James, Qveen Herby and Ty Sunderland, and Zhavia Ward. Also, appearances and remarks by Angelica Ross, Conchita Wurst, Geena Rocero, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Valentina Sampaio, Yungblud, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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Phillip Zonkel

Award-winning journalist Phillip Zonkel spent 17 years at Long Beach's Press-Telegram, where he was the first reporter in the paper's history to have a beat covering the city's vibrant LGBTQ. He also created and ran the popular and innovative LGBTQ news blog, Out in the 562.

He won two awards and received a nomination for his reporting on the local LGBTQ community, including a two-part investigation that exposed anti-gay bullying of local high school students and the school districts' failure to implement state mandated protections for LGBTQ students.

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