Pussy Riot to Play Rare U.S. Concert at LadyLand 2019

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Nadya Tolokonnikova (C) of Pussy Riot performs in concert during Day For Night festival on Dec. 16, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

2018 saw the debut of a new LGBTQ-centric music festival in New York City – LadyLand, spawned from the brain of nightlife mastermind Ladyfag. As much a fabulous party as a music fest, the first LadyLand was one of the more memorable NYC happenings of summer 2018, so naturally the fest has to do it up right for 2019, which sees World Pride hit New York for the first time in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

In addition to artists like Honey Dijon, Mykki Blanco, Gossip and Allie X, Russian feminist punks Pussy Riot will make a rare U.S. festival appearance at LadyLand 2019. The collective doesn't often perform gigs Stateside, so it's a bit of a can't-miss opportunity. And for the world of RuPaul's Drag Race standom, season 7 champion Violet Chachki and season 11 standout Yvie Oddly are also performing. Check out the schedule below and on the fest's website.

Friday June 28:

Honey Dijon, Pussy Riot, Jayda G., Octo Octa, Clara 3000, Rina Sawayama, Yvie Oddly, VōX, Katie Rex, Bottoms, Jacob Meehan, FEE Lion

Saturday June 29:

Gossip, Yves Tumor and Its Band, Mykki Blanco, Violet Chachki, Allie X, Coi Leray, Dorian Electra, Total Freedom & Friends, Michael, Magnan, Mistervacation, Hu Dat, Kid Kenn

Festivals 2019