Ladyland turns six

Ladyland turns six

It’s Pride Weekend, aka one of the biggest party weekends on the city’s cultural calendar. This year we wanted to pay our respects to Ladyland Festival, now in its sixth year and edging ever closer to its objective of becoming “Queerchella”, or Coachella for the queer community. Conceived and curated by NYC nightlife legend Ladyfag (the brains behind the celebrated Battle Hymn and Holy Mountain parties) the event has always managed to stay ahead of the curve while respecting pioneers of the scene, true to its inspiration in the legendary parties of 1970s queer underground New York. The debut event in 2018 featured a then-fledgling Kim Petras, the late SOPHIE, Crystal Waters and Amanda Lepore, while in 2024, we have the likes of Tinashe, Arca, Redcar (aka Christine and the Queens) playing a DJ set, and Derrick Carter. The festival is taking place across two full days and nights and three stages at the city’s hottest new venue, Underneath the K Bridge. One stage will be a DJ truck where DJs of varying degrees of experience will be given their chance to shine in front of thousands. Music and vibes are guaranteed to be lit at this jewel in the Pride weekend calendar. 

6.28.24 - 6.29.24 Ladyland Festival
We’ve already told you about the headliners, but among the other artists playing are: ballroom legend Byrell the Great; Brooklyn DJ and producer Concrete Husband, who also incorporates live production and flute into his sets; emerging Mexican icon DJ Guapis; Philadelphian DJ/producer LSDXOXO; and Olof Dreijer aka one half of The Knife.

6.29.24 718 Sessions Pride Celebration 2024
A 718 Sessions party is one of the safest bets in the city, always, and on Pride Weekend we expect it to be taken to a whole other level. The legend Danny Krivit is taking over the decks all night long at Good Room on Saturday, supported by disco spinner Rissa Garcia and soulful house artist Mikki Afflick in the Bad Room.

6.29.24 Where Love Lives: David Morales
House and disco icon, New York native and Grammy-winning producer David Morales is lighting up Park Slope Warehouse this weekend with an all-night set. Don’t miss one of the scene’s biggest legends doing what he does best — working a crowd and laying down some serious heat.

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