- 19 Apr 23
Those set to appear over the two day Block Party include Self Esteem, Purple Disco Machine, Erica Cody, Brooke Scullion and Panti Bliss.
The Mother Pride Block Party is set to take place this June, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th.
Returning to Collins Barracks for their biggest and most exciting show to date, this year’s Friday headliners are Mercury Prize-nominated pop phenomena Self Esteem, followed by the Grammy-winning Purple Disco Machine on Saturday evening.
They will be joined by the alumni of the US and UK’s RuPaul's Drag Race, Bimini, Bianca Del Rio, Raja and Naomi Smalls, and Irish DJ, Krystal Klear. Among the other homegrown talent set to appear across the two days are Erica Cody and Brooke (Scullion) and Queen of Ireland herself, Panti Bliss.
The Block Party’s line up includes the likes of Sing Along Social, Drag Aerobics, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Tara Kumar, Claire Beck, Conor Behan, GLAMO, Stephen Dowling, Billy Bunzari, LOU BRU, MiniKimonoand, Bull Horris, B2B and RHYZINE.
Drag performances from Victoria Secret, Davina Devine, Regina George, Paul Ryder, Pixie Woo, Donna Fella, Naomi Diamond, Shaqira Knightly, Anziety, Annie Queeries, Dr Count Evil, Richard Joke, Vicky Voltz, Lavender, Viola Gayvis and Chanel are due to take place over the two days.
Co-founder of Mother, Lisa Connell has said, “We’re really excited to share with the community our gorgeous Pride line-up and plans for the Pride Block Party 2023 in The National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks. We’ve been working hard to curate an exciting and diverse line-up and plan the mother of all parties for this special anniversary Pride season.”
Cormac Cashman, fello co-founder continued, adding that, “We’re really looking forward to the Pride Block Party this summer. With the show now a massive two day Pride dance party across Friday & Saturday, we’re excited to welcome our queer family back to the National Museum for what’s going to be our best party to date.”
Tickets from €70 will be available from 9am, April 20th on Eventbrite.