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[News Release] Taylor Dayne to headline SC Pride 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2010
Tamera Tedder | mtt156@yahoo.com | cell: 803.760.9487
Ryan Wilson | PrideinSC@yahoo.com | cell: 410.459.4670

Multi-platinum recording artist Taylor Dayne to headline SC Pride 2010

Drag performer Pandora Boxx & other entertainers to appear at free festival in the park

The South Carolina Pride 2010 festival to be held in Finlay Park, Columbia, South Carolina on September 4, 2010 will feature a star-studded line-up of local and nationally know entertainers. Headliners include multi-platinum recording artist Taylor Dayne, as well as singer-songwriter Cris Williams, performer Janice Robinson, and local entertainer Danielle Howle. Pandora Boxx, star of RuPaul’s Drag Race and RuPaul’s Drag U on LOGO, will open the festival after serving as Celebrity Grand Marshal of the Parade. Admission to the park & parade is free.

The SC Pride day on September 4, 2010 starts at noon with the Parade down Main Street, Columbia, with commentary hosted live on the radio by WXRY 99.3FM. Live entertainment in Finlay Park will kick-off immediately following the end of the parade. The official after-Pride block party will be held at PT’s 1109 at 1109 Assembly Street featuring dance music by world-renowned DJ Chris Cox.

“Live PROUD!” is the theme selected for SC Pride 2010 by the organization dedicated to organizing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride events in South Carolina. SC PRIDE 2009 had approximately 8,000 attendees according to police estimates with over 70 vendors. The Pride Festival draws attendees from across South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and beyond.

All South Carolinians, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, are encouraged to attend the exciting, family-friendly SC Pride events. Enjoy food, fun, music, and vendors all day! Sponsored by Richland County, City of Columbia, WXRY, the Free-Times, Food lion, Q-Notes, and many more. Visit www.scpride.org for a complete list of sponsors and the official calendar of events.

The South Carolina Pride Movement is a non-profit organization dedicated to advocacy, education, support, and celebration of the GLBT community in South Carolina. The South Carolina Pride Movement is located on 1108 Woodrow Street in Columbia. For more information contact Tamera Tedder, President, at (803) 771-7713, mtt156@yahoo.com, or visit www.scpride.org.

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