Friday, June 12, 2009


    Asheville's Annual Stonewall Commemoration Rally will be held at the end of this month. Please join us for a momentous celebration in honor of those who laid the groundwork for the contemporary LGBTQ movement during the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City!

    There will be speakers, performances, a permited sidewalk march, and of course an ice cream social. Following the days events will be an after party to remember with live music, drag, dance troupe and burlesque performaces and a dance party into the night.

    Join in with your partners, friends, allies, family, and neighbors! Feel free to dress for the occasion by bringing out your best flare or just your own fabulous self! Please use your community contacts to forward this widely and let's come together for the best Stonewall Rally Asheville has ever had!

    This year's theme is Super Queeros! We will be honoring our community's very own super hero legends of the past!

    Here's the Info:

    Saturday June 27th!

    Day events location: Prtichard Park, downtown Asheville
    5:00 Rally with speakers and music
    6:00 Permited sidewalk march, we have signs, but you can also bring your own signs and rally cries!
    7:00 Ice Cream Social with music at Pritchard Park

    Afterparty events location: Hookah Joes (behind Hairspray)
    Event begins at 9:00 and we can admit under 21 with prior coordination with organizers

    Performances include:
    Blondie Coverband (Durham, NC with ex-members of Roxotica-long time supporters of Stonewall and Tranzmission events)
    Sparkle Rainbow Ponies of Death (local rockers!)
    Burlesque and Drag Performers by Asheville's finest Tranzmission Drag Troupe
    Talon Dance Troupe
    DJ dance party to follow!

    Stonewall Commemoration Rally organizers

    for more info contact: