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ROCKSTARS PRODUCTION ANNOUNCES GRAMMY NOMINATED R&B SUPERSTAR TAMAR BRAXTON TO HEADLINE LABOR DAY ROCK WEEKEND DURING ATLANTA BLACK GAY PRIDE 2014
Additional appearances and performances by Grammy Winner Faith Evans, R&B Sensation Sevyn Streeter, VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Star
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28TH – MONDAY, SEPTMBER 1st, 2014
Atlanta, GA (August 21, 2014) – RockStars Production, the country’s leading LGBTQ event marketing and promotions company, will be the organizers and producers of Labor Day Rock 2014 during Atlanta Black Gay Pride weekend. The festivities slated Thursday, Aug. 28th – Monday, September 1st will feature special guest performances from R&B superstar Tamar Braxton at Obsessions Mega Club on Saturday, August 30th, R&B sensation Sevyn Streeter will host Friday, Aug 29th at Museum Bar. The Georgian Terrace and Loews Hotel in Downtown Atlanta are the official host hotels for Labor Day Rock/Atlanta Pride weekend.
The 5-day long holiday weekend will also feature the 3rd Annual Pure Heat Festival which takes place on Sunday, Sept. 1st from 12pm – 8pm at the historic Piedmont Park. The cultural event will highlight market and food vendors, live performances and entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways, all of which brings together the spirit of community, pride and vision. The Pure Heat Festival also offers an opportunity to bring awareness to a community impacted by HIV/AIDS, and which advocate campaigns towards human rights, education, Health & Wellness, and Homelessness which greatly impacts the LGBTQ community at large. The Pure Heat Community Festival is a front seat into a spectacular gathering of minority LGBTQ people and their allies in the heart of Atlanta.
“Atlanta Black Pride is a dynamic opportunity to showcase the diversity and uniqueness of the LGBT community,” says President of RockStars Production Julius James. “It is a remarkable opportunity to show how we can rally around our cultural differences while not making it a negative Black or White issue. It allows us to learn about each other’s history and respect our individual journeys to what has made us proud and given us cause to celebrate. “
Atlanta, Georgia has one of the largest and diverse African-American Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) populations in the United States. The 16-year old Black Pride celebration has been ranked as the most attended Black pride event in the country and generates more than $1 million in revenue for Metro Atlanta. As principal organizers and producers of Labor Day Rock, RockStars Production has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of the LGBTQ Community for 9 years.
For more information on all Labor Day Rock events, log on to www.rockstarsproduction.com.
The Labor Day Rock 2014 weekend line-up is as follows:
Thursday, August, 28th
RockStars Production private VIP reception
Georgian Terrace, 7pm – 9pm
Sexy in the City nightclub party— Krave, 10p – 3am
Friday, August 29th
The Early Party at Suite Lounge, 4pm-10pm
Welcome to Labor Labor Day Rock/Atlanta Black Pride Official Block Party
Hosted by Sevyn Streeter
Museum Bar, 10p-4am
Saturday, August 30th
The Annual Day Party / Soaking Wet Pool Party Featuring swimwear by FLIH
Undisclosed Private Mansion, 4pm-9pm
Atlanta Black Pride Mega Party
Saturday Night Live at Obsessions, 10p—4am
Featured performance by R&B superstar Tamar Braxton
Sunday, August 31st
The Pure Heat Community Festival
Piedmont Park, 12p – 8pm
Sunday Night The Main Event at Opera Nightclub, 9:30pm-3am
Monday, September 1st
Annual Booze Crooze
Lake Lanier 1pm – 5pm
Shuttle Leaves Host Hotel 12noon
Annual White Party
Krave Nightclub, 10p-3am
About RockStars Production
Established in 2005, and headquartered in Atlanta, GA., ROCKSTARS PRODUCTIONS (RSP) is the country’s primary and most recognizable source for event marketing and brand promotion within the LGBT multicultural/urban market space. Our passion is to help national and international household brands connect with LGBT multicultural/urban consumers through a variety of specialized public events offered by RockStars. Our events provide a platform for consumers to personally experience brand connection while enjoying great entertainment. RockStars’ mark in the LGBT multicultural/urban market space has experienced tremendous rapid growth since its inception, and currently operates event productions in major cities across America.
About Labor Day Rock
Labor Day Rock is a national event designed to unite the Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and their friends, families and many supporters. The celebration focuses on cultural differences, health & welfare and community enrichment. This event is an invitation to all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender or race, where the primary goal is provide a platform in which the LGBT community can celebrate its many accomplishments. Labor Day Rock is an opportunity to raise awareness about programs, businesses and organizations that value the LGBT community.