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RuPaul's Drag Race Stars Announce Digital Drag Fest Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Alaska, Trinity the Tuck, Jinkx Monsoon, and MORE are coming to you!

March 23, 2020 9:50am

Start your engines! With bars, restaurants, and live entertainment venues continuing to close around the world, RuPaul’s Drag Race queens announced a collaboration with PEG and Stageit to present ‘Digital Drag Fest 2020‘ amid covid-19 pandemic. Alaska, Trinity the Tuck, Jinkx Monsoon, and MORE are coming to you- no matter where in the world you are!

As artists around the world continue to lose money with the coronavirus pandemic forcing venues to close, Trinity tells Entertainment Weekly the show’s intention. The show “is meant to serve as ‘a distraction from what’s going on in the world,’ recalling the ‘escape from reality’ provided by a typical night out at a drag show.”

I don’t know about you kitty girls, but I’m here for it!

The performers:

In addition to the the aforementioned queens, Digital Drag Fest online festival’s full cast includes superstars Divina De Campo, Ginger Minj, Jackie Beat, Jiggly Caliente, Jujubee, Manila Luzon, Miz Cracker, Monét X Change, Nina West, Peppermint, Sharon Needles, Sherry Vine, and up and coming country singer, Brandon Stansell, for a week-long slate of web-based concerts as per reports from EW.

What to expect:

Amid the increasingly competitive digital performance space, Trinity took a moment to assure fans that her show will be one of the safest around: “Come see my show! Log in for $10.00!” she teased. “Stay six feet away from your screens,” added the witty queen.

This all-ages production features 30-minute sets with tickets starting at $10. Space is limited (beginning at 100 per show), to ensure attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the artists, tip them, and potentially win prizes during the broadcast.

Did I mention Stageit doesn’t record or re-release its content?

Be there or be square is the moral of this story.

You can check out the full line up and buy tickets here!

If you need more of RuPaul and her girls during these tough times, make sure you check out the Alright Mary podcast. Here is Colin and Johnny’s most recent episode.

Which queen are most excited to see perform in this online show? Drop names in the comments!

 

 

 


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