Austin hosts inaugural LGBTQ music festival
By Tamar Price,
11:39AM, Mon. Sep. 8, 2014
Stargayzer Festival will bring internationally known LGBTQ artists to downtown Austin from September 12th-14th. Kicking off Austin Pride week, over 120 acts will perform on three stages at Pine Street Station, located at East 5th Street and Waller Street. A satellite stage will be at The North Door.
Headlining artists include electro-pop group Ssion, punk band Xui Xui, DJ Kingdom, and the ‘Queen of Bounce,’ Big Freedia.
Big Freedia plays at 9:30pm Sept. 13th
Attendees get to enjoy a diverse selection of genres including hip-hop, punk and electronic. The festival will also include performances from visual artists, comedians, and drag artists from around the country. Stargayzer aims to entertain as well as inform with local LGBTQ nonprofits on site to educate guests about their organizations. Food vendors also will be present when festival goers have werked up an appetite.