Miley Cyrus, Tinashe, the Pointer Sisters and VASSY will headline the 2017 Capital Pride Concert, Capital Pride announced on Tuesday.
The Capital Pride Concert, presented by Hot 99.5, will take place on three stages on Pennsylvania Avenue at Third Street on Sunday, June 11. Performances kick off at 1 p.m.
Cyrus, who identifies as pansexual, is known for her hit singles “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball.” The 24-year-old is the founder of Happy Hippie Foundation, a non-profit organization that aids homeless youth and fights for the welfare of LGBT youth and women, among other social justice issues.
Tinashe, 21, came out with her debut album, “Aquarius” in 2014. Her singles “2 On”, “Pretend” and “All Hands on Deck” were on the Billboard Hot 100.
Legendary R&B group the Pointer Sisters began their long career in the 1970s. Known for their hit singles “He’s So Shy,” “Jump (for My Love),” among others, the group has won three Grammy Awards and three American Music Awards.
VASSY is an electronic music artist whose single “We Are Young” reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Dance Chart. She is also an ambassador for the NOH8 campaign.
“We are unapologetically proud to join with Miley Cyrus, Tinashe, and all of the headliners at the 2017 Capital Pride Festival! This is sure to be an awesome weekend full of great music and lots of fun,” Tommy Chuck, Program Director of HOT 99.5, said in a statement.
The Capital Pride Festival presented by Live! Casino & Hotel kicks off at noon. This year more than 300 exhibitors will be on display along with beverage gardens and a family zone.