Entertainment from top rap artists, R&B and house singers, drag performers and DJs will be featured at Fahrenheit Chicago—Pride South on the Lake, an end-of-summer beach party of fun, music and social networking for LGBTQ Illinoisans, their friends and families.
The free event will take place 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, at Oakwood Beach ( at 41st Street and Lake Shore Drive ).
Hosting the party will be Chicago comedians Mz Ruff n Stuff, Trina Tru Luv and Otis Mack "The Heavy Diva" as well as poet/singer Storie Devereaux.
International queer rap artist Cakes da Killa, whose debut album drops this fall, and singer-songwriter Cor.Ece will highlight Fahrenheit. There will also be a mini-ball ( at 3-4 p.m. ) with DJ Matt Balenciaga. A Lighthouse beach service with Pastor Jamie Frazier will take place at 11-11:30 a.m.
More information is at tinyurl.com/Fahrenheit2017 .