THUNDER BAY – Entertainment – Wiggins Pro-Ductions will be hosting Divas & Legends Drag Cover Show, Saturday, February 1at Black Pirates Pub (215 Red River Rd.). The night will feature 7 of the city’s top drag performers as they pay tribute to some of the biggest names in rock and pop music, including Cher, Lady Gaga, Olivia Newton John, David Bowie, Freddy Mercury, Ricky Martin, and the Gossip.
Created as a spin-off of the popular Cover Show events put on by promoter Jimmy Wiggins of Wiggins Pro-Ductions, Divas & Legends is the LGBTQ community’s take on tribute nights. Each drag king or queen will be performing songs as a pop music diva or rock legend. This year’s lineup will include Ivan Love (reigning Wig Wars Champion, King), Will Ramya (reigning King of the North), as well as fan favorites like Fabulous Portia, Busta Hymen and Lily Tremayne. Newcomer to the TBay drag scene, Sienna Diamonds will be making her drag debut performance, as well as special guest, Rosie Cheeks. Also making appearances will be queer-friendly DJ, Jaqi Iraqi, as well as hostess, Miss Anna Firece.
In the spirit of the popular LGBTQ reality TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Divas & Legends will be having a “Lip Sync for Your Life” contest, where audience members will get their chance to battle it out on stage by doing their very own lip-sync performance. Prizes from Creation Body Piercing and Kronic Glass Gallery will be awarded to the best lip-syncers.
Door open at 10pm. Cover is $5. Age of majority required. For more information, visit TBshows.com or Facebook.com/PrideThunderBay.