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Pump the Beat Live: The Great Canadian Ball

  • The Carlu 444 Yonge Street Toronto, ON, M5B 2H4 Canada (map)

Do not miss this mega ball inside this gorgeous venue! The DJ lineup alone, I mean….

Details below:

“From pop and R&B hits to RuPaul’s Drag Race, vogue and ballroom culture’s visibility in the mainstream has come a long way from the 1980s New York City underground scene depicted in Jennie Livingston’s seminal documentary Paris Is Burning. To celebrate Canada’s fertile ballroom scene, Red Bull Music Festival Toronto is taking over the Design Exchange (home of the original Toronto Stock Exchange), and inviting an all-star lineup of dancers, judges, singers, rappers, and DJs. Competitors from across the country will strut their stuff for cash prizes in categories including “Sex Siren,” “Best Dressed,” and “Realness,” with special guests from the ballroom community in attendance. After the competition ends, the runway will be cleared for an all-night after-party featuring New Jersey ballroom ambassador and Qween Beat founder MikeQ, globe-trotting Elite Beatz maestro Vjuan Allure, and Toronto’s DJ Blackcat, Karim Olen Ash and Vaughan.

Creative direction by Shayda Shadi Assadi and Adam Hummell.


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