PRIDE 2022 Radio Show and Events
June 16, 2022 in SaskMusic News
Born out of the fight for equal rights for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, Pride is a global month of action and celebration, with communities across Canada participating in events taking place annually in June.
SaskMusic is working on a one-hour PRIDE 2022 radio show to celebrate Saskatchewan artists who are part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. All musical styles will be considered.
Hosted and curated by Regina artist Zochi, thank you to 91.3FM CJTR Regina Community Radio and 90.5 CFCR Saskatoon Community Radio who will be broadcasting the show this month:
- CJTR Saturday June 11, 7-8pm
- CFCR Thursday June 16, 630-730pm
Zochi is a Regina-based singer and songwriter, who takes pride currently in expressing herself in/with different sounds of music/genres like hip hop, Afro beats, jazz to name a few, aligning it with new school/ a new school feel. She calls herself a contemporary gospel artist. Heavy on the contemporary because she identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Seeking to express God's love through her music while being authentic to the core of her being.
Some songs will also be selected for individual Feature spots on our social media. You can submit here:
SaskMusic will be sponsoring Pride events including:
- Big River Pride, Big River SK June 11. The first annual event is being hosted by the Big River Hotel & Tavern. Family events 1-4pm on 1st Ave and LJ Tyson will be performing at 7pm at the Big River Hotel.
- Prince Albert Pride: "Connect", June 4-12
- Queen City Pride, Regina June 3-12
- Saskatoon Pride, June 12-18
And check out these Pride events and organizations in Sask:
- Ahtahkakoop Pride Week, June 13-17
- Battlefords Pride, July 17-24
- Humboldt & Area Pride Network
- Lac La Ronge Pride Festival, June 20-26 (Lac La Ronge Regional Pride)
- Meadow Lake Pride
- Moose Jaw Pride, Pride March on May 28
- Southwest Saskatchewan Pride, Swift Current Pride Week, July 3-9
- Yorkton Pride
Additional links / news:
- "Celebrate Pride Month 2022", CBC Saskatchewan article
- "Inside Pride: Exploring the lesser-known part of the term 2SLGBTQQIA+", Global News article
- "The Origins of Pride Month", CTV News Saskatoon
- A History of Canadian Pride by Queer Events