Atlanta Pride Committee announces full festival entertainment lineup

“We are pleased to have the opportunity to bring some of our community’s most talented artists as well as nationally recognized Grammy-winning names to the Pride stage for 2012,” said Glen Paul Freedman, board chair of the Atlanta Pride Committee.

“People often ask how we choose our entertainment. We do our best to offer a little something for everyone over the course of the weekend. We certainly think we have accomplished that this year as the line up includes everything from pop and hip-hop to dance and country, ” Freedman said..

The full schedule:

Saturday, Oct. 13

Coca-Cola Stage
Justin Utley
Sexual Side Effects
Kat Graham
Crystal Waters
Kristine W
Rita Ora
Andy Bell

Bud Light Stage
Literary event
Juliana Finch
Jessica Bettes
Renee Wahl
Sayer McShane
Unbreakable Bloodline

Sunday, Oct. 14

Coca-Cola Stage
The Michel Jon’s Band
Leslie Christian
Amy Ray
Starlight Cabaret

Bud Light Stage
Kyron Leslie
Maria Gabriella Band
Jamie Charoen
Dylan Michael

Photo: Atlanta-based The Sexual Side Effects performs on the Coca-Cola stage on Oct. 13 during Atlanta Pride. (Publicity photo)