Sasha Velour, Alaska Thunderfuck and Lady Bunny will headline BUSHWIG 2018 this year when the world’s largest drag and music festival makes its return to Brooklyn this September.
New York-based drag queens Horrorchata — who will also headline the event — and Babes Trust founded the festival in 2012 as an inclusive community event with music shows, DJ sets and plenty drag performances. Created to “share talents with the queer people the world,” BUSHWIG has a history featuring on-the-rise drag performers prior to mainstream stardom such as Aquaria, Aja, and Velour.
With the help a team other influential LGBTQ artists (Merrie Cherry, Untitled Queen, Vigor Moris, Charlene Incarnate, Dynasty, Tyler Ashley, HaraJuku and Miss Malice), the festival has reached international attention with its fshoot BUSHWIG Berlin scheduled to take place later this month (July 29).
Sponsored by Lyft, the 2018 event will take place at the Knockdown Center on September 8 and 9. The event's full lineup is expected to be announced soon.
Tickets are now available for purchase here.