Nashville Pride announces Comedy Night and P3: Pre-Party in the Park

Nashville Pride has announced two new additions to the Pride Week line up – Comedy Night with Jade Esteban Estrada on Wednesday and P3:Pre-Party in the Park on Friday. Jade Esteban Estrada is a nationally renowned gay comedian currently performing his show ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1 at clubs and theaters around the country. P3:Pre-Party in the Park will be held at Centennial Park in the Hospitality Tent.

“Both of these events are exciting new additions to what Nashville Pride has been doing for the past several years,” explained Jeanna Emert, vice president and Pride Week chair. “The comedy night will add a fresh evening of fun in the middle of the week.” Michael Bassham, president, commented about P3:Pre-Party in the Park. “Having a party in the park the night before the festival is a terrific way to get everyone geared up for a full day of festivities,” he said.

ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1 has Jade Esteban Estrada re-enacting gay history by donning costumes to become such notable characters as Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein and Ellen DeGeneres, among others. Two performances, 8:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., will be held on Wednesday, June 1 at Blu Bar and Nightclub at 1713 Church Street in Nashville. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

P3:Pre-Party in the Park will take place on the center lawn in front of the Parthenon in Centennial Park from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the Hospitality Tent. Tickets for this event are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Admission includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. Music will be provided by DJ Strangely Familiar.

Tickets for both events are available at online at under the “Events” tab or by phone by calling 615.650.6736. Within the next few days, tickets will also be available at Outloud Bookstore at 1709 Church Street in Nashville .

Nashville Pride is a nonprofit, volunteer-run and community-supported organization that supports and celebrates GLBT life in our community. For more information about the organization, events or to get involved, email Nashville Pride at or visit

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