Rita Ora & Lisa Loeb Headline Entertainment for St Pete Pride Weekend

Luke Blankenship
Executive Director
St Pete Pride, Inc.

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla,: St Pete Pride announced Rita Ora and Lisa Loeb are coming to St. Petersburg for Pride Weekend.

“We are beyond excited to bring two amazing talents to St Pete Pride for two incredible performances,” said Executive Director Luke Blankenship.

Lisa Loeb, recognized for her platinum-selling number one hit song “Stay” is headlining the Friday night SP2 Concert in North Straub Park from 7pm – 10pm.

British recording artist Rita Ora is headlining our 1st ever After-Parade Concert. Her global hit “Your Song” written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac has reached more than 352 million streams. Other singles include “Lonely Together” with Avicii, “For You” with Liam Payne, as well as her girl-power anthem “Girls” which saw Rita team up with Cardi B, Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX.

“After two increasingly successful years of being downtown for the Saturday night Parade, the board wanted to really focus on enhancing participant experience and decided the entertainment aspect would deliver the most impact,” said Secretary and Entertainment Chair Richard Brandt. “With the goal of securing a headliner for Friday night’s concert, it was also critical that we continue to showcase the exceptional talent that calls St Pete and the Tampa Bay area home. In doing so, the largest pride celebration in Florida would be able to maintain the quaint and welcoming feeling that makes St Pete Pride so unique.”

St Pete Pride’s SP2 Concert is on Friday, June 21st from 7pm – 10pm in North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Dr NE. Other acts for the concert will be announced shortly. This is a FREE concert, with VIP tickets available here: https://stpetepride.com/event/2019-sp2-concert/

The After-Parade Concert on Saturday, June 22nd will begin shortly after the conclusion of the parade, approximately 9:30pm in North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Dr NE. The is a FREE event, with VIP tickets and a meet and greet opportunity with Rita Ora is available here:

“The purpose of St Pete Pride is to promote unity, visibility, self-esteem and a positive image of and among the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Tampa Bay and throughout the State of Florida by way of cultural and educational programs and activities.”