Gok Wan, DJ Fat Tony & Jodie Harsh to headline Lakota Pride celebrations

Gok Wan, DJ Fat Tony & Jodie Harsh to headline Lakota Pride celebrations

Posted on: 04 Jun 2021

Celebrate Pride in style at one of Bristol's best-loved and longest-running club venues.


Bristol Pride and Lakota have confirmed a full lineup for their official Pride 2021 celebrations, with a selection of big names and hard-hitting DJs set to take over the venue on Saturday 10 July.


After more than a year of closure, Lakota are set to open the doors to their indoor complex for 'Werk It', in line with current government guidance stating that venues will be permitted to reopen in full from 21 June onwards.


Tickets for two sessions are on sale now but are selling out fast - find out more and get yours here.



Split into a day party running from 14:00-22:00 and an evening event from 22:00-05:00, Lakota's 'Werk It' will combine performances and input from a selection of local community groups with a selection of all-star DJ sets to form one of Bristol's biggest-ever pride events.


Kicking things off in the daytime will be a celebration of the gay liberation movement featuring the Bristol Ballroom Community and the Shade Cartel featuring resident queens Venus and Chardonnay.


The early session will also feature an LSS (Legends, Statements and Stars) slot, where self-identified LGBTQ+ rappers, writers, poets, beatmakers, singers and activists will be invited to take the stage in the wake of ongoing political unrest.


From there, Lakota will be hosting a huge Pride party until the early hours, as the venue is turned into a modern-day Studio 54, the iconic nightclub at the epicenter of the New York scene in the 1970s.


World-renowned DJ-to-the-stars Fat Tony and British icon Gok Wan top a lineup that also includes DJing heavyweight Gideön and Bristol's own Booty Bass collective.


Tickets for Lakota's 'Werk It' day and night parties on Saturday 10 July are on sale now and can be found here. For more information, or to find out what else is coming up as Lakota reopens this summer, head to their website.

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Matt Robson


Editor - 365Bristol.com & LOUD Magazine

Matt is a Journalism graduate and writer, passionate about supporting Bristol music, art and independent business. Get in touch via email at matt@365bristol.com.