Bianca Del Rio
Fri. June 17 | Longtime local drag performer bingo host and winner of season six of RuPaul's Drag Race Bianca Del Rio dishes out abuse and hosts fellow queens Darienne Lake, MILK the Queen, Mrs. Kasha Davis and others. At 8 p.m. at the Joy Theater.
Rock & Vogue
Fri. June 17 | From dance parties and block parties to the state's largest LGBTQA-friendly parade, New Orleans Pride Festival kicks things off with a costumes-encouraged voguing and rock 'n' roll mashup with Grace Gibson, Alex Miyake Mugler and bounce artist Katey Red. At 10 p.m. at One Eyed Jacks.
New Orleans Pride Festival
June 17-19 | The 2016 festival features stage shows, live music, a parade through the French Quarter (7 p.m. Saturday) and a block party on Bourbon Street. Hours and admission vary, visit www.prideneworleans.com for a list of other Pride events.