The reigning Queen of Hagerstown Pride, Ashley Bannks, is set to entertain and electrify the masses at this year’s event. Hosting the celebratory Block Party, being held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 15th, Bannks is thrilled to be able to give back to her hometown. “I’m originally from Hagerstown!” Bannks explained. “Hagerstown is near and dear to my heart, considering that I was born and raised in the area.”
Electro Hip-Hop violinist, Svet, brings his music to Hagerstown Pride this July. Previously seen on “America’s Got Talent,” Svet is one of the most profound and unique acts in today’s music. He is globally recognized for his incredible talent to recreate music and songs of today with the violin.
Hagerstown Hopes, the sponsor of Hagerstown Pride, is proud to announce that this year’s Pride festival will include its first Pride Interfaith Service. The service is being sponsored by local churches and will include participants from New Light Metropolitan Community Church, Veritas United Church of Christ, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown, Unity of Hagerstown, and the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center of Frederick.