Tallahassee, FL, June 09, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Family Tree LGBT Community Center and Vicarious Productions are very proud to announce the return engagement of music, stage and television star Jade Esteban Estrada as the 2007 host of the 3rd Annual Tallahassee Pridefest from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2007 at Tom Brown Park in Tallahassee, Florida. The theme for this year’s fest is “Breaking Down The Closet Door.” Admission is free and the festival is family-friendy. For more information visit www.getjaded.com or www.tallahasseepride.com or email email@example.com.
Other musical acts scheduled to perform include the Linda Nunez Band, Eric Himan, the Pop Heads, the United Church of Christ Praise Team and Alain Raymond. There will be a variety of local vendors and a kid's zone.
Estrada's television credits include appearances on the Emmy-nominated "In the Life TV" on PBS, "Friday Night Lights" on NBC and "The Graham Norton Effect" on Comedy Central. His popular Latin dance music can be heard on the Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning police drama, "The Shield" on the FX Network.
Formally the choreographer to television personality Charo and a scratch vocalist for the Back Street Boys, Estrada released his debut CD "Angel" (Vicarious) in 2001 and in 2002 took part in the "Being Out Rocks" (Centaur) CD compilation in honor of National Coming Out Day for the Human Rights Campaign.
In October 2006, Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher paid tribute to Estrada by commissioning him the title of "Kentucky Colonel," the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky that acknowledges outstanding ambassadors of goodwill and fellowship around the world. The Texas native joined other honorary colonels which include Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Bob Hope, Joan Crawford, Johnny Depp, Muhammad Ali and Pope John Paul II.
NBC News calls Estrada “America’s Prince of Pride.” He has performed and emceed 179 pride events worldwide and was the first American artist ever to headline pride events in Iceland and in Denmark. This is his second engagement as master of ceremonies for Tallahassee Pridefest.
Tom Sime of the Dallas Morning News calls Estrada, "...funny and irreverent." "Most performers would be happy to have a fraction of Jade Esteban Estrada's career," states Marty Rosen of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Hector Saldana of the San Antonio Express-News calls him "a show biz messiah." Roy Proctor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch calls him "a master entertainer."
For further information or to request high resolution artwork or an interview, please contact Greta Golding at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 646-342-8647 or visit www.getjaded.com.