Pride 2012: Festival entertainment schedule

Jackie Mantey, Columbus Alive

Columbus Pride is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the country. This year's attractions include a 130-foot zip line, a DJ-fueled patio and a giant wedding-cake slide. Oh, and all of the below.

Friday, June 15

Gazebo Stage (emcee Brooke Cartus)

4 p.m. Open poetry slam

6 p.m. Cher-e-Oke with Cher impersonator Wayne Smith

8 p.m. Comedy Hour featuring Brooke Cartus, Joseph Ivan and Ian Harvie

9 p.m. My Beloved Tragedy (Columbus alternative punk rock)

10 p.m. Hairplane! (Columbus jazz trio performing '80s pop songs)

Shelterhouse Stage (emcee David Emerson from Rewind)

5 p.m. The Pink Flamingos Band (Columbus bluesy rock)

6 p.m. The August (country rock)

7 p.m. Wonder Twin Powers (Columbus soul)

8 p.m. Ellie Lee (Columbus bluesy rock)

9 p.m. Beverly McClellan (contestant from "The Voice")

10 p.m. Big Freedia & the Divas (bounce rap)

Saturday, June 16

Gazebo Stage

1 p.m. The World Famous Weedeaters (reggae soul rap)

2:25 p.m. Women's Chorus

2:45 p.m. Gay Men's Chorus

3:10 p.m. Stompers

3:25 p.m. Park St. - Flaggots

3:40 p.m. Park St. - Capital Pride Band

4 p.m. Alexis Antes (acoustic folk rock)

4:45 p.m. Crazy Weeps (folk rock)

5:30 p.m. Hit M Ent (hip-hop)

Shelterhouse Stage (emcee David Emerson from Rewind)

12 p.m. Teen Fiction (Columbus dance music)

1 p.m. Lindsey Compton (rock)

2 p.m. Josh Zuckerman Band (alternative pop)

3 p.m. Diana Chittester Band (punky acoustic folk) / Royal Renegades (drag troupe)

4 p.m. Winslow (jazz pop)/ Alexis Stevens featuring Inferno and DSquared (drag)

4:50 p.m. Chrystina Sayers from Girlicious (pop)

5 p.m. Kristine W. (club music)/ Wayne Smith as Cher / Chicago Spirit Parade

6 p.m. Fabulous Johnson Brothers (Columbus pop rock dance)

Goodale Park

3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, June 15

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16

120 W. Goodale Blvd., Victorian Village

Columbus Pride Parade

Starts at Broad and High streets and ends at Goodale Park

12 p.m. Saturday, June 16