18 February 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 19 February 2023 @ 01:00 am
Soweto, South Africa
Le Grand Brand presents the first ever vogue ball extravaganza to be hosted as a part of Boiler Room x Ballantine’s True Music Studios, featuring some of SA’s most exciting LGBTIQA+ Hauses and collectives, alongside some hotly-tipped new DJs and artists you will soon be knowing about.
Hosted by Delta The Leo, the genre-bending line-up includes the ground-shaking Afro Tech grooves of DJ LeSoul, a live performance from kwaai diva Umlilo and friends, beautiful chaos courtesy of Gqom princess LIKKYLIKS, multifaceted Joburg club staple Teedo Love, and the charismatic and party-starting founder of GSPT, Rarri.
Capping it all off will be the “Satin Return Ball”; a veritable eruption of looks, moves and beats, showcasing and celebrating the some of the finest Hauses in SA, presented in a full competition format.
Founded by Mandima Qunta, Le Grand Brand is a LGBTIQA+ community-focused platform that seeks to celebrate queer black excellence through quality performance & showPERSONship, with the aim of creating visibility & sharing of the spotlight for queer, trans & non-binary bodies.
All successful RSVPs will be sent entry requirements within their invite closer to the event.
Times are subject to change.
We are committed to creating safe and inclusive dance floors, spaces where music is enjoyed by everyone—free of intolerance, as such our events will be run in accordance with our Safe & Inclusive Dance floor policy.
The event is hosted on the lower ground floor via stairs.
The lower ground floor is wheelchair accessible via separate ramp entry.
An accessible toilet is available.
There will be event lighting in operation, with the potential use of strobe effects.
Ear plugs will be available upon request; please ask a member of staff.
A quiet space will be available upon request should this be needed by guests, please ask a member of staff.
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