Del Shores brings his wit to Salisbury Pride.

Iconic film director, producer and playwright Del Shores is scheduled to headline Salisbury’s annual Pride festival with a special event appearance at the end of June. Several events will culminate with the annual Salisbury Pride Festival on June 20.

Drag Brunch, June 14: The Sweet Meadow Cafe, 111 N. Main St., will host a special Salisbury Pride Drag Brunch beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is $10. For reservations call 704-637-8715.

salisburypride_logo_2Del Shores, June 19: Del Shores, famous for his creation of “Sordid Lives,” will perform at the Norvell on Friday, June 19, 8 p.m.

Tickets begin at $25 and are available online at

Festival, June 20: Held on the 100 block of E. Fisher St. in Downtown Salisbury. Activities begin at 11 a.m., featuring local community groups and entertainers.

History exhibit: In the days leading up to Salisbury Pride, be sure to visit the Charlotte LGBT history timeline, compiled by local LGBT historian Josh Burford, on display on Lee St. In partnership with Salisbury Pride, the display hopes to inspire collection of local LGBT history in Salisbury.

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Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.