NYC Pride, organizers of WorldPride NYC 2019/Stonewall 50, announced today that Madonna will make an appearance, and is expected to perform a few songs, at Pride Island on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
Madonna was the first to announce the news through a video aired during the Monday June 3, 2019 broadcast of NBC’s The Today Show.
“I hear you,” said Madonna in the video, while draped in one of her Madame X Rainbow Flags, “I will be on Pride Island, where I was born.”
For once the rumours are true………… Madame ❌ is coming to Pride Island……….. June 30th 🏳️🌈🏳️🌈🏳️🌈🏳️🌈 @NYCPride #WorldPrideNYC #Stonewall50 #WorldPride2019 #prideisland pic.twitter.com/VD5BhPkQYJ
— Madonna (@Madonna) June 3, 2019
Madonna will debut, “Dark Ballet” on June 7 from her highly anticipated 14th studio album Madame X. The album will be released globally on June 14 from Live Nation, Interscope Records and Maverick. Exclusive album pre-order bundles with limited edition merchandise are now available direct at Madonna.com.
Madonna has partnered with The Trevor Project and for the entire month of Pride, all of Madonna’s proceeds from the exclusive Madame X Pride collection of a limited-edition Pride Rainbow Vinyl, flag and digital download will be donated to the organization.
More than 4.5 million people are expected to visit New York City during WorldPride, events of which started on Saturday, June 1 and runs throughout LGBTQIA+ Pride Month across the 5 boroughs of New York City.
For more information about WorldPride NYC 2019 | Stonewall 50 and its official roster of events, visit http://worldpride.org/.
(via press release)