Wigstock is LEGENDARY in the drag community. It started in 1984 in Tompkins Square Park in the East Village eventually moving to the West Side Highway but Wigstock died in 2001. But now, ICYMI, Wigstock is BACK BIG-TIME!
The lineup was sort of RIDONKULOUSLY incredible: Besides Lady Bunny & Neil Patrick Harris, there’s Alaska Thunderfuck, Alex Newell, Amanda Lepore, Barbara Tucker, Bianca Del Rio, Bob The Drag Queen, Candis Cayne, Charlene Incarnate, Darcelle XV, Desmond Is Amazing, Dina Martina, Dirty Martini, Drew Droege, Frieda, Fogo Azul, Harmonica Sunbeam, Heklina, Imperial Court of New York, Jackie Beat, Jada Valenciaga, Javier Ninja, Jinkx Monsoon, Joey Arias, Justin Vivian Bond, Kevin Aviance, Ladies of Lips, Latrice Royale, Lina Bradford, Linda Simpson, Liza Lott, Lypsinka…
AND WE’RE ONLY UP TO L!!!
…Murray Hill, Peaches Christ, Penny Champagne, Peppermint, Pixie Aventura, Qya Marie, Raven O, Scarlet Envy, Shequida, Sherry Vine, Suga Pie Koko, Toilet Boys, Unitard, Varla Jean Merman, Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black, Wendy Ho & Willam.
The day-long event took place at the gorgeous new Pier 17 Rooftop in New York City’s Seaport District from 2 ’til until past 10.
WOW’s intrepid photographer Ruben Natal San-Miguel staked out center stage the whole day, documented it ALL! Here’s Part 1, ICUMI.
Here’s Peppermint performing if you don’t mind sideways and upside down. Watch
(Photos, Ruben Natal-San Miguel)