The amazing Nicolette Brown graced us with this beautiful performance at this years’ Blockorama.
Blockobana is back!
Join Toronto’s best Queer & Trans Black talent as we ring in another Emancipation Day and Caribana weekend.
Blockobana reminds us that we have always been here, always creating and taking up space!
Line up TBA
Black is Love
Curated by Blackness Yes!
This years’ Blocko is dedicated to those who have shaped our community for all these years, with special dedication to those we have lost.
Blackness Yes! has a 23 year history organizing Blockorama, the largest and longest-running stage at Pride Toronto’s annual festival. Blockorama has a vibrant history that celebrates local Black performers and spotlights a focus on Black Love, self care, harm reduction, and community. Join your favourite blocko DJ’s, drag, ballroom and musical performers at
Blockorama: Black is Love.
Opening Remarks by Eva Simone
Call Me Pogi
Karim Olen Ash
DJ Craig Dominic
Stolen Land ft. Courage
A Michelle Ross Tribute by Krys Cee
Kaleidoscope visuals from Karimah Zakia Issa
Blockobana has moved online this year due to the ongoing covid-19 crisis. August 2nd tune into twitch.tv/Blockoramatoronto at 6pm for a virtual party!
Join us for Blockorama 22: BLOCKO MAGIC
Celebrating 22 years of creating Black queer and trans affirming art space in Tkaronto!
8:00 Twysted Miyake-Mugler
8:10 DJ Prestige
9:00 DJ Pleasure
9:40 DJ Carma
10:20 DJ Craig Dominic
11 DJ Tamika
11:40 DJ Nik Red
12:20 DJ Blackcat
To join the celebration: Link posted here soon!
Blackness Yes! is a community-based committee that works year-round to celebrate Black queer and Trans history, creativity and resistance.