We wrapped up the evening with the "Hawaiian Number" and got a good chunk of the audience up on stage doing cheesy hula with the rest of us.
A great start for our new "Second Fridays" format, where we mix the entertainment sets in with the DJ dancing.
Diamond John encouraged me to bring a number to do it in his set at the festival Saturday, so I brought my music along. Then it turned out that several of his regular performers couldn't be there, so I got to help him fill the entire 45 minute set with just two other people. I ended up doing 5 songs in all on the main Pride Stage (actually half of his show)!
Afterwards someone asked for my autograph -- that was a first, and always good for a singer's ego :-).
It turned out that I helped sell the winning ticket in the big Pride raffle, so we hung out with the winner, a cute guy from Chicago named Bill. We caught drumsticks from Pansy Division and got them autographed. That was cool, too, because my brother Swirly knows the band members and so I got a slightly different assortment of signatures than I would have otherwise...
Went to dinner and then we crashed. Hard. Time for bed so we could get up in time for the parade.