Two New York Legends Confirmed for Austin International Drag Festival

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Image Credit: Coco – Palladino Den, Kevin – Bobby Miller.

The Austin International Drag Festival, which is the must-attend event of 2015, has confirmed two fierce New York drag queen legends: Funny gal Miss Coco Peru and Billboard chart-topper Kevin Aviance.

See the full list of performers scheduled for the festival >

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Meet Coco Peru

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Image Credit: Palladino Den

Hailing from the Bronx, Miss Coco Peru has an fierce performance resume, which includes multiple live, solo shows, numerous television appearance and starring roles in the feature length films ‘Trick‘ and ‘Girls Will Be Girls‘ (sequel coming soon!) as well as a feature appearance in ‘To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Numar,’ Disney’s ‘The Wild‘ and more. Coco is also a YouTube celebrity, with more than 500,000 views to her most popular video, ‘Coco Goes to K Mart’.

Coco Goes to K Mart

Meet Kevin Aviance

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Image Credit: Ryan Colford

The legendary Kevin Aviance, a #1 Billboard Dance Artist and drag icon, was raised in Richmond, Virginia but currently resides in New York City. He has appeared in several films, including ‘Flawless‘ starring Robert De Niro and the independent film ‘Punks‘  as well as guest appearances on such shows as The Tyra Banks Show and America’s Next Top Model. His songs “Din Da Daa,”, “Rhythm Is My Bitch”, “Alive”, “Give It Up” and “Strut”, have all reached #1 on the Billboard dance chart.

Kevin Aviance – Din Da Da

About Austin International Drag Festival

Austin International Drag Festival will be a 3 night event (including one day stage/block party) taking place in Austin, Texas (United States) on May 1st-3rd, 2015.

It will be a weekend of shows and parties. The festival will showcase the best drag performers from all over the world.

You will see up-and-coming drag artists alongside established and legendary drag superstars. All genres of drag will be covered from pageant queens to the fringe and freaky.

This festival aims to boost the camaraderie of the drag performer community in a non-competitive environment and to further educate the public at large about the world of Drag!

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