Kylie Sonique Love Ignites Outloud Festival with Electric Performance Thoughts+Photos: Kylie Sonique Love at Outloud For WEHO Pride 6/3/23
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA- One of the weekend’s brightest stars at the Outloud Festival was none other than Kylie Sonique Love, the trailblazing transgender performer known for her standout turns on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Love, an accomplished entertainer and advocate, took to the stage on June 3rd to deliver a performance that proved her talents extend far beyond the runway.
The act began with Love, ever the queen of spectacle, barging the stage with a squadron of dancers who added further fuel to the fire. The ensemble moved in intricate synchrony, each step, spin, and gesture perfectly executed to complement Love’s commanding presence at the centre stage.
What is a drag performance without a dash of dramatic costume transformation? Love managed to eclipse her already stellar performance by emerging from a quick costume change, looking like a phoenix reborn. The visual spectacle and anticipation only augmented the awe-inspiring experience of Love’s stage act.
Following this, Love and esteemed Flamenco dancer, Timo Nuñez, embarking on a riveting dance number that played out like a dramatic short story set to rhythm. The pair’s dynamic chemistry and formidable dance skills kept the audience utterly captivated.
As she transitioned into a portion of what seemed to be new music, the crowd was treated to a hint of Sonique’s growing prowess as a recording artist. The new tracks bore the stamp of her indomitable spirit – vibrant, pulsating, and absolutely infectious.
Kylie Sonique Love’s performance at the Outloud Festival was more than an entertaining show; it was a celebration of the intersectionality of identities within the LGBTQ+ community, and a testament to the talent and tenacity that has made her a beacon for transgender performers everywhere. From her remarkable dance routines and intriguing new music to the breathtaking costume change, Love’s performance was an electrifying experience. It underscored the significance of diverse representation in music and performance art, and affirmed yet again that Love is an unstoppable force on stage. The audience wasn’t just entertained; they were moved, inspired, and, most importantly, seen. This was Love in her element, a true celebration of Pride.