Former 'NSyncer Lance Bass, Broadway
actress Andrea McArdle and R&B recording artist the Pointer
Sisters will headline the 2014 Gay Games Opening Ceremony to be held
on August 9 at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
The sports and cultural festival is
slated to take place in venues throughout Cleveland and Akron.
“I'm very excited to have such a
great lineup of artists joining our cast of more than 400
performers,” Patrick Roberge, producer of the event, said in a
statement. “The Opening Ceremony will be a grand celebration that
will set the tone for a fantastic Games.”
“The Opening Ceremony will be an
experience like none other,” added Opening Ceremony Co-Chair Bill
Guentzler. “We're thrilled to have such great celebrity talent
joining us to celebrate the thousands of athletes and artists
participating in the Games.”
Tickets for the event, which range in
cost between $20-$75, can be purchased at GG9Cle.com.