Hayley Kiyoko Is ‘Honoured’ To Headline Canada’s Initially Queer Tunes Competition: ‘I’m So Very pleased Of Toronto’

By Melissa Romualdi.

Hayley Kiyoko is “so excited” and “honoured” to be headlining Canada’s initial-at any time queer songs competition, Lavender Wild, in Toronto this weekend.

While chatting with ET Canada’s Dallas Dixon, the singer, who just produced her new one “Greenlight”, praised the 6ix “for hosting this incredible” a single-working day new music and arts festival expertise for the queer local community.

“I’m so very pleased of Toronto,” she reported, “And I’m so blessed to be a element of it. It is going to be a really distinctive weekend, but it is just so significant to have representation and to be able to have festivals that can provide like-minded people today alongside one another and an astounding group with each other to rejoice themselves, especially during pleasure.”

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The musician, 32, additional that she’s “very, incredibly honoured to be a element of it. I’m so excited to see so several of my friends, Female in Red, Daya [and] G Flip there. There’s so a lot of wonderful artists that are heading to be undertaking.”

Kiyoko teased that the forthcoming competition “is queer joy to the fullest extent. 1,000%.”

Primarily based on her individual expertise accomplishing, the headliner agreed that Canadian followers are some of the best supporters in the world.

“I had a sold out clearly show in Toronto, which was so much pleasurable,” she recalled. “And I adore enjoying in Toronto.

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“My mom’s from Montreal so I may possibly be biased, but any displays I’ve completed in Canada — no matter if it is Vancouver, Montreal, any place — the Canadian fans definitely clearly show up. I also like Canada, so I’m biased,” she instructed Dixon.

Kiyoko extra that her mother will be supporting her at the competition, joking that she’ll “actually be executing ‘Girls Like Girls’ for me. I’m just heading to be executing history vocals.

“No, I’m energized she’s coming out,” she went on. “She also lived in Toronto, so she’s likely to carry me close to. We’re likely to have like a tiny family members working day, which will be awesome.”

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Kiyoko will headline Lavender Wild at RBC Echo Beach on Sunday, June 4 alongside Girl in Red, Daya, The Aces, G Flip and more.

Before she hits the stage in Toronto, Kiyoko will wrap her “The Panorama Tour” on June 2 in Silver Spring, Maryland. She’s also about to release a novel, titled Girls Like Girls, on May perhaps 30.