The American Pops Orchestra is joined by some of your favorite queens on December 19 at 9 PM for "Drag Out the Holly: A Holiday Drag Extravaganza". A concert broadcast filmed live at Meridian International Center, Drag Out the Holly features performances by RuPaul's Drag Race contestants Alexis Michelle, JuJubee, and Peppermint, as well as NYC queen Lagoona Bloo. The four queens are joined by singer-songwriter Bright Light Bright Light and Pennsylvania Representative Brian Sims to perform their own spin on holiday classics with The American Pops Orchestra.

Donation codes (and the organization it supports):

  • KRAVIS (Kravis Center for the Performing Arts)
  • PFLAG (PFLAG)
  • SMYAL (SMYAL)
  • NATPHIL (National Philharmonic)
  • HENDERSONEQUALITY (Henderson Equality Center)
  • ROSEHAVEN (Rose Haven)
  • SIDEBYSIDE (Side by Side)
  • GMCW (Gay Men's Chorus of Washington)
  • QPAC (Queensborough Performing Arts Center)
  • ACT (American Conservatory Theater)
  • OUTINTHEOPEN (Out in the Open)
  • OUTFRONT (OutFront Minnesota)
  • ABOUTFACE (About Face Theatre)
  • COMPASS (Compass Community Center)
  • DQSHNE (OutNebraska - Drag Queen Story Hour Nebraska)
  • TRANSPONDER (TransPonder)
  • NLGJA (NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists)
  • DREAMSOFHOPE (Dreams of Hope Foundation)
  • ONECOLORADO (One Colorado)
  • MODERNMILITARY (Modern Military)
  • ATLANTAPRIDE (Atlanta Pride)
  • COLOURS (Colours Organization)
  • PCVT (Pride Center of Vermont)
  • USHELPINGUS (Us Helping Us People Into Living)
  • HGLHG (The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective)
  • LGBTCENTER (LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin)
  • SGMC (Sacramento Gay Men's Chorus)
  • GRIOT (Griot Circle)
  • NEWWAVE (New Wave Singers)
  • NMGMC (New Mexico Gay Men's Chorus)
  • MW2020 (MetroWeekly, to support discounted advertising for APO)
  • GAG (Gays Against Guns)
  • GAYSWITHKIDS (Gays with Kids)

All donations made using the code “GAYSWITHKIDS” will contribute 50% of the gift to support the creation of The American Pops Orchestra's Musical Kids Kits. These music activity packs are created by APO and distributed via food pantries and diaper banks to share musical resources with underserved children.

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Drag Out The Holly: A Holiday Drag Extravaganza

by The American Pops Orchestra


The American Pops Orchestra is joined by some of your favorite queens on December 19 at 9 PM for "Drag Out the Holly: A Holiday Drag Extravaganza". A concert broadcast filmed live at Meridian International Center, Drag Out the Holly features performances by RuPaul's Drag Race contestants Alexis Michelle, JuJubee, and Peppermint, as well as NYC queen Lagoona Bloo. The four queens are joined by singer-songwriter Bright Light Bright Light and Pennsylvania Representative Brian Sims to perform their own spin on holiday classics with The American Pops Orchestra.

Donation codes (and the organization it supports):

  • KRAVIS (Kravis Center for the Performing Arts)
  • PFLAG (PFLAG)
  • SMYAL (SMYAL)
  • NATPHIL (National Philharmonic)
  • HENDERSONEQUALITY (Henderson Equality Center)
  • ROSEHAVEN (Rose Haven)
  • SIDEBYSIDE (Side by Side)
  • GMCW (Gay Men's Chorus of Washington)
  • QPAC (Queensborough Performing Arts Center)
  • ACT (American Conservatory Theater)
  • OUTINTHEOPEN (Out in the Open)
  • OUTFRONT (OutFront Minnesota)
  • ABOUTFACE (About Face Theatre)
  • COMPASS (Compass Community Center)
  • DQSHNE (OutNebraska - Drag Queen Story Hour Nebraska)
  • TRANSPONDER (TransPonder)
  • NLGJA (NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists)
  • DREAMSOFHOPE (Dreams of Hope Foundation)
  • ONECOLORADO (One Colorado)
  • MODERNMILITARY (Modern Military)
  • ATLANTAPRIDE (Atlanta Pride)
  • COLOURS (Colours Organization)
  • PCVT (Pride Center of Vermont)
  • USHELPINGUS (Us Helping Us People Into Living)
  • HGLHG (The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective)
  • LGBTCENTER (LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin)
  • SGMC (Sacramento Gay Men's Chorus)
  • GRIOT (Griot Circle)
  • NEWWAVE (New Wave Singers)
  • NMGMC (New Mexico Gay Men's Chorus)
  • MW2020 (MetroWeekly, to support discounted advertising for APO)
  • GAG (Gays Against Guns)
  • GAYSWITHKIDS (Gays with Kids)

All donations made using the code “GAYSWITHKIDS” will contribute 50% of the gift to support the creation of The American Pops Orchestra's Musical Kids Kits. These music activity packs are created by APO and distributed via food pantries and diaper banks to share musical resources with underserved children.