The Los Angeles LGBT Center announced Wednesday that international music superstars No Doubt and Sia will both perform intimate acoustic sets and Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Sarah Silverman will perform a stand-up routine at the annual An Evening with Women celebration on Saturday, May 16 at the Hollywood Palladium. The event, co-chaired this year by Linda Perry, Brent Bolthouse, Kelly Lynch, and Annie Goto, has raised over $4.65 million dollars since 2002 for the vital services the Los Angeles LGBT Center provides to underserved seniors, women and girls, including the homeless youth currently surviving on the streets of Los Angeles.
Additional honorees, participants and attendees will be announced in the coming weeks. An Evening with Women will feature more than 900 LGBT community members, entertainment and music industry supporters and donors uniting to support the Center’s mission of building a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal and complete members of society. Tickets are now available for purchase.
The members of No Doubt jointly stated, “We are so honored to be joining the lineup for this year’s An Evening with Women. We applaud the tremendous work Los Angeles LGBT Center has done over the years in striving to create a community where all people are equal and treated with fairness and dignity. This is going to be a really cool show for us…different than the big plugged-in shows we’ve done over the years, it’ll be exciting to switch it up and play a select handful of songs and bring a scaled down, acoustic vibe to them.”
Sia stated, “I am so happy and proud to be a part of An Evening with Women again this year, and to honor the excellent work they do for the LGBTQ community of Los Angeles.”
An Evening with Women was reinvented by Linda Perry in 2009 and will be produced by Brent Bolthouse. The annual event has featured world-renowned talent including live performances by Christina Aguilera, Cyndi Lauper, Heart, P!nk, Joan Jett, Ozzy Osbourne, Courtney Love, Camp Freddy, Cat Power, Juliette Lewis, Kat Von D, Aimee Mann, Wanda Sykes, Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, Linda Perry, Evan Rachel Wood, Rumer Willis, 4Non Blondes, Margaret Cho, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, and Gina Gershon along with honoring community leaders including Ellen DeGeneres, Sharon Stone, Renee Zellweger, Billie Jean King, Melissa Etheridge, k.d. lang, Lily Tomlin, The Fosters’ Sherri Saum and Teri Polo and more. For updates and additional information please visit AnEveningWithWomen.org.
Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center’s more than 450 employees and 3,000 volunteers provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy.