“Honey, if you’re looking for a night out to have some fun, dance, sing and be entertained, this is the tour for you,” said Tynomi Banks. “I’ve pulled out all the best performances, all the best choreography, and all the best costumes to give you the night to remember. 100%. Guaranteed. Period.”
Dancer. Actor. Drag Performer. Icon. The one and only drag sensation Tynomi Banks and Canada’s Drag Race alum is headlining a new Ontario-wide theatre concert series, SOLID GOLD: An Evening with Drag Superstar Tynomi Banks that will be sure to keep audiences electrified during the cold winter months. Known for her high-energy shows with choreography, backup dancers and stunning costumes, tickets for the SOLID GOLD Tour are on sale now.
Currently touring internationally with Grammy-award winner Nelly Furtado, Tynomi Banks has broken barriers in the drag scene for years. Get ready to experience the world-class drag entertainer, Tynomi Banks, known for her full-production performances that exude a powerful yet playful energy on stage.
Drag Superstar Tynomi Banks brings us the ultimate Black superstar realness show. She’s Big, She’s Black, She’s Beautiful, and Banks owns the stage. Join Tynomi for a night of impersonations of some of your favourite Black performers. This production will have you dancing in your seats from Donna Summer to Tina Turner to Whitney and so much more. Along with her dancers, expect the most from this show full of choreography, singing, comedy and celebrating these beautiful legends.
She has achieved many firsts in her career, including being the first drag entertainer to perform in Toronto's Dundas Square during World Pride 2014 and the first to work with Hudson's Bay Company during Pride 2018. Tynomi has also partnered with major brands like Sephora, Amazon, and Netflix, among others. She was even the trophy bearer at the 7th Annual Canadian Screen Awards, a first for a drag performer.
In 2021, she was featured in a Super Bowl ad, and she partnered with Black Lives Matter Canada to create a merchandise line that aimed to dismantle anti-Black racism and support Black healing. Don't miss the chance to witness Tynomi Banks' electrifying performances and her trailblazing impact on the drag industry.
WATCH THIS VIDEO! Tynomi spills the tea with CHCH Morning Show Join us for more! - https://www.chch.com/tynomi-banks-to-headline-new-ontario-wide-theatre-concert-series/
Join us for more! Stay for a brief talkback following the performance with Tynomi Banks hosted by Jermaine Marshall.
Jermaine Marshall (he/they) has a Master of Arts in Social Justice and Equity Studies and works as an Inclusion and Anti-Racism Advisor in the Queen's University Human Rights & Equity Office. Performing under the name J-Marsh, Jermaine is an independent vocalist and poet whose art weaves together love for spoken word poetry and free-form dancing, often investigating his identity as a proud queer Jamaican within the polarizing atmosphere of his home country. Jermaine has been active in organizing Black History Month and Emancipation Day events in the Kingston community and helping to expand the visibility of black artists while encouraging engagement with the community as a whole and advancing spaces for equity and diversity in the city.
Jermaine received the City of Kingston - Mayor's Arts Award 2023 - Arts Champion Award.
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