T.J. Osborne of Brothers Osborne will function Grand Marshal of the 2022 Nashville Satisfaction Parade. The parade is about for Saturday, June 25, at 10AM, and it’s a part of the two-day Nashville Satisfaction Pageant.
The duo introduced the thrilling information on social media. Osborne will function Grand Marshal alongside acclaimed actor Leslie Jordan, Greg Cason and Alberta Hardison. The Grand Marshals are additionally winners of the pageant’s Equality Award.
The parade will cowl one mile, starting at at eighth Ave S and Broadway and ending at 2nd Ave and Broadway. It’s free and open to the general public, and greater than 18,000 folks will taking part.
The Nashville Satisfaction Parade is a part of the weekend-long Nashville Satisfaction Pageant, which runs by means of June 26 and take splace at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State park, the place guests can take pleasure in live performance performances, a vendor market, artwork installations and child and household actions.
Already-announced performers embody Tanya Tucker, Stroll The Moon, Vincint, Dave Audé and extra.
Osborne publicly got here out as homosexual in February of 2021. He wrote the Brothers Osborne tune “Youthful Me” about his expertise, and the duo gained the Grammy Award for Finest Nation Duo/Group Efficiency for the tune earlier this month.
“I by no means thought I might be capable to do music professionally due to my sexuality,” T.J. mentioned in his acceptance speech. “I actually by no means thought I might be right here on this stage accepting a Grammy after having carried out one thing I believed was going to be life-changing, doubtlessly in a really adverse means. And right here I’m tonight, not solely accepting a Grammy Award with my brother, which I really like very a lot, however I am right here with a person who I really like, and who loves me again. I do not know what I did to get so fortunate.”
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