Beverly McClellan To Headline at IML

CHICAGO – International Mr. Leather has announced that singer/songwriter Beverly McClellan will be the headline entertainer during IML on Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago.

From IML:

We are thrilled and excited to announce that BEVERLY McCLELLAN has been signed to appear and HEADLINE at the 35th Annual IML Contest on Sunday, May 26th!

Introduced to the world in 2011 on NBC’s The Voice, her stirring power and range immediately draws comparisons to Etta James, Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt and Melissa Ethridge. Check out her videos on YouTube and see for yourself.

For more information about Beverly, please visit her website at

IML also announced updates on admission to the vendor market:

Non-weekend Package holders will need to get a daily wristband to enter the Vendor Market. The Day Pass Registration Area will be on the 5th Floor and adjacent to the Chicago Ballroom Vendor area. Signage and volunteers will be able to direct you. Suggested daily donation is $5 and wristbands are color-coded for each day of IML.

Introduced last year, an all-weekend “Pride Pass” is also available for a donation of at least $10.

“Pride Pass” holders will receive a coded wristband allowing unlimited market entry all weekend with no waiting in line! These passes will also be available in the Day Pass area.

All net proceeds of Day Pass and “Pride Pass” donations benefits The Leather Archives and Museum.

All attendees to IML events must be at least 21 years of age and carry a government issued ID.