A star-studded line-up for the 20th Pride Brighton – get set for a fun-packed, celeb filled weekend…
Get ready for Pride this Saturday 1 September!
As the countdown to the twentieth anniversary Pride Brighton and Hove gathers pace, the team behind this year’s celebrations are delighted to unveil the line-up for a day of unforgettable celebrations as Preston Park is transformed into one of the largest LGBT park events in Europe.
With hot international artists including Fatboy Slim, the Freemasons and Alexandra Burke, this Saturday 1 September is going to be the hottest date this summer, whatever the weather. With 11 entertainment areas including the Pride funfair, market stalls and community village there is guaranteed entertainment for everyone.
The confirmed line-up includes: Calabash Tent – Raising the profile of the Black and Minority Ethnic community in Brighton & Hove as well as showcasing the diversity of music. Calabash returns to Pride with a stellar line up, bringing together a rangeof local artists that reflect the diversity that exists within our LGBT community. The focus is on urban dance music; so expect funky sounds from bhangra to grime and dub step, R’n’B to soul and disco.
• DJ Gustav – Heavy Disco –soul
• DJ Miklo – lover’s rock and reggae
• DJ Pushy Kat- bhangra, dub step, drum and bass
• The boys from New York Downlow – Lovebox, Glastonbury, Downlow Radio (Rob and Gideon) hip-hop
• DJ Melody Kane UK Funky, R’n’B
• Go Bang – Good time proper soul and disco.
A firm favourite, the cabaret tent features the crème de la crème of the cabaret world including national and regional artists including Lola Lasagne, Davina Sparkle and the Dame Edna Experience.
New this year is the Pop Tent with X Factor’s Alexandra Burke set to headline. Also new for 2012 is tthe 3,000-capacity, high thrills big top tent. The tent will feature an amazing sound system, fantastic lighting, dancers and out-of-this-world special effects.
The big top will be hosted by Revenge’s multi award-winning club night Girls On Top with a plethora of the UK’s finest female DJ talent.
Wild Fruit Dance Big Top –This massive 5,000 capacity dance tent will feature local, national and internationally renowned DJs all day rounding off with sets by Brighton’s very own Freemasons and
All of this plus community and market stalls and a complement of seven bars with your favourite brands, from Heineken UK and Barcadi Brown-Foreman.
The park is open from 12 noon through to 8pm and tickets are available from www.pridebrighton.org and venues across the South East.
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