2019 Manchester Gay Pride will begin on Friday, 23 August 2019 and finish Monday, 26 August

Manchester Pride campaigns for LGBT equality; celebrates LGBT life and creates opportunities that engage LGBT and people so that they can thrive. The annual gay pride event in Manchester will kick off with a hot line up this year!

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Manchester pride has announced Ariana Grande and Years & Years are to Headline Manchester Pride.

Ariana Grande and Years & Years will headline an absolutely stellar line up which will include;

Ariana Grande to Headline Manchester Gay Pride

American singer, songwriter, and actress and multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist. She has amassed over 30 billion streams on streaming platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music and is the most listened female on both Spotify and apple music.

Ariana Grande is an influential figure on social media, an outspoken feminist and vigorous supporter for LGBT rights. All five of Grande’s full-length albums have been certified platinum by the RIAA. From Judy Garland to Britney Spears, pop artists have often been heralded as gay icons, and Ariana is well deserving of her place among them.

“Break Free” is arguably the song that made Ariana break into the hearts and playlists of gay people everywhere. Her “Break Free” video is a camp gay fantasy that features a gay aliens kissing. Bring it on in Manchester Ariana!

Years & Years to Headline Manchester Gay Pride

Years & Years are a British synth-pop band, founded in London, United Kingdom. Their biggest hit single “King” reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in March 2015, and peaked within the top ten of the charts in Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Ireland and Switzerland.

Olly Alexander says he was advised to hide his sexuality however ignored the advice,  he later made a BBC documentary about his experiences, called Growing Up Gay.

The line-up:

Saturday 24th August
Years & Years
Kim Petras
Louisa
Lady Leshurr
Youngr
Gok Wan
Basement Jaxx [DJ set] Nicky Siano’s Hallelujah Disco
HEDKANDI 20th Anniversary Tour
Freemasons w/ Katherine Ellis
Jodie Harsh
K-Klass Live
Sink the Pink Djs
Rhythm of the 90s

Sunday 25th August
Ariana Grande
Bananarama
Pixie Lott
Becky Hill
Four of Diamonds
Chelcee Grimes
Faithless [DJ set] Hercules and Love Affair
Bongos Bingo
We Love Pop

The theme for 2019 is Deep Space Pride: A Future World of Equality, recognising the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Get your tickets and get ready to party!