Pride in London today announces the line-up of artists performing across five stages in the capital on the day of the Parade, taking place on Saturday 6th July. Golden Globe nominee Billy Porter, starring most recently in his role on the hit show Pose, will close the show on the Trafalgar Square stage.
This year, over 100 performers - including famous faces and community acts from across the LGBT+ community - will entertain crowds at the stage in Trafalgar Square, the Women’s Stage in partnership with DIVA in Leicester Square, the Cabaret Stage on Dean Street and the brand new World Area stage in Golden Square.
Trafalgar Square, one of the most iconic and popular areas on the day, will play host to British singer and songwriter Becky Hill, Eurovision and X Factor sensation Saara Aalto, Drag Race royalty Willam, Scarlett Envy and Soju. Community acts appearing on the Trafalgar Square stage include the London Gay Big Band, along with the winners of this year’s Pride’s Got Talent music competition, Henry Newbury, and cabaret competition, Frankly Desire. Cast members from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be bringing a taste of the West End to Parade day - along with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra who will be opening the show with a medley of favourite songs featuring Lucie Jones from Waitress.
Now in its third year, the Women’s Stage in partnership with DIVA is returning to Leicester Square once again. Sinitta, Four of Diamonds, Heather Peace, SuRie, Toya Delazy and The Voice finalist Lauren Bannon AKA Lloren are among the incredible lineup of female talent, appearing alongside some of the acts that competed in Pride’s Got Talent 2019, including Saachi, Ina Shai and Amber Dee.
Exciting acts appearing across the other central London stages include the finalists of Drag Idol 2019 and Charlie Hides on the Cabaret Stage on Soho’s Dean Street. The brand new World Area stage in Golden Square - produced in partnership with Juice - will feature performances from some of London’s top talent, including Alicai Harley, Leo Kalyan, Seann Miley Moore and Nate Ethan Watson aka N’Chyx.
With this year’s Pride in London promising to be the biggest and most diverse Parade to date, the LGBT+ community has remained a vital focus in the curation of the line-up of musicians and performers. 22 finalists from Pride’s Got Talent 2019 will be performing across the stages.
Ian Massa-Harris-McFeely, Deputy Director of Events for Pride in London, commented: “We’re extremely proud to bring some of our community’s biggest and brightest stars to our stages for Pride in London this year. Our ambition is always to showcase and give a platform to all the incredible and diverse LGBT+ artists and performers our city has to offer, alongside some incredible leading performers from across the international music scene.