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Who’s performing, what time and where on Pride Day 2019

By josie scott taylor, Thursday Jul 11, 2019

Bristol Pride Festival 2019 will take place on the Downs on Saturday 13 July across a variety of different stages. Here is all the information about who is performing and at what time:

Main Stage – hosted by Boogaloo Stu

DJ Karl G will be there to keep the party vibe going during stage resets, playing soul, funk and disco tunes

12.35pm – Shea Freedom
A rising trans singer-songwriter with an angelic voice and lyrics that sing of equality and freedom

1pm – Sing Out Bristol
Bristol’s very own LGBTQ+ choir. Expect twists on pop and contemporary classics

1.25pm – J’Adele
The ultimate live tribute act to Adele brought back by popular demand

2pm – Signkid (deaf performance)
A hip-hop producer, writer and performer who doesn’t let being deaf get in the way by signing his songs

2.25pm – Justin Utley
This conversion therapy survivor speaks candidly about his experience through inspiring lyrics and powerful music

3pm – Boney M
One of the biggest groups to stand out and make their mark in the 70s, enjoy a mix of gospel, disco, soul and reggae

3.35pm – Hazell Dean
An advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, Hazell is known for massive club and dance hits

4.05pm – Nina
Rising synth-pop singer-songwriter based in London

4.40pm – Saara Aalto
Showgirl, songwriter, popstar, Eurovision contestant and Dancing on Ice star, Saara is storming the UK pop scene

5.20pm – Four of Diamonds
Empowering, unique, fun and talented, they are the first all-girl band to be signed to Virgin since the Spice Girls

5.45pm – Le1f
Openly gay New York rapper and producer known for unorthodox production and performance styles

6.10pm – Sonique
A dance music force who has been behind several incredible dance tracks, she won Best Female at the 2001 Brits

6.40pm – A1
A1 were the ultimate 90s boyband and now they’re back after selling out their 20th anniversary headline UK show in just four minutes

7.20pm – Dr Meaker
Their award-winning live show is considered by many to be the UK’s best live drum & bass act

8.05pm – Melanie C and Sink the Pink
These two artists come together for a world-colliding live show

8.50pm – Sophie Ellis-Bextor
One of the standout artists from the last ten years of Bristol Pride, Sophie is back for what will be an incredible live show

Cabaret Stage

12pm – Countess Cardonae

WSM Pride’s Got Talent winner kicks off the day.

12.05pm – Vikki Ryan (deaf performance)
Bristol Pride are welcoming their first ever deaf drag queen to the stage this year with a sassy signed performance

12.20pm – Quiches Lorraine
Full-time mother, full-time daytime TV presenter and lipsync extraordinaire is here to show the world that she’s still got it

12.35pm – Gladys All-O’ver
This homely housewife enjoys singing the classics

12.50pm – Oliver Assets
Named in the top 25 drag kings in the world, this transgender non-binary drag king is deadpan and theatrical with a sprinkle of satirical politics thrown in for good measure

1.05pm – Delirium
Bristol’s favourite lesbian drag queen and founder of alternative cabaret night, Slaughterhaus

1.20pm – Carmen Monoxide
A singer-songwriter who is both satirical and sultry

1.35pm – Stephanie von Clitz
An amazing talent that started right here in the South West, she’s now a staple of the London cabaret circuit

1.45pm – Tayce
Welsh supermodel who is heading to Bristol Pride ready to serve all things high energy

2.05pm – Tray La Trash
Dancer, singer, actress and regular host at Bristol’s OMG Bar

2.25pm – Lady Windsor Rose
Mixing old school glamour with new age flair, Lady Windsor Rose has been described as the ‘party girl of the South West’

2.30pm – Lady Imelda
Her stunning voice and unpredictability make Lady Imelda a joy to watch

2.50pm – Jolene Dover
A TV star with a unique style, she’s witty, slightly off-the-wall and has an amazing voice

3.10pm – Tina Sparkle
OMG resident, S4C Wales TV star and all round Welsh wonder

3.30pm – Ky Kelly
Quick-witted and completely outrageous award-winning artist with a unique sense of humour

3.55pm – Donna la Mode
A former West End musical theatre performer with a unique blend of comedy, song and dance and lots and lots of jazz hands

4pm – Mary Mac
Tartan-wrapped Scottish drag artiste who performs all over the world with her original show

4.25pm – Alfie Ordinary
Award-winning international cabaret artist and ESDR regular, Alfie Ordinary is an award winning international cabaret artist

4.50pm – Mary Golds
The Welsh favourite will be bringing her camp humour, quick wit and upbeat songs to Pride

5.15pm – Holestar
The UK’s most established and longest serving female drag queen, she won Best Drag at 2015’s London Cabaret Awards

5.40pm – Martha D’Arthur
Martha D’Arthur is the 2013 Drag Idol Winner who has continued to grow in the UK, as well as performing in the US and Mexico

6pm – Miss Beaver
This Miss Retreat 2012 winner has hosted the Bristol Pride Cabaret Stage for five years and is a firm favourite

6.05pm – Peppermint
Get excited for the RuPaul’s Drag Race season nine runner up who has dominated New York’s drag scene for over a decade

6.35pm – Miss Demeanor
Irish Queen, former Bristol resident and queen of innuendo

6.40pm – Crystal Lubrikunt
International lip sync assassin, storyteller and self-proclaimed “talentless man in a wig”

7.05pm – Son of a Tutu
A firm favourite with the Bristol crowds, customising her set each time, this queen knows how to wow

7.30pm – Lola Lasagne
A Brighton belle who brings her irreverent humour, sharp tongue and live vocals to every show

8pm – Drag With No Name
An amazing performer and Bristol favourite, the queen is one of the most versatile drag artists on the scene

New Stage

1.20pm – She Choir
A vibrant collaborative choir for anyone 18 and over who identifies as a woman or genderqueer

1.45pm – Bashema
A jazz-influenced soulful songstress with an edgy twist and superb piano skills

2.10pm – Kala Chng
Electro-pop with a Chinese twist, Kala is based in Knowle West and has featured on BBC 1Xtra

2.40pm – Saara Aalto
A chance to catch Saara for an intimate performance before her main stage set later in the day

3pm – Rosie Pound-Clarke (deaf performance)
Rosie is 19, profoundly deaf and her life is all about rock and roll

3.15pm – Bad Lay-Dee
An accomplished singer, rapper and spoken word artist with years of experience

Bad Lay-Dee

3.40pm – The Freddies (deaf performance)
Two are deaf and two are interpreters, join The Freddies for a hilarious ‘Queen’ performance

4pm – Lucy Whittaker
LGBTQ+ pop singer Lucy combines punchy urban pop with energetic performances and has backing from DIVA, Capital Radio and BBC Radio 1

4.30pm – Sloane (deaf performance)
For Sloane, signing her songs intensifies her connection with her lyrics and adds a deeper meaning to the experience

4.50pm – The Cabaret Academy
Offering six-week courses as a way of indulging your inner diva, this is a way to learn something new and express yourself, enjoy cabaret goodness from Bristol’s best

5.50pm – Kal Lavelle
London-based Irish singer-songwriter is fresh from a successful headline tour of Germany

6.30pm – Jordan Gray
British comedian, radio host, magazine columnist and trans woman

7pm – Cosmic Ninja
Bristol electronic rock band with an eclectic musical style, combining influences from a wide variety of genres

Circus Tent

Performances from Adam Fullick, Crashing Waves, Plastic Unicorn, Jesús Capel, LJ Marles, Rhian & Raquel, Grove. Hosted by Sally Savage.

1pm – Hula Hoop workshop by SYMONÉ


3pm – Bristol Pride without Borders with RSVP Bhangra

4pm – Circus workshops for all


7pm to 9pm – Silent Disco

Dance Performance Stage

12pm – STRONG by Zumba – Fitness/Martial Arts/Dance

12.10pm – Luak Fire Tribe – Coloured smoke performance 

12.20pm – Chris Fonseca (deaf performance) – Lyrical hip hop

12.30pm – The African Sambistas – Afro Brazilian drumming & dance

12.45pm– Sublime Dance Troupe – Commercial/Street dance

1pm – Bristol Choir Brigade – Pop/Soul/Rock community choir

1.15pm – Valerie’s Dance Studio – Ballet, tap, modern and acrobatics

1.30pm – Anna Chandler and The Arrabellas with Isadora – Belly Dance

1.45pn – Tribu13 Zumba – Latin and Caribbean rhythms

2pm – BollyRed Dance Company – Bollywood performance

2.10pm – StreetEncy Dance Academy Kid’s Performance Troupe – Commercial and street dance

2.20pm – Chris Fonseca (deaf performance) – Lyrical hip hop

2.30pm – Culture Fusion – Variety of styles including afrobeat and dancehall 

2.40pm – AE Dance & Fitness – Jazz performance 

2.50pm – Streetenvy Dance Academy Adult Pride Performance Troupe – Commercial & reggaeton dance

3pm– Salsa by BollyRed – Salsa ladies 

3.15pm – Latin Fitness – Intense, energetic Latin workout

3.30pm – Mumtaz Dance led by Sonia Mumtaz – Modern and classic bollywood

3.45pm – Streetenvy Dance Academy: MJ vs Janet Jackson – Commercial and street dance styles

4pm – Emily’s Dance Bristol – Show dance fitness & performances 

4.15pm – McClennan Academy – Irish dancing

4.30pm– The Cabaret Academy – Cabaret featuring Chicago, Vegas, The Greatest Showman and Burlesque)

4.45pm – Gal Ting – Jamaican movements such as whining and twerking 

5pm – Performers Dance & Musical School – Contemporary and street dance

5.15pm – South Gloucestershire Chinese Association Dance Group – Traditional Chinese folk dance

5.30pm – The Cabaret Queens – Cabaret style dance and performances 

5.45pm – A Conspiracy of Ravens – Dark tribal & tribal fusion belly dance

6pm – Tadha Collective – Street dance and physical theatre 

6.15pm – DollyMix – Commercial dance 

6.30pm – Mundi Dance – Contemporary African dance 

6.45pm – Bachateame Team – Passionate and sensual bacahta Latin dance

7pm – SGS Elite – Commercial/Street dance from SGS College

Community Area – a place for you to meet businesses, charities and groups committed to providing services to the LGBTQ+ community and supporting the public and their own staff.

Youth Area – a chance for young people to come together and celebrate Pride. A relaxed and safe space for young people to be themselves. For ages 25 and under, this is an alcohol-free zone

Read more: All you need to know about Pride Day 2019

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