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Manchester Pride adds Yungblud as this weekend’s surprise headliner

Manchester Pride say that Yungblud is the 'final piece of the puzzle' in their 'boldest, queerest, most diverse and inclusive Manchester Pride Festival yet'.

The Manc The Manc - 27th August 2021

Manchester Pride has announced that Yungblud will headline this weekend’s festival.

The award-winning singer will play Saturday and joins Sigala, Example and Annie Mac on the first day of the live music event. Zara Larsson, Gabrielle and Sophie Ellis-Bextor will play Sunday.

Manchester Pride say that Yungblud is the ‘final piece of the puzzle’ in their ‘boldest, queerest, most diverse and inclusive Manchester Pride Festival yet’.

Pride wrote: “We’re THRILLED to announce that LGBTQ+ singer songwriter @Yungblud will be performing at MCR Pride Live!!

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“We CANNOT WAIT for Yungblud to bring that pansexual, alt rock, pop punk representation to Manchester Pride Festival!”

Dominic Harrison (Yungblud), 24, has won Attitude magazine’s Gamechanger Award as well as an NME Award, and a BRIT Award nomination.

He credits his queer fans with helping him discover his own sexuality.