Out singer Adam Lambert has been
announced as the first headliner for Manchester Pride Live 2020.
The Manchester Pride Festival takes
place from Friday, August 28 to Monday, August 31. Manchester Pride
Live takes place on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30.
The 38-year-old Lambert said in a tweet
that he was “so excited” to perform at Manchester Pride for the
“I am so excited to perform at
Manchester Pride for the very first time!” Lambert said. “Something
I have always wanted to do.”
“I keep hearing that LGBTQ+
representation is on fire over there and I can't wait to be part of
it and see you soon!” he added.
Manchester Pride Chief Executive Mark
Fletcher said in a statement that the charity was “beyond thrilled
that Adam has created a space in his tour to join in our celebrations
of LGBTQ+ life in Manchester.”
Lambert's fourth studio album, Velvet,
is expected to arrive next month. On Monday, Lambert released the