It's Liverpool Pride - Waterfront Stage
It's Liverpool Pride - Waterfront Stage
Amelia Lily | Baby D | Rent - 20th Anniversary tour
Thomas Teago | Black Lace | My Forever | Jennifer Jewell
Danny Latimer | Lemon | Mila Falls | House of Suarez | Dance Dynamix
Superstar Boudoir Cabaret | Killa Sista | MiC Lowry | Bradley Johnson
Jes Stretton | Tokyo Track | Sam Callahan | Click 22
Doremi Fly | Adam Lyons | Riverside | Kameelion
Hosts on the day: Jay Hynd, Amanda Harrington, Jay Geordie Shore, Chris and Mark Johnson-White & Layla Flaherty
12:00:00 PM Lui P
1:00:00 PM House of Suarez
1:18:00 PM Adam Lyons + Dancers
1:35:00 PM Doremi Fly + Dancers
1:52:00 PM Kameelion
2:09:00 PM Cast of Rent
2:26:00 PM Click 22 + Dancers
2:38:00 PM Sam Callahan
2:50:00 PM Dance Dynamix
2:57:00 PM Bradley Johnson
3:14:00 PM Mark Armstrong DJ
3:36:00 PM Tokyo Track
3:53:00 PM Ukebox
4:10:00 PM Jes Stretton
4:27:00 PM Dance Dynamix
4:34:00 PM Mila Falls
4:51:00 PM Lemon + Dancers
5:08:00 PM Jennifer Jewell + Dancers
5:25:00 PM Killa Sista
5:47:00 PM MiC Lowry
6:04:00 PM Danny Latimer (DJ)
6:26:00 PM Black Lace
6:48:00 PM Thomas Teago + Dancers
7:10:00 PM Baby D
7:23:00 PM Amelia Lilly
AMELIA LILY: www.amelialily.com
Superstar Amelia Lily, whose biggest hit ‘You Give Me Joy’ stormed the charts in September 2012, is to top the bill at Liverpool Pride 2013 when the festival flies back into the city on Saturday 3 August. Since her X-Factor success, Amelia signed a major record deal with Xenomania/Sony and has since gone on to support Girls Aloud on their nation-wide farewell tour and released three top 40 hits.
BABY D: www.facebook.com/BabyDofficial
Mobo award winner and dance sensation Baby D is one of the the UK’s Biggest dance success, with more than a million single sales worldwide and a chart topping debut album ‘Deliverance’. 4 top hit singles ’ I need your loving ( Everybodys gotta learn sometime ) , ‘So Pure’ , ‘Take me to heaven’ and the no.1 hit ‘Let me be your fantasy’ which stayed in the national charts for over 2 years and sold over in excess of 340,000 copies in its 1st week of release alone. The name Baby D originated from Dee herself, She is very tiny at around 5ft1 hence BabyDee to the abbreviated ‘Baby D’. Baby D has constantly been playing live from the early 90’s to the present day and appear all over the UK and Europe at various venues and events, highlights including Global Gathering, Dance island, Raindance, Epidemik, Radio 1 live, Mtv’s most wanted and Moondance. They are fiercely loyal to their fans, and believe the music should speak for itself. In the summer of 2009 Baby D teamed up with Dj Carl Kennedy to remix and re release the Bands No.1 hit ‘Let me be your fantasy’, This was a huge success and featured heavily on National radio playlists and venues all accross the UK europe. Baby D has been involved with many other artists including ‘The Prodigy’ and featured on their ‘Music for a jilted generation’ album on the track ‘Break & Enter’, this track used a sample from Baby D’s casanova track. The prodigy then remixed this track in their own style and was released on the casanova cd single and the limited edition ‘Deliverance’ album. Other artists Baby D has been involved with include The Ratpack, The Chemical Brothers and Goldie. Baby D is currently working on a new album and touring all accross the UK and Europe whilst working alongside her in - house producers ' The Str8jackets'. Watch this space.
RENT - 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR: www.facebook.com/RentinConcert
Celebrating 20 years since it's first staged performance, West End and Broadway leading lady Natasha Hamilton stars with runner up of ITV's Superstar Rory Taylor in this iconic concert of the smash-hit musical RENT.
Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this musical has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, the show follows a year in the life of a group of friends struggling to make it in the big city under the shadow of HIV and AIDS
THOMAS TEAGO: www.thomasteago.com
After signing a major deal with Fierce Management, new pop R'n'B sensation;Thomas Teago is gearing up to release his debut material later this year. In preparation for the debut album release Thomas has a hectic Summer promo tour of some of the UK's biggest festivals running along side a school tour across the whole of he UK.
Thomas has been recording his debut album with a number of international multi platinum producers who’s work also includes producing tracks for Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, Usher, JLS, Rita Ora, Conor Maynard and Tulisa to name but a few. Thomas recently returned from Frankfurt, Germany where he has been working with the 17 times multi Platinum BMG/Chrysalis Producer; Freakchild. Thomas is also working on a number tracks in LA with a new production team to emerge from the Party Rockers - LMFAO's management camp called Vibin. Also working with Thomas on the album is LA Based producer Jeffery David, who is currently working in conjunction with Dark Child on new album material for Beyonce and Christina Aguilera.
As well as writing material for himself, Thomas has also been working in conjunction with the All Around The World/Universal records production team; Rudedog on material for international music publishers; Notting Hill Music. Thomas currently has songs being pitched for artists including Chris Brown, Carly Rae-Jepsen and Jason Derulo. Thomas has also just had a track he has written selected by Universal Records Europe to be recorded by the Winner of Germany's hit TV talent show German Idol.
From a live point of view Thomas has now racked up some pretty sizable gigs performing to a combined audience of over 300,00 alongside major artist including JLS, Professor Green, The Wanted, Dappy, Tulisa, Olly Murs, Tinchy Stryder and Pixie Lott. Thomas has recently completed a nation wide Christmas light Switch tour across the UK with Real Radio and Heart FM.
BLACK LACE: http://blacklace.moonfruit.com/#/about/4550916926
Dene and Ian of Black Lace are really looking forward to performing at Pride 2013, Ian especially as Liverpool is his home crowd. They can't wait to entertain all of their fans and friends of Liverpool with some of their biggest hits such as "Agadoo" and "Superman" and not forgetting the "Conga" - lets get the biggest conga line in the world going on the pier head. They will also be performing the new single "Hold Ya Head" so let's party with the worlds best party band.
MY FOREVER: http://www.myforeverofficial.com/
My Forever are a 4 piece rock/pop band hailing from Thirsk, North Yorkshire consisting of Dave, Twiggy, Seb & Ben. The band first came together at the start of 2012 and could never have imagined what massive success their first year would bring.
2012 saw My Forever set off across the UK on two hugely successful national tours, they signed a major management deal with 'Fierce Management’ and released hugely successful new music. Their 2012 summer single 'Til The End attracted interest from the American NFL with the view to using it as part of their soundtrack for their NFL coverage on the American network CBS. The music video for ‘Til The End has also been showcased across the UK on the BBC city centre big screens meaning their music is reaching an audience of hundreds every day. In 2012 they were also named in the final TOP 20 acts for MTV's annual Brand New Unsigned competition whittled down from thousands of entrants.
In October 2012 the band released their greatly anticipated brand new 5 track EP with the title track "The World Won't Wait" bagging a much coveted slot on the BBC Radio 1 playlist as Record of the Week being aired from 17th-23rd December. The band’s music video for the track which was shot at Manchester Airport in the Concorde hangar has received some amazing industry feedback with MTV showing interest in broadcasting the video worldwide and it has received national TV coverage on BBC 1's Look North going out to an audience of over one million. In January of 2013 the band were also featured in Kerrang Magazine where their music received some amazing feedback with Laura-Mary Carter of Blood Red Shoes stating ‘..I could imagine them being huge!’
The start of their summer schedule saw the band perform at Liverpool Sound City - the largest international industry festival in the UK. This is to be followed up with dates up and down the country performing at various festivals and events with a new single and EP release and their 7 date ‘Come Alive’ UK headline tour kicking off in August.
JENNIFER JEWEL: www.facebook.com/jenniferjewellmusic
Jennifer Jewell is a Pop/Dance artist currently writing and recording her debut album. Jennifer previously won Radio City’s “City Superstar” competition. Her recent work has caught the attention of record label All Around the World records who have signed some of her music.
Jennifer has been recording and writing with Mike Di Scala in the studio this year on original material. She is set to release her first single through All Around The World Records. Jennifer has worked with multiple producers in the past in Liverpool, London and Stockholm, Sweden. During her time working in Stockholm she was asked to record the theme tune to a Swedish Television series; working with producers from Universal Music. She also shot a music video for the track “Hurt” as part of the project. Another of Jennifer Jewell’s tracks “Meet Me on the Dancefloor” was featured as Record of the Week in Spain. Jennifer Jewell’s past performances include, Help For Heroes in Kent supporting McFly and Jocelyn Brown, and The Princes Trust Diamond Ball at Liverpool’s St Georges Hall among many others.
DANNY LATIMER (DJ): www.twitter.com/DannyLatimer_
Since appearing on our screens washed up in paradise on T4's Shipwrecked, Danny went on to become the heart throb of Desparate Scousewives. Inbetween he's managed to DJ all over the UK and the world, from Ibiza and Dubai to Las Vegas and beyond, Danny's DJ sets go down a storm where ever he plays and will be returning this year to rock the Pier Head.
Zest-up! The UK is on the brink of a super-juicy Lemon-invasion! A singer/songwriter and dancer is releasing her 1st single 'PUSSYDROP' this summer! Grab the first taste of fresh UK talent, Lemon, as she launches her debut release, ‘PUSSYDROP’ on 5 August, sparking-off the PUSSYDROP Invasion – a dance that’s fizzing its way across underground clubs worldwide and takes to the silver screen in the summer as it features in the Hollywood Movie, Kick Ass 2 (released August 2013). Original and 100% organic, Lemon is the absolute ‘real-deal’, not another popsicle that’s just rolled-off the manufactured music-train. Lemon is a pioneering recording artist who’s been writing her own songs since the age of 13. As a professional singer/dancer, she has performed all over the world since the age of 15. The distinct Lemon vocals won’t disappoint either, this girl really can sing and will blow you away with her soulful riffs and powerful delivery. She LOVES to put on a show with full-dance choreography and big vocals. Daring to be different and often flaunting rebellion to the rules, Lemon possesses all of the wild-child rock-star qualities you expect from an edgy determined pop star.
MILA FALLS: www.milafalls.com
Mila Falls has been championed on Radio 1 by Annie Mac with her first release on Defect Records . With a growing army of Milabots (her fans) Mila has been heavily supported by BBC radio stations across the UK, Ministry of Sound, Rinse FM and BBC 1Xtra who made her track "Smash of the week". Mila Falls' new sponsors "Tresor Paris" (Emilie Sande / Ne-Yo) and "WeHustle Clothing" (Rihanna/Drake) are set to promote her Debut album, due for release in Summer 2013. The album features co-writes with some of the worlds Grammy Award winning heavy-weights with credits such as Britney Spears and Outkast.
HOUSE OF SUAREZ: www.houseofsuarez.co.uk
DANCE DYNAMIX: www.nazenedaniellesdancedynamix.co.uk
As 2011 marks our 10th year as a dancing school and following the success of our DANCE DYNAMIX on ‘got to dance’ we have decided to rename ourselves from Nazene Danielle Dance Studio to Nazene Danielle's Dance Dynamix!
Nazene Danielle Dance Studios is a unique centre in Liverpool that offers something for all ages and abilities. We started out 10 years ago in a local church hall providing dance classes for children and the local community.
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KILLA SISTA: www.facebook.com/KillaSista
Charlie and Clair aka ‘Killa Sista’ are a sibling female duo who've toured up and down the country, parts of Europe and at The Edinburgh Festival twice. They've performed for Comedian Roy Walker, MK Dons Manager Karl Robinson's Wedding to Brooksides Ann Marie Davies & Former Welterweight Champion Boxer, John H Stracey to name a few.
Recently they recorded vocals on Keith Wilson's Album ‘L6 Boomslang’ and up and coming singer ‘Alex Evans’ Album. Charlie as ‘Charlie G’ has released tracks with DJ Liam Keegan on iTunes ‘Lead me to the Dancefloor’ and ‘Beating of my heart’. Both are Professional Actresses – Performing the two lead roles in ‘Blood Brothers’ and ‘Little Voice’ and have worked with some of the top names in the industry. Charlie will be playing ‘Tiger Lily’ in Christmas Panto ‘Peter Pan’ at St Helens Theatre Royal this year alongside Strictlys ‘Brian Fortuna’ and will tour Musial ‘Heart & Soul’.
MIC LOWRY: www.facebook.com/wearemiclowry
Like the Beatles in birthplace and raw talent, the 5 teens that make up MiC LOWRY are singing and harmonising their way to success. Ben, Kaine, Akia, Delleile and Michael are ready to put Liverpool back on the worlds lips…again
Named as one of the runners up in MTV's Brand New Unsigned Competition, compiling their top 20 artistes to watch out for in 2013.
Winner of under 19's Rock the House Music competition 2013!
BRADLEY JOHNSON: www.facebook.com/BradleyJohnsonOfficial
Liverpool ‘bad boy’ turned ‘good’ Bradley Johnson gave the judges quite a shock at his first X Factor audition. Not only did his performance of “A Team” by Ed Sheeran go down well enough to receive a standing ovation but Kelly Rowland said ‘I could listen to that voice on an album from top to bottom’. After the show Bradley also received a call from Ed Sheeran praising his rendition of the hit record!
During ‘Boot Camp’ the judges put together several groups of which Bradley became part of the group Nu Vibe. Nu Vibe made it to the Live Finals performing ‘Grenade’, ‘With or Without You’ & ‘Beautiful People’ until the group where evicted in the second week.
Bradley has managed to secure many accolades, in a very short space of time, including: 2 Million YouTube Views, Over 33,000 followers on Twitter, Starred in the Mark’s And Spencer Christmas Advert with other X Factor Contestants and secured a Number 1 hit with ‘Wishing On A Star’ again alongside other X Factor Contestants, JLS and One Direction.
JES STRETTON: www.jes-stretton.co.uk
Jes Stretton is from Wigan, her love for singing surfaced at the age of 7 and has continued since then. At the age of 14, Jes started to write her own songs , one of which, 'About You' got her to the British Final of the 'Junior Eurovision Song Contest'.
Jes went on to study Music Technology at college, and that continued her love for writing. At the age of 19, Jes went to live in Spain, to gain more knowledge and experience of performing. Now she is back in England, back gigging, and trying to get herself known.Jes has built her own recording studio and is currently not only writing her material, but producing it too!Jes is working hard on her first album and has a single due to be released very soon. The passion and drive Jes has for music shines through, and she will continue until she is successful in achieving her dreams.
TOKYO TRACK: www.facebook.com/TokyoTrack (Winner’s of the LIPA/Michael Causer Foundation ‘Out On Stage’ Competition)
Tokyo Track formed in October of 2010; due to Newton's law of universal gravitation, we were all naturally drawn towards Dave's absolutely massive, outrageous and unbelievably gigantic nose; this wasn't a surprise as Huyton, Liverpool is only a small place you know. Gaining influences from the likes of; The Smiths, Led Zeppelin, The Cure amd most recently Peace, Tokyo Track have created a riff based, high tempo sound which when necessary can be turned into heavy melodic break downs consisting of diverse guitar effects and pop-esque rhythms showcased by all members of the band.
"Winning the Michael Causer Foundation's competition gave us great pride in what we do. We can only define how we feel as honoured; to be given such an opportunity as being able to play the main stage of the Liverpool Pride Festival is a privilege; doing it in Michael's name, alone, gives us a sense of gratitude and it also offers a big step forward for us as a band."
SAM CALLAHAN: www.samcallahan.co.uk
Sam Callahan is a 19 year old singer/songwriter from Essex.
Upon leaving school, Sam spent almost three years in a mixed pop band, managed by Geri Halliwell and Simon Fuller, but in 2012 Sam decided that it had run its course and that it was time to go it alone. Sam is now working with some amazing people, including McFly, Busted and Lawson founder, John McLaughlin, toward his own solo career.
In less than a year, Sam has reached over 18,000 followers on Twitter, nearly 14,000 Facebook likes and over 135,000 Youtube views, released his debut single, Runaway Train and has captured the interest of some of the biggest names in music. There is a lot of exciting things in the pipeline, including the release of his new single, Crazy, in June, following his #CrazyCampaign, in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust, where he is embarking on 16 crazy stunts, including sky diving, ghost hunting with Micky Parsons, Sam vs food and more, throughout the month of May.
CLICK 22: www.click22.co.uk
Click22 are a talented Urban music duo based in the North West. Creating a distinctive Click22 sound, keeping it freshOwen “Prospekt” Davies and Ceejay Morrison, both age 22, they are excellent song writers and performers, currently working with producers at InDemand Music and Rudedog. Also working and writing with established artists.Click22 are excellent performers, having performed at various events, Prides & nightclubs throughout the North West. Click22 are moving fast... Catch them while you still can...
DOREMI FLY: www.facebook.com/pages/Doremi-FLY
They are as unique as their name "Doremi Fly", and as bold as their Personalities. Careya (Songwriter/Pianist), and Dania have an edge and a sound to be reckoned with. Their Ethnical diversity is what makes the Band creative when it comes to writing, styling and their stage performances. With their eclectic musical background and the aim to create something new and unexampled for their fast growing fan-base, their aim is to stand out and inspire the young and mature crowd. The girls are very ambitious, experimental, Futuristic, Dynamic, Animating, Motivating and Universal. The girls consider their alter ego as Extra-terrestrial. Their Obsession with music has always been the basement of their friendship moreover the basement of their life’s and their mission to share their Music.
ADAM LYONS: www.adamlyonsmusic.co.uk
Hailing from Liverpool, this quickly rising, handsome dance-pop superstar is soon to make his international debut after signing a record deal with Furocious Music in the USA in summer 2012 Adam is very about his plans for the future and cannot wait to crack on with recording his debut album . Adam's music is focused on helping those who are heartbroken, bullied and suppressed, giving them hope for a brighter day. Adam's debut album is expected to drop late 2013.
The hotest new thing out of Essex this new boyband are set for huge things!
A typical all around musician. Kameelion is basically a one man band, writing and producing his own music. There isn't anyone in the charts right now smashing out the same vibe he is. Think Pet Shop Boys vs Calvin Harris, which brings you a fresh, 80's inspired electro pop sound. Having had recent BBC Radio 1 air play success, catch him at Liverpool Pride while you can!
JAY HYND: www.twitter.com/jayhynd
Former Radio City presenter Jay Hynd will be hosting this years waterfront stage at Liverpool Pride. Jay made a name for himself as the 'dosey ginge' on Rossie & Co at breakfast and also worked alongside Pete Price on Radio City's Late Show.
Jay was also recently named as this years 'Media Personality of the Year' at the Liverpool Press Club Awards. Catch Jay opening up the Liverpool Pride celebrations at 1pm down on the waterfront where he'll be joined throughout the day by some very special guests!!!
Please note that line up times have not yet been published - check back for information closer to the event.