2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising that ignited the Pride movement and we are thrilled to announce the headline artist for Pride in the Park on Saturday 3rd August is Miss Kylie Minogue, a true icon and ally of the LGBT community who is also celebrating her 5th decade.
In her first ever full UK Pride performance, Kylie will be bringing a very special Pride show to celebrate this iconic anniversary of the Pride movement.
With record sales in excess of 70 million, a back catalogue that includes 14 albums and singles like ‘Better the Devil You Know’, ‘Wow’, ‘Get Outta My Way’, ‘On a Night Like This’, ‘I Believe in You’, ‘Shocked’, ‘All the Lovers’ and the career-defining ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’, from soulful ballads to dance-pop anthems, Kylie has been embraced by queer fans for more than 30 years and has produced the soundtrack to many of our lives.
But, as the consummate Showgirl, it is for her live shows with glittering production that Kylie is best known. Kylie has played mega arenas like the O2, Hyde Park, Sydney’s Mardi Gras and the Olympic closing ceremony and picked up an OBE for services to music on the way as well as the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government for her “contribution to the enrichment of French culture” and has this year been made an Officer of the Order (AO) of Australia for “distinguished service to the performing arts as a national and international recording artist and entertainer”.
The term ‘legend’ is far too readily bandied around these days, but Kylie is truly deserving of the title and we can’t wait to welcome her to Brighton for a full show packed with all the hits.