PRIDE – High Street Events

A range of events taking place at The Stove, The Oven and The High street to celebrate diversity and equality across the LGBT Plus community, their loved ones, supporters and allies.

Join us in Dumfries High Street, with events taking place throughout the day, including

• Dance Offs
• Double Down Disco
• Local Performers & Artists
• Pride in yer Pooch (Booking Required)
LGBT Sports
• Back, Sack & Crack race
• Purse First hang-bag throwing
• Take it off the runway – 6 inch sprint
• Fly Bi

Hourly Schedule

Day 1

12:00 - 12:29
Devine Tension
Loud and proud, born and bred Dumfries darling, just returned from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a first class honors, this 20 year old fierce and fabulous drag queen will proudly launch the fun and frolics in your face for DG Pride 2018
12:30 - 12:59
Liv McDougall
Liv is a beautiful local, fourteen years of age, singer and songwriter. She writes about love, sexuality and the struggles of teenage life. She plays at many events across Dumfries and Galloway, such as Maidens of music and Nithraid. She also performed on the main stage of youth beatz 2018. Watch her perform and support D&G up and coming talent.
13:00 - 13:59
The very epitome of all that is dark, raw and passionate. KROW's exceptional vocals are supported by The Electric Temple; a drum, bass and synth driven band, as well as backing singers who execute some truly staggering choreography without ever missing a note. Krow is not only back with style, but shaking up the alternative music scene the length of the country! 'Described by one observer as "art in motion"...brilliant musicianship and talent'
14:00 - 14:29
Ward & Watson
Local musicians and songwriters Julie Ward and Linzie Watson will be bringing their eclectic mix of self-penned tunes and covers to the party, along with bass player Henry Race and drummer Neil Paterson
14:30 - 14:59
19 year old singer-songwriter Smashby is the new kid on the block that is taking the world by storm with his catchy pop tracks and infectiously energetic persona. From West Yorkshire this young hipster with his poptastic dedicated fanbase should enliven the DG Pride crowd with his energetic performance. His fans, who call themselves 'Screwballs' after the singer's first original release, are growing rapidly everyday all over the UK. DG Pride cant wait to see such young talent on their Pride main stage
15:00 - 15:29
Where all the ladies at? She is stunning and talented...she is the amazing young poptress CHANNY! This up and coming young artist has had an explosive introduction to the UK with her young and vibrant strong vocals proving increasingly popular on the festival circuit and striking a chord within the music scene. Her down to earth North East 'girl next door' personality shines through both on and off stage and this is attribute has drawn a rapidly growing, loyal fan base across the UK. Her Commercial, Energetic vibe has landed her some impressive support slots for artists such as Sigala, Olly Murs, Nathan Sykes, Scouting for Girls, Dappy, Lucy Spraggan, to name but some. As an independent artist Channy has hit the spotlight on some of the UK's most established stages, performing at Metro Radio Arena, Bents Park, O2 Arena London, and headlined her own sold out show at the O2 Academy Newcastle's MAINSTAGE. 2017 was an explosive year, with a sold out 10 date UK Tour under her belt, she went on to perform at over 20 Summer Festivals and 10 Christmas Light Switch On's. Through 2018 CHANNY has been collaborating with high end producers in London on her original music. D&G Pride are pleased to announce CHANNY will be supporting our event.
15:30 - 15:59
Ross Alexander
Do you love the sounds of the 80s and want to go back? Have you had your electric dream? Now don't get too over excited or we will have to call out the Doctor! Doctor! Presenting with pride, Ross Alexander. This enigmatic singer, DJ, producer and performer has the UK Pride circuit nailed and comes to D&G Pride 2018 with all his fabulous feathers, and glitter and twisted style. Proud to have Ross in our 2018 line up.
16:00 - 16:45
Danny Beard
LGBT Plus proudly presents our headliner act... The Awesome, the incredible, the voice, the face AND the beard we ALL wish we had. None other than Britains Got Talent semi Finalist and award winning cabaret performer and winner of 2015 Drag Idol... No way...yes way...its DANNY BEARD!!!! Danny Beard is Originally from Liverpool and is known for his gorgeous gender neutral proudness. A stunning performer and artist who has wowed TV audiences and the Pride circuit for the last 5 years. Thank you Danny. We are proud to have you in Dumfries and Galloway.