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PRIDE: Texas To Headline 25th Anniversary Festival

The band will also be celebrating their 25th anniversary at the August Big Weekend

Published on February 18th 2015.

PRIDE: Texas To Headline 25th Anniversary Festival

MULTI-PLATINUM selling band, Texas, are the first headline act to be announced for Manchester Pride's Big Weekend in August.

A limited number of tickets for the Big Weekend event are now available to buy at last years lowest price of £18 for a weekend ticket

Fronted by Sharleen Spiteri, the Glaswegian band will be performing at the award-winning four-day festival running from Friday 28 to Monday 31 August in the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village.

2015's festival will see Manchester Pride mark the 25th anniversary of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) celebrations in Manchester.

Other festival highlights include the the vibrant Manchester Pride Parade, an integral part of the annual event, which will take place on Saturday 29 August. 

Manchester Pride Big WeekendManchester Pride Big Weekend

Chief Executive of Manchester Pride, Mark Fletcher, said: “2015 marks the 25th anniversary of events celebrating LGBT life in Manchester across the August Bank Holiday weekend. It’s an incredibly special year and the Manchester Pride year-round events calendar will reflect this important anniversary.

"We look forward to welcoming thousands of people to the City over the Big Weekend as we continue with our fundraising aims to raise as much as possible for the various organisations that we support.”

A limited number of tickets for the Big Weekend event are now available to buy at last years lowest price of £18 for a weekend ticket.

To find out more about the Manchester Pride Festival you can follow the charity on Twitter @manchesterpride or visit the website at manchesterpride.com.

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AnonymousFebruary 20th 2015.

The band aren't doing so well then?

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