Coventry and West Midlands

First look at Walsall Pride performers

Catherine Muxworthy May 26, 2023

Walsall Pride has announced a first look at some of the acts performing at the event in August. All the acts announced so far will perform on the Saddlers Centre main stage.

These performers include: The Reggae Boyz featuring Michelle, who will play hits from UB40, Aswad, Taurus Riley, Dawn Penn, Bob Marley, Shabba Ranks and more; Nate Ethan, the UK’s first trans rapper, and recording artist, from Wolverhampton; Smashby, a favourite on the UK Pride circuit known for collaborations with RuPaul’s Drag Race stars; Starstruck, a Years and Years tribute; Alex Party original vocalist Shanie Campbell, known for club anthems including Read My Lips and Wrap Me Up; Side 2, a local synthpop duo; Marcella Woods, a dance music performer whose smash-hit records include top 10 hits such as Beautiful; DJ James Bell, who will be warming up the main stage from 11am; Kelly Wilde, an Australian international recording artist; Rock Goddess, a female rock trio covering rock classics; Katherine Ellis, the voice of The Freemasons; and Jamie Hensley from Union J.

The stage will also be hosted by drag duo, Mitzy and Miss Lips.

The event will also include a cabaret stage and dance tent. There will also be food and market stalls, licensed bars and children’s inflatables.

Walsall Pride will be held on Saturday, August 26 at the Arboretum Extension from 12 – 8pm.

Tickets available now.