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IN PICTURES: Shining stars of Pride Blackpool 2020 revealed

Pride Blackpool 2020 will burst onto the Tower Festival Headland on the night of Friday, June 5, with performances by two of the UK’s most enduring music acts.

A host of internationally-acclaimed music stars are lined up for the festival's biggest ever weekend.

Soft Cells Marc Almond will be bringing some of the most popular synthpop tunes of the 1980s, including Tainted Love, which hit the number one spot in 17 different countries.

1. Marc Almond, Soft Cell

Soft Cells Marc Almond will be bringing some of the most popular synthpop tunes of the 1980s, including Tainted Love, which hit the number one spot in 17 different countries.
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Meanwhile, brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass - better known as Right Said Fred - will take to the stage with their gloriously camp repetoire, including the infamous Im Too Sexy, which topped charts in 1991.

2. Right Said Fred

Meanwhile, brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass - better known as Right Said Fred - will take to the stage with their gloriously camp repetoire, including the infamous Im Too Sexy, which topped charts in 1991.
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On Saturday, American pop star Jake Shears will make his Blackpool debut. 'He found fame as the lead singer of the award-winning Scissor Sisters, and in 2018 joined the cast of Kinky Boots on Broadway.

3. Jake Shears

On Saturday, American pop star Jake Shears will make his Blackpool debut. 'He found fame as the lead singer of the award-winning Scissor Sisters, and in 2018 joined the cast of Kinky Boots on Broadway.
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Other acts joining the Pride celebrations on Saturday are the X Factors Lucy Spraggan and 1990s pop star Lolly, who sang Viva La Radio.

4. Lucy Spraggan and Lolly

Other acts joining the Pride celebrations on Saturday are the X Factors Lucy Spraggan and 1990s pop star Lolly, who sang Viva La Radio.
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