Glasgow Pride kicks off their four-day LGBT festival next week, with a programme of events, including drag nights, a street party, a 70s disco night and the main city march.
Plans have been unveiled for the celebrations, which run from Thursday August 15 to Sunday August 18, including various music events across the city.
Highlights include thePridemarch marking the 50thanniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on Saturday, a day event on The Ferry featuring tribute acts such as Ariana Grande and co-hosted by goth queen CarrieAnn Crow, a family day at The Barrowlands, featuring Got Soul Choir, X Factors Nicholas McDonald, Edward Reid, Britains Got Talents Kerr James and Scottish band Layaway.
On Saturday night, TheBarrowlands Ballroomwill be transformed into ‘A Night at Studio 54’- once New Yorks most famous nightclub – known for its celebrity clientele and for being the first place where trans people we were welcomed in the 70’s.
From fire performers and go-go dancers to stilt walkers, the venue will be turned into disco heaven for one night only. DJ The Reflex will headline and has been hailed as a magician on the decks by Nile Rogers and Disclosure, and the evening will be hosted by drag queen Kiko and supported by Glasgows best entertainer, Edward Reid. Melting Pots David Barbarossa will also be playing disco on the decks.