UK Black Pride, Europe’s biggest celebration of African, Asian, Caribbean and Arab LGBT people, is honoured to announce British Soul legend OMAR as the headline act!

With six critically acclaimed albums under his belt, Omar has collaborated with the world’s best musical talents including Stevie Wonder, Angie Stone, Common, Estelle, Rodney P, Taio Cruz and Kele LeRoc. His seventh studio album is set for release followed by a national tour. Omar’s distinctive voice and musical style will delight his army of admirers and new fans alike.


The seventh UK Black Pride festival will take place on Saturday 18 August at the Ministry of Sound, London. The event’s theme is: ‘Together we are strong!’ and it is set to repeat the success of previous years. Alongside the main stage and dance areas, there will be four licensed bars, a cocktail bar, VIP area, world food, education and welfare workshops, community stalls, prizes and much more.

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Director of UK Black Pride said:

“We’re so excited to confirm Omar as our headline act for 2012. He is one of the UK’s most pioneering and authentic musical talents and will crownUK Black Pride at the world class Ministry of Sound which also has a fantastic line up of established and emerging acts and DJs to keep London partying late into the evening!”

Tickets are on sale at Don’t miss out, buy your tickets now!!


As a not-for-profit community-led group, UK Black Pride is led by a team of dedicated LGBT volunteers who have helped to deliver an award winning event that won the Pink Paper Readers’ Award for ‘Best Black Minority Ethnic Organisation’ and the Stonewall Community Award in 2011.


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