Boston Pride Adds Estelle to Entertainment Line-Up
for 45th Anniversary – #WickedProud Festival
Boston Pride announces on MIX 104.1FM that the Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle will headline this yearâ€™s festival
(Boston, MA) April 30, 2015- Boston Pride announced live on MIX 104.1FMâ€™s Fast Freddy and Gregg Daniels show that Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle will perform as the headline artist for this yearâ€™s 45th Anniversary Parade. Estelle will be joined by comedian Kevin Yee, country music sensation Billy Gilman, Bostonâ€™s own Johnny Blazes and The Pretty Boys,Â Grammy nominated artist Mary Lambert, Â local favorite Jack Romanov and R&B/Jazz vocalist Nhojj on Saturday, June 13, 2015 on Bostonâ€™s City Hall Plaza.
â€œEstelle certainly is an exciting addition to our tremendous talent line-up,â€ said Staci Stift, Entertainment Director of Boston Pride. â€œWe are equally as pleased and thankful to Fast Freddy and Gregg Daniels of MIX 104.1 who helped us break our big announcement live from their show!â€
Estelle first burst onto the scene in 2008 with the double-platinum hit song â€œAmerican Boyâ€ featuring Kanye West, and quickly became an R&B sweetheart. The international chart-topper was a Billboard Hot 100 smash hit and won Estelle a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. Her first two studio albums â€˜Shineâ€™ and â€˜All Of Meâ€™ came soon after, earning Estelle both critical acclaim and pop success. Most recently she announced the launch of Established 1980, Inc., an independent label in partnership with BMG, and gives fans a full dose of her deeper identity with her recently released fourth full length album â€˜True Romance.â€™
Estelle will also host a â€œMeet and Greetâ€ with fans at the festival. There will be a limited number of tickets for this event available on a first-come, first-served basis. More information and ticket purchases at www.bostonpride.org/tickets