Homobloc has lined up Róisín Murphy, Honey Dijon, The Blessed Madonna and a host of DJs and performers to appear at its 2022 edition, taking place at Depot Mayfield on 5 November.
The legendary block party event will take place across four stages, including Depot, Concourse and Archive, while the Star & Garter pub will host a special ‘Bollox presents Homosquat’ takeover.
Homobloc has partnered with a number of charities for this year’s event, to help support the LGBTQ+ community, including the LGBT Foundation, The Proud Trust, George House Trust, and the Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund.
STEP INTO THE LIGHT 🖤 HOMOBLOC 2022 LINE-UP REVEALED— Homoelectric ruined my life (@homoelectric) July 20, 2022
We're pleased to share with you the incredible artists and performers that will be joining us this year.
Pre-sale tickets will be on sale tomorrow at 10am (Thurs 20th July) to those signed up #homoblocpic.twitter.com/bzXoWAFTak
Commenting on this year’s event, Rod Connolly from Homobloc said, “We are excited to announce a powerful Homobloc festival programme that unites the biggest International and homegrown LGBTQ+ artists, with a clear spotlight on the wonderfully diverse nightlife community that Manchester is World famous for.
“Following a challenging year for LGBTQ+ rights, the time is now for everyone to come together, step into the light and recharge the city’s vibrant queer energy once more.”
Elsewhere, Carl Austin-Behan, former lord mayor of Manchester and LGBTQ+ Advisor to the mayor of Greater Manchester, said that the event was an “important date” in the calendar as it “brings the community together all under one roof – from dancing and performing, to fundraising”.
Ticket pre-sale starts on Thursday 21 July from 10am, while general sale will be available on Friday 22 July from 10am. Visit www.homobloc.co.uk for more.
Saturday 5th November
Depot Mayfield, Manchester
Times: 14.00 – 04.00
Róisín Murphy | Honey Dijon | The Blessed Madonna | Self Esteem
HAAi | Job Jobse | Horse Meat Disco | Saoirse
Jennifer Cardini b2b Krystal Klear | Moxie b2b Shanti Celeste
I.Jordan | Little Gay Brother | Roi Perez | Tama Sumo
Absolute | Lakuti | DJ Holographic | Kiwi | Luke Solomon
Amy Douglas presents Hard Feelings | Hannah Holland
Gina Breeze | Wes Baggaley | Bored Lord | Jaye Ward
Grace Sands | DJ Paulette | Joshua James | Jamie Bull
Mix-Stress | Black Betty | Kim Lana | Guy Williams | Lukas
…and many more. 🙂