Liverpool Music Week 2007

Friday 30th November to Sunday 9th December 2007
various venues around Merseyside, England
a combination of ticketed and free events
last updated: Mon 26th Nov 2007

Liverpool Music Week has pulled together a line up of top artistes and fresh talent to create a 11 day itinerary of live music with over 200 bands across venues in Merseyside, with a combination of ticketed and free shows. The unique underlining ethos behind Liverpool Music Week is to attract some of the UK’s biggest artistes to Liverpool and also give fresh and emerging new talent a platform to perform.

As well as staging live music events, Liverpool Music Week will also be running a series of panels and seminars featuring some of the UK’s music industry movers & shakers who will come together to discuss issues and opportunities within the sector and to offer advice and support to a range of related music businesses, artists and individuals with a desire to enter the music industry (see below). There's also the Record Collector’s Fair on the closing weekend, a series of Music Cinema screenings, and a programme that includes the best of Liverpool’s under-18 talent.

The full event details are as follows:-
Thu 29th Nov

New Young Pony Club / The Delta Fiasco / Ezra Bang / Hot Machine @ Carling Academy Liverpool. £12:50 - TICKETS.

Fri 30th Nov

Good Shoes / Hot Club De Paris / Go Faster / John Kennedy @ Carling Academy Liverpool. £8.50 - TICKETS.

Sat 1st Dec

Pendulum Live / DJ’s: Hype / Dillinja / The Breakfastaz / MC Tonn Piper @ Liverpool Carling Academy. £15 - SOLD OUT.

Sun 2nd Dec

The Rascals / The Suzukis / Great Nothwestern / Hobos / The Deconstructors / Whiskey Headshot / The Fools / The Spectres / Freemaker / The Pedantics / Lyons and Tigers @ Bumper. FREE. 5pm.

Mon 3rd Dec

Zombina / The Drellas / Doktor Combover / Blue Demon / The Stopouts / The Dead Class / Avenging Force / The Fraktures / Furious @ Bumper. FREE. 7pm.

Tue 4th Dec

James Yorkston / John Smith / Ambulance / Sparkwood and 21 / Walter Wall / Ivan Campo / The Visionary Mind / Aeroplanes @ Alma De Cuba, FREE. 6:30pm

Noah and the Whale / SSS / Elle S'appelle / Voo / Indica Ritual / Puzzle / Mark Magill / My Amiga @ Bumper. FREE. 7pm.

Wed 5th Dec

Lightspeed Champion / Eugene / Peter and the Wolf / Emmy the Great / Liz Green / Josephine Oniyama @ Alma De Cuba. FREE. 6:30pm

Dan le Sac v Scroobius Pip / Karma Motiva / Hot Machine / The Riff Raff / The Vagabonds / The Hot Melts / The Affection / The Joy Vegas @ Bumper. FREE. 7pm.

Thu 6th Dec

Friendly Fires / The Tigerpicks / The Delta Fiasco / Wax Stag / Melodie du Kronk / Clipe Sexo Amador / Fridays Ghost / Dogshow @ Bumper. FREE. 7pm.

Fri 7th Dec

Kaiser Chiefs / The Little Ones / Mystery Jets, @ Aintree Pavillion. £25 - TICKETS

Hard-Fi / Rebecca / The Rumble Strips @ Liverpool University. £22.50 - TICKETS
NOTE: this show has been re-scheduled from 6th December, and moved from Aintree Pavilion.
28 Costumes / Freerunner / The Alphites / Novice Mathematic @ Bumper. FREE. 8pm.

Sat 8th Dec

Madness / The Bees @ Aintree Pavillion. £29.50 - TICKETS

Remi Nicole / goFASTER>> / The Prelude / Terra Alpha @ Bumper. FREE. 8pm.

Sun 9th Dec

The Chemical Brothers / Simian Mobile Disco @ Aintree Pavillion. £22.50 - TICKETS.

Whiskeycats / Candie Payne / Wolf People / Mammas Gun / The Loungs / Jade Gallager / Kambourines / Sense of Sound @ Bumper. FREE. 5:30pm.

All Carling Academy events are Over 14’s only (under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult). All Aintree Pavillion events are open to all ages but under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult. All events are standing events.

LIVERPOOL MUSIC WEEK SEMINARS / PANELS

In addition to the 11 day music fest of gigs, Liverpool Music Week will also be hosting a series of seminars to discuss various parts of the Music Industry. Attracting key players to discuss all aspects of the Music Industry, from musicians, to management to PR. For anyone wanting to enter the industry or indeed simply with an interest in it, these seminars are for you. It's free entry to all and to secure your place please email names to kaya@liverpoolmusicweek.co.uk. Alternatively you can chance it and rock up on the day.

SOUND CONNECTIONS
DATE: Thursday 6th December 2007
TIME: 4.00pm - 6.00pm
VENUE: Zanzibar, Seel Street, Liverpool.
MUSIC: Make Music Your Business
Find out all you need to know about how to make music work for you;
- Set up your own label.
- Find out how to use technology in your music making.
- Receive information from Creativebias on the support services available to you if you are thinking of setting up your own business in the music industry.
- Take advantage of the opportunity to gain experience in the music business through Amplifi.
During the event there will be the opportunity to network, ask questions and gain information, advice and support from industry specialists.
For further information please contact Creativebias on 0151 707 4550 or visit www.creativebias.org.

Amplifi Presents:
MUSIC: MAKE IT YOUR BUSINESS
DATE: Thursday 6th December 2007
TIME:1.00pm - 4.00pm
VENUE: Zanzibar, Seel Street, Liverpool.
A music industry event aimed at current and would-be music producers, managers, promoters and artists. Find out what you need to know to make the business work for you.
- Set up your own label.
- Learn how to make new technological developments in the music industry work for you.
- Get information on the support services available to you if you are considering setting up your own business in the industry.
- Take advantage of the opportunity to gain experience in the music business.
- Network with fellow musicians and music entrepreneurs.
During the event you will have the opportunity to ask questions and gain information, advice and support from Industry specialists. Refreshments will also be available.
For further information, please contact Creativebias on 0151 707 4550 or visit: www.creativebias.org

MZONE in partnership with Creativebias presents:
YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK: HOW TO GET A START IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
DATE: Saturday 8th December
TIME: 12.30pm - 5.30pm
VENUE: Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre 4 Princes Road, Liverpool, L8 1TH
Featuring guest talks from recording artist Delroy Washington and BBC 1Xtra DJ Ayesha Asantewaa and others.
THE BUSINESS - Getting To Grips With Urban Music Production.
- Why UK R&B/Hip - Hop doesn't sell!
- Understanding marketing.
- Producing credible music.
- Creating a following.
- Knowing the territory.
- You have to tour!
Networking in the New Era
- The British Music Industry past & present.
- Making the links.
- Doing your own thing: young people at the heart of a new music industry.
- What's love got to do with it? Everything!
Sharing Experiences - The Experiences of Young Music Makers & Entrepreneurs.
A Q&A session with:
- Donice Charles AIM Member
- Ayesha Asantewaa: BBC 1Xtra DJ
- Chad ' Dolomite ' Williamson: CEO Suncycle Crew
- Richard Drell CEO Fro Far Productions
For more information contact Admin at 707 4550 ext 35 info@mzone.org.uk. This is a free event.

BAND MARKETPLACE
DATE: Saturday 8th December
TIME: 15.00pm onwards
VENUE: Korova, Fleet Street, Liverpool
Are you looking for a drummer to complete your line up? Are you that singer/songwriter that is only a band away from playing music week next year? The post panel networking event at Korova is a chance for you to register on the database and find other like minded musicians.

In Association With LIPA:
PROMO PACKAGE SURGERY
DATE: Saturday 8th December
TIME: 12.00 -1.00pm
VENUE: LIPA
Having trouble getting noticed by the right people; or just starting to get yourself out there? This is a practical session with a panel of Record Label A&Rs, Music press, managers and promoters giving you an insight in what they listen and look for in a promo package. Is a website important, or is a Myspace just as good? Is your image important? Bring yours in for the chance to be one of the "patients", or just come along and get invaluable advice and ask the panelists questions.

In Association With LIPA:
DEAL OR NO DEAL DATE: Saturday 8th December
TIME: 13.30 -2.30pm LIPA
VENUE: LIPA
Is a record deal the be all and end all in the modern music industry, or is it not so important anymore? Are you thinking about getting your stuff out there by yourself? With today's cheaper home recording equipment and internet promotion opportunities, going it on your own is actually an option. But is it the best way for your music? The panel members are a mixture of believers of the DIY method; successful self released artists, publishing companies, producers, lawyers and music press.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 30th November to Sunday 9th December 2007
various venues around Merseyside, England
a combination of ticketed and free events
last updated: Mon 26th Nov 2007


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