over 150 more acts for Liverpool Sound City

including D/R/U/G/S, Chew Lips, Pond, Theme Park, and more

published: Tue 17th Apr 2012


Thursday 17th to Friday 18th May 2012
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£30 for festival wristband
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Wed 18th Apr 2012

More than 150 new acts have been announced for Liverpool Sound City taking place this May.

Added to the line-up today in alphabetical order are 8otto, ahab, Alex Hulme, Algiers, All We Are, Andy Gallagher, Anna Anna, Are Animal, Barbieshop, Be Forest, Bendal Interlude, Bird, Bleeding Heart Narrative, Blunt Truth, Bow And Arrow, Bwani Junction, By The Sea, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Cazadores, Cheap Thrills, Chelcee Grimes, Chew Lips, Clock Opera, Clutter, Coffee and Cakes For Funerals, COMA, Common Tongues, Concrete Knives, Crusades, D/R/U/G/S, Dan Croll, Daniel Kuhle, Daytona Lights, Dead Cities, Dead Wolf Club, Death at Sea, and Dinosaur Bones.

Also confirmed are Eleanor Friedberger, Elmo and the Styx , Emma Louise, Esco Williams, Faceless Nation, Farryl Purkiss, Fin, Fitz, Flat Back Four, Flip Grater, Fossil Collective, Funeral Suits, Get Back Colquitt, Ghost Outfit, Golden Fable, Goodnight Lenin, Gush, Heartbeat Parade, Hey Sholay, HighFields, Hot Panda, Hugh Keice, I am Dive, I Dream In Colour, Iktsuarpok, Ironside, Jake Bugg, Jay Stansfield, Jazzhands, The Jessie Rose Trip, Jethro Fox, Jinja Safari, Johnny Sands, Kasst , Kazimier Krunk Band, and Kites.

Liverpool sound city will also host The Lake Poets, Last Dinosaurs, Like Spinning, Lilliput, Long Finger Bandits, Low Roar, Luke Fenlon, Mammal Club, Man Get Out, Manuka, Mausi, Milla & The Geeks, Mind Mountain, Miss Stylie, Monkey Pilot, Mont Blanc, Nine Tails, Nokies!, Owls, The Oxygen Thieves, Patterns, Peace, Peggy Sue, People In the Box, People Of K , Pete and the Harmonics, Pete Bentham & The Dinner Ladies, Pond, and Post War Years.

Also heading to the Merseyside bash are Ratty Little Fingers, Reptile Youth, Revere, Roosevelt, Salem Rages, Samuel Mason, Scams, Seward, She's So Rad, Sheepdogs, Silent Sleep, Silverclub, Some Community, Southern Spring Offensive, Stafraenn Hakon, Strike, Suicides, Sun Drums, Sunless '97, Sweet Billy Pilgrim, Sweet Lights, and Swiss Lips.

As well as Tall Ships, The Tea Street Band, The Brownies, The City Walls, The Daydream Club, The Dead Class, The Grande, The Hummingbirds, The Lake Poets, The Likely Lads, The Lunar Fields, The Marginals, The Night, The Red Suns, The Royals, The Second Grace, The Strangers, The Suicide Of Western Culture, The Sums, The Thespians, The Union Dolls, The Valkarys, The Vermin, Theme Park, This Is Two, Thomas J Speight, Tibi & Her Cello, Tina In The Green Dress, Tiro Lark, Trudi, Vasco Da Gam, Waa Wei We, Wet Nuns, YAST, and Young British Artists.

Professor Green is one of the headliners, with Mystery Jets, Michael Kiwanuka, Alkaline Trio, Slow Club, Willy Mason, GhostPoet, The Jezabels, ALT-J, Niki & the Dove, Toy, Forest Swords, The History of Apple Pie, Bear In Heaven, Folks, The Computers, Still Flyin', Jonquil, Shields, Towns, PINS, Bleached, White Denim, Death In Vegas, Cloud Nothings, Yukon Blonde, Charli XCX, Fixers, and many more acts to be confirmed.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

Liverpool Sound City returns for three days and nights from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th May and is held at multiple venues and spaces in Liverpool's cultural quarter.

Alongside live performance Liverpool Sound City also hosts a 'Convention' each year which focus is on bringing together a vast array of creative and digital industries business professionals, artists, music, film and art fans to enjoy today's best new music and chart the future course of the music, digital and creative industries.

Sound City wristbands allow entry to ALL Liverpool Sound City 2012 branded gigs on a first come first served basis subject to the individual venues capacity. Please note some gigs will be 18+ only.

Liverpool Sound City also features conferences and panels with seasoned veterans and younger voices, the commemorative John Peel World Cup, and legendary keynote speakers and special guests.

Festival wristbands are priced at £30. To buy tickets, click here.

Thursday 17th to Friday 18th May 2012
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£30 for festival wristband
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Wed 18th Apr 2012

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