Liverpool Sound City has announced a host of new additions for the festival happening over three days and nights from Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd May 2014 to multiple venues and spaces in Liverpool's cultural quarter.
The latest additions in alphabetical order are 65daysofstatic, Alana Henderson, Alberto Montero, All We Are, And So I Watch You From Afar, Animic, Bad Rabbits, Ballet School, Bang Bang Bang, Battle Lines, Beach Beach, Big Sixes, Bipolar Sunshine, Bird, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Blood Red Shoes, Boreal Sons, Cats Park, Chloe Howl, Death at Sea, Demi Louise, Denai Moore, Dune Rats, DZ Deathrays, East India Youth, Embers, Ex-Easter Island Head, and Eyedress.
Plus Fabienne, Factory Floor, Fickle Friends, Flyte, Fred Page, Gengahr, Gentlemen Rogues, Gentlemen, Gianna Lauren, Glass Animals, Gory Glory, Grizfolk, Hermitude, Hero Fisher, Hibou, Hugh Keice, Jack Garratt, Jagwar Ma, Jaws, Jeremy Neale, Joan Colomo, Kan Wakan, Kid Mac, Kill It Kid, Le Couleur, Life, Lizzo, Lovepark, Luke Sital-Singh, Malojian, Mama Kin, Moats, mojoFURY, Moko, Money For Rope, Russian band Mumiy Troll, Natalie McCool, Norma Jean Martine, Nozinja, Pawws, Pearls Negras, Peter Pan Complex, Phoria, PINS, Ports, Powder Blue, Public Access T.V., and Public Service Broadcasting.
Also added to the line-up are Rae Morris, Raleigh Ritchie, Ratking, Rosie Lowe, Say Lou Lou,September Girls, Shy Nature, Sivu, Slaves, Taylor Fowlis, Team RKT, Tennis, The Beaches, The Bohicas, The Bug, The Creases, The Delta Riggs, The Districts, The Dumblings, The John Steel Singers, The Magic Gang, The Neighbourhood, The Parrots, The Physics House Band, The Radiophonic Workshop, The Scenes, The Shimmer, The Sunshine Underground, The Tea Street Band, Theo Verney, Tourist, We Have Band, White Male Actors, Womans Hour, Years And Years, Young Kato, and Youth Man.
Said CEO David Pichilingi said, "Our mission has been to grow and get better every year and attract an ever bigger, more exciting and eclectic line up of acts to this city. This year we’ve surpassed all expectations. Sound City has now firmly established itself as the premium event of this kind in the UK and we’re not done yet."
They join Kodaline, Gruff Rhys, Jon Hopkins, Albert Hammond Jr, Action Bronson, The Hold Steady, Jimi Goodwin, Drenge, Mixhell, Royal Blood, The Wytches, Fat White Family, Superfood, San Fermin, Lyla Foy, Fuck Buttons, Clean Bandit, Jungle, Wolf Alice, Darlia, Circa Waves, Thumpers, Big Ups, Courtney Barnett, Girls Names, Loom, LSA, We The Wild, Fair Ohs, We Were Evergreen, Marika Hackman, Traams, Sons And Lovers, Dolomite Minor, The Minutes, Blaenavon, and Lola Colt.
For the line-up details as available, click here.
In addition, Sound City have also announced that headliner Gruff Rhys will be performing as well as taking part in a Q&A at the high profile industry conference, which forms part of the event. Exploring the themes of music, style and football, the conference will also feature music legends John Cale, Thurston Moore, FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne, Music Director Vanessa Jorge, HBO Music Director Natalie Baartz, Alan McGee, PPL Director of Performer Affairs Keith Harris, singer Peter Hooton, ATC Management Senior Partner Arwen Hunt, musician & journalist John Robb, author Kevin Sampson, Jon Morter, and DJ & writer Dave Haslam.
Three-day festival only wristbands are priced at £55 including booking fee.
During the days the Hard Days Night Hotel plays host to a musical industry conference. Each night there will be bands, DJs and artists performing at many venues, spaces and clubs throughout the city. There will be dozens of parties and gigs, including an unsigned festival featuring new acts coming into Liverpool from all over the world, and parties hosted by festivals and labels each showcasing some of their biggest names and rising stars.
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