Liverpool's new music festival, Liverpool International Music Festival takes place between Sunday 18th August and 22nd September at multiple venues across the city.
The Liverpool International Music Festival is part of the legacy of Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture in 2008. Conceived by Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and Director of Culture Claire McColgan, the festival is curated by Yaw Owusu.
The latest additions are Ghetto Youths International Crew, Machel Montano, Portico Quartet, Panjabi Hit Squad, and Robbo Ranks playing on the 25th August.
JLS, Little Mix, Soul II Soul, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra& Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko, The Saturdays , Texas, Eliza Doolittle, Union J, Stooshe, Diana Vickers, A*M*E, Tich, The Vamps, Charlie Brown, The Christians, Deaf School, Nina Nesbitt, Dios Salve A La Reina (Queen Tribute), Lucy Spraggan, Ghostpoet, Martha Wainwright, Wave Machines, Ed Harcourt, Delphic, Josef Salvat, The Staves, Merchandise, We Were Evergreen, Dutch Uncles, Fair Ohs, Le Carousel, Roscius, The Joy Formidable, Poltergeist, Spectrals, Marika Hackman, Ben Francis Leftwich, The Padraig Rynne Quartet, Les Freres Guisse, Sense Of Sound, Waylayers, Roberto Pla Latin Ensemble, The Vocal Orchestra, Beatles Tribute Bands From 62-70, My Sweet George (George Harrison Tribute), Jean Genie (Bowie Tribute), A Taste Of Robbie (Robbie Williams Tribute), Larcena (Adele Tribute), Rocks Off (Rolling Stones Tribute), Black Dyke Brass Band, Catrin Finch, Llyr Williams, Kof, Chelcee Grimes, Esco Williams, The Hummingbirds, Dev (Bbc Radio 1), Connie Lush, Bird, Malik & The Og’s, Tea Street Band, Coffee & Cakes For Funerals, All We Are, Stoney Browder Jnr, Sugarmen, Picture Book, 24 Festival Drums, Boonacons Of Doom, Dogshow, Merki, John O'Connell, Ghostchant, Ady Suleiman, The Loud, The Wild Eyes, Mike Mccartney, John Gorman, The Overtures, Joe Brown, The Cavern Beatles, Nube 9, Badfinger, and more.
The festival includes 'Turn Up The Radio' and 'Party The Pier' events at Pier Head, an open air stage in Sefton Park, the 'Summercamp Festival' (listed here), The annual International Beatleweek and the 2013 Liverpool Music Awards. A dynamic fringe festival will also run alongside proceedings with more than 100 events taking place in pubs and clubs across the city.
The festival offers no accommodation at the event. There are plenty of accommodation options available in the city.
More information will be here when available.
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