Liverpool Music Week 2008

Thursday 30th October to Thursday 6th November 2008
various venues around Merseyside, England
a combination of ticketed and free events
last updated: Mon 27th Oct 2008

Liverpool Music Week is billed as the UK's largest indoor winter music festival and will be staging over 50 events, across 16 venues and will play host to over 250 live bands. The festival format is a combination of ticketed shows and free shows, with artists including the UK's biggest live acts as well as new emerging talent.

The event details as released are as follows:-
Thursday 30th October

Eugene McGuinness + Loefah + The Troubadours + Wolfgang Flur (Ex-Krafwerk) + more @ Bumper - FREE/Over 18's

Vampire Weekend @ Carling Academy Liverpool. £13.50 - SOLD OUT.

The Fall @ Nation. £13.50 - TICKETS.

Martha Wainwright + Angus & Julius Stone @ Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. £16-£22.50 - TICKETS.

Friday 31st October

Noah and the Whale + Damien Dempsey + Ian Prowse + James Yuill @ Bumper - FREE/Over 18's

Goldfrapp @ Liverpool University, Mountford Hall. £22.50 - TICKETS.

Mystery Jets + The Presets + Kissy Sell Out + Cuban Brothers + Rob Da Bank + Sombrero Soundsystem Bestival Reunion Tour @ Nation. £15 - TICKETS.

Saturday 1st November

Black Kids + Ladyhawke + Magistrates @ Nation, Wolstenholme Square. £10 - TICKETS.

Other acts performing across the city include Cocknbullkid, Dogshow, Soft Toy Emergency, Florence & The machine, Kid British, Howard Elliot Payne and Solas.

Sunday 2nd November

Dizzee Rascal + Newham Generals + Smurfie Syco + Chromeo @ Liverpool University, Mountford Hall. £15 - TICKETS.

Sunday 2nd November

The Maybes? + John Power @ Alma de Cuba - FREE/Over 18's

'Jazz/World Sunday' @ Bumper, featuring Afro Roots, FOE, and the Whiskycats.

Other acts performing across the city include The Joy Formidable, Screaming Lights, Duncan Ewart, Jez Wing and Heads Of State.

Monday 3rd November

Wiley (full live band) + Gideon Conn @ Alma de Cuba - FREE/Over 18's

Tuesday 4th November

The Holloways + Peter and the Wolf @ Alma de Cuba - FREE/Over 18's

Other acts performing across the city include Johnny Foreigner, Dananananakrod, Ipso Facto, The Dawn, Zombina & The Skeletones.

Wednesday 5th November

Sway + Soweto Kinch @ Alma de Cuba - FREE/Over 18's

Other highlights include Meshuggy Bonfire Night special at Korova, The Ragamuffins, The Real People, Kovacs and the Sense Of Sound Choir at Magnet.

Thursday 6th November

Sonny J + more acts TBA @ Alma de Cuba - FREE/Over 18's

Liverpool Music Week features music from every genre imaginable including indie, rock, electronic, funk, soul, latin, nu wave, jazz, and world music and this year is no different. There will be over 50 events, at 16 venues and over 250 live bands showcased.

As well as staging a huge agenda of 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.

This year's Educational Programme in association with SAE will be holding panels with key members of the music sector, giving people the opportunity to learn more about the various aspects of the business. The itinerary includes The Art of Mixing, In Session with NilaMusic, The Ableton Road Show (2 workshops), and Synthesis and Sound Design - An Introspective.

More information will be here when available.

Thursday 30th October to Thursday 6th November 2008
various venues around Merseyside, England
a combination of ticketed and free events
last updated: Mon 27th Oct 2008


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