more acts announced for Liverpool Sound City

including Frank Turner, Steve Mason, Funeral Party, and more

published: Wed 16th Feb 2011

Frank Turner

Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st May 2011
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£40 for festival wristband
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Mon 9th May 2011

Frank Turner, Steve Mason, and Funeral Party top the latest acts confirmed for Liverpool Sound City.

Frank Turner
The second waves of acts confirmed for Liverpool Sound City are Frank Turner, Steve Mason, Funeral Party, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Mona, Three Trapped Tigers, Yuck, The Chapman Family, Veronica Falls, Lower Than Atlantis, Zeus, Niki & The Dove, and Worriedaboutsatan.

The first acts confirmed are Cast, Sound Of Guns, Black Lips, The Whip, Jamie XX, Wave Machines, SBTRKT, Spank Rock, Willy Mason, Chain & The Gang, Chad Valley, Mugstar, Handsome Furs, Colourmusic, The Sand Band, Ed Sheeran, Publicist, Those Dancing Days, Forest Swords, Lanterns On The Lake, Alessi's Ark, Teeth, Idiot Glee, Beat Connection, The Suzukis, The Red Suns, Dustland, and The Oxygen Thieves.

The key-note speakers include Alex White from Next Big Sound, Band App's Adam Perry, Audioboo's Mark Rock, Stephen o' Reilly from Mobile Roadie, Robert Thomas from RjDj, Cocteau Twins' Simon Raymonde, Midlake's Eric Pulido, and techie Michael Breidenbrücker.

Liverpool Sound City returns for three days and nights from Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st May and is held at multiple venues and spaces in Liverpool's cultural quarter.

In total, more than 400 acts from around the world will play to 25,000 people across 30 of Liverpool's venues for four days, with the traditional series of label showcases, late night sessions and parties also happening across the city.Already over 3,500 bands have applied to play at Liverpool Sound City from all over the world.

David Pichilingi, the festival's director, explained, "We've got a heck of a lot happening at this year's LSC but of course a huge focal point is the music. There's such an abundance of great bands, singers, artists and performers out there and we strive each year to bring some of that incredible talent to Liverpool. Things are really beginning to take shape and accelerate towards what is going to be our best year yet."

For 2011, there will be no ticketed gigs at all and for the first time the entire festival will be wristband only. Festival Wristbands and Full Delegate Passes for Liverpool Sound City are still an amazing £35 and £120 respectively. These prices rise again soon so get them while they are still amazing value for money. To buy tickets, click here.

Sound City wristbands allow entry to ALL Liverpool Sound City 2011 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.

Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st May 2011
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£40 for festival wristband
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Mon 9th May 2011


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