Liverpool Sound City add The View, Clinic, & Philip Selway

plus Set Your Goals, Smoke Fairies, Dinosaur Pile Up, and more

By Scott Williams | Published: Wed 23rd Mar 2011

The View

Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st May 2011
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£40 for festival wristband
Daily capacity: 25,000
Last updated: Mon 9th May 2011

Liverpool Sound City have just announced yet another wave of acts for this May's festival including Scottish rockers The View who will headline the O2 on Thursday 19th May. Clinic debut on Friday May 20th, and Radiohead drummer Philip Selway headlines the Bella Union showcase on Saturday 21st.

The View
American punkers Set Your Goals headline the 02 Academy 2 on Fri 20th May, whilst Smoke Fairies spectral harmonies will enchant on Thurs 19th May. Dinosaur Pile Up will feature in the Masque on Thurs May 19th where they're joined by Broken Records. Also confirmed today are Delta Maid, YasmIn, Dels, Marina Gasolina, Cults, Cloud Control, The Jezabels, Braids, Grimes, Dan Parsons, Flashguns, Mazes, Films, Polarsets, The Good Natured, and Spark.

Acts previously confirmed for Liverpool Sound City include Frank Turner, Steve Mason, Funeral Party, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Mona, Three Trapped Tigers, Yuck, The Chapman Family, 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. For the line-up details as available please click here.

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.

Festival Wristbands and for Liverpool Sound City are priced at £40. To buy tickets, click here.
Festival and delegates wristbands – will go up in price from April 1st and April 10th respectively – from April 1st there will also be the chance to buy single day wristbands too.

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.

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