Willy Moon, Swiss Lips, and more for Liverpool Sound City

more acts announced for festival just two weeks away

published: Tue 16th Apr 2013

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Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th May 2013
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£45 for festival wristband
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Tue 16th Apr 2013

Willy Moon, Swiss Lips, Ruen Brothers, and Dark Horses are among the latest acts announced for next month's Liverpool Sound City which returns for three days and nights in just two weeks from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th May 2013 and is held at multiple venues and spaces in Liverpool's cultural quarter.

Also just added to the line-up are former songwriter and guitarist in The Coral Bill Ryder Jones, Nina Nesbitt, Stevie Neale, No Ceremony, Wall, Glass Animals, Sugarmen, Alejandra Burgos, Alfred Hall, Bad For Lazarus, Birthday Girl, Broken English, Fiona Clayton, Mamma Freedom, Man Get Out, Mic Lowry, Mikel Paskalev, Moodyman, My Forever, Reid Anderson, Rick Kevill, Roy Dahan, Secret Rendezvous, September Girls, Shane Beales, Spring King, The Loud, The Ocean, The Pukes, The Razz, The Shadow Theatre, The Verdict, Underdog, Waylayers, Wonderlust, and Wooden Arms.

On each of the three nights of Sound City there will be a very special show at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral and confirmed to headline are Noah and the Whale, Dexys and The Walkmen.

Red Bull Studios will host the official Sound City after party on Saturday night at the Arts Academy with Delphic, Egyptian Hip Hop, Syron, Michael Paskalev, Dead Sons, Great Plain Sundance, and Tribe of Xanadu DJs taking to the stage.

Death Masks will also perform having won a Red Bull Studios competition to perform at the closing party and studio time with Bill Ryder Jones producing an exclusive track for the band.

Also confirmed is the addition of the new venue East Village Arts Club which has just had a £1.5 million make over.

Already confirmed are acts including Bastille, Reverend And The Makers, Toy, Enter Shikari, Everything Everything, Darwin Deez, Delphic, Melodys Echo Chamber, Oneohtrix Point Never, Dutch Uncles, Stealing Sheep, Drenge, PINS, Savages, Wave Machines, Alessi's Ark, Jetta, Bipolar Sunshine, Loom, Deep Sea Arcade, Blackeye, Skaters, The Wolf People, Splashh, Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs, Lulu James, Arcane Roots, Still Corners, LULS, Hands, Wild Smiles, Ian Prowse & Amsterdam, Mikill Pane, Bebe Black, Jacob Banks, Bo Ningen, Big Deal, Night Engine, Mind Enterprise, Golden Fable, Likely Lads, Thee Oh Sees, Mount Kimbie, Future Of The Left, AlunaGeorge, King Krule, Darkstar, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Outfit, Solely, Theme Park, Amateur Best, Marmozets, Hacktivist, Egyptian Hip Hop, Murkage, Chapel Club, Fossil Collective, 1975, Hawk Eyes, Swim Deep, The Family Rain, Mind Enterprises, Dan Croll, Brolin, and a label showcase from Double Denim Records.

The first Q and A's and talks have also been announced and feature Andrew Loog Oldham, former PR man for The Beatles and manager of the Rolling Stones, Jon Morter talking social media, Marine Girls founder Tracey Thorn in-conversation with writer Dave Haslam, and The Wombats with lead singer and guitarist Murph and the bands manager Simon Bobbet who has been with them since the beginning.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

Alongside live performance Liverpool Sound City also hosts a 'Convention' each year which focus is on bringing together a vast array of creative and digital industries business professionals, artists, music, film and art fans to enjoy today's best new music and chart the future course of the music, digital and creative industries.

Sound City wristbands allow entry to ALL Liverpool Sound City 2013 branded gigs on a first come first served basis subject to the individual venues capacity. Please note some gigs will be either 14+ or 18+ only.

Festival wristbands are priced at £45, or £25 for a day pass.

To buy tickets, click here.

Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th May 2013
Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RR, England MAP
£45 for festival wristband
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Tue 16th Apr 2013


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