The Membranes, Gengahr, The Mispers, Lonelady, Spring King, and The Hummingbirds have been added to the line-up for Liverpool Sound City held multiple venues and spaces in the city's Docklands now in it's 8th year and held from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th May 2015.
Also added to the line-up are The Griswolds, Flo Morrissey, Tei Shi, Findlay, Nimmo, Remi, God Damn, Palace, Hidden Charms, Sundara Karma, Silent Sleep, Vaults, Pixel Fix, Femme, Jennifer Davies, Hooton Tennis Club, Johnny Sands, Ady Suleiman, Tor Miller, Fossa, Sankofa, Raglans, Holy Holy, and Zefur Wolves.
The festival has also announced four new stages: The North Stage, The Cavern Stage, The Kraken Stage and The Record Store which will all host hundreds of upcoming signed and unsigned acts.
The acts already confirmed are headliners The Flaming Lips, The Vaccines, and Belle & Sebastian. Also confirmed are Roni Size Reprazent, Thurston Moore, Gaz Coombes, Fucked Up, Evian Christ, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sean Lennon's The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Dum Dum Girls, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Stealing Sheep, Dutch Uncles, Slaves, All We Are, Jane Weaver, Dave McCabe & The Ramifications, The Serpent Power, Bad Breeding, Apes, Single Mothers, and more.
For the line-up details as available, see the Liverpool Sound City line-up page.
Sound City will be announcing still more live acts and the additional conference keynote speakers in the coming weeks.
Sound City will also be a celebration of the wider arts including film, photography, crafts and performance art including Liverpool Soul City, 'EDIT' film screenings and The Spark! Drummers.
Sound City CEO Dave Pichilingi, said, "This year’s line-up is the widest it has ever been. We have had band and artists applications into the thousands from over 25 different worldwide countries. It demonstrates how in just eight short years Sound City has become the ‘must play’ event for the best new music from around the globe.
"But Sound City is not just about the live bill. This year is going to be a true spectacle, a carnival of music and art across a wide spectrum, a living, breathing thrilling theme park of an event set in our stunning new industrial dockland playground. This year will eclipse everything that came before and cement Sound City as one of the most unique festivals in the world."
Tickets for the music part of the festival are now on sale priced at £65 or £35 for a day ticket.
Taking place on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd May, the international music conference will debate, discuss and highlight key issues with the contemporary music business with seasoned veterans and younger voices, the commemorative John Peel World Cup, and legendary keynote speakers and special guests. LSC also helps the creative industry to grow and evolve is an integral part of LSC's ethos, with networking, education and skills development a central part of the main event.
First to be announced as part of the conference line up, under 2015's theme of 'The Unsung Hero', are Wayne Coyne, Scott Booker, Julian Cope, Viv Albertine, Mark E. Smith, Danny Fields and James Barton.
A Liverpool Sound City Conference Full Delegate Pass is priced at £120.
latest on this festival
Rejjie Snow, Red Rum Club, Jamie Webster, The Lathums, The Snuts, The Murder Capital, & more
line-ups & rumours
festival home page