Eliza and The Bear, White, Elle Exxe, The Wholls, Violet Skies, Feral Love & Wake Island (collaboration), Coquin Migale, Jesse Will, Tempesst, Brooders, Queen City Stoop Kids, Surf Dads, The Zolas, Living Hour, Lifafa, Slow Dancer, Cherie and Renno, and more have been added to the line-up for Liverpool Sound City held in multiple venues and spaces in the city's Docklands, now in it's 9th year held from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th May 2016.
Also confirmed are Aldo, Anteros, Bantam Lyons, Bulp, Buslav, Caro, Caulfield, Denis The Night And The Party, Fighting Caravans, Goodbye Brighton, Hein Cooper, Heir, Joe Nolan, Karina Ramage, Kell, Lightcraft, _RHL, Rosie Blackaller, Skarsky & Such, Sunny Arnold, Suzie Stapleton, Tally Spear, The Chairman, The Cubes, Tunacola, Victoria, White, and Xylaro.
Sound City CEO Dave Pichilingi said, "We are tremendously excited about this year's festival. We worked incredibly hard on the site to transform it into a truly jaw-dropping setting and the line-up has to be the best we’ve ever booked with all our headline acts at the top of their games – Catfish and the Bottlemen are smashing it with upcoming album, The Ride, The Coral are getting rave reviews for Distance Inbetween and have a new single out the day before Sound City starts and Band of Skulls release By Default the day before they play our main stage. It doesn't get more current than that.
"We also have an amazing electronic line-up this year too through our partnership with Freeze. Imagine Leftfield, 2manydjs and Hot Chip DJing in the Baltic Warehouse. It's going to be massive!
"We've still got some surprises up our sleeves with a full arts and culture programme and our much anticipated commissions to be announced in the coming weeks. It's going to be a stunning weekend with over 200 artists performing across 9 stages from 12pm till 12am each day."
Headliners Catfish and The Bottlemen, and The Coral, plus Peter Doherty, Mount Kimbie (DJ set), Kyko, Blick Bassy, 1Eye, Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, Youth Hostel, Bill Ryder Jones, C Duncan, Irene & The Disappointments, Circa Waves, Sleaford Mods, The Dandy Warhols, Young Fathers, Band of Skulls, Palma Violets, Georgia, Shura, Neon Waltz, Inheaven, Levelz, Mez, Dilly Dally, The Big Moon, Kagoule, Postaal, Horsebeach, Little Triggers, She Drew The Gun, Sky Valley Mistress, The Night Café, Trudy, Shrinking Minds, Cavalry, Sugarmen, Xam Volo, Blue Saint, Judas, False Advertising, Johnny Sands, Deadbear, Holy Esque, and more.
The Baltic Freeze Warehouse line-up includes 2manydjs (DJ Set), Hot Chip (DJ set), Leftfield , Floating Points, Âme, Henrik Schwarz, DJ Koze, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Mano Le Tough, John Talabot, Gerd Janson, Greg Wilson, Jemmy, Makes No Sense, Derek Kaye, and more.
For the line-up details as available see the Liverpool Sound City line-up page.
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. Sound City will be announcing hundreds more bands, performers, ‘happenings’ and experiences in the coming weeks. Also announced are Paddy Considine, Sleaford Mods and Roisin Murphy, who will all be taking part in the festival's In Conversation series.
Weekend tickets for Sound City are currently on sale with a very limited amount still available at £70. These will run out very soon when there will be an automatic price increase so fans are urged to buy as quickly as possible to get them at this price threshold.
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