The first ten acts have revealed for next year's Liverpool Sound City festival, which takes place in Liverpool across the city's Baltic Triangle and Cains Brewery, with intimate stages, pop up shows, warehouses and more across over 20 locations, and happens on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May 2018, with the conference taking place on Friday 4th May.
With over 250 emerging and established acts performing over the weekend, the first confirmations are Peace, The Slow Readers Club, Ibibio Sound Machine, Baxter Dury, IDLES, Jaws, Low Island, Cassia, The Orielles, and Zuzu.
Becky Ayres, Sound City's COO, explains: "We are all immensely proud and happy to reveal our first artists for 2018. We wanted to lay down a marker for what everyone can expect from our festival's return to its roots, and we hope that the range and dynamism of these opening ten names reflects where we are taking Sound City for next year and far beyond. Seeing these guys performing up close and personal across a wide spectrum of locations is going to be really special. And of course, there is plenty more to come too as we enter the new year - this is just the beginning!"
Tickets will go on sale tomorrow Friday 24th November, and will be available from the link below from 9am priced at £50.
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