Liverpool Sound City Announces New Wave of Acts
Third Announcement Sees Host of Top Names Added to the Bill – Plus a Very Special Conference Guest Speaker
Liverpool Sound Cityhas revealed a mighty third wave of artists featuring some of the hottest names in the industry such as Jagwar Ma, Public Service Broadcasting, East India Youth, Bipolar Sunshine, Blood Red Shoes, Pins, Glass Animals, Bird,Factory Floor, Ratking, Say Lou Lou and Sunshine Underground.
The new wave includes an additional 75 bands bringing the total number of live acts announced to date to over 100 with a stunning array of talent from Jon Hopkins to Jimmi Goodwin, Albert Hammond Jr and Jungle. Headliners include Kodaline, Clean Bandit, Gruff Rhys, The Hold Steady and Fuck Buttons – Plus it gets even better with an extra 200 bands due to be announced in April with some lovely surprises yet to come.
In addition, Sound City have also announced that headliner Gruff Rhys will be performing as well as taking part in a Q&A at the high profile industry conference, which forms part of the event. Exploring the themes of music, style and football, the conference will also feature music legends John Cale and Thurston Moore and FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne.
Said CEO David Pichilingi: “Our mission has been to grow and get better every year and attract an ever bigger, more exciting and eclectic line up of acts to this city. This year we’ve surpassed all expectations. Sound City has now firmly established itself as the premium event of this kind in the UK and we’re not done yet.”
Hosted in an incredible range of unique locations and venues across Liverpool Sound City takes place between 1-3 May. The final acts and further conference speakers will be announced early next month.
Tickets and information are available at: www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk