Across the Threshold, a 2 day mini-adventure in the Baltic Triangle featuring a whole host of music, performance, visual arts, workshops & discussion will take place this weekend!

Joining the festival from Liverpool, the North West, UK and as far afield as Oslo and New York City,Across The Threshold has a huge array of genre bending, mad cap creative, pop rocking acts for audiences at Unit 51, District and Hobo Pub.

Add that to a stunning visual arts programme featuring some of Threshold’s favourite past exhibitors and you have a true multi-arts mini-adventure spanning across the 13th and 14th of April.

Check out the recently announced SHED Talks below (taking place at the Baltic Creative ‘Sheds’):

SHED Talks – Saturday 14th April- 11.30-15.20 – Baltic Creative Shed (Unit 51)

11.30: Yes Festival Tomorrow – The future of Liverpool festivals

Yaw Owusu (LIMF, NBTM), Becky Ayres (Liverpool Sound City), Black Beacon Sound (Label, Agency, Promoter), Paul Dunbar (Liverpool Acoustic Festival)

12.50: Affordable & Unmissable – Tips from the pros on getting your event pitched just right & finding the money to do it

Eve Howlett (Secret Circus), Michael Edward (Loner Noise, Wrong Festival), Jason Anstice (TIcket Quarter/ACC Liverpool), Mark Jones (Medication), Francisco Carrassco (OLC Productions)

14.20: Across the Threshold – Town Hall discussion on moving Threshold Festival forwards

Krystian Hudson (Yeah Buddy, Liverpool Calling), Craig McDonald (CMD Presents), Jimmy Coultas (Skiddle), John Gibbons (The Rider), Kaya Herstad Carney (Threshold Festival)

Artist Workshops – Saturday 14th April – 11.00 & 13.00 – District

11.00: iSing Magazine – Vocal Health Workshop

Vocal Strength & Stamina with Line Hilton

13.00: ACM (Academy of Contemporary Music) – Band in the Round

Musicianship workshop for new bands, with Owen Vyse (Echo & The Bunnymen, Blondie, David Gilmour, Beck)

Liverpool Acoustic 24 Hour Songwriting Challenge

Are you a songwriter?
Can you write a new song based on a theme?
Can you write that song within 24 hours?
If the answer to all these questions is ‘yes’ then the Liverpool Acoustic 24 Hour Songwriting Challenge is made for you!

New for 2018, Liverpool Acoustic is teaming up with Across The Threshold to introduce a brand new challenge to the region’s songwriters. A theme will be unveiled at 1.00pm on Friday 13th April 2018 on the Songwriting Challenge website and across social media channels. Songwriters will then have 24 hours to write a new song that fits the theme and register to perform it at the Showcase Event starting at 1.00pm on Saturday 14th April.

The Showcase Event takes place at Hobo Kiosk Pub and is free entry. Performance places will be allocated in the order registered.

One theme.
One new song.
24 hours.

For full stage line ups and set times click here

For tickets and information about Across the Threshold, go to Skiddle or