Liverpool Festivals

News and updates on Liverpool’s Festivals from music festivals to food and drink festivals and more

  • Sound City Announces 2021 Festival Dates and First Acts

    Sound City Announces 2021 Festival Dates and First Acts

    Sound City Festival have set their 2021 dates for April 30th – May 2nd, with the first phase of artists set to inspire a promising comeback event. After the devastating cancellation of Sound City Festival 2020, alongside the abundance of tormenting cancellations that have ensued from this global pandemic, the festivals management team have decided to make next year’s jamboree a celebration of the inspiring music that has been released within this chaotic year. This…

  • Music For The Mind & Soul Festival 2

    Music For The Mind & Soul Festival

    Much loved concert series Music for the Mind & Soul Festival returns to Liverpool in a brand new format this year. The one day festival will take place on 25 April and will offer an array of events. Inspired by Milap’s 35 year history, the new festival day will offer both loyal and new audiences a fresh and holistic experience of Indian Arts and Culture through a newly conceptualised day of performance, talks, workshops, yoga…

  • Liverpool LightNight 2017 Preview 1

    LightNight To Return On 15 May With ‘Home’ Theme

    LightNight will return on Friday 15 May, once again keeping the doors to the city’s unique venues, museums and galleries open late to celebrate the arts and culture scene in Liverpool. LightNight is Liverpool’s one-night arts festival giving visitors the chance to see the city in a new light. The event presents new and ambitious artistic commissions amidst a vibrant programme of more than 100 events happening across the city. There’s everything from large-scale light…

  • Threshold Festival Announces First Wave of Artists Including Nick Ellis and Empathy Test

    Threshold Festival Announces First Wave of Artists Including Nick Ellis and Empathy Test

    Threshold Festival looks set to go out on a high with the final instalment of the grassroots music festival taking place on 3-4 April. The festival organisers announced the first wave of acts for the two-day event which takes place across venues in the Baltic Triangle. Accomplished musician and story teller Nick Ellis, urban pop artist Chinchilla and electro pop outfit Empathy Test are some of the highlights from the announement. Barberos, The Lutras, TEE,…

  • New Brighton Pirate Fest - August 17 and 18

    New Brighton Pirate Fest – August 17 and 18

    It’s time to hoist the flags for the New Brighton Pirate Fest – The Battle for Devil’s Nest – is a swashbuckling extravaganza setting sail on the weekend of August 17 and 18. The free, two-day attraction celebrates the history of pirates and much more, including two stunning stars of the sea taking part – a pair of specially created galleons. One will lead the parade and become our entertainment stage. The larger craft will…

  • Fiesta Bombarda Announce Constellations Carnival 1

    Fiesta Bombarda Announce Constellations Carnival

    Following their birthday celebrations this summer, Fiesta Bombarda are set to return to Liverpool in September for a packed night at Constellations in the Baltic Triangle. The Fiesta Bombarda Constellations Carnival will feature legendary ragga deejay, General Levy as the headliner. Few people have contributed as much to the urban music scene in the UK as General Levy. Reggae and black culture has come to define what he does and the sets he plays, as…

  • LIMF 2019 Full Line Up And Set Times

    LIMF 2019 Full Line Up And Set Times

    LIMF 2019 Full line up and set times for Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July. Get ready for Liverpool International Music Festival 2019 as it returns to the stunning Sefton Park for another weekend of unforgettable live music. On 20-21 July, the stage will be set once again to bring global household names alongside the most exciting emerging new talent that LIMF is renowned for. Headlining the Saturday is none other than the multi Grammy-winning…

  • Chrissie Hynde, Andy McCluskey and Erin Tonkon Revealed For Sound City+

    Chrissie Hynde, Andy McCluskey and Erin Tonkon Revealed For Sound City+

    The countdown is now on for the Sound City festival and its sister conference Sound City+ in Liverpool, creating the most packed edition to date across Friday 3rd– Sunday 5th May. Now the award-winning, independent and champion of new and emerging music is incredibly proud to reveal more amazing guests coming to the city as part of an illuminating, inspiring and enchanting weekend of music, arts, conversation, creativity and exploration.   And first up, it…

  • Sound City reveals main wave of artists 1

    Sound City reveals main wave of artists

    Sound City has announced its main wave of artists for this year’s 12th festival, following on from 2018’s spectacular sold out weekend. As the UK’s leading independent festival for emerging talent, it is a definitive zeitgeist of sounds, styles and cerebral sessions. There’s a heady mix of amazing music from across the world mixed with a world-class conference, Sound City+, and a vibrant range of wider arts to be edified by and immersed in. Taking…

  • Threshold Announce First Acts for 2019 Festival

    Threshold Announce First Acts for 2019 Festival

    With 4 months to go until Threshold Festival 2019, the team have revealed 12 artists from their burgeoning  programme set to take over Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle on March 29-30. The line-up is the first information out of the blocks by the event production team behind the festival who last month celebrated Arts Council funding success. Expanding again after the more compact ‘Across the Threshold’ event in 2018, the 2019 event will take place across Baltic…

  • Loyle Carner Collaborates With The Levi's Music Project and Sound City

    Loyle Carner Collaborates With The Levi’s Music Project and Sound City

    Levi’s has announced the expansion of the Levi’s Music Project to Liverpool in partnership with singer-songwriter Loyle Carner. The studio has opened its doors to young musicians from 15th November for a six-month project, culminating at Liverpool Sound City festival on May 3-5, showcasing original pieces created by the young artists throughout the project. Setting out to break down barriers to music education, a fully equipped music studio at the Liverpool Lighthouse community centre in the heart…

  • Liverpool International Film Festival Announce 2018 Programme 3

    Liverpool International Film Festival Announce 2018 Programme

    Liverpool International Film Festival has announced this years line up of screenings happening at the Toxteth TV studios, with highlights of the Festival include the Bill Murray comic documentary “Bill Murray – Life Stories” on Saturday 10th November. The Liverpool Film Festival is one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the UK and you don’t have to be a film-maker or a cinema aficionado to enjoy the festival; everyone is welcome. Tickets are…

  • Jax Jones plays LIMF this weekend

    The Guide Liverpool gets set to go live at LIMF

    Liverpool International Music Festival returns to Sefton Park this weekend where the likes of Example, Hacienda Classical, Wylie and DJ Jazzy Jeff will perform live. Once again The Guide Liverpool will broadcast backstage from the LIMF TV Studio to bring viewers all of the action, as it happens. The Guide Liverpool will be taking viewers behind the scenes and to the forefront of all the festival action with LIMF TV. Now in it’s 6th year,…

  • Gorgon City, Naughty Boy, Fleur East, Kate Nash & Many More Announced For Liverpool International Music Festival 2017 1

    Jacaranda Announce LIMF After Party And More

    An exciting weekend is approaching and the Jacaranda Records: Phase One team are proud to be able to elaborate on their involvement. Saturday 21st July will see the first day of the highly anticipated Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) take place at Sefton Park. The Jacaranda team will be present at the festival all weekend with their record stall and VIP area DJ entertainment; and are then hosting the Saturday night after party at their…

  • World Premiere of 'Garage Classical' Live With A 40 Piece Orchestra At LIMF 2017

    LIMF Set Times Revealed

    With just one week to go until LIMF returns to Sefton Park, you can find all the set times for all artists across the two day event. With a huge array of National and International talent you do not want to miss out on the massive party happening on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July. With tickets costing just £5 per day you can catch performances from Jax Jones, Wiley, Example, Stefflon Don, Trevor Nelson,…

  • Liverpool Calling 2018 Guide - 11 Acts You Can't Miss and Set Times 1

    Liverpool Calling 2018 Guide – 11 Acts You Can’t Miss and Set Times

    Liverpool Calling music festival returns this weekend (Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June) after a two year hiatus and it turns out that it was more definitely worth the wait. First of all we should probably say, compiling a list of just 11 bands you must see this weekend was a near impossible task. The long and short of it is that you should come along to this incredibly good value for money music festival…

  • Sound City 2013

    Sound City 2013 Preview

    Sound City gets bigger and better each year and this year we have some particular favourites to share with you. Here’s our Sound City 2013 Preview. Noah And The Whale @ Liverpool Anglican Catherdral. THURS 2nd. Our favourite Folk-Pop band Noah & The Whale will play in one of the coolest venues for this years Sound City at The Anglican Cathedral where they will be showcasing some of their new material from their new album…