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    alright (okay) band

    alright (okay)’s New Single ‘Boyz Noize’ Is A Rousing Rock Anthem

    alright (okay) might have been together since 2018, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be reborn if they want to. Just last year they decided to tear up their existing material and write a bunch of new songs from scratch, this time with the aim of capturing the spontaneity and wildfire energy of the live shows that have shaped their career so far. Latest single Boyz Noize is a rallying cry for that new sound.…

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    The Four Tops

    Motown Legends Kick Off UK Tour In Liverpool

    This September will see Motown legends Four Tops and Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, together with Tavares come together to tour six UK cities beginning in Liverpool at M&S Bank Arena on Sunday 1 September. The superstar vintage soul groups The Four Tops and Martha Reeves & the Vandellas came from seminal label Motown and are two of the most commercially successful American pop music groups of all time, having sold tens of millions of…

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    Jazz Camp For Girls 2024 Takes Centre Stage in Liverpool

    Jazz Camp For Girls 2024 Takes Centre Stage in Liverpool

    Parrjazz, the University of Liverpool/ The Tung Auditorium and Jazz North are proud to present Jazz Camp for Girls 2024: The Concert. The culmination of two days of workshops, this concert celebrating Jazz Camp For Girls 2024 will be hosted by broadcaster Ngunan Adamu. Liverpool’s second-ever Jazz Camp For Girls provides the opportunity for young female-identifying musicians to experience jazz music and explore improvisation in a supportive environment. The camps are designed for musicians and…

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    Taylor Swift Themed Brunch Coming To Gaucho Liverpool

    Enjoy A Taylor Swift Themed Brunch At Gaucho Liverpool

    Gaucho, the UK’s favourite luxury steak restaurant, is about to make Taylor Swift fans’ Wildest Dreams a reality, with the ultimate brunch of bejewelled dishes and drinks. Swifties can join the pre-show festivities and relish in a specially curated Taylor Swift brunch menu on Saturday 15 June. As Taylor Swift dazzles audiences with her highly anticipated Eras tour at Anfield stadium, Gaucho in Liverpool will undergo a sensational transformation into a Taylor Swift haven. The…

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    Motel Sundown

    Motel Sundown Release 70s-Inspired Single ‘Your House’

    Motel Sundown’s latest release, Your House, is the fourth single from their upcoming EP El Dorado, set to release in June 2024. Your House features much beloved aspects of 70s music such as layered acoustics and a latin-esque rhythm section. The acoustic guitar is accompanied by wonderful three-part harmonies reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The band, formed in 2018, strives to combine the sounds of artists they grew up with,…

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    Michael Aldag

    Michael Aldag’s ‘Sorry For Everything’: A Personal And Enthralling Anthology

    Michael Aldag’s debut anthology, Sorry for Everything, serves as a compelling testament to his artistry and storytelling prowess. With meticulously crafted lyrics and a distinct narrative-driven approach, Aldag invites listeners to dive into his world.  “if you like ginger boys whining over some synths then you’re going to love me x” Aside from his musical talent, we’ve been a fan of his comedic sketches already, you can see his humour and self-deprecating style already deep…

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    The Kowloons Playing First On The Docks Virtual Gig

    Liverpool Virtual Studio Launches ‘On the Docks’ Livestream Sessions Showcasing Local Musicians

    Transmission Studio, a new state-of-the-art virtual studio at the city’s Brunswick Dock, is set to host the first in a series of ‘On the Docks’ livestream sessions this evening (1 May) from 8pm. The virtual gig features a carefully curated line-up of talented local musicians including The Kowloons, Fiona Lennon, Harry McKenny, Paul Askew, Tasha Carlee and Nat Kelly.  The ‘On the Docks’ acoustic sessions, which are designed to provide a virtual stage for emerging artists…

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    Erland Cooper - Credit Samuel Davies

    Groundbreaking Composer And Producer Erland Cooper To Play Liverpool Philharmonic This June

    Scottish groundbreaking composer and producer Erland Cooper will play Liverpool Philharmonic on Tuesday 11 June as part of a summer tour ahead of his new album, Carve The Runes Then Be Content With Silence, which will be released on 20 September via Mercury KX / Decca. Erland Cooper – who merges music with evocative storytelling and conceptual art – has just heard the mastertape he buried in the earth three years ago for the very first…

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    Gaucho Liverpool Interior 75

    Gaucho And Hennessy Join Forces To Support Up And Coming Liverpool Music Artists   

    Gaucho Grassroots Music Lates will support local breakthrough talent by hosting an unforgettable evening of live music, cocktails and culinary delights at Gaucho Liverpool this May.      Gaucho, the UK’s favourite steak restaurant, is proud to announce an exciting partnership with leading cognac brand and supporter of live music Hennessy, to launch Gaucho Grassroots Music Lates.    Liverpool’s vibrant music scene is one of the most legendary in the UK, giving rise to some of the most…

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    81 Renshaw

    The Best Record Stores In Liverpool

    Liverpool, the legendary birthplace of the Beatles, pulsates with a rich musical heritage. This isn’t just a city steeped in musical history, it’s a place where music culture continues to thrive. One of the best ways to experience this vibrant scene is by diving into the world of Liverpool’s fantastic record stores. Whether you’re a seasoned crate digger or a curious newcomer seeking your first vinyl treasure, Liverpool’s record shops offer something for everyone. From…

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    Sophie Li

    Sophie Li Returns With Anthemic Single ‘Billboards’

    Twenty-one year old songwriter Sophie Li returns with a refreshing confidence for her next indie-rock anthem Billboards. The track explores themes of self-doubt and “getting over the hurdle” of facing negative comments, both themes paralleled in the constant driving rhythm section of the track and illuminating lyrics delivered with a yearning purpose, a craft in which the young singer already excels.   The confidence in Li’s vocals may be a result of a new creative…

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    The Hanging Stars Band

    Live Review: The Hanging Stars At St Michael’s Church

    The Hanging Stars returned to a packed St Michael’s Church for the second time with their breezy, Cosmic Folk to promote new album On A Golden Shore.  Hosted by Copper Blue Music Promotions, the night opened with a debut performance from Country/Americana solo artist Townsend Brown (Iain Morley), who set the tone for the folk-soaked night with alternate guitar tunings, and vocals seamlessly moving between his high tenor range to a soaring belt that filled…

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    Sweet Beans Band Live In Liverpool

    Live Review: Sweet Beans Deliver An Electric Set At Their Headline District Gig

    On a sunny bank holiday weekend, a seemingly endless stretch of days off ahead of you, there is nothing better than heading to a gig, especially one that promises an evening of high energy, dance inducing music. Locals Sweet Beans, everyone’s favourite genre-bending, riot-jazz infused band headlined the ‘OUT OF THIS WORLD’ event at District in Liverpool. Supported by local bands Tavananna and Small Man Big Car, the whole evening was a true celebration of…

  • Things to do in Liverpool
    Liverpool Loves Eurovision - Series of Free Events To Take Place In The City

    Liverpool Loves Eurovision – Series of Free Events To Take Place In The City

    Liverpool Loves Eurovision – a series of free events – will take place on Saturday 11 May, transporting visitors to that incredible fortnight in May last year by paying homage to elements of 2023’s incredibly popular programme which helped attract around 500,000 people to the city centre. The FREE events taking place on 11 May include: Between 1-7pm Beats on the Streets will take over Castle Street, Liverpool ONE and the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool when 30…

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    Niladri Kumar Set To Play Liverpool's Tung Auditorium

    Sitar Maestro Niladri Kumar Set To Mesmerise At Liverpool’s Tung Auditorium This May

    On Friday 10 May, audiences have the opportunity to experience world-renowned sitar player, and maverick musician, Niladri Kumar, as he kicks-off his UK tour at The Tung Auditorium. What is the heart of Indian music? What is the power of melody? Experience the ‘the Royal Instrument of India’, the sitar, as the celebrated maestro brings an unparalleled immersive experience to Liverpool, performing in the city for the first time ever. Bringing the timeless expanse of…

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    Boston Manor Band

    Live Review: Boston Manor At Future Yard

    Across the Mersey and away from the busy city, lies one of Birkenhead’s best venues, Future Yard. Tonight (10 April) the 350 capacity venue is host to one of Blackpool’s most exciting up-and-coming alternative bands Boston Manor. Starting back in 2013, the band have continuously gained momentum; always striving for bigger and better things. They have 4 albums under their belt and a collection of EP’s, they’ve toured around the world with some of the…

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    Catfish and the Bottlemen To Headline Sefton Park Liverpool. Credit - Sara Getson

    Catfish And The Bottlemen To Headline Sefton Park This July

    Multi Platinum-selling, BRIT Award-winning, arena-filling giants Catfish and the Bottlemen‘s epic return continues to hit new heights with the announcement of a massive outdoor show on Thursday 11 July in Liverpool’s stunning Sefton Park. One of the largest outdoor concerts the city of Liverpool has ever seen, the 32,000 capacity site promises to be the biggest headline show of the band’s career to date. Tickets will be on general sale at 10:00 BST this Friday 19 April. Sign up…

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    Helen Maw - Growing Pains Album

    Helen Maw’s Debut Album ‘Growing Pains’ Is A Soul-Baring Journey Through Young Adulthood

    Helen Maw’s debut album Growing Pains was a long time in the making. The Liverpool country and blues artist has spent the past few years digesting the various life lessons that make up this heartfelt “scrapbook of sounds”, but now she’s finally ready to let them go. The result is a work that lovingly sifts through the accumulated debris of young adulthood, taking in relationships and betrayals, first jobs and fading friendships. Opening track Mine…

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    Fiona Lennon

    Fiona Lennon Releases Anthemic New Track ‘Please Don’t Say My Name’

    Liverpool-born singer-songwriter Fiona Lennon and her band – Jack Lennon (lead guitar, vocals), Jack McCabe (piano, vocals), Elliot Chinnock (bass) and Sean Burns (drums) – are killing it in the Liverpool music scene. Returning with their first new music of 2024, their brand-new single Please Don’t Say My Name was released on 22 March. The track opens with a wistful acoustic guitar section, whilst a steadily upbeat drum rhythm guides us into the first verse.…

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    Cheap Brass Release Exciting New Single 'The Only One For Me Is You'

    Cheap Brass Release Exciting New Single ‘The Only One For Me Is You’

    Cheap Brass are a dynamic four-piece independent rock ensemble known for their eclectic fusion of genres. Formed in 2021, the band have been working hard to craft their own individual sound. Their distinctive style pushes boundaries and breaks conventions, in their own words, Cheap Brass “delivers an electrifying auditory experience that resonates with listeners of all backgrounds.” Their latest single promises to further showcase their evolution and musical prowess. The Only One For Me Is…