Liverpool Music Week – New Acts Announced

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www.LIVERPOOLMUSICWEEK.com

** NEW NAMES ADDED + FIRST ACTS FOR CLOSING PARTY ANNOUNCED ** 
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1ST 
VARIOUS VENUES – LIVERPOOL’S BALTIC QUARTER

CHVRCHES, 
THE BLACK LIPS,  NICK MULVEY,  EMA
EVIAN CHRIST,  SOPHIE,  NGUZUNGUZU
LÅPSLEY


WEEK LONG FESTIVAL INCLUDES HEADLINERS: 
CARIBOU (Oct 23rd) // MOGWAI (Oct 24th) // WILD BEASTS (Oct 30th)
THE WAR ON DRUGS (Nov 4th)

Hosted in the cities revived cultural hub the Baltic Quarter, Liverpool Music Week has announced the first acts for their celebrated Closing Party, on November 1st. 

New venues, art studios and derelict spaces will be brought to life for a one large anniversary celebration to close the 10th edition of the much-loved music festival. Running from October 23rd and culminating with the Closing Party on November 1st, Liverpool Music Week’s 10 days of events represent the UK’s largest indoor winter music festival. 

With more acts to be added, Glaswegian band CHVRCHES will headline the Closing Party on November 1st at Camp and Furnace, their debut in Liverpool following their huge debut record “The Bones of What you Believe” shot them to stardom in 2013. Atlanta’s Black Lips make a welcome return, and new Radio One sensation Nick Mulvey – founding partner of Portico Quartet – plays his first show in the city following a Pyramid Stage appearance at Glastonbury.



The event starts at 4pm, across the Baltic Quarter venues, and includes a late night programme of the very latest in cutting-edge electronic music talent with Evian Christ (adding a DJ set to his previously announced LIVE AV debut show w/Caribou),  SOPHIE, Nguzunguzu and EMA.

The cream of the local scene will also feature in the Closing Party, the super-hyped 16-year old producer Låpsley, Domino Record’s new signing We Are Catchers and one of the cities most talked-about new acts, Bird.

Last years edition of the festival’s Closing Party – held at the 6-story warehouse venue CUC  across 11 stages- saw a sell-out 1,800 crowd attend the all-nighter.

CLOSING PARTY VENUES – Confirmed venues for this year’s Closing Party are Camp and Furnace, The Blade Factory, Constellations, 24 Kitchen Street, District, The Nordic Church with more venues and spaces in the area to announced.

Liverpool Music Week’s founding-director, Mike Deane, who is also a European agent at boutique talent agency Elastic Artists said:

“It’s a tough act to follow on previous Liverpool Music Week Closing Parties – so we’ve been working hard on the concept and headliners for our 10th edition’s flagship event, and we are now very excited to announce the first wave of acts for this year’s finale. We will be taking over Liverpool’s most exciting new quarter for one day only, celebrating and embracing the city’s new cultural community with a marathon of exciting gigs and commissions in the area’s new venues and unknown spaces. If you’ve been at any of our previous Closing Parties, then you’ll know to expect a serious mind-bending musical extravaganza.” 



LIVE MUSIC WEEK EVENTS (announced so far): 

OCTOBER 23
LMW14, Camp and Furnace & Evol present:  
“LIVERPOOL MUSIC WEEK 2014 OPENING SHOW”
CARIBOU
EVIAN CHRIST – LIVE
PATTEN
JESSY LANZA
at CAMP AND FURNACE
16+,anyone under 16 to be accompanied by an adult. 
Tickets – SEE TICKETS – www.seetickets.com – 0871 220 0260 (10p/min from a BT landline) 

OCTOBER 24
LMW14 & Camp and Furnace present:
“ALL TOMORROW’S PARTIES LIVERPOOL” : CURATED BY FOREST SWORDS + ATP
MOGWAI 
FOREST SWORDS
MUGSTAR 
CLINIC DJ
ATP DJs + more TBA
at CAMP AND FURNACE
16+,anyone under 16 to be accompanied by an adult. 
Tickets – SEE TICKETS – www.seetickets.com – 0871 220 0260 (10p/min from a BT landline) 

OCTOBER 30
LMW14 & Evol present:
WILD BEASTS
+very special guests
in partnership with Evol
at CAMP AND FURNACE
16+, anyone under 16 to be accompanied by an adult. 
Tickets – SEE TICKETS – www.seetickets.com – 0871 220 0260 (10p/min from a BT landline) 

NOVEMBER 01
LMW14 presents :
“THE 10TH EDITION FESTIVAL CLOSING PARTY”
CHVRCHES
THE BLACK LIPS, NICK MULVEY, EMA
EVIAN CHRIST (DJ SET), SOPHIE, NGUZUNGUZU
LÅPSLEY,  BIRD,  WE ARE CATCHERS
16+, until 11pm. anyone under 16 to be accompanied by an adult. 

NOVEMBER 04
MUSIC WEEK EXTRA : 10TH ANNIVERSARY “LOOK BACK” SHOW
LMW14 & Harvest Sun Promotions present:
THE WAR ON DRUGS
+very special guests
at 02 Academy


FESTIVAL OFFICIAL LINKS:
www.liverpoolmusicweek.com
Twitter : @livmusicweek
Facebook: Officialliverpoolmusicweek

ARTIST LINKS:
http://www.caribou.fm/
http://www.mogwai.co.uk/
http://wild-beasts.co.uk/
www.thewarondrugs.net
www.forestswords.co.uk
www.evianchrist.com

TICKET LINKS:
www.seetickets.com
www.ticketweb.co.uk
www.ticketline.co.uk
www.skiddle.com

FESTIVAL VENUE LINKS:
http://www.campandfurnace.com/
http://www.thekazimier.co.uk/
www.o2academyliverpool.co.uk/

FESTIVAL PROMOTER PARTNER LINKS:
@ClubEVOL
@Harvest_Sun
@atpfestival

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ABOUT LIVERPOOL MUSIC WEEK, and the venues: 
Liverpool Music Week, is the UK’s largest indoor winter music festival, and will be staging over 50 events and 250 live acts across key city venues. The event centres around the Camp and Furnace and The Kazimier, the city’s two main art & music venues that have received national attention for their own significant contributions to Liverpool’s cultural landscape. 

Camp and Furnace, with a serious reputation for world-class food, art and music events will play host to the headline shows for Mogwai, Caribou and Wild Beasts. As well as the hosting the main stage for the festival’s notorious “Closing Party” on November 1st, the line-up for which will be announced in July.

The Kazimier will for the first time, provide the main “Festival Hub” – one of the most popular features of Liverpool Music Week  – a series of free and discounted events over a 7 day period. Including, an exciting and diverse line-up of national and international acts to be announced in August, alongside the city’s freshest new talent, 

Attracting a record breaking 48,000 people for its last edition, this year the festival returns with a jam-packed 10 day itinerary of live music, one of the biggest musical events the city has ever seen. Partners in previous years have included MTV, BBC Electric Proms, Liverpool Biennial and Sennheiser.

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