Liverpool Sound City 2010

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Wednesday 19th – Saturday 22nd May 2010

“One of the biggest musical events the city has seenNME

“Taking control of Liverpool’s venues and commanding attention with one of the city’s most eclectic line-ups…..the event shows a lot of promise and could certainly become an annual draw on the festival circuit” Virtual Festivals

“This event is sure to stay on the UK music calendar for many years to come and has plenty of room to expand in the future. Proving that Liverpool really is a ‘Sound’ city”

Critics Pick 2009 – Independent on Sunday

Top City Festival 2009 – Sunday Times Culture

Following their foray into Dubai this winter, the UK’s most eclectic metropolitan festival ‘Liverpool Sound City’ is back for the latest instalment of their musical junta alongside their internationally renowned music conference. After the resounding success of the 2009 festival, Liverpool Sound City is raring to go with a packed programme of live acts, special events and world renowned speakers and panellists who not only shape, but make the music industry.

With Early Bird tickets on sale for a limited time only, Liverpool Sound City has launched a brand new website to give a taster of what to expect in 2010.

Applications are also now open to perform at Liverpool Sound City 2010, through Bands will be chosen from the festival’s extensive A&R team to play a gig alongside some of the biggest names in the current music scene.

Liverpool Sound City 2009 welcomed the best in new music with over 400 bands from across the world at 35 venues across the city. Over 4 days and nights of live acts included The Zutons, White Lies, Little Boots, White Denim, Black Lips, Telepathe, Enter Shikari, You Me @ Six, Cage The Elephant, Mongrel, Juliette Lewis, The Damned plus many more, alongside parties hosted by the likes of Gigwise, SXSW and Clash magazine.

On top of a premier and eclectic line up Liverpool Sound City includes an international music conference.  With over 1000 registered delegates and 40 panellists in 2009, the Liverpool Sound City international music business conference caters for everyone; from young people aspiring for careers in the music industry to the more established entrepreneur looking to grow their business.

And new for 2010, as part of it’s ongoing commitment to grass roots education and the DIY spirit of music, Liverpool Sound City will host ‘Create @ Sound City’- a series of educational panels, workshops, seminars and interactive sessions aimed at both new and established artists and young people.

Complimenting the extensive music festival and conference offering Liverpool Sound City also present a mastermind selection of Special Events including art and photography exhibitions and the now legendary John Peel World Cup where 18 teams of music industry favourites don their shorts and battle it out for the prestigious cup.

Early bird wristbands tickets are now on sale for just £40 which enables full entry to all the live gigs (capacity permitting and age restrictions apply)

Early bird Delegate passes are now on sale for just £100 which enables full entry to all live gigs and conference and special events.

The Early Bird tickets will only be available for a limited time so to ensure your annual fix of music exposure and education visit

“Liverpool Sound City is about being the coolest and most exciting city centre music festival in the world. With Sound City we bring together the greatest new music and art from all over the world.  Together with this we welcome the key execs, mavericks, new entrepreneurs and industry players from the international arena of music, media and technology businesses…” Dave Pichilingi – Festival Director


Key Info:

Date:                            19th – 22nd May 2010

Location:                      45 various venues, Liverpool.

Ticket Price: Early Bird Festival Tickets: £40

Full Delegate Pass Tickets: £100

Online Tickets:            Offical Festival Website:


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  1. I cant wait for this festival, im so stoked, really want to see Paloma Faith I bet she is wicked and also want to check out this band I heard mentioned kavakava playing on wednesday. yaaaaayyyy


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