Threshold Festival 2015 – The Official Routeplanner

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Dominic Dunn returns to Threshold

Dominic Dunn returns to Threshold and Unit 51 in 2015

Ahead of their biggest year yet, the Threshold team put together their ultimate festival routeplanner to help you lay out your Baltic Triangle gameplan.

As we creep closer and closer to the first big festival weekend of the year Getintothis has been getting the lowdown on what we can expect from the fifth and biggest offering yet from those lovely folks over at Threshold Festival.

Bringing together a diverse wealth of grassroots music and art from across the region, Threshold prides itself on being a festival for artists, by artists, so we asked the team about the unmissable acts they’re most looking forward to this year.

Personally I’m very excited for Monster Sound Collective at Blade Factory on Saturday 28. Their 3 stage Battle of the Bands set up is going to be unique to Liverpool with some of the best up and coming post-rock and math from (ATLAS)TawsSingapore Strategy and more.” Director Chris Carney tells us, “We’re always represented the post-rock genre at Threshold since the very first year with acts such as Minion TVCleftAlright The Captain and Kasanagi so it’s great to see some of the new breed geeks.”

For Operations Director Andy Minnis the highlights of the festival are to be found on the Rubber Factory stage at Liverpool Craft Beer Space. “It’s the first time this building has been used for a gig so it’ll be great to showcase a fascinating building before it gets polished up and opened to the public. We’re always put on gigs unusual spaces for Threshold and this year is no exception.”

I’m also excited to see a full day of music at The Observatory on Saturday with out partners at Soul Inspired Events giving us a taste of what’s to come at Liverpool Soul Fest later this year.”Andy also assures us that something to check out across the weekend is the Evolution of the Groove: twelve house of DJ sets over three days exploring genres from jazz to funk, to disco and deep house, hip hop and breaks with some of the best in the business. It’s going to be epic!”

Friday March 27:
19:00 Tiger Factory – Rock Factory, Baltic Social
20.00 Eliza Shaddad – Festival Launch, Unit 51  
21:00 Bandito Rey & Melatonini – INKbeat*24 Kitchen Street
22:00 Police Squad – Rubber Factory, Liverpool Craft Beer Space
23:00 Nubiyan Twist – The Observatory
Saturday March 28:
12:00 Nerf Gun Battle – Blade Factory
13:00 Contrasting Geometries Exhibition – Liverpool Craft Beer Space
14:00 Chanel Samson – Altgro Stage, District
16:00 Iain Till – Liverpool Acoustic, Baltic Social
17:00 Nini – One Latin Culture Stage, Constellations
18:00 Glitch Theatre – Twisted Cabaret Stage, Lantern Theatre
19:00 Taws v Singapore Strategy – Monster Sound Collective Stage, Blade Factory
20:00 LUNA – Drop The Dime, Secret Location
21:00 Akala – Soul Inspired Stage, The Observatory
22:00 Arkopsy Quartet – Rebel Soul Stage, 24 Kitchen Street
23:00 Broken Men, Mr Woodhouse & Eva Lazarus – The Observatory
Sunday March 29:
12:00 Alx Green, Creaky BonesFarm Feast/Mellowtone Stage, Constellations
13:00 The Chicken Brothers play Blue & Jazz – Evolution of the Groove & Capstans’ Bazaar, The Observatory
14:00 Hope Street Pitching Party – Liverpool Craft Beer Space
15:00 Indigo Vibe (performance and workshop) – District
16:00 Merseyrail Sound Station podcast recordings – Unit 51
17:00 A Lovely Word – Baltic Social
18:00 Vanessa Murray – Homegrown Bananas Stage, Liverpool Craft Beer Space
19:00 Seafoam Green Dovedale Social Stage, Constellations
20:00 Shamona – Eclectic Collective Stage, Baltic Social
21:00 Operation Lightfoot – Lantern Theatre
22:00 Dominic Dunn DETAIL – Astral Coast Stage, Unit 51
23:00 DJ Kid Blast – Festival Wrap Party, The Observatory
 Threshold Festival returns to the Baltic Triangle March 27-29, tickets are available here.

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