Liverpool Music Week unveil the full details of this years landmark extravaganza, with Getintothis’ Craig MacDonald eager to spill all the essentials.
Liverpool Music Week has revealed the final additions to its gargantuan lineup, as it brings a plethora of sonic delights to the city for its 15th edition.
Headlined by the iconic Nile Rogers and CHIC and strewn across the length and breadth of Liverpool’s musical epicentre, over 70 acts will play across nine venues throughout the week, with the climax being the spectacular closing party on November 4.
With Getintothis unleashing the full hit for the colossal closer down at the Invisible Wind Factory and North Shore Troubadour, the heads at Liverpool Music Week have now added a host of names to this year’s gathering as they firmly justify their recent nominations at the UK Festival Awards.
A special performance of disco classics will see the Sense of Sound Singers head to the Echo Arena as they join Liverpool Disco Festival DJs to open up this year’s proceedings.
Meanwhile, the Baltic Triangle will see Dialect and Bonnacons of Doom support Blanck Mass on a night of unrelenting drone splendor, while up north Getintothis favourites Stealing Sheep join fellow off-kilter shape- shifters Makeness as they join Jungle at the Invisible Wind Factory.
Back in the center, TV ME and AGP will be joining Nottingham psych pop princes Childhood in the catacombs of The Magnet, with fellow Liverpool upstarts Loved Ones and Hers supporting the riotous Gengahr in the same venue later in the week.
One of the festival’s most anticipated shows will see God Colony, Alec Tronik and Glitterfuck come together to join Princess Nokia in raising the roof of the IWF, with fellow festival titans Positive Vibrations bringing the good vibes of Dub Defenders to District to heat up the room for Dawn Penn.
The ever present DIY “Breaking Out” shows will find a monumental wave of Liverpool’s finest new acts head to EBGBS to blast its vaults with their talents as Pizzagirl, LUNA, Wildfires, The Fernweh, SPINN, Emilio Pinchi, Sugarmen, Gintis, Disastronauts, St Jude The Obscure, Mary Miller, Bill Nickson, Colour, Marmalade joining Black Pulp, Shy Billy, Mincemeat, Wild Fruit Art Collective, Queen Zee & The Sasstones, Salt The Snail, Forever in Debt and Dead Houses all set to play across the week.
With so much talent on offer across the seven days, its safe to say that Liverpool Music Week are making sure their special anniversary is one hell of a party.
Liverpool Music Week takes place October 26 – November 4. The full lineup for Liverpool Music Week is as follows:
- October 26 – Liverpool Echo Arena
CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers
Sense of Sound Singers
Liverpool Disco Festival DJ’s
- October 27 – Invisible Wind Factory
- October 28 – EBGBS
Kero Kero Bonito
- October 29 – EBGBS
- October 29 – Arts Club
- October 29 – 24 Kitchen Street
- October 30 – EBGBS
- October 30 – Leaf
Bella Union 20th Anniversary feat:
- October 31 – EBGBS
St Jude The Obscure
- October 31 – 24 Kitchen Street
Bonnacons of Doom
- November 1 – The Magnet
- November 1 – Invisible Wind Factory
- November 1 – EBGBS
- November 2 – District
- November 2 – EBGBS
Wild Fruit Art Collective
- November 3 – The Magnet
- November 3 – Invisible Wind Factory
- November 3 – EBGBS
Queen Zee and The Sasstones
Salt The Snail
Forever In Debt
- November 4 – Invisible Wind Factory & North Shore Troubadour
Liverpool Music Week Closing Party with Getintothis featuring Everything Everything, AJ Tracey, Zola Jesus, Perfume Genius, Shogun, The Orielles, Ali Horn, Danye, Deja Vega, FUSS, God On My Right, Jo Mary, L100 Cypher, Peaness, Pink Kink, Rico Don, RongoRongo, She Drew The Gun, SPILT, SPQR, Strange Collective, Suedebrown, Tea Street Band, The Bohos, Trudy and The Romance, VEYU and Violet Youth