Music on the Mersey
Liverpool Sound City is a music festival and industry conference in the UK. Taking place over a weekend in the city of Liverpool, the event welcomes global stars, local artists and industry figures alike to play, watch, enjoy and discuss music in all its forms.
The festival has a strong history in providing a platform for future stars, with the likes of The xx, Ed Sheeran, Alt J and even Calvin Harris making appearances early on in their careers.
On top of the great music, the festival also features a huge range of conferences, panels, debates and workshops to explore behind-the-scenes aspects of the music we love.
- John Cale and guests present: The Velvet Underground & Nico
- The Kills
- The Hunna
- Declan McKenna
- Carl Barat and the Jackals
- Fickle Friends
- The Japanese House
- The Magic Gang
- Pale Waves
- Be Charlotte
- Catholic Action
- Violet Youth
- The G-O-D
- Shrinking Minds
- Oranj Son
- Ali Horn
- Tom Dunne
- Ae Mak
- Chay Snowden
- Queen Zee & The Sasstones
Sound City will be returning to the beautiful, historic site of Bramley-Moore Dock, a key part of the city's trade heritage.
Liverpool Waters, Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool, L3 0AP, United Kingdom
The festival site is within walking distance of Liverpool city centre. However, if you don't fancy the walk, you can take a shuttle bus which will be running to and from the festival site.
BY TRAIN: For those travelling by train, the nearest station to the festival site is Sandhills, just a few stops from Liverpool Lime St, Liverpool Central, Liverpool James St and Birkenhead Central. If you're travelling from further afield, we recommend taking a train to Liverpool Lime St. Station. From there you can walk, catch a shuttle bus or taxi or connect to Sandhills station to get to the festival site. Liverpool Lime St is accessible from across the UK.
BY PLANE: The nearest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, just 10 miles from the festival site. Liverpool John Lennon Airport receives flights from across Europe and is just a short taxi ride from the festival site with regular taxis available outside. Or if you would like to travel by train, you can get a train from Liverpool South Parkway (linked to the airport by a short bus link) to Liverpool Lime Street station, with regular trains.
If you are travelling to the festival by car, be warned that there will be a very limited amount of parking near the festival site (this will be sign posted). If this is full we suggest parking your car in one of the Q-Park facilities in Liverpool City Centre.
Yes, Sound City is strictly a 16+ event and Sound City strictly adheres to the challenge 25 policy, proof of age may be required and admittance will be refused if not provided.
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