Open Fund: Sound City (Liverpool)
Sound City Festival and Conference 2018, Baltic Triangle, Liverpool
Sound City is about showcasing the most diverse and exciting line up which spans genres and smashes expectations.
It is our mission to unearth the best and most brilliant sounds from across the UK and internationally. Our curatorial policy is to showcase excellent emerging talent across genres which inspires audiences. Sound City is making its hugely anticipated return to the city’s center, kick-starting the UK’s 2018 festival season into life on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May.
The festival is going back to its roots for its 11th year in a vibrant celebration of music and arts from around the world and much closer to home. Sound City will embrace the spirit of the underground and seek out the next generation of talent whilst showcasing some of the very best bands and performers of their era, set across the many intimate venues and electric spaces of Liverpool’s historic Baltic Triangle. During this odyssey of discovery across the weekend, over 320f the most hotly-tipped new artists will perform to thrilling effect, taking in wild shows, raucous label parties and special global guests on the festival’s international stages.
Taking place at the British Music Experience on the Liverpool Docks, Sound City+ conference is the heartbeat of Sound City and an incubator for new artists and people taking their first steps on the industry ladder. It comprises panel discussions, workshops and round-table meetings with industry delegates and thought leaders from the city region, nationally and internationally to create new relationships, business and networks.