Liverpool International Jazz Festival
James Taylor Quartet & Skeltr (Manc Duo) @ The Capstone 7.30pm
Anti-Social Jazz Club Afterparty @ Frederiks 9pm
LIJF Get The Blessing & The Weave @ The Capstone 7.30pm
LIJF Arun Ghosh IndoJazz Sextet + Masterclass @ The Capstone 1pm
LIJF Dock in Absolute & Andchuck @ Capstone 7.30pm
Hookworms & Virginia Wing @ IWF 7pm
Kick.Out 3 – Peaness, Karuna, Eastcote, SIREN @ 81 Renshaw Street 7pm (Mark Rowley)
Cartier 4 Everyone – The Astral Plane Showcase (Blog and Label) @ IWF Substation 10pm
[underground and new club sounds from younger, lesser known artists] With LOFT, SHALT, EMMA
Ensemble 10/10 @ Liverpool Phil 7.30pm
Mihkel Kerem – Lamento for Cello and Strings, Scriabin Settings, Stravinsky – Concerto in Eflat major,
Premiere – Grace Evangeline Mason – New Work
Manchester Collective – 100 Demons (Strings & Electronics) @ IWF Substation 8pm
VESSEL The Birth of the Queen
STEVE REICH Violin Phase
JONATHAN HARVEY Ricercare una melodia
IANNIS XENAKIS Mikka S
EDMUND FINNIS Sister
MICHAEL GORDON Industry
DANIEL ELMS 100 Demons WORLD PREMIERE
20th March - The Necks @ The Capstone
Live Music Thursdays – Harambe Maoni (Lead by Liverpool Saxophonist Andrew Myers, Harambe Maoni are a 6 piece electro jazz outfit, Featuring virtuoso Persian Tombek player Soroush Niroumand Fard).
Constellations (from 6pm Free)
Gramaphone Ray Gun
Gramophone Ray Gun is a ‘live’ series of events celebrating experimental approaches to writing, poetry and music.
Our ninth event includes innovative poetic readings from, Ade Jackson, Jessica Tillings and Johnathan Raisin each punked up on queer language and jazz abstraction. As per usual, the evening will unfold to a crepuscular soundscape of unearthly samples and music excavated from a U.F.O crash site in Crosby. Unfortunately, due to contractual reasons, there will be no appearance of the giant ant.
Liverpool irish Festival – Echoes of Erin – traditional musicians, singers and Dancers.
Liverpool Irish Centre. The Liverpool Irish Festival is 16-18 October. www.liverpoolirishfestival.com
Down & Outs (fifth album ‘Double Negative’ out on Feb 14th), Puzzle, Natterers, Pardon Us.
China Crisis – Flaunt The Imperfection full album (1985) and greatest hits
Volume Please! by amazing composer and musician Mxoli Norman, featuring an original new jazz score, and exploring the politics and social history of South Africa. Tickets are free but booking required.
Edge Hill University Arts Centre
Positive Vibration presents The sounds of Black Uhuru (1977 – 1985), performed by Mykal Rose, Backed by Mafia & Fluxy, Support from One A Penny Sound System.
Merry Hell (Liverpool Acoustic) energetic folk rock.
Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
theMerseyside improvisers orchestra . It's with Steve beresford. Also playing is a duo of Stephen Grew and Trevor Watts
Philip Jeck and Jonathan Raisin: The Long Wave – The Arts Centre (Edge Hill University) – 8pm
No stranger to the show, celebrated local turntable musician Phil Jeck and improvising musician Jon Raisin (curator of Lost Voices gig nights) revisit their BBC commission. Originally written for Light Night 2017, this time the duo present a new work made specifically for the Arts Centre EHU.
Beth Orton – Arts Club – 7pm
Famed for her mix of folk and electronica that came to define much of UK music in the 1990s, English singer-songwriter Beth Orton – another musician noted for her successful collaborations – visits the venue formerly known as the Masque.
Mugstar: Ad Marginem – Philharmonic Music Room – 8pm
A chance to catch a screening and live scoring of the film written and directed by Liam Yates, and soundtracked by the city’s own “well-lit men on a shadowy planet”, knights of repetition-led psych, Mugstar.
Exhibitchin’ – 24 Kitchen Street – 10pm
A post-exam party from Liverpool Uni’s Feminist Society, this second round of Exhibitchin’ promises a night of hits by female-identifying performers, played over the powerful 24KS soundsystem to raise money for much-needed Merseyside charity RASA.
Free Rock & Roll: Pardon Us, Vamos & the Vents, Villy Raze – Sound Food and Drink – 8pm
Pop punk from two of these, and an acoustic set from Villy. Pardon Us and VatV feature members of such Liverpool luminaries as Flamingo 50, the Dinner Ladies, Town Bike, Sheepy, and Dead Class.
Deep Cuts: Wild Fruit Art Collective, Yammerer, Beija Flo, Caveparty – Buyers Club – 7:30pm
Getintothis presenting their pick-of-four to start to close the week, including the Fall-inflected ranting and raving of Yammerer, to the layered, contorted balladry of Beija Flo, through to the bleak half-speed post-punk of WFAC.
Jaykae, Suede Brown, Bryn – 24 Kitchen Street – 10pm
The #WhereHaveYouBeen tour calls into town on the Birmingham grime artist’s hop around the country.
Jorja Smith, Mahalia (sold out) – Invisible Wind Factory – 7pm
The rising RnB and soul artist will play to a full house in the North docks warehouse of IWF. Opening act Mahalia has made a name for herself with acoustic sets.
Lauryna Sableviciute – Piano Music from The Baltics – Capstone Theatre – 7:30pm
‘Lauryna is a true advocate of Contemporary Music and is actively involved in promoting new works from around the world. For example, she has recently spent a significant amount of time recording the complete piano music of Cecil Coles, a Scottish composer who died in World War I. This recording will be released on vinyl in 2018, commemorating 100 years since his death and the end of the First World War.
Lauryna’s love for her own country, Lithuania, is present in many of her solo performances and this evening’s concert will be no exception. For Piano Music from the Baltics she will be blending two very different (yet both very close to her heart) programmes featuring composers of the Baltics such as Ciurlionis, Vasks and Pärt alongside laying a platform for new works by Liverpool Hope University composers such as Ian Percy, Robin Hartwell, James Wishart and others.’
Nightmares on Wax – Invisible Wind Factory – 7pm
The original sound of Sheffield electronic music go-to Warp Records, production unit NoW has assembled a new live band to tour his most recent record.
Montero, Danye, Seatbelts, The Wools – Shipping Forecast – 7:30pm
“Shmoopy pop” from globetrotters and locals alike, down in the Hold of the Slater Street bar-cum-venue. Soulful, bendy sounds from Liverpool-based post-disco fourpiece Danye certainly worth a watch.
RoS 001: Kaio frum NW, Alec Tronik, Lucaufer, Bryn, Lodge – The Well – 9pm
Soft, sombre sonics of singer-producers like Kaio and Lucaufer rub shoulders with the harsh, harder club sounds from Alec Tronik and Bryn in this Roscoe Lane gallery space. Be prepared for a varid evening of beatless, sparse ambience through to industrial, globally-informed electronic rhythms.
Drive-by Blues – The Ship & Mitre – 7:30pm
Mark Jones presents an Open Mic session featuring the man himself dipping into the American Songbook. All approaches, instruments, and abilities welcome.
Korg Hangouts – FACT – 6pm
A chance to garner expert advice courtesy of a handful of technical staff from the synth & electronic music making hardware superbrand. This hands-on session has sold out, but should prove that the interest in workshopping events like this have a certain popularity and will likely appear again. A chance, if nothing else, to meet fellow like minds in a community of interest.
Stealing Sheep (DJ set), Silent-K, Pale Rider, Vain Male – EBGBs – 8pm
The psych-power-pop trio come out of hibernation to grace the Seel Street basement venue with a choreographed DJ set. Dave McCabe’s new group Silent-K appear second on the bill, plus touted locals Pale Rider, and solo singer-songwriter Liam Evans. Presented by Get Into This as part of Independent Venue Week.
Born In Flames + Don’t Touch Me – FACT – 6:30pm
Grrrl Power Liverpool and Hannah Bitowski present feminist sci-fi film Born in Flames as part of Refuge (a wide-ranging programme investigating the notion of a ‘safe space’) and Don’t Touch Me (a campaign to prevent intimidation, discrimination and harassment in public spaces).
Thursday 1st Feb
Getintothis presents: Ali Horn, Emilio Pinchi & Charity Shop Pop – The Jacaranda Club – 7pm
Championing “new music from the North West & beyond” since 2007, GIT are hosting a night of “underground sounds” at The Jac during Independent Venue Week. Lonely basement solo project turned 5-member fleshed-out live experience Ali Horn headlines, with a pair of indie pop acts preceding them.
Shy Billy, Unstoppable Sweeties Show, The Tosin Trio, Qfolk – Studio2 Parr Street – 7:30pm
Planet Slop and Rogue Gallery are working together on this eclectic line-up for Independent Venue Week (IVW from here on!) for an across-the-board genre disentanglement and general celebration. Controlled chaos, roaring vocals, and instrumentation of the highest order are all in store for any who might attend.
I Fagiolini present Piatto Misto – The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk – 7:30pm
(Cathy Butterworth) A British vocal ensemble providing a varied programme on the themes of love and loss, this set of unaccompanied music for voices includes Monteverdi, Thomas Ravenscroft, and a new commission from Adrian Williams in the repertoire. With “bags of style, energy and dramatic excitement”, the ensemble promises to bring these masterpieces to life.
Snailmania: Salt the Snail, Bisch Nadar, and Wife – The Jacaranda Club – 8pm
Another show for IVW, this is a ‘Salt the Snail’ presents kind of affair that sees the three-piece unveiling their new single ‘Spanish Announce Table’. “Things are bound to be unhinged” in an evening that involves a cheese & crackers meet-and-greet, a performance of the ‘Snail Spangled Banner’, plus two riotous support acts before STS mark their first headline show.
Moon Duo, God On My Right, Lo Five – District – 8pm
A Harvest Sun gig featuring motorik, cosmic repeato-rock from Psych Fest top pick MD, and variously noisy, and electronically-decorated local support acts.
IVW Closing Party: Pure Joy, Jo Mary, The Blurred Sun Band – The Jacaranda Club – 8pm
Bido Lito! Host their social event in the Slater Street haunt to close out an Independent Venue Week that really has seen the much-loved pub/bar/gig space clean up in terms of gig offer. On this final night of IVW, expect space epics, sleazy noisiness, and gloopy psych from each of the three acts.
Rongorongo, Oh Well Goodbye, Eyesore & The Jinx, Ghost Wedding – 81 Renshaw – 7:30pm
Brooding, anthemic post-punk from RR squeezes from its stadium-size sound down to the intimate surroundings of this back-room space. Early Factory Records-esque art pop from OWG and jaded, marauding daze-rock from E&TJ will leave hypnotic drones in listeners ears well into Sunday.
Chemtrail Party Mix presents: Shere Kahnn, Ash Wubcore + others – Drop The DumBulls – 8:30pm
The return of the mash-up as soundcloud sensations go ‘IRL’ to present a night of high tempos amid a healthily heightened sense of humour. Donk firmly in cheek for this onslaught of gabber, ‘kick drum music, and various misc-cores, this is one to catch as the DTDBs crew have put the finishing touches to their latest A/V install to present this first in-house night of the year.
Looking ahead: Thursday 8th February
The Singing Wren – 81 Renshaw – 7:30pm
The Singing Wren is a night of live performance taking place monthly at the intimate 81 Renshaw Street. It’s a line-up of some specially selected guests with plenty of time for performances from anyone who wants to perform on the night!
Music, poetry, spoken-word, comedy or any other form of expression are all very welcome. Sufjan Stevens is our artist of the month so we’ll be encouraging any performances of his music or anything inspired by his work, although there is no obligation to do so!
There will be: an electric piano, a Juno synthesizer, a right handed electro acoustic guitar, a left handed electro acoustic guitar, a right handed electric guitar and a righthanded bass. You’d be welcome to use any of this gear or bring your own.
Band of Burns – St. George’s Hall – 7:30pm
Band of Burns is “a collaboration of twelve artists from the top echelons of the folk scene, coming together to perform a truly distinct show which celebrates the life, works and philosophies of Robert Burns.” Features musicians from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Turkey and Liverpool – including friend of the show Mikey Kenney.
Waiting for B – FACT – 6:30pm
FACT and Liverpool Pride present the second in a series of events exploring the diversity of narratives within LGBTQ+ cinema.
Waiting for B follows a group of Beyonce mega-fans as they camp outside the venue - for two months - to bag front row seats to her concert. Over time, a mini-society develops - a group of young, queer Brazilians united by their fierce loyalty to their hero - the documentary following the friendships, power-struggles, highs and lows they encounter along the way.
Following the screening, special guest Moulay Drissi of Brazilica will join us to discuss the themes of the film.
The Bido Lito Social: Marvin Powell, Astles, Ry Viera – HUS – 7:30pm
Folk heroes such as Neil Young and Nick Drake are brought up when describing the 12-string guitar-equipped singer-songwriter craft of Marvin Powell. Support comes from Ry Viera (of local act Beach Skulls), and new name Astles. Located in the Tempest Building off Tithebarn Street, L2.
Free Rock & Roll: Ohmns, Uncle Jane, Wild Fruit Art Collective – Sound – 8pm
Garage rock and brutal sonic assaults guaranteed here thanks to the now-fortnightly and more than welcome re-occurrence of does-what-it-says-on-the-poster Liverpool punk scene favourite night out, Free Rock & Roll.
Sassden 002: Queen Zee, Ill, Jo Mary, Incisions, Sonic Yooth (DJ), Asylums on Fire (DJ) – Sound – 7pm
Queen Zee and the Sasstones’ have made a home for themselves in the basement of Sound (Food & Drink) on Duke Street, hosting a monthly gig turned clubnight. Inviting over kindred spirits to play live and DJ in the small-capacity subterranean den, the sass icons promise to bring all the drag, dance and noise one can stomach!
Society of Losers 005: Dead Houses, Fighting, Crapsons – Drop the DumBulls – 8pm
Haunting alt rock with a serious post-punk goth flavour from ‘newest losers on the block’ Dead Houses, plus Preston gutter pop in the form of Fighting, and energetic tea & biscuit / bass & drum punk courtesy of Crapsons.
Manchester Collective – IWF Substation – 7:30pm
‘The Edge of Fantasy’ is the tagline for this set of “heart-stopping” string quartets headed up by musical director and violinist, Rakhi Singh. Purcell, Beethoven, Janacek and Gorecki are in order for any fanciers of classical/contemporary music in the unusual concert setting of a post-industrial basement venue.
Looking Ahead: Saturday 3rd February
Chemtrail Party Mix: Shere Khann, Ash Wubcore, and more – Drop the DumBulls – 8pm
Tongue-in-cheek, partially-immersive electronic party music spectacle from the donk (not donk) in-house audio-visual team at this intimate, ever-endearing North Docks pub-turned-gallery. Expect a healthy dose of internet humour, and tempos to shift wildly between sets. No weblink available at time of going to print.
Gig Guide 15th January 2018
Hip Hop Theatre Workshop @ Bluecoat 7pm – 9pm
Calling all MC’s, Rappers, Vocalists and Beat-boxers...
This workshop will explore the fusion of hip-hop and drama to tell new stories and create new styles of performance.
Led by Curtis Watt (Spoken Word Artist), Paislie Reid (Actor, MC, Musician), Keith Saha and Nathan Powell (Theatre Directors).
For ages 13 - 25.
If you'd like to book a place, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 708 9728.
Thurs 18th Jan – David Ramirez @ The Castle Manchester (contemporary Americana)
Friday 19th Jan – Indie/Pop punk @ Craft Taproom, Smithdown Road
Schande – Jesus & His Judgemental Father – Good Grief – Snakes Everywhere
Tuesday 23rd Jan – Euphonia @ Bluecoat – artist callout
Ahead of her forthcoming exhibition Euphonia at Bluecoat, British artist Emma Smith discusses the research process behind her upcoming new sound installation. Working with a team of world experts on psychology, music and the brain, Smith is creating a new form of musical scoring to share the sound of human relationships.
Emma Smith is a British artist currently based as a studio resident at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire, and works internationally. She has a performance based social practice, creating public platforms for experimentation and research through site-specific actions, events and installations
@artistemmasmith for info on callout for submissions – voice memos of chats with friends and fam
Thursday 25th Jan – The Edge of Fantasy IWF
Manchester String Quartet:
Purcell – Fantasia Upon One Note
Beethoven “Molto Adagio” From Op.59
Janacek String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
Gorecki String Quartet No. 2 “Quasi Una Fantasia”
Sat 27th Jan – Milapfest performace 1pm Free
First Half: An Inner Voice by Kobini Ananth and Yarlinie Thanabalasingham
Second Half: Perseverance by Jonathan Mayer
29th Jan – Drive by blues jam @ Ship & Mitre 7.30pm
Decontamination #11 – Royal Northern College of Music – 8pm
“New, Re-imagined and Modified Instruments” programme to include Eleanor Cully ‘Fixations’ and new work by Amir Sadeghi Konjani.
For the latest event in our Decontamination contemporary music series, we explore music that uses instruments in unconventional ways to produce new sounds – turning musical concepts on their heads. For example, Eleanor Cully’s Fixations is a piece of experimental sound art that provides performance directions such as: ‘hold a non-guitar in the position of a guitar and strum the body.’
Free Rock & Roll: Organ Freeman, Those Naughty Lumps, Centurian Sect – 8pm
An evening of insane genius which will be rounded off by a set by the Alien synth-rockers from the Wirral ORGAN FREEMAN. It will also feature Scouse underground legends from the past and present THOSE NAUGHTY LUMPS who were formed by a bunch of students and local Scousers back in 1976. They broke up in 1980. Now they are back! They will of course be playing their legendary single 'Iggy Pops Jacket'. Special guests are CENTURIAN SECT from Kent, all pyjama’d up for their artfully satirical garage rocknroll. Fans of Wild Billy Childish, The Fall and Dr Feelgood will all find plenty to enjoy here. It's gonna be boss.
Amanda Brown & the Common Ears – Ma Boyle’s – 8pm
Expertly executed vintage jazz standards updated and re-arranged by this prolific local group.
J Hus – Invisible Wind Factory – 10pm
Recent MOBO award-winner & bright hope for UK hip-hop, crossover artist J Hus performs live at this re-scheduled date that includes Toddla T on the bill.
Soma Sonic – North Shore Troubadour – 10pm
“A living, breathing work of art” – live acts and DJs across the psyechedlic spectrum, split between the two rooms of NST.
Mothmas – Factory Kitchen – 7pm
An evening of playful experimentalism hosted by Vice Moth to pronouce the release of a split 12" record with Melodien - the VM side of which is in fact their 40 for 40 commission for us here at PMS. Chiz Turnross, Isocore, Mothman, Bantam Lions, Melodien, Jacques Malchance, and Vice Moth themselves will all take turns taking to the IWF top floor's stage. A donations-entry gig, with food available to purchase also.
Death Hags and Voo (solo) – Craft Taproom – 7:30pm
The new solo project of L.A-based French musician Lola G. Influenced by post-punk, French chanson and psychedelia, her sound has been called psychedelic pop, yé-yé post-punk and compared to “Francoise Hardy meets Wire”. She likes to think of it as fuzzy doom pop traveling between worlds, with a debut album coming out early 2018 on Burger Records. Support sees a now-rare live solo performance from Voo's Graham Jones who will be playing songs from the band's back catalogue and covers.
Looking ahead: Thursday 21st December
Junk - Constellations - 6:30pm
Jazz/fusion/funk four-piece combo get the two-set treatment at this last iteration of the Baltic venue's Live Music Thursday of 2017.
Mugstar, Cavalier Song, Germanager, Clinic DJs – 81 Renshaw Street – 8pm
MUGSTAR: Demented cosmonauts, returning to Liverpool to endlessly blast any human entities obstructing their orbit with kosmische/psych/space/noise rock. CAVALIER SONG: English Prog with dirt under its fingernails, punk-stained King Crimson with spoken word. GERMANAGER: Post Post Modern Glitch Art Pop. Eerie and innovative sound art tinged with weirdness. CLINIC DJs: Esoteric sounds and scratched vinyl smothered in hash ash from the notable Crosby mysterons.
Deep Cuts: Marmalade, LUNA, Rico Don, Samurai Kip, The Holograms – Buyers Club – 7:30pm
Getintothis storms the Hardman Street venue with this 11th outing of its night of live local music.
Capsule presents Murlo – North Shore Troubadour – 11pm
Colourful sounds of midlands-born Murlo along with his new Audio-Visual live show with his unmistakeable futuristic production style taking in the likes of soca, dancehall, and other sounds of contemporary afro-caribbean Britain to bring a distinct and irresistible electronic music to the club.
Meine Nacht with Courtesy, Skee Mask, Breakwave, Lack, Dansa, James Newmarch – TBA – 10pm
Bringing back their ‘secret location’ party concept with this second slew of hi-to-lo-fi electronic music producers and choosers, MN is a chance to dance and make new friends somewhere quite out of the ordinary. Last entry is 11:30pm
Daffodils Compilation Album Launch – 81 Renshaw Street – 2pm
Emotion Wave is proud to present Daffodils, a compilation album of experimental electronic artists from Liverpool and beyond.
The album features new and unreleased music from Phono Ghosts,Polypores, Mark Peters, Lo Five, Impulse Array, Afternaut, Melodien,Isocore, Foxen Cyn, Loka, Mark Lawless, Dublock, Jean Michel Noir's Horror Orchestra, The Long Rays, Simon Jones Chillout Donk Experience, Glitchfield Plaines, Bemp, Dark fidelity hifi, Jacques Malchance, Neo Luddites, Bye Louis + more.
For this release we collaborating with Preston-based tape label Concrète, to produce a limited-edition yellow double cassette, which will also be available in digital formats from Saturday 9 December at https://emotionwave.bandcamp.com/
Daffodils will be launched with a full day of live music from contributing artists at 81 Renshaw Street, with live performances from: Dark fidelity hifi, Mark Peters, The Long Rays, Lo Five, Jacques Malchance, Simon Jones Chillout Donk Experience, Jean Michel Noir's Horror Orchestra, Polypores, Impulse Array, M T HALL fka AKASA + more tba.
All proceeds from the sale of Daffodils and its launch event will go to Merseyside Domestic Violence Services: http://mdvs.co.uk/
Deaf School – Invisible Wind Factory – 8pm
Long-awaited return of Liverpool's favourite pop-art art-rock performance. Deaf School were formed by students and staff at Liverpool Art College in 1973, and have their first new recordings in nearly 40 years under their belt to debut at this special Christmas Dance show.
The Tea Street Band Xmas Party – North Shore Troubadour – 8pm
Local purveyors of Balearic-inspired guitar pop make their anticipated comeback to the city after a busy year or so touring overseas. Special guests to be announced. Limited capacity intimate venue.
Wide Open Free Party – Meraki – 9pm
Lupini, Deux (live), Huma, Heavy Mellow Records and the people at Wide Open host a night of “sofas, heating, and chilling” at the north docks spot ‘til rather late (6am!)
Venusian, The Mekano Set, OLA, Cynthia’s Periscope – Maguire’s Pizza Bar – 8pm
VENUSIAN : electronica / trip hop from Liverpool inspired by dystopian science fiction and synthwave. https://soundcloud.com/venusianuk
The Mekano Set : Generally words along the lines of: pounding, dirty, swirling, grimy and weird. https://soundcloud.com/mekanoset
OLA : dreampop / ambient duo from Manchester. https://soundcloud.com/o-l-a
Cynthia's Periscope : confessional weirdo pop / experimental https://soundcloud.com/cynthias-periscope
Looking ahead: Friday 15th December
Mothmas Wind Party – Factory Kitchen – 7pm
A Christmas Party held in the IWF Kitchen for all, with:
Moth-Making with Thingpiece
Monday 1st January
Helena Hauff – 24 Kitchen Street – 10pm
Welcome in 2018 with Hamburg’s electro selector extraordinaire, DJ Helena Hauff
Oil Chickens - rock & blues night at the Victoria Waterloo this Wednesday night 29/11/17
Philip Jeck and The Merseyside Improvisors Orchestra.
Two events across two days will bring the city together to help increase understanding and generate integral support for Sahir House, Liverpool’s dedicated HIV Charity. Irish singer/songwriter Brian Kennedy, supported by country/blues newcomer Daisy Gill, will perform at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Thursday 30th November. The ‘A Better Man’ singer will perform an exclusive intimate gig in the venue’s Music Room allowing guests to get up close to the popular singer. Brian will be joined on the evening by critically acclaimed vocalists, Sense of Sound who will sing a collection of songs together.
Listening to architectural space : the sound of the built environment.William Brown Street
A ‘soundwalk’ is a practice: it is walking without talking, focusing on the sound around, focusing on the present moment. In a `Sonic Gaze` session the participants are static, though the sounds could be mobile. Talking might come later.
Euros Childs - The Buyers Club.
XamVolo – District.
Kosmoklub live stream – Psycho & Plastic (5:30pm) Facebook event.
IWFM launch party – Live music by Ali Horn., The Floormen, Mike Badger. Performances by Tony Chestnut and Alastair Clark
Drop The Dumbulls.
Postmusic Sampler#1 – a.P.A.t.T., CHinsniffer., hala Duet, MT Hall (fka Akasa). Vice Moth, Germanager, Cartwheels on Glass, Unstoppable Sweeties Show, Simon Jones’ CHillout Donk Experience, Atatat, Water, Isocore, President Business.
North Shor Troubadour.
Andy Panayi (London), Casey Greene (Australia), Dominique Gagne (New York), The Jazz Flute Big Band.
The Arts Centre, Burscough.
Brix & The Extricated – Manchester Apollo.
Solo collective @ Capstone Theatre 7.30pm Classical ambient electronica
Anne Muller – Cello, Alex Stolze – Violin, Sebastian Reynolds – Piano, Daniel Thorne - Saxophone
Philip Jeck, Michaela Grill(laptop) and Karl Lemieux(16mm projection) @ The Box, FACT 9pm
Improvised audio visual performance where all the devices are connected and eachothers outputs will affect qualities in the visuals and sounds.
Queercentric Music – Homotopia Festival special 7pm @ HUS, Tithebarn Street
Showcasing artists from the UK’s Queer Music Scene –
Lucas & King, Rose Betts, Kenny Thompson, Ruthie Adamson (Spoken word) with ‘drag diva’ Karla, Toby Worsfold (Spoken Word) and our very own Campbell L Sangster
Chris Wood @ Continental, Preston. 8pm Arresting folk singer, we featured ‘so much to defend’ earlier this year. One of our highlights of the year.
Beers for Queers – monthly social
FOR the LGTBQI community in Liverpool, monthly social to chat mingle snog dance stare laugh with and all the queerdos and homos, pansies, gayers and lezzas, dykes, trans masculines and femmes and beautiful friends of : ALL WELCOME
the do knows, the don't knows, the limp wristed, the tightfisted, the feys the gays, the hey hey heys, the Butches, the faggots COME AS YOU ARE...DJs playing a mix of tunes retro postpunk northern soul rockinroll glam singalongs classics newies oldies
Killerfernandez/Daisy Gill @ British Music Experience 7.30pm
Jennifer John & Philipp Moll. Electro-soul. Band includes Manu Delago (Bjork, PMS, Solo Kazimier Show) and guitarist Stewart McCallum (Cinematic Orchestra). Includes visuals. First commercial gig at BME
Steve Pilgrim with Danny Thompson @ The Arts Centre, Edge Hill Uni, Ormskirk 8pm
Steve Pilgrim is a celebrated local songwriter, who also has appeared alongside Paul Weller, Cast and the Stands. Over the years Danny Thompson has been involved with John martyn, Pentangle, Nick Drake, Bert Jansch so this is a rare opportunity to witness something rather intimate and rich.
RoS – 000
Hassnat – Lizala Vi – Plurals (Drone) – Burgher (No Wave) – Lucaufer (Ambient Soundscape) – Guepes – Cava Worldwide – Bryn b2b Ling + Tardast (MC)
000 is the first event of what RoS plans to be a new start for the Liverpool music scene. Overcoming the listening of sterile popular music that has monopolised the city centre, 000 will surface neglected artists, musicians and genres. Light to dark spoken word, noise and ambience will sit alongside alternative rap and future club sounds.
Dunes/Last Reserves/Filthy Janes/Mark Murphy @ Maguire’s Pizza Bar – desert rock, punk
From Alan Jones –
8th December – Ponderosa Glee Boys/Museum of Backwards Hats/Three From Above in aid of homeless charities. At District.
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