DEADLINE TODAY! Apply to play Liverpool Sound City 2021

News: 20th October 2020 by Stef Loukes under Live, Music Training & Careers

Widely regarded as a vital beating heart for new music in the UK and beyond, Sound City’s return in 2021 promises to be a special return for a weekend that’s played a pivotal part in some of the biggest breakthroughs in global music over the past decade and a half.

With a stunning first batch of names confirmed for the festival weekend, primed to make their mark in style, Sound City has revealed details of their special Apply To Play programme - giving undiscovered artists the opportunity to take to the Sound City stage in 2021. Breaking down the barriers between artist, festival and audience, it plays a vital role in Sound City’s year-round commitment to supporting new music and talent development both in the city region of Liverpool and across the globe.

A breeding ground for future greatness, Sound City has played host to some of the biggest acts on the planet before anyone else, with the likes of Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, The 1975, Stormzy, Christine & The Queens, Wolf Alice, Catfish & The Bottlemen and many more playing on tiny stages at the event and garnering vast waves of new fans on their way to the top. A stepping stone to get emerging artists’ music in front of the wider industry, fans from across the globe and more - Sound City’s Apply To Play programme will once again be opening that door for a future great to follow in those illustrious artists’ footsteps, and on to something even bigger.

To enter the Apply To Play programme and for more information, please head to the link below where full details are available and open for entries. Deadline is Friday 15th January.

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Unsigned and emerging bands and artists can apply to play Liverpool Sound City 2021


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