See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Liverpool area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
March 27-29, 2015, Liverpool's biggest/best grass roots multi-arts event held in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle focusing on emerging artists, new work/ first views, collaboration, DIY, first view, avant garde and community based projects encompassing music, theatre, film, performance and visual arts.
April 5-6 + September 19-20, 2015, in Sefton Park. Guest celebrity chefs. Also Festival Bistro Village on the Waterfront for culinary delights from festival restaurants & music entertainment. See website for details:
April 15 - May 7, 2015 at noon, at Constellations, 37-39 Greenland St, Liverpool. Fifteen bands/singers, drawn from what is expected to be over a 100 applicants, will battle it out to play this summer’s Liverpool Pride, Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) and Liverpool Loves festivals.
April 24, 2015, at Circo, the Albert Dock. Eight hours of hits, tricks and more at Liverpool's circus-themed venue. The night celebrates the music of Stock/ Aitken/ Waterman, the trio behind hits from Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan, Rick Astley, Bananarama, Sonia, Sinitta and Donna Summer to name a few. See facebook.
June 26-29, 2015 at Pontins Resort, Southport. ‘Slick and sexy concept’ modern electronic culture, dance and contemporary music festival: Amine Edge + Dance, Miguel Campbell, Sam Divine, Leftwing + Kody plus many more. The circular resort boasts 3 music venues, large indoor pool, plush accommodation for up to 4000 guests, an onsite amusement park, and a sandy beach.
August 1, 2015. Dress in wild and wonderful interpretations of this year's theme. Pier Head festival site ticketed main stage, dance tent and 100-seat cinema. Also free community zone entertainment, activities and speakers; a family-friendly event with all ages encouraged to attend. Pride March remains a major part of the day’s activity, through the streets of the city center.
August 26 - September 1, 2015. The annual International Beatleweek Festival celebrates the music of the most famous pop group ever known. Bands from over 20 countries, fans from around the world, live gigs, exhibitions, memorabilia sales, guest speakers, video shows, sightseeing tours and a convention. See fb.
August 27-31, 2015. Liverpool welcomes artists, creatives and music-lovers to Summer Jam, transforming Sefton Park into a fun, free, alfresco party across acres of meadows with some big names in music, such as Basement Jaxx, Labrinth and local heroes Echo and the Bunnymen with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; also Katy B, Naughty Boy, Laura Mvula, Becky Hill and more.
October - January, 2015-2016, Homotopia, based in Liverpool, is the country's foremost LGBT art & cultural festival. Eclectic program includes new commissions, festival firsts, world Premieres, many events of visual arts, theater, film, debate, dance, literature, live art & more.