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Liverpool Sound City is a four day festival this year running from 19th to 22nd May 2010 and is held at the Hard Days Night Hotel and multiple venues and spaces in Liverpool's cultural quarter.

During the days the Hard Days Night Hotel and the Cavern Club, play host to a musical industry conference. Each night there will be bands, DJs and artists performing at many venues, spaces and clubs throughout the city. There will be dozens of parties and gigs, including an unsigned festival featuring new acts coming into Liverpool from all over the world, and parties hosted by festivals and labels each showcasing some of their biggest names and rising stars.


This year's line-up is headlined by Paloma Faith, and Speech Debelle, plus acts announced include Gil Scott-Heron, British Sea Power, The Fall, Delphic, The Blackout, The Maccabees, The Sunshine Underground, Hot Club De Paris, Attack! Attack!, Ian McNabb, Chilly Gonzales, Philadelphia Grand Jury, Teenagers In Tokyo, Naive New Beaters, Wave Machines, Gold Panda, Hook & The Twin, Grosvenor, and more with many more to be announced. For the line-up details day and stage splits, as available please click here. Musical legend Seymour Stein as the first of the keynote speakers.

In total, more than 400 acts from around the world will play to 25,000 people across 30 of Liverpool's venues for four days. Liverpool Sound City are partnering with the Underage Festival, for a strictly 14 to under 18's matinee show with The Maccabees, Los Campesinos!, and Its Tropical on Saturday 22nd May at the O2 Academy.