Liverpool will be the host city for the 6 Music Festival 2019, taking place in venues across the city from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 March.
The line-up features The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Anna Calvi, Jon Hopkins, Hot Chip, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Ex:Re. Plus Little Simz, Bodega, Gang Of Four, Villagers, IDLES, Slowthai, Fontaines D.C., The Cinematic Orchestra, Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts, Jungle and Marika Hackman. Liverpool is a city with music at its heart and the 6 Music Festival will be celebrating this both in the build-up and across the weekend with performances from She Drew The Gun, Bill Ryder-Jones (acoustic) and Stealing Sheep.
The 6 Music Festival By Night will take place at Eventim Olympia and Mountford Hall from Friday to Sunday. 6 Music Festival Late will take place over Friday and Saturday night at the Invisible Wind Factory, with DJ sets from the likes of 2manydjs, Erol Alkan, Max Cooper and Craig Charles. 6 Music Festival By Day will feature spoken word, poetry and live performances at Camp & Furnace on Saturday and Sunday including performances from Liverpudlian legends Julian Cope and Roger McGough.
On Thursday 28 March, Steve Lamacq will be broadcasting his show, including Round Table, from The Cavern Club in Liverpool followed by a live event in the evening from BBC Music Introducing as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Festival. 6 Music’s Tom Robinson and Dave Monks from BBC Music Introducing in Merseyside will host the evening including a line-up of performances from Red Rum Club, Queen Zee, Zuzu and The Mysterines. This is a free entry event, with doors opening at 7.45pm.
There will also be a whole host of Fringe festival events across the city including Phase One in Liverpool City Centre with bands including Peaness and Seatbelts. Craft Taproom on Smithdown Road will also have a weekend of events planned including performances from Pete Bentham and the Dinner Ladies, The Cheap Thrills and DSM IV.
For information and tickets visit https://bbc.in/2XpnuS3