SOUND CITY 2015: The Vaccines announced as Friday headliner

the vaccinesIndie rockers The Vaccines have been named as the third and final headliner for this year’s Sound City promising an epic finale to the opening day of this year’s festival. The band, whose new album English Graffiti is due for release later this year, will join fellow headliners The Flaming Lips and Belle & Sebastian at the new dockland site 22-24 May 2015. BUY WRISTBANDS

 

Sound City have also announced the first wave of acts on the rest of the bill including big names such as drum and bass pioneer Roni Size, Canadian hardcore punks F*cked Up, Sean Lennon’s The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, former Supergrass front man Gaz Coombes, leftfield singer/songwriter Jane Weaver and Kiwi Psyc-rock outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

After inspiring crowds as a keynote speaker at Sound City 2014 sonic legend Thurston Moore returns with The Thurston Moore Band and a live set at this year’s festival.

Sound City CEO Dave Pichilingi: “We promised a massive and credible line-up this year and we delivered. The Vaccines, The Flaming Lips and Belle & Sebastian will play to an audience of thousands in one of the coolest cities in the world on the banks of the River Mersey in the unique setting of our brand new Docklands home. It does not get much better than that.

There will be non-stop entertainment, parties and a bag full of surprises. Each day will end with a massive spectacle as we head into our headline artists and party on until the early hours of the morning.”

The first wave bill so far includes:
The Vaccines / The Flaming Lips / Belle & Sebastian

Roni Size Reprazent • The Thurston Moore Band • Gaz Coombes • Fu*ked Up • Evian Christ • Unknown Mortal Orchestra • The Ghost of a Saber Toothed Tiger • Dum Dum Girls • Cymbals Eat Guitars • Stealing Sheep • Dutch Uncles • Slaves • All We Are • Jane Weaver • Dave McCabe & The Ramifications • The Serpent Power Bad Breeding • Apes • Single Mothers + 100s more

Sound City will be announcing still more live acts and the conference programme and keynote speaker line-up in the coming weeks.

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