COMING UP: Liverpool ONE music programme, May 2012

Liverpool ONE will be hosting a variety of music events in the shopping centre throughout May, in conjunction with local festivals such as Liverpool Sound City and Light Night. Check out our guide to what’s going on:

Busking It – Busking Auditions with Sound City, 12th May, 1pm – 5pm

Liverpool ONE has teamed up with Liverpool Sound City for ‘Busking It’. From a choice of the city’s musical talent the public voted for their favourite video on L1’s YouTube channel. The final 10 musicians will perform on stage in Chavasse Park in front of an X-Factor style panel of judges from Sound City and Liverpool ONE. The winner will perform at the Sound City musical festival from 17th-19th May.


Prog in the Park, 13th May, 1pm – 5pm

This free outdoor extravaganza of exciting music will take place in Chavasse Park. Titled ‘Prog in the Park’ the afternoon festival event features four Liverpool based ensembles who push the boundaries of their genre. Bands performing include: 

1pm – 2pm – Bulbs, 2.15pm-2.45pm – Carl Bowry, 3pm-3.45pm – Gorp, 4-5pm – Loka 

For more information about the event and the bands visit


Light Night, 18th May – throughout Liverpool ONE

The city-wide Light Night is a celebration of Liverpool’s arts and culture. Liverpool ONE will be bringing the event to the streets with some of our favourite busking acts and street entertainers throughout the evening.


Sound City Music Festival, 19th – 20th May, 1pm – 5pm

Musical performances from a variety of local artists on Chavasse Park. In addition, the John Peel World Cup will be taking place. A 5-a-side charity football tournament with children’s football workshops taking place on Sunday. 


Pretty Green presents Maker – Pretty Green, Manesty’s Lane, 25th May, 6.30pm

The final edition of the Pretty Green presents series climaxes with an instore set from this Faces-esque five-piece.


West Kirby Light Opera Society – songs from Titanic, 26th May, 1pm – 2pm

WKLOS is delighted to announce the return of the multi award-winning Broadway production ‘Titanic – The Musical’. Before it’s run at the Liverpool Empire (5th – 9th June) they will be giving a sneak preview by performing songs from the famous musical in Chavasse Park.


LIPA’s 2ube, 26th May, 2pm – 6pm

Enjoy the muscial sounds of LIPA as a selection of bands from the university perform on stage in Chavasse Park.


Sound City (launch of 2013), 27th May, 1pm – 5pm

More musical performances from a variety of local artists on Chavasse Park with a taste of what’s to come at next year’s 2013 Sound City Music Festival.

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