Recommended This Week (17/06/11 – 23/06/11)

The region’s first big open air event of the summer takes place this weekend. The FREE festival celebration of African Music and Culture is at Sefton Park. There’s plenty more great stuff going on around the city (and Ringo’s in town), here’s our guide to the week ahead

Fri 17th June

brickupBrick Up The Mersey Tunnels
Record breaking comedy returns. More than 130,000 people have poured through the doors to see this show since its debut in 2006. Runs until July 30th

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icap tennisLiverpool International Tennis Tournament @ Calderstones Park
Some of the biggest names in World tennis descend on Calderstones for the pre Wimbledon warm up. Runs until Sunday 19th

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damo suzukiDamo Suzuki @ The Kazimier
The former vocalist of iconic krautrock band CAN, Suzuki now tours alone playing one off collaborative performances with local musicians from the surrounding area where each concert takes place.

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Sat 18th June

africa oyeAfrica Oye @ Sefton Park
The UK’s largest celebration of African music and culture. The festival is also a truly international event that harnesses the spirit of multiculturalism and tolerance. FREE ENTRY

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krunk fiestaKrunk Fiesta @ The Kazimier
The Kazimier Krunk Fiesta Bull Run! is a weekend long Fiesta party. 3 stages, 17 bands, DJ’s, Piñatas, Flamencos, Matadors, spectacles and Live Bull Run!!!! SOLD OUT

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luke fenlonLuke Fenlon @ The Masque
One of Liverpool’s bright young hopes. Already creating interest in the US and his latest single ‘Summer’ was playlisted on Radio 1. Support from Strawhouses, Skeleton Keys, Jessica West

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ringo starrRingo Starr and his all Starr band @ Empire Theatre
The former Beatle has a lot to prove to his hometown people. Interesting to see if he can turn things around. Remember Ringo ‘All You Need is Love’

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Mon 20th June

evitaEvita @ Empire Theatre
Featuring some of the most famous and inspiring stage music ever written, including ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’ and ‘Buenos Aires’, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Evita brings to life the dynamic persona of Eva Peron. Runs until Sat 25th June

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man get outMan Get Out @ Mojo
Local up and coming band Man Get Out play a special free gig before performing in session on Janice Long’s Radio 2 show and returning to the studio

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Wed 22nd June

thomas tantrumThomas Tantrum @ O2 Academy 2
After touring with Glasvegas, the band from Southampton now play the own UK headline dates supporting the release of new album ‘Mad by Moonlight’

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Thurs 23rd June

don mcleanDon McLean @ Liverpool Philharmonic
McLean is the American singer, songwriter and guitarist famous for the number one singles: American Pie and Vincent. He returns to the Phil after his Addicted To Black concert sold out last year.

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