Looking for somewhere to discover new music?

Now is the time for you to embark on a melodious journey through Liverpool, where every chord and chorus tells the story of a city that beats to the sound of music legend and innovation. If you need more convincing, here’s five reasons why you should visit Liverpool to discover a new beat. 


The best crowds and atmosphere

There’s no better crowd than a Liverpool crowd, and it’s often noted by musicians and artists visiting Liverpool that we have the best audiences around. If you’re looking for a lively city for music and events, Liverpool is the place to be.


Inside the Olympia music venue with a large crowd and orange lights from the stage.


Home to 50+ live music venues

We have no shortage of music venues across the region, with over 50 live music venues to pick from. From warehouses turned gig spaces to tea shops, arenas, theatre spaces, underground tunnels and everything in between, wherever you go across the city - you’ll find somewhere to enjoy your favourite sounds.

Check out Camp and Furnace for club night, M&S Bank Arena for international touring bands or the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall for classical music, 24 Kitchen Street for a rave and so much more!


Inside a club with a large disco ball, red lights and a crowd dancing.


There's an event for every genre

Whatever kind of music you’re into, it’s covered in Liverpool. From indie bands to jazz acts, hip hop, blues, dance, house, rock, metal and classical - we have it all. Have a look on our website to see what music events are coming up to plan your visit to Liverpool. 


Inside the Jacaranda with a band on a stage and crowd.


Easy to get around to discover new music

If you’re looking to make a day out of visiting Liverpool for the ultimate music experience then getting around all the different venues is super easy as  everything in Liverpool city centre is within walking distance. 

And if you have to travel from A to B then the Merseyrail network can easily get you from Southport to Wirral in no time! Find out more about travelling around Liverpool here. 


Two people walking in front of a record store which is blue.


Home to some of the biggest music festivals in the UK

Not only is Liverpool’s musical calendar jam packed every night of the week, but our festival scene is thriving too. Home to some of the biggest festivals in the UK, make sure you add them onto your festival diary.

From Liverpool Sound City an annual music festival and conference in the heart of the city, to Africa Oye, the UK’s largest free celebration of African music, On The Waterfront, a festival on Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head, Creamfields the biggest dance festival in the UK and International Beatleweek the coming together of Beatles fans from around the world.

a festival site on Liverpool Pier head with a large stage with fireworks coming from the top of the stage.