Festivals Friendly Fires to headline Liverpool’s Sound City

Friendly Fires to headline Liverpool's Sound City

They’ll be joining Pale Waves as co-headliners!

Announcing their first UK festival slot today, Friendly Fires have confirmed that they’ll be heading to Liverpool for Sound City this May!

Co-headlining with Pale Waves, other acts performing include Marika Hackman, Spector, Bad Sounds, Tim Burgess, and loads more!

Taking place from 1st - 3rd May, Rebecca Ayers, the MD of the festival, says, “Liverpool knows how to enjoy itself, how to bring communities together… be it for work, play or campaigning. At Sound City we’ve harnessed that to bring venues, artists, creatives and businesses together in hosting a free flowing multi-venue festival, and then in true spirit of the city, we’ve invited the rest of the world to join in.

“Friendly Fires are a band that insist you to throw off your inhibitions, they’re heartfelt and romantic, and a perfect party starter… we’re so excited to be bringing them back to Liverpool for the first time in over a decade to lead our riotous global street party.

“Sound City is the UK’s leading independent festival and conference. One of the original multi-venue showcase festivals, the format has shifted and changed over the years, but I think we’ve now found our best iteration. All the venues are close together, there’s a real sense of discovery and ease of accessibility. The Baltic Triangle is one of the country’s most innovative and thriving creative business centres, a real success story and we’re honoured to take it over for a weekend long celebration of creativity.”

Check out the full lineup below:

Friendly Fires to headline Liverpool's Sound City

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