LIMF Line-Up Revealed

6 March 2018, 12:38

the band Basement Jaxx at a gig

Liverpool International Music Festival will be back this summer but for the first time you'll have to pay to go.

Liverpool International Music Festival will be back this summer but for the first time you'll have to pay to go.

Organisers say its arguably its best line-up to date, featuring world-renowned artists performing alongside home-grown talent.

The festival is now in its sixth year and will be back at Sefton Park on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July.

tickets cost £5 if you buy them in advance. They give access to more than 70 high calibre artists and offering up 18 hours' worth of unforgettable live music over two days.

This time round there are four music areas - Central Stage, True School Club House Stage and the itsliverpool Next Gen Stage - and there is also the return of the popular DJ tent, The Shubz DJ Tent, which proved to be a huge hit in its inaugural 2017 year.

Saturday headliners for this year include Example & DJ Wire renowned for their high-energy festival set, and also taking to the stage will be the godfather of grime Wiley, NME's Best New Artist Stefflon Don and Brit Awards nominee Jax Jones.

Haçienda Classiçal top the Sunday night bill with a brand new set for 2018 which will see the club's original DJ partnership, Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, reinterpret seminal dance classics with the Manchester Camerata orchestra alongside some special guests.

They head to LIMF following an incredible 2017 which saw them open Glastonbury Festival's Pyramid Stage and play sold out dates across the UK including The Royal Albert Hall and Manchester's Castlefield Bowl.

Sunday also sees LIMF welcome back Basement Jaxx who will raise energy levels even higher ahead of Haçienda Classiçal with their renowned DJ set