Alongside the 6 Music Festival, Culture Liverpool, Liverpool City Council is working with local venues and music partners to create the 6 Music Festival Fringe to showcase exactly why Liverpool is a UNESCO City of Music.
It will run from 22 March and finish on the same weekend as the 6 Music Festival, featuring artists and bands performing at venues across the city. Highlights include the LIMF Academy Showcase at Jacaranda, Humble Abode presents Peach at 24 Kitchen Street and Threshold Festival in Baltic Triangle.
For full details go to BBC6Fringe.com
See the breakdown of BBC 6 Music Festival below.
6 Music Festival By Night
FRIDAY 29 MARCH
Olympia: Anna Calvi; Bodega; She Drew the Gun
Mountford Hall: Ex:Re; Bill Ryder-Jones; Marika Hackman
Invisible Wind Factory: DJ sets from 2manydjs; Erol Alkan; Max Cooper; Nemone; Breakwave
SATURDAY 30 MARCH
Olympia: The Good, The Bad & The Queen; Villagers; Stealing Sheep; IDLES
Mountford Hall: Jon Hopkins; Little Simz; Slowthai
Invisible Wind Factory: DJ sets from Craig Charles, Elliot Hutchinson (Dig Vinyl) and a set from the Renegade Brass Band
SUNDAY 31 MARCH
Olympia: Hot Chip; The Cinematic Orchestra; Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts; Jungle
Mountford Hall: Charlotte Gainsbourg; Gang Of Four; Fontaines D.C
6 Music Festival By Day
The 6 Music Festival by Day is a celebration of live music, conversation and spoken word. It takes place at Camp & Furnace on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 March from 11am until 5pm.
SATURDAY 30 MARCH
Live performances: The Coral; BC Camplight; Skinny Pelembe; The Comet Is Coming; Craig Charles (DJ set); Justin Robertson (DJ set)
Conversations/panels: The First Time: Craig Charles with Matt Everitt; IDLES in conversation with Steve Lamacq; Making Music In Liverpool with Liz Kershaw; Little Simz with Lauren Laverne; The Story Of Cream with Nemone, plus more to be announced.
SUNDAY 31 MARCH
Live performances: Julian Cope; Julia Jacklin; Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs; Clinic; GAIKA
Poetry: Roger McGough, Jess Green and Amina Atiq
Conversations/panels: Julian Cope in conversation with Mark Radcliffe; Roger McGough and Cerys Matthews; Psych In The City with Stuart Maconie; Charlotte Gainsbourg in conversation with Amy Lamé, plus more to be announced.
There will also be a whole heap of other great stuff, including an Independent Record Fair, 6 Music Bingo with Jonny Bongo, live screen-printing, a gig poster exhibition from Gigs & Graphics, cake and coffee from the Iron Maidens Women’s Institute and some seriously good street food.
6 Music Festival will broadcast on 6 Music and BBC Sounds across the weekend, with all the performances from Eventim Olympia and Mountford Hall available to watch live and in full at BBC iPlayer and at bbc.co.uk/6music, with catch up for 30 days afterwards.
Tickets for each venue and each event will be sold separately. Full details plus terms and conditions can be found at bbc.co.uk/6music:
- 6 Music Festival By Night at Olympia, Friday £35 (plus £2.65 booking fee per ticket) Saturday & Sunday £38 (plus £2.85 booking fee per ticket)
- 6 Music Festival By Night at Mountford Hall, £35 each night (plus £2.65 booking fee per ticket)
- 6 Music Late at Invisible Wind Factory, £18 each night (plus £1.80 booking fee per ticket)
- 6 Music Festival By Day at Camp & Furnace, £18 per day (plus £1.80 booking fee per ticket)