This directory showcases the variety of local music talent, expertise and enterprise.
All local musicians and organisations in the music sector can be listed in directory by completing this form
Aery is an artist management company, representing Algiers, Charlie Cunningham, Michael Price & Yann Tiersen.
Africa Oyé, the UK’s largest free celebration of African music and culture, takes place annually in Liverpool. Beginning in 1992 as a series of small gigs in the city centre, the event has gone from strength to strength, moving to its present Sefton Park home in 2002 to cope with demand.
With too many negative representations of Africa entrenched in images of war, disease, poverty and famine, Oyé seeks to redress the balance and highlight the fantastic range of cultures, foods, music and artists that make this great continent one of the most vibrant and inspiring in the world.
Al Groves is a producer and mixer with over a decade’s worth over studio experience. Cutting his teeth as a go-to man for exciting guitar sounds around England’s northwest, Al was instrumental in setting up Sandhills Studio in Liverpool, before taking over The Motor Museum in 2012.
Al has made his name as a producer, mixer and engineer with acts such as Bring Me The Horizon and Cast, as well as developing a whole of host of new talented upstarts. Recent releases produced and mixed by Al include work by Glass Caves, The Reytons, and Bedside Manners.
Working out of Parr Street Studios, Alex Quinn has had tracks feature across an array of Spotify playlists, and radio stations. Singles & EPs produced and mixed by Alex have been released by labels such as 3 Beat, LAB Records, Modern Sky UK and many more.
Get in touch if you’d like to make a record!
“An incurable champion of ordinary people” – R2 magazine
Socially conscious Celtic inspired Americana.
I’m a Merseyside musician and composer with a love of languages and cultural exchanges.
Classically trained pianist (grade 8+ standard, bass guitarist and flautist. Leeds University graduate (languages and music).
I love collaborating with other musicians, especially mixing genres such as jazz, classical, traditional global music, film and modern.
I am comfortable and proficient sight-reading and a talented improviser.
Feel free to contact me for any session work or to collaborate!
Sound engineer and music producer for over 20 years, working with some of the best emerging bands and artists in Merseyside. Mainly based at 3rd Planet Recording Studio.
Angela Wilkinson Photography produces high quality creatives photographs specialising in live music, artists portraits, album content and promotional shoots.
Anthem Music School specialise in fun and exciting music lessons for students of all ages and abilities! Our mission is to bring outstanding music lessons to people from all backgrounds across Manchester. We know the importance of ensuring learning music is always fun!
We strongly believe that lessons should be tailored to the student’s needs and that everyone should be encouraged to achieve their full musical potential.
I compose, arrange and produce many genres of music but mainly classical, neo-classical and EDM at the moment. I studied at City of Liverpool College in Music Technology and have music published on all major platforms.
Bido Lito! is a monthly magazine for and about Merseyside’s thriving creative community. We’re all about the here and now – the musicians, artists, makers and creative minds that make the region’s independent scene stronger than it’s ever been.
As lockdown measures are currently preventing us from producing our inky monthly our new content is going out via the weekly Bido Bulletin newsletter.
At the centre of Liverpool’s independent creative scene since 2010, Bido Lito! provides Merseyside with news, reviews, features and comment on the region’s vibrant cultural landscape.
Big Condo Records is an independent record label based in Liverpool, established in 2015. We currently specialize in all genres. We love music and the artists.
Big Condo Records has put on major shows in the Northwest and UK, touring regularly and putting on some major headlines and releasing a massive amount of records and music, supporting artists and bands.
”Kcc Live Radio best independent label winners 2022”
Send demos email@example.com
or submit inquiry via our submission form. www.bigcondorecords.co.uk
Big Condo Records ” We Are The Label”
BlackFest is a grassroots Black Arts festival piloted and founded in 2018. The annual combined arts festival platforms, empowers and develops work by Black artists across community spaces and established venues running at the end of September. The programme includes music, theatre, film, visual arts spoken word and poetry across community spaces and established venues.
We’re always keen to hear from and work with new and established artist and performers.
Operated by Liverpool based tour manager and sound engineer, Mike Prosser, BOOM provide a full suite of tour production services to artists and management companies, including tour/production management, production design, technical crew, advancing & budgeting, logistics and more. Our client list stretches from up and coming talent to internationally successful, grammy-winning and chart topping artists, and we’ve taken care of everything from arena shows and festival headlines to intimate club tours and promo appearances.
We can’t wait to help make your perfect show a reality!
Capeesh is a youth/community development project that seeks to motivate and enable young adults (aged 13-24) to acquire and grow skills and confidence; increasing chances of deriving enjoyment and income, through direct or indirect involvement with music.
We have strong links with Harthill Youth Centre (in Wavertree L15) where we have supported young musicians and held regular ‘Open Mic’ events.
After a quiet 2020 (for obvious reasons) we hope to get busy in 2021, with a peer mentoring music initiative (funding allowing) at the forefront of our plans.
Contact us via our Facebook page.
Carl Rosa Opera (1873 – 1960) was the longest-running touring opera company in the UK, always performing in English. World and British premières include La Bohème (Manchester, with Puccini present), Manon (Liverpool), and Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman (London).
It owned Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre from 1884.
The Carl Rosa Trust exists to:
· re-catalogue and digitise the archive, making it accessible for family, historical and musical research.
· use the archive to display the pleasures of music, theatre, libraries and archives.
· encourage the academic investigation of the archive.
The archive is based in Liverpool Central Library and Archive.
Catalyst opened in September 2005 and has both rehearsal and recording facilities that have been designed and built by professionals.
There is on-site parking and we are conveniently situated in the town centre next to the main Bus Station and 3 minutes walk from St.Helens Central Train Station.
Every room is soundproofed and acoustically designed offering air-conditioning and natural light. The recording studio houses an SSL Origin Mixing Console.
Gloomy Art Pop project, Cheery, is the new creation of Katlyn Conroy who has brought their unique sound to Liverpool, England all the way from Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
With 20 years of live performances under their belt,Conroy has performed alongside the likes of Daniel Johnston, Florence and the Machine, Grizzly Bear, Tennis, Sara Barielles, to name a few.
Crosstown Studios is an independent recording and production studio based 10 minutes from Liverpool City Centre. Established in 2008, Crosstown is now the home-away-from-home for many musicians, Liverpool based and beyond. With the latest in recording and production technology, and the experience of in-house producer Jon, we are here to help you find YOUR sound. Get in touch to discuss your next project!
Culture City is a content creation house that specialises in high-end creative film/audio production, photography and design.
Culture Deck is a collaborative media platform that celebrates Liverpool and the North Wests urban culture. Through events, talent development and creative media projects, Culture Deck has established itself as a community platform for emerging artists and creative talent. Notable projects include Liverpool’s number one Freestyle platform, Rap’d Up and the Jamaica St Carnival Party being hosted for the first time in 2021.
For enquiries about events, media and talent development programmes get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Danny is an electric, synth and upright bassist, trumpeter and sousaphone player as well as an arranger, composer, copyist, orchestrator and music director.
Since graduating from Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Music (BA) in the summer of 2016, Danny has gone on to play on a variety of stages across the world, performing in various musical theatre productions, function bands and with pop artists.
A veteran of the 60s Merseybeat era I was a successful “jingle writer” and jobbing musician.
I now write, songs, many of which can be heard on my Dennis Conroy YouTube Channel.
Stocking a wide range of wax from deep psych to spiritual jazz and all stops in-between, Dig Vinyl aims to be a vinyl paradise for collectors and heads of all ages, budgets, and musical tastes. Located on Liverpool’s iconic Bold Street.
Situated in the heart of the Baltic Triangle – Liverpool’s cultural mecca – District is a vibrant multi-purpose venue, playing host to gigs, club nights, screenings, talks and many other engaging events.
District is home to some of Liverpool’s most popular and eclectic music nights, including Boss, Positive Vibration and EAT ME + Preach.
District plays host (or has played host) to some of the UK’s most innovative and exciting metropolitan festivals, including, Liverpool Sound City, Baltic Weekender, Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae, Liverpool Disco Festival, Threshold Festival and Liverpool Music Week.
Multi Award Winning Country Music Artist.
Evibee Agency, as a company, is redefining marketing among our competitors around the globe, aiming to grow further. Seeing themselves as contemporary rebels of the industry, the team carefully selects every brand they are working with. Not only because they consider clients as friends, but also because not everyone can handle the craziness level the team sometimes brings to the decision table.
Fit The Bill Ltd produced Folk On The Dock on Royal Albert Dock Liverpool for three consecutive years. Now looking for a new home for the festival that attracted up to 80,000 people over three days each year. We provided a platform that helped launch artists including Robert Vincent (2016), The Adelaides, Laura Oakes, Megan O’Neill and many more. Also promoted Michael Head at The Museum of Liverpool that sold within nine minutes of going on sale. We would like to relaunch the festival across Liverpool as originally planned with venues including Liverpool Philharmonic who were on board.
Florrie Radio broadcasts 24/7 from our studio, in The Florrie, at the heart of Liverpool 8.
We offer local people of all ages a platform to learn new skills, express themselves, & openly share their voice & opinions through online radio. As well as working with local people & training them up in broadcasting, Florrie Radio highlights & supports artist & musicians across Liverpool & Merseyside.
Full Fat is a collective of touring industry professionals, offering a one-stop service for emerging and established artists alike.
We oversee the translation of all musical aspects from studio to stage: from musical direction, programming, and designing tour-ready systems, to sourcing session musicians and crew to support you on the road.
Get in touch to see what we can do for you: email@example.com
The Futurama Festival is a new post punk and electronic festival for Liverpool and takes place across the Easter Bank Holiday weekend (3/4.04.21). Although, it’s a new festival it has an incredible history. The Futuramas were a series of groundbreaking alternative festivals between 1979 and 1983. In fact, they were probably the first indoor alternative music festivals anywhere and their legacy is still felt today. The line ups are like the greatest who’s who of British alternative music…it includes Joy Division, Echo and the Bunnymen, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Teardrop Explodes, Gang of Four, Soft Cell & The Fall.
FUTURE YARD is a brand-new, 350-capacity space in Birkenhead, an industrial town situated on the banks of the River Mersey. This new community venue will bring some of today’s most exciting new national and international artists to Wirral, while at the same time providing key early performance opportunities for emerging local musicians.
FUTURE YARD is also an innovation space for highly-talented aspiring musicians and future industry professionals, providing artist development opportunities and industry skills training schemes. Future Yard CIC is a registered non-profit, founded to instigate positive change in the industry and leverage music as a force for good within our local community.
Through utilising the power of music, FUTURE YARD aims to inspire local people, creating life-changing opportunities and shaping a new music future.
As an organisation, FUTURE YARD has committed to a long-term goal of becoming the UK’s first carbon neutral grassroots music venue. Working in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University’s Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, we are currently shaping the long-term design of the building, its energy consumption and developing a range of policies in how the venue operates to achieve this goal. You will find no single-use plastic stocked on our bars or on our artist riders.
A community Big Band.
No audition , no fee, any age.
Thursday night rehearsals in Mossley Hill Church on Rose Lane
Also Saturday mornings under auspices of CPC Music (Child Parent and Community Music)
Helen is an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music is an eclectic mix of modern/pop folk. Releasing her debut album “Meaningful Conversations” in 2020, Helen used her passion for singing to put music to her songs and poetry, after teaching herself to play the guitar.
Helen performs in a variety of live venues and festivals, as well as private events and also hosts Open Mic Nights across Wirral – she loves the idea of bringing the community together through music.
Helen is available to perform in live music venues, festivals, as well as at weddings, and private functions.
Holistic Harmonies is a Community Interest Company whose aim is to use Creative Arts to promote positive wellbeing for the whole family.
Delivering weekly Singing Mamas Choirs for women and children, music and movement sessions, family social events, baby massage courses, and targeted projects aimed at developing a cross-generational practice within social care settings; Holistic Harmonies is driven by a passion for music and movement and our objective is to use the art form as a vehicle to promote positive mental and physical wellbeing and togetherness with participants across all lifespans.
Promoting shows in Liverpool & beyond across all venues with artists including Jamie Webster, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Wolf Alice, Two door cinema club, The 1975, Mabel, Mahalia & many more.
Festival organiser & Booker
Producer / Engineer , who’s worked with Echo and the Bunnymen , It’s Immaterial, The Christian’s , Black , Mel C , Marina Van-Rooy , 8 Production.
We manufacture Awesome merchandise for Awesome music artists and bands.
With our free design service and the ability to supply any quantity from 1 to 1 million items, we are here to help you take your merchandise game to the next level.
Whether you’re a small independent artist or a well-established band, we have the capacity to handle any order size from 1 to 1 million.
Remember, great merchandise can not only generate you additional revenue but also serves as a powerful marketing tool to increase your fanbase and strengthen your brand presence.
James Peter Moffatt is a Composer who has scored numerous international films including BAFTA shortlisted ‘We Are Dancers’, the multi-award-winning ‘House of Cardin’, and Academy Accelerator feature drama ‘Love Doll’. He has worked with orchestras and musicians around the world, in renowned studio facilities such as AIR, Abbey Road, and Universal. His work has been broadcast and recognised by the BBC, Venice Film Festival, Rolling Stone Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Vice, and The Hollywood Reporter, collaborating with Academy-Award, Emmy, Grammy, and BAFTA winning personnel.
Jennifer John uses music as a vehicle for social change. She is a composer, vocal arranger, vocal coach, choir leader, sing/songwriter, music lecturer, music mentor and award winning business woman. The manager of Sense of Sound Singers she is also an expert in choir development and performance. With over 30 years experience as a vocal coach specialising in artist development her client base covers all sectors including TV, radio, commercial music industry, corporate, higher and further education, health and community. Currently she sits on the Liverpool City REgion Music Board and is an activist for diversity and inclusion.
JohnPaul is an independent musician, content creator and educator on the Wirral.
With 3 self-funded studio albums and many more singles in his own name and as part of the duo ‘Tokyo Wasteland, he has played at local shows right up to festivals both nationally and internationally. He has a BA hons degree in Digital Music and runs a successful YouTube channel ‘JohnPaulMusicUK’ dedicated to music education and content for the modern independent musician with a focus on Live Looping. JohnPaul is available for consultations on content education, Performance, stage presence, live streaming, and looping,
We are a very experienced 5 piece function band. Our playlist runs from 1950s to modern day. We have played for weddings and anniversaries at venues such as Inglewood manor through to corporate events such as marquee events and at Heswall Tennis club, Heswall Hall, Oxton Cricket Club, Liverpool Rock and Roll Marathon ( several times) ,Museum of Liverpool, Hulme Hall beer festivals and Eurovision Festival Liverpool.
Here’s the link to our webpage which features our latest promo video.
We would love to be part of a future event for you. Many thanks
Kev Lovelady, a social enterpreneur and tri-linguist in English, French and Spanish, is a dedicated amateur musician playing piano, keyboards and vibes.
* solo keys – popular songs and original compositions which serve as a stimulus for improvisations and interpretations
* keys/guitar duo – inspired by collaborations such as Bill Laurance & Michael League, Bill Evans & Jim Hall, Berlin Jazz Kapelle (Felix Mross & Daniel Mai), Pat Martino & Gil Goldstein and Fred Hersch & Bill Frisell
* trio – 70s-style jazz fusion/funk (Herbie, Azymuth) mixed with contemporary influences (Kamaal Williams, Robert Glasper, Alfa Mist)
LeeTz is an independent expressive artist from Toxteth and has performed in many Liverpool venues such as philharmonic, St.George Hall, Princes Park, Florrie. LeeTz has performed in Manchester and also Leicester to.
LeeTz likes rnb rap drill alternative music.
Singer, lyricist, beat maker, karaoke host and DJ from Ellesmere Port.
Gigging locally around the North West with a wide repertoire of cover songs from 70s-present day. Self contained with PA system and lights.
Offering a good variety of songs and sets to suit venue and vibe. Specialising in uptempo sets to entertain the crowds!
Leila also writes her own songs and has released singles both independently and through labels.
Leila Bs original music is available to listen to on all platforms!
Available for bookings as a sensational female vocalist ✨
Lighthouse Choir was formed by Liverpool Lighthouse over Zoom during the Covid-19 pandemic.
They now meet weekly in-person and are involved in performances around the city. They have recently been recorded for the 2023 Eurovision coverage, appeared in an LFV TV feature and performed at the inaugural Liverpool Gospel Music Festival.
To hire the choir for your event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Live Music Now is a national charity working and campaigning to create inclusive, measurable social impact through the power of music. Our 250 professional musicians (40 based in LCR and across the NW region) work with older people (many living with dementia), children and young people facing disabling barriers, families living through challenges; and carers and key workers.
By connecting people through music and evaluating its impact, we advance musical practice and change how we understand and support underrepresented and vulnerable people in our society. Our work is evidenced as enhancing health and wellbeing and building skills, confidence and engagement.
Liverpool Acoustic have been promoting live music in Liverpool since 2009. In addition to regular shows at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Music Room and LEAF on Bold Street, they also run the annual Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge.
Over the years Liverpool Acoustic have contributed to events and festivals including the Liverpool Acoustic Festival, Folk on the Dock, Above the Beaten Track, Light Night Liverpool, Threshold Festival, and the Liverpool Philharmonic open day.
Liverpool Acoustic’s live music shows support national and international touring artists alongside home-grown talent.
A notice board for all music activity in Liverpool, running for over 10 years
Liverpool Crewing Services Ltd is a “new-ish” event crewing company, primarily providing skilled, and semi-skilled event crew, servicing a wide and varied range of clients and events sectors across the entire UK.
Our “bread and butter” service is local stage crew in arenas across the UK, for live music events/festivals and concerts.
We have mainly focused operations in music productions, however in recent months, more opportunities have arisen to work in a variety of event types and venues, diversifying crew profile and portfolio of events. Gaining experience in sectors such as sporting and public events, conferences/exhibitions, and corporate/hospitality events/outdoor &
Liverpool Gospel Music Festival is the UK’s only mainstream gospel music festival. Held in Stanley Park every September it brings artists and choirs from across the UK and beyond to an audience that is drawn from all backgrounds and all faiths and none. Providing a fun day out with uplifting music and a great family friendly vibe.
The Liverpool Irish Festival beings Liverpool and Ireland closer together using arts and culture.
We run a 10-day annual Festival in October as well as delivering events for other celebration days across the year.
Music is an important part of our Festival, often connecting to our work via gigs, theatre, film scores, dance, podcasts, song commissions, articles, playlists and more.
We are a publicly funded arts charity, rather than a commercial music festival, but are open to collaborations and ideas, however expansive or niche.
Liverpool Lighthouse is an Arts and Community Centre in North Liverpool and hosts the National Gospel Music Centre. We have professional recording studios for hire, including capacity for orchestras and large choirs and a production suite. We run artist development programmes, youth music activities, choirs and the Liverpool Gospel Music Festival every September in Stanley Park.
Liverpool Philharmonic enhances and transforms lives through music.
At the heart of our programme is the critically-acclaimed Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (the UK’s oldest) and Choir; work with young people through our Youth Company and In Harmony Liverpool; and presentation of over 400 diverse concerts and events each year at our home, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, one of the UK’s leading concert halls.
Liverpool Studios is the largest independent film & photography studio in the north west.
A hand-crafted creative dream space for photographers & cinematographers alike, just minutes from Liverpool city centre. The studios are available to hire by the day, half-day or hour, at flexible rates to suit your budget – and have an in-house crew available to shoot too.
With over 11m width, the studios are perfect for building and shooting large sets for both music videos and photos – not to mention flawless overhead shots from our ceiling-mounted rails.
A local community project ran by Meg Shaw, in hopes to showcase the incredible music and creative industry of Liverpool.
Expect WEEKLY artist features, podcasts, live sessions, blog posts, and reviews in collaboration with Liverpool Arts Bar. Revolving around upcoming gigs, new releases, local venues… immerse yourself in the industry with us.
Whether you’re an artist yourself, or want to find your next favourite tune, Local and Live will guide you in the right direction!
Bringing the local music scene into everyone’s lives… a Liverpool-based, independent music blog/podcast exploring the latest artists and bands in Liverpool (and beyond!).
The Lock & Quay, Bootle. – The region’s only community micro-brew pub where ALL profits are re-invested back into community projects.
The venue hosts small theatre productions, large-scale open-air Festivals and everything else in between. You’re sure of a warm welcome from a dog friendly boozer, with four acres of green space on the banks of the Liverpool Leeds canal where you can enjoy many of its festivals and events throughout the year!
Loft Mastering is a professional independent high end mastering house in Liverpool, UK – Home of multi-platinum award winning engineer Mike Cave.
Liverpool born Mike Cave trained at the legendary Parr Street Studios and has since built a strong reputation as a mixer, producer and mastering engineer, with artists as diverse as Professor Green, Lewis Capaldi, CamelPhat, The Lathums, JP Cooper, Foals, KRS-One, Riton, The Coral, Elvis Costello, Noisettes, Tinchy Stryder, James Vincent McMorrow, Digitalism, Fatboy Slim, Rufus Wainwright, Echo & The Bunnymen & Yuksek,
Love and Joy Gospel Choir has been a presence in Liverpool for over 30 years. They were involved in the Sing Gospel project for the Liverpool Capital of Culture in 2008 and performed for many years at the Hillsborough Memorial Services. After a break over Covid, the choir re-formed with a new choir director, the multi-award winning Anu Omideyi. The choir are available for performances, contact email@example.com to make enquiries.
Luke Moore is a composer, producer & multi-instrumentalist (cello, bass, double bass, guitar, piano). He also specialises in scoring and recording strings, orchestrations and other arrangements for bands and artists, with previous work being broadcast on BBC 2, Channel 4, BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 music.
The M&S Bank Arena is one of the most prestigious venues in the UK. The arena opened in 2008 with the launch event for Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture and has since hosted over 1,550 performances and welcomed over 6.5 million visitors. The venue has a capacity of 11,000 and has hosted a range of high profile events including the MOBO Awards, the European MTV awards and world-class artists from Sir Paul McCartney, Diana Ross and The Who, to Liam Gallagher, Lady Gaga and Beyonce.
The M&S Bank Arena offers a variety of music venue spaces including The Auditorium at M&S Bank Arena for intimate performances within the interconnected convention centre and Space by M&S Bank Arena for live events in sister venue Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Mark is a long-standing MU Member, performer, composer, score arranger and multi-faceted artist in music realms and non-digital based photography. Being a fortunate participant onstage and generating debuts for Wirral Festival of First’s (2013), Liverpool Lightnight (2016) and Manchester’s Brighter Sound at Band on the Wall (2017) competitions, barely scratches the surface of a lifelong commitment to the cross-arts overall, these projects were largely funded by Arts Council England/Liverpool City Council or established venues.
Jones continues to musically support on woodwind as Master of Arts alumni, Liverpool Hope University’s new and fellow music department students/volunteers at their exciting concerts.
Max Richardson is a freelance composer and audio engineer based in Merseyside. His works are diverse, spanning from classical compositions to avant-garde electronica. Max’s works have previously received national airplay on BBC Radio 6 Music, and are archived as part of the British Library’s collection.
Max previously worked as part of the music supervision team at Hollyoaks (Channel Four). As an engineer, Max specialises in mastering tracks for artists across the globe, in a range of styles. Max holds a master’s degree specialising in electroacoustic composition, focusing on audio treatment in a studio setting.
With over fifteen years of gigs, parties, collaborations and good times, Mellowtone have presented songwriters and bands from the worlds of folk, blues, roots and so much more, in a variety of Liverpool’s most iconic and intimate venues. We contiue to quietly create a stir.
“It’s a unique vibe for this city.”
“popular evening of subdued delights”
“…warming brew of lovingly-curated events and projects”
“Mellowtone have developed a reputation for sensational stripped-back sets”
‘”the metronome for live music”
“Liverpool’s unplugged heroes”
“eclectic, bon vivants of sound”
Nu Northern Soul
Mellowtone Records was born from the spirit of the nomadic Mellowtone nights, quietly creating a stir since 2004.
With over fifteen years of gigs, parties, collaborations and good times, Mellowtone have presented songwriters and bands from the worlds of folk, blues, roots and so much more, in a variety of Liverpool’s most iconic and intimate venues.
Mellowtone Records progresses this mission further; Seeking out music with Soul. Magic. Alchemy. And bringing it to the wider world.
Metal on Merseyside is a collaborative project involving an academic from Liverpool John Moores University in partnership with a network of key local music industry practitioners. Among other things, the project seeks to promote, preserve, and protect heavy rock and metal music in the Merseyside area. It also aims to support new music and existing artists alongside protecting established venues and creative spaces whilst encouraging and fostering new venues. Metal on Merseyside organises and facilitates events and its website aims to act as a hub for the heavy rock and metal scene within the Liverpool city region.
Michael Aldag is a 19 year old singer-songwriter, instantly recognisable with his shock of red hair, who meshes an unpretentiously wry look at the world around him with a pop sensibility.
At his core, Aldag is a classic singer-songwriter. However, underneath this there are contemporary beats as well as an accessible 80s synthpop vibe that adds fresh dimensions to a familiar sound.
He is acutely aware of the power that music has to bring people together – those shared experiences of joy and sorrow, and his music reflects this.
Mike Cave is a multi platinum award-winning mix & mastering engineer. He trained at Liverpool’s legendary Parr Street Studios and has since built a strong reputation as a mixer, producer and mastering engineer, with artists as diverse as Professor Green, Lewis Capaldi, CamelPhat, The Lathums, JP Cooper, Foals, KRS-One, Riton, The Coral, Elvis Costello, Noisettes, Tinchy Stryder, James Vincent McMorrow, Digitalism, Fatboy Slim, Rufus Wainwright, Echo & The Bunnymen & Yuksek,
A truly unique percussionist and composer with vast experience working with a large array of clients in a multitude of musical situations.
As a graduate of both Chetham’s School of Music and Leeds Conservatoire, Mike’s performances have led him to work with classical ensembles, and pop artists alike. Notable credits include: performing with Marc Almond (Soft Cell) on his 2016 UK tour, a solo feature with Maghull Wind Orchestra at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, countless corporate and private events for the likes of L’Oréal Paris, Debenhams, Double Tree by Hilton, Revolution, Headingley Stadium and a number of international venues.
Milap is Britain’s leading Indian arts development trust, producing world class performances, education and artist development opportunities across the UK. We are a British Art Organisation specialising in Indian Arts with a strong track record of creating and delivering ground breaking artistic projects nationally.
Milap’s aim is to bringing people together by providing audiences, aspiring artists and teachers with memorable and inspirational experiences of Indian arts through a dynamic programme of performances, tours, commissions, festivals and innovative educational projects.
Music events company and home of “Moonfrog Presents” a live music night focusing on alternative genres of music and providing a space for people who enjoy alternative subcultures. Moonfrog aims to encourage international bands to visit Liverpool and to connect the Liverpool scene to the international.
Also provides professional representation services, and music event staffing.
mostdeffo is a music management company launched in Liverpool in October 2018. Ultimately, mostdeffo has been created by Cath Hurley to manage artists but is also an additional resource and positive voice providing industry support to the existing music organisations based in the region along with working directly with emerging bands and artists helping them on the right path. mostdeffo is proud to work with organisations such as FUTURE YARD, Merseyrail Soundstation, PRS Foundation, Launchpad and Music:Leeds.
Musical activity sessions for care homes and community groups, specialising in dementia and additional needs. Interactive and multi-sensory, sessions have been designed by music therapist and adaptive movement specialist.
Since its establishment in 1967, the Northern Chamber Orchestra (NCO) has been a beacon of musical excellence. It hosts an annual series of eight concerts in Macclesfield, featuring top-tier soloists like Martin Roscoe and Chloë Hanslip in the upcoming 2023-24 season. Expanding its reach, the NCO ventures into Chester and Wirral, offering residents a series of four concerts in each location, enriching these communities through music.
The orchestra is dedicated to education, nurturing emerging talents, and pioneering contemporary compositions. The NCO extends its influence across the North of England, making it a symbol of musical dedication and community enrichment.
Spanish music journalist based in Liverpool.
One Fell Swoop offers a host of marketing, communications and events services – connecting you with your audience.
From fully outsourced solutions to working alongside your own team, we pride ourselves on our adaptability, tenacity and a passion for what we do.
Delivering multi-disciplinary campaigns of all shapes and sizes, we offer PR, social media management, content creation, digital advertising, branding, and marketing strategy, in addition to a host of event management and support services.
We have a bespoke and creative approach and bring a wealth of industry experience, contacts, knowledge and enthusiasm to every project.
P S EVENTS are the North west’s biggest Crewing Company.
Providing, stage Crew, Production crew, site crew , runners and hospitality staff to all our regions events.
Supporting the ACC, Floral Pavillion, Empire theatre and Parr Hall to name just a few
Showstoppers are a community charity band supporting young people and other charities through music performance.
Liverpool based, African drumming teacher and music historian.
Positive Impact is an Arts Development and Management Company working primarily within Liverpool’s Black Community. We provide training and development opportunities for young people thus providing a springboard for those young people wishing to forge a career in the mainstream Arts Industries. We were Sony Nominated for the creation of a Radio Drama series entitled The Grove, broadcast on BBC Radio Merseyside. Musically we have helped develop two MOBO Unsung Award winners Esco Williams and later MiC LOWRY, who went on to Support Justin Bieber on his European Arena Tour. We intend to develop more young artistes and help them to fulfil their dreams!
Positive Vibration is an award-winning festival, events company, booking agency, management company and DJ collective, which showcases & celebrates reggae music (and all related genres).
Since its inception in 2016, Positive Vibration Festival has established itself as one of the country’s most exciting and eclectic reggae festivals, playing host to internationally renowned bands, legendary sound systems & selectors and some of the brightest new talent.
Most recently, Positive Vibration has created POSITIVE VIBRATION PODCAST – a brand new series of podcasts where musicians, actors, authors & sportspeople discuss their love of reggae music.
Founded in 2004, UC Crew is a National Award Winning Community Hip Hop organisation based in St Helens but serving the Liverpool City Region.
We specialise in offering Hip Hop arts workshops in DJing, Break Dancing and Graffiti Art, as well as running a regular Hip Hop arts youth club.
Our DJs actively compete in scratch DJ competitions and have numerous UK and world championship titles.
We use Hip Hop arts to explore community issues, entertain and change people’s lives.
– Vocal Training
– Vocal Rehabilitation Coaching, BAPAM Approved
– Singing Lessons
– Vocal Health First Aid
– Artistry Coaching
– Songwriting Mentoring
– Live Performance
– Official Qualifications
Quarry is a music venue, recording studio and multimedia arts space located underneath a disused railway arch on Love Lane, opened since February 2020.
Initiated by Quarry Recording Studio and Spine Promotions, Quarry hosts a range of eclectic events from experimental music to live theatre. Quarry is a DIY project, a response to a lack of musical diversity rising in Liverpool’s music events since the closure of important grassroots venues and clubs since 2010.
Quarry aims to give back to the communities that have helped its development and will actively engage with Liverpool’s artistic communities by hosting education-focused events.
Rachael Gibson is a guitarist and composer for instruments and electronics based in the North West. Working in writing music for film, theatre and chamber music settings, her practice focuses on collaboration and how technology can play with the relationship between sound and interaction with each other and the world around us. Recent projects include new works for the Britten Sinfonia’s Opus One scheme, Illuminate Women’s Music Concert series 2020 and original music for Whatstick Theatre’s production of Contractions by Mike Bartlett.
Resonate makes a significant difference to the musical experiences and outcomes for Liverpool’s young people, in fact in the year 201-20 we taught music to over 17,000 young people. The work we do in schools extends to all Liverpool’s 165 schools and in 2020 we began delivering music lesson in schools across Warrington and Halton.
Funded by Arts Council England we are hugely ambitious about the positive impact a quality and sustained music education has on our young people and the city region’s future workforce.
Rich Bond is a record producer, mix engineer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer and sound engineer based in Liverpool, England. He runs Wise Tree Studios, a Liverpool based recording and mix studio.
Rich has a sensitive and thoughtful approach that prioritises nurturing and guiding artists throughout the recording-making process, empowering and challenging them to create the music they dream of making.
Recent clients include: Calum Gilligan, Lazygirl, small dogs,
Rob Clarke is a Liverpool born acoustic/ rock singer/
songwriter. His songs have been played on the BBC, SiriusXM, Radio Caroline & all over the world on radio, TV & internet. Described by AltSounds as ‘more than just a man and a guitar’ he is influenced by a range of genres including folk music, country music & psychedelic rock. Albums include ‘Long Way North’, ‘Portraits’ & ‘About a Time’.
We are a three piece, originals, rock band based in Birkenhead, Wirral.
Roxanne and the Reprobates are an originals rock band based on the Wirral.
We are Scrapyard Studios – Building Community Through The Arts.
Scrapyard Studios provides inclusive music and art workshops, activities, and facilities. Our goal is the strengthening of community, breaking down barriers to well-being, to build skills, confidence, and employability.
– Studio 5 – subsidised recording, rehearsal, and mentoring for young bands
– Rock Choir, and Youth Choir
– Musicians Meetup
– Women Only Gigs
Explore our work at www.scrapyardstudios.co.uk
We are a multi-room recording studio based in Liverpool UK that provides a top-quality recording service for all genres of music and voiceover projects.
The studio is run by Adam Trevor who studied sound production for over 6 years including at LIPA and Edge Hill University, the latter of which where he gained a 1st in BA Music Production.
Recording service located in Bootle, safe regeneration, Studio 5. Purpose built with a selection of analogue equipment and a range of instruments. Offering all recording services from singles and albums to live sets and demos. Get in touch for hire and hire information or with any queries about our services.
SEMusic is a group of free, inclusive community choirs based in Waterloo, Liverpool. Each week, more than 90 local people aged between 4 and 89 come together to make music, make friends and prepare for performances in venues across Liverpool City Region.
Founded in 2006, Sentric Music Group is a global, award-winning independent publisher. Based in Liverpool, with offices in London, Hamburg and New York, it boasts an international infrastructure including direct royalty collection in over 120 global territories. Today, it represents more than 1.5m works and over 200,000 songwriters either directly or via industry partners, including music publishers, independent labels, management companies and distributors that benefit from Sentric’s publishing administration, co-publishing and creative services.
Alongside Sentric’s industry innovating Direct to Artist 28-day publishing model and online platform, the company is home to a number of highly respected brands across multiple genres including Black Rock Publishing, IQ Music Publishing and Big World Publishing.
Sentric is also home to RightsApp, a pioneering software and service platform that enables rightsholders to seamlessly view and administer compositions, collect royalties and manage a global publishing business centrally & effectively. The Music Rights Management platform provides ultimate visibility, complete control and guaranteed performance for the modern music business.
Society of Losers record label formed in 2016 with the purpose of unearthing the loudest, most loserrific music (not) around.
Society: an organization or club formed for a particular purpose or activity.
Loser: a person or thing that loses or has lost something, especially a game or contest.
SODA-SOUND is a full-service audio production studio In Liverpool. Offering the highest standard of sound across many audio disciplines delivered by a passionate and experienced team.
We are a Dolby Atmos-certified studio and produce industry-leading immersive and spatial audio so your audience can feel the sound, not just hear it. Working with Film, TV, Video games, Adverts and record labels we are recognised for producing some of the most creative and innovative audio in the business. From Bespoke music, voice over recording, and Dolby Atmos mixing to sound design and mastering.
The Liverpool music scene is rich with talent and it’s our pleasure to bring it together to celebrate the best the city has to offer. It is our obligation to create opportunities for those responsible for the scene in which so many thrive and commemorate their dedication and hard work.
Sound Music Awards presents more than an awards ceremony. We recognise and build an inclusive community of diligent musicians and music professionals alike.
Our group provides an extensive list of services tailored towards musicians and bands, with more than nine combined years of experience in the industry. We dedicate our utmost energy to every project we take on. We are a young, driven team with experience, soul and passion. We focus on live events and tours as well as representation and development. Our main hub situated in the heart of Liverpool’s music scene, home to some of the worlds-famous musicians, bands and venues.
Stephen is an eclectic singer/songwriter/activist from Merseyside.
He writes and performs songs around subjects such as peace, love and social justice.
Long-established fully professional guitar vocalist based in St Helens performing hit songs ranging from the ’50s to contemporary artists.
Studio 5 is our fully equipped recording studio. A spacious live room allows for comfortable high-quality sessions even with large ensembles. We’ve easily accommodated everything from a twenty-strong choir to a twelve-piece soul band. With a 24-channel desk at the core of our workflow pretty much anything is possible. We have a team of engineers experienced across a wide range of genres. As a not-for-profit company, we can keep our prices very reasonable, and sometimes have access to funding for young artists and bands.
• 2500 SQ FT RECORDING STUDIO • ON SITE ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES • FORMER CHURCH • NORTH WEST, ENGLAND •
The Expressive Arts and Media Academy boasts first-rate specialist facilities, including dedicated dance, acting, music, studios, media suites, podcast suite and an acoustically treated recording studio fitted with the latest recording equipment.
Our recently refurbished multi-purpose 120-seat theatre/venue has been kitted out with the latest equipment including state of the art sound systems and lighting, a TV Gallery with 4k cameras.
DC is a non-binary composer of scores for commercials, film, television and online content.
They specialize in neo-classical, EDM, and avant-garde soundscapes, with some rock and jazz here and there.
The Florrie has been at the heart of the L8 community for over 130 years. Our stunning, Grade II listed, Victorian community arts & heritage venue is a social, cultural, educational & charitable hub for the people of Liverpool. As a music venue we host everything from our small open mic nights to larger music festivals like Florrie Fest. We have a wide range of indoor & outdoor spaces available.
We review gigs big and small across Liverpool. All the latest Liverpool related music news, plus we also shine a big beautiful spotlight on new Liverpool music.
The Learning Foundry are a training provider based in Liverpool City Centre. As part of our service offer, we run the ‘Soundcheck’ programme – designed to give adults and young people the skills they need to kickstart a career in the live music industry – from sound engineering to ticketing and promotion.
This programme is delivered in collaboration with Future Yard, a grass-roots live music venue in Birkenhead.
We also work with professionals in the music industry to develop their professional practice, offering training in areas such as management and leadership, safeguarding and mental health first aid.
Set in a beautiful daylit warehouse in the heart of Sefton Park, The Motor Museum is Liverpool’s most iconic recording studio. Our ethos is simple; To create inspiring and remarkable productions that help advance the careers of our clients, and provide us with the opportunity to work on the most exciting new music.
A thirty-two year legacy has shaped the careers of some of the UK’s hottest artists including The 1975, Bring Me The Horizon, Oasis, The Arctic Monkeys and Jake Bugg. It is now home to producer Al Groves and engineer Bob Mackenzie.
The Vocal Booth is dedicated to providing creative solutions and high quality audio services for all of your needs in film, broadcast, multimedia and music. Our experienced team can help you make the right decisions to ensure that your production has the sound it deserves.
Alan Watson and Mike Moran have a shared musical history that goes back to 1983 when they were both studying ‘light music’ at Mabel Fletcher Technical College, Liverpool. Mike and Alan have written and produced many original songs including productions for Toddler Fun Learning and Moonbug, achieving in excess of 300 million streams.
Rocking at the Oldy is a charity music night that runs every Tuesday at the Oldy club in aintree right next to the old roan train station, we are a music night with 4 house bands and we invite a guest band to perform as the featured band , we raise money each week and give donations to local needy causes, if you would like to become one of our loyal audience members or one of our guest bands in the future or have a legitimate needy cause or organisation that needs our help then please get in touch.
Trial by Geneva are a Grunge/Alt rock band formed in 2021. With influences from movements such as riot grrrl and post-punk, it’s the sound of young people living in a quickly changing musical and political landscape.
THE VALE OF CLWYD SINGERS (VOCS) is a group of 18 professional and trained-amateur voices coming together from North Wales, Chester, Liverpool and The Wirral. Singing mainly a capella – unaccompanied – VOCS also performs alongside chamber orchestras with the full range of soprano, alto, tenor and bass voices.
Musical programmes encompassing a wide variety of classical, baroque and contemporary works have featured in VOCS’ concerts throughout.
Vernon Fuller’s (who has supported Courtney Pine CBE and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the duo Twin Frets) relationship with the guitar started in London, where he cut his musical teeth in reggae and Jazz Funk outfits, playing venues such as Upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s.
A vocalist/Guitarist/Song Writer, plays music that is influenced by the different genre’s of Latin, Reggae, Soul, Blues, Jazz and Funk.
Song types are: love songs, social commentary songs and fun songs.
Vessel is Liverpool’s premier music video production company.
And unlike most music video directors, we’re not just a guy with a camera..!
We’re a full production team, based in the largest independent studio in the north west.
All our videos come with professional behind-the-scenes stills, and a video documentary included at no extra cost – so you can start teasing the release from the day of your shoot.
We also offer album art, promo / press shoots – and content days, to pack out your Insta and TikTok with high quality images and video for months ahead.
Established in August 2012, Wall Of Sound PR is a boutique public relations and digital marketing agency focused on nurturing a diverse and interesting roster of high quality alternative and underground music.
We provide a variety of online and print PR, radio plugging, digital marketing and consultation services.
Since our inception, we’ve worked on hundreds of record releases, as well as providing bespoke PR campaigns for brands, events, media personalities and music-related businesses.
Our staff come from an independent music industry background spanning previous roles in promotion, digital marketing, booking, artist management, record labels, event production, and journalism, plus time spent as professional touring and recording musicians. This wealth of experience gives our team an innate and broad understanding of the music industry at large.
We’re always happy to speak about creating tailored campaigns for clients, and are flexible on rates for independent and unsigned acts, taking a long-term view of growing our relationships and services alongside the careers and needs of our clients.
Producer and Composer Stephen has over 20 years of international experience as the founder of multi-genre veterans www.apatt.com and is
based in a stunning neo-classical church studio in the UK.
Receiving critical acclaim from the likes of The Wire (shortlisted for “Best Avant-Rock”), Pitchfork, The Quietus and consistent airplay on the BBC Radio.
Glowing testimonials reflect Stephen’s energetic commitment to developing and platforming artists and their work, with over two decades, locally, nationally, and internationally.
@wherearethegirlbands is a digital organisation that supports and empowers female creatives in Liverpool, offering curated promotion, networking and collaboration opportunities and a space for discussion of gender inequality on the music scene. Our aim is to celebrate the work of local female creatives and offer them a space and a platform to be heard.
Wild Pitch provides solutions , from DJs and background music, to bespoke music production and talent booking. We work with companies on projects big and small, from Creamfields and John Lewis to independent bars, hotels and private clients.
Wild Pitch programme music for venues and festivals. We also specialise in music licensing and music production.
Wise Tree Studios is a haven for musicians in the city of Liverpool where records get made. A place to create sound away from the noise.
Wise Tree Studios is run by producer/engineer Rich Bond. Designed with the artist in mind, the space offers a unique recording experience. Unlike larger commercial recording studios that are designed to attract and impress visiting engineers with large gear lists, Wise Tree Studios focuses on providing the best possible experience for the musician.
We offer artists an inspiring, welcoming and relaxed environment that allows them to truly focus on their music.
Home to Pete Harrison and Connor Dickson, Yellowbird Studio offers songwriters, producers and bands the ideal space to realise their creative projects, whether it is recording tracks from scratch, mixing, or adding warm, analogue tones to home recordings.
With our versatile hybrid system, the studio offers recording sessions that employ the benefits of both analog and digital recording processes, as well as use of some of the industry’s best and most sought after microphones.
If you are sending tracks to be mixed, Yellowbird’s work flow utilises the expedience of digital audio production whilst processing stems through a selection of coveted
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