Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor
The UK’s biggest city festival (and Liverpool’s favourite music bonanza) announces more great acts for the 2015 line-up.
Indie rockers The Vaccines have been named as the third and final headliner for this year’s Sound City, joining The Flaming Lips and Belle & Sebastian as the top-billed acts.
Sound City have also recently announced the first wave of acts audiences can expect across the weekend, including drum and bass pioneer Roni Size, Canadian hardcore punks F*cked Up, Sean Lennon’s The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, former Supergrass front man Gaz Coombes, leftfield singer/songwriter Jane Weaver, Kiwi Psyc-rock outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Evian Christ, who recently supported Caribou at Camp and Furnace to a rapt audience.
After inspiring crowds as a keynote speaker at Sound City 2014 sonic legend Thurston Moore returns with The Thurston Moore Band and a live set at this year’s festival.
The first wave bill so far includes:
The Vaccines, The Flaming Lips and Belle & Sebastian as the headliners, along with:
Roni Size Reprazent • The Thurston Moore Band • Gaz Coombes • Fu*ked Up • Evian Christ • Unknown Mortal Orchestra • The Ghost of a Saber Toothed Tiger • Dum Dum Girls • Cymbals Eat Guitars Stealing Sheep • Dutch Uncles • Slaves • All We Are • Jane Weaver • Dave McCabe & The Ramifications • The Serpent Power Bad Breeding • Apes • Single Mothers + 100s more
Sound City will be announcing more live acts in the coming weeks, as well as the key-note speakers for the conference programme.
Sound City music festival runs between 22-24 May. Sound City conference runs takes place on 21 & 22 May. To find out more and purchase your wristbands for 2015, visit www.liverpoolsoundcity.