2nd August - 9th August
Scouring the listings of all the great new music and creative cultural happenings, we’ve cherry picked the six best goings on in the worlds of gigs, art and theatre in the next week to ensure you don’t miss out on the cream of Liverpool’s cultural crop. Be the first to receive our highlights by signing up to our newsletter and get news of competitions, the latest Bido Lito! magazine hitting the streets and other bulletins to ensure you know about what’s happening in the city. This week there is the return of
Hangar 34 – 02/08
The artists pronounced CHK CHK CHK captivated audiences at Sound City last year with their energetic indie dance vibes. Hangar 34 will be the place to be on Thursday for the California-via-New Yorkers’ return. Get more info here.
81 Renshaw – 03/08
GAZELLE’s blend of soul and hip hop has won her many a fan in the last year. This headliner at 81 Renshaw will be a landmark gig for fast-rising star. Go here to find out more.
24 Kitchen Street – 04/08
Trio Más and all-female artistic community SISU and Loose Lips join forces to bring acclaimed producer and DJ MAX GRAEF to Kitchen Street. This all-dayer also features a DJ workshop ran by the magnificent Sisu. Find out more here.
FRESH GOODS : BATCH #1
Fresh Goods, Birkenhead – 04/08
Wirral New Music Collective’s summer of shows opens this Saturday when Birkenhead studio Fresh Goods open their doors and turn on the tape machine to record a live gig with guests EYESORE & THE JINX, BEIJA FLO and BILL NICKSON. Get to know more here.
The Gallery – Birkenhead Library – until 26/08
Dr Hogg’s Divine Disorder is the first solo show of one of Britain’s most revolutionary designers. This free exhibition at The Gallery on Stanhope Street combines photography, fashion and art and opens weekly from Tuesday to Sunday at 12pm-4pm. Find out more here.
BETTY: THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT
FACT – 06/08
After the screening of this new doc about feminist pioneer Betty Davis, a conversation led by director Phil Cox with Guardian journalist Tara Joshi and other guests will be shown. Don’t miss this exploration a funk innovator, fashion icon and all-round badass. More info here.