It’s December 2014, time to deck the halls with boughs of holly, and to “fa la la la la”, whatever that means. December is also the time of year when Liverpool Acoustic gatecrashes Acoustic Dustbowl’s Christmas Party to see out the year in style. We’d love it if you could join us. See further details below.
LIVERPOOL ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC @ SOUND FOOD AND DRINK
Liverpool Acoustic’s weekly open mic takes place every Monday at Sound Food and Drink on Duke Street. Alternate weeks are hosted by Liverpool Acoustic’s Three Minute Hero (Stuart Todd) and K’s Choice Acoustic’s Derek King.
Monday 1st December – hosted by Three Minute Hero
Monday 8th December – hosted by K’s Choice, with guest Cal Ruddy
Monday 15th December – hosted by Three Minute Hero
Monday 22nd December – hosted by K’s Choice
Each night starts at 8.30pm, runs through to 11.30pm, and features two or three booked acts alongside the open mic.
Musicians wishing to reserve an open mic slot can either turn up early and add their name to the list or request a slot online by posting on the facebook event page at facebook.com/liverpoolacoustic/events
LIVERPOOL ACOUSTIC AND ACOUSTIC DUSTBOWL
Liverpool Acoustic joins forces with Acoustic Dustbowl for our annual joint Christmas party on Friday 12th December 2014 at the home of both events, Mathew Street’s View Two Gallery.
The night will be hosted by Acoustic Dustbowl’s The Southbound Attic Band who are joined by The Mudcat Brothers, Iain Till, and SheBeat. Joining the lineup from the Liverpool Acoustic camp are Stuart Todd,Derek King, and some bloke called Graham Holland.
Tickets are available now in advance for £5 from wegottickets.com/liverpoolacoustic or for £6 on the night, and all the money raised from tickets and the raffle goes to charity.
Doors open at the Acoustic Dustbowl time of 8.00pm with the music starting at 8.30pm.
All of our future live events can be found at liverpoolacoustic.co.uk/live and if you want to receive information about tickets before they go on general sale then sign up to our events publicity mailing list here.
If you can help us out by bringing us up to date, drop us a line using the ‘Contact‘ page. And if you have anything to add to the diary, just visit the ‘Diary‘ page and click the ‘Add Event’ button.
There are no changes that we know of…
You say goodbye…
See ya later!
And I say hello…!
Move along now, there’s nothing to see here…
DECEMBER DIARY SELECTION BOX
Here’s a selection of some of the acoustic events taking place this month. Click on the event in the diary for full details and links.
Wednesday 3rd – Grateful Fred presents Merry Hell Acoustic @ The Atkinson
Saturday 6th – Stephen Langstaff @ The Epstein Theatre – Tickets £10 advance from epsteinliverpool.co.uk or £12.50 on the door
Saturday 6th – Charlie Thomas EP Launch Party @ Sound Food and Drink – with support from Vanessa Murray, Jonnie Hodson, and Carl Allan. Free event with more details on facebook.
Monday 8th – Michael Chapman and James Blackshaw @ Leaf – see our preview here.
Friday 12th – Liverpool Acoustic & Acoustic Dustbowl Christmas Party @ View Two Gallery
Saturday 13th – Ali Ingle’s Clone Me This Christmas @ Nordic Church – with support from Maud the Moth – details here.
Saturday 20th – The Songbook Sessions @ The Zanzibar – the ever excellent Songbook Sessions finishes the year with Doodah Farm, Cobolt, The Harry Francisco Band, The Jacques, and Cal Ruddy. Details here.
Monday 22nd – Lemon Hippo Christmas @ Lomax – featuring Ed Poole, Karl Sweeney, Daniel Salah, and more tbc. Details here.
Don’t forget to check to see if an event is still taking place if you’re planning on venturing out to listen to some music over the festive period. And thanks to everyone who has supported live music in this fair city during 2014 – here’s to next year!
– on behalf of the Liverpool Acoustic Team (Stuart, Derek and Roger)
Liverpool Acoustic is the only website of its kind in the UK. It was founded by Graham Holland in April 2008 as a central resource for the vibrant and exciting acoustic music scene in Liverpool and the Greater Merseyside area. The website publishes news from the local acoustic music scene, previews of upcoming events, reviews of music releases and gigs, and the Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight podcast. This content is available for free via email subscription. The diary lists acoustic events including festivals, theatre concerts, folk clubs, showcases and open mic nights.