It may be a chilly start to February but there’s no need to hibernate with so many fantastic music events taking place. We try to fit as much as possible into our monthly newsletters and online diary but we’re not able to cover everything so we often tweet and retweet news about gigs as we come across them. Feel free to send us updates by tweeting @lpoolacoustic and we’ll retweet them to our followers for you.
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 (Derek King).
There’s a special guest this coming Monday 2nd February in the form of Isle of Man songstress Clara Barker.
Each night starts at 8.30pm, runs through to 11.30pm, and features one or two 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 Live this month takes place on Friday 27th February 2015 at our home on Mathew Street, the View Two Gallery.
Headlining our 6th anniversary gig will be London-based German singer-songwriter Roxanne de Bastion. It’s always a pleasure to see Roxanne playing live as those who’ve witnessed her sets for us at the View Two Gallery and the Bluecoat will attest to.
Support on the night comes from pianist and songwriter Jez Wing. The Echo and the Bunnymen keyboard player and member of Cousin Jaq will be treating us to a rare solo set on the View Two’s fabulous grand piano.
Completing the lineup is Jo Bywater, winner of the Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge 2014 with her song Riches to Rags.
Tickets are available now in advance for £5.50 (including booking fee) from wegottickets.com/liverpoolacoustic or for £6 on the door on the night.
Doors open at our regular time of 7.45pm with the music starting at 8.15pm sharp.
You can join the facebook event at facebook.com/liverpoolacoustic/events
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.
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.
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Liverpool Acoustic Newsletter – February 2015
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.
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