In 2018, Sound City festival and Sound City+ conference will return to the city centre and back to its original roots from 4th – 6th May. The festival will take over the Baltic Triangle area of the city offering an intimate experience, with the chance to discover hundreds of new artists and experience headline acts across myriad spaces.
As ever, Sound City 2018 will deliver the very best of breakthrough acts and major names both from the UK and abroad, as well as a host of independent record label parties and showcases, collaboratively working with a broad range of innovative partners. 2018’s programming will be partly curated by special guests including Vice, Kendal Calling, Bluedot, Greg Wilson, Domino, Moshi Moshi and many more, representing an even wider range of music and arts for all.
Sound City North of the UK’s leading independent festival for new music. Hosting hundreds of artists performing to an audience of 23,000 music fans and 2,000 industry professionals from 30 different countries, it offers controversial debate, unparalleled networking, amazing music, outstanding art, throughout three inspirational days and hedonistic nights, in the world’s most legendary music city. Other Sound City events include New York Sound City, Sound City Korea, Off the Record – Manchester, Sounds of the Xity: China (in partnership with Modern Sky Entertainment).