Published on June 28th, 2012 | by StagMan0
What’s going on in Liverpool this summer: July and August 2012
Liverpool has slowly transformed into an amazing city that offers so much to visitors. If you haven’t already visited Liverpool, then you should definitely visit, and what better than for a stag weekend.
Liverpool’s a fantastic vibrant city that offers a great choice of attractions and events. It’s no surprise that it attracts many visitors to the city, especially stag parties.
StagWeb offer a host of great activities for stag groups which includes action activities like paintball, quad biking, white water rafting or even activities at a slower pace like golfing or watching the horse racing at the famous racecourse Aintree.
But what Merseyside is most associated with is the football. StagWeb can arrange tours and football spectating at Anfield and Goodison Park.
If you weren’t aware, Liverpool is massive on the music scene. Liverpool has been home to many top bands over the years like The Beatles and Gerry & the Pacemakers. Even today, the city is producing many tops bands like The Coral and The Zutons. To match such a great music scene, the city offers a fantastic indoor arena which holds 11,000 people. The Echo Arena has played host to many top performers over the years including Beyonce, Kanye West, Oasis, Rihanna, The Killers plus many more.
Forthcoming performers to play at Liverpool’s Echo Arena include; Blink 182, Noel Gallagher, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Madness plus more.
Here’s some of the big music events in and around Liverpool coming up;
Creamfields – Daresbury 24th-26th August
Last year a record-breaking 50,000 revellers flocked to Halton for the award-winning dance festival. This year headlining the South Stage on the Saturday will be Swedish star Avicii, while electronic legends The Chemical Brothers return to headline the Annie Mac Presents Arena. Making an appearance at Creamfields are regulars the Swedish House Mafia. Sunday sees Canadian progressive house pioneer deadmau5, Groove Armada and Dutch maestro Tiesto among the talent.
Chester Rocks – Chester Racecourse June
Recently Scottish indie rockers The View and Liverpool’s Sound of Guns were joined by Pixie Lott, The Courteeners, Cast, Katy B, Maverick Sabre, Labrinth and Tinchy Stryder on the main stage (www.chester-rocks.com). This event will be back again next year, so make sure you add it to your diary.
Beatles Day – 10th July
Plan a visit to Liverpool during this date as you will have the chance to celebrate all that’s fab about Liverpool’s favourite sons with the city’s second annual Beatles Day. The city will come alive and will include street entertainment, a surfeit of moptop wigs and live music at the Cavern Club, with all proceeds going to charity. Events culminate in an evening concert at the Echo Arena. Concert tickets cost £19.50-£34.50. 0151 708 6050; www.beatlesday.tv
Music On the Waterfront – 20th - 21st July
There will be multiple events held during the coming months. It all kicks off with a free open-air festival at Liverpool’s Pier Head and Albert Docks which begins with Music on the Waterfront (July 31-August 2) and this is followed by Art (August 14-16), and then Film (September 25-27). www.liverpoolonthewaterfront.co.uk/
Matthew Street Music Festival - 26th-27th August
The annual Matthew Street Festival is one of the most popular musical events in Liverpool’s calendar. More than 90 bands will perform on six outdoor stages spread around the city centre in this free festival of music. There will also be live music in pubs and clubs, as well as a fringe festival to showcase up-and-coming talent. 0151 233 2008; www.visitliverpool.com
See more information regarding a Liverpool stag weekend.