Indie rock darlings The Vaccines have been named as the third and final headliner for this year’s Sound City promising an epic finale to the opening day of this year’s festival.
Commented Sound City CEO Dave Pichilingi: “We promised a massive and credible line-up this year and we delivered. The Vaccines, The Flaming Lips and Belle & Sebastian will play to an audience of thousands in one of the coolest cities in the world on the banks of the River Mersey in the unique setting of our brand new Docklands home. It does not get much better than that.
Add to that literally hundreds of the best and brightest acts from around the world who will join them on the bill. We are so excited about the endless possibilities of our new festival home. It means we can offer so much more than just a live music festival. We can immerse our audience in an amazing setting with the best backdrop in the world and give them a totally fantastic experience”.
There will be non-stop entertainment, parties and a bag full of surprises. Each day will end with a massive spectacle as we head into our headline artists and party on until the early hours of the morning.”
Sound City have also announced the first wave of acts on the rest of the bill including big names such as drum and bass pioneer Roni Size, Canadian hardcore punks F*cked Up, Sean Lennon’s The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, former Supergrass front man Gaz Coombes, leftfield singer/songwriter Jane Weaver and Kiwi Psyc-rock outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
After inspiring crowds as a keynote speaker at Sound City 2014 sonic legend Thurston Moore returns with The Thurston Moore Band and a live set at this year’s festival.
The first wave bill so far includes:
The Vaccines / The Flaming Lips / Belle & Sebastian
Roni Size Reprazent • The Thurston Moore Band • Gaz Coombes
Fucked Up • Evian Christ • Unknown Mortal Orchestra
The Ghost of a Saber Toothed Tiger • Dum Dum Girls • Cymbals Eat Guitars Stealing Sheep • Dutch Uncles • Slaves • All We Are
Jane Weaver • Dave McCabe & The Ramifications • The Serpent Power Bad Breeding • Apes • Single Mothers + 100s more
Sound City will be announcing still more live acts and the conference programme and keynote speaker line-up in the coming weeks.
Sound City music festival runs between 22-24 May. Sound City conference runs takes place on 21 & 22 May. Wristbands are available to buy now at: