7 Nights Out this Weekend in Liverpool
The nightlife in our amazing city never ceases to amaze us, more bars, venues, clubs, restaurants, shows and places to spend the perfect night out. Whether it’s cold hard clubbing, a bit of scran followed by some live music or just a few bevies with your mates we have got it all. This weekend (Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th) is a busy one. We have chosen 7 potential nights out for you. So take your pick and go explore…
Cream Farewell at Nation: Part 2 – Saturday 24th October
We still can’t quite fathom that this time in 3 months our beloved Nation will have closed it’s big creamy doors for good, ready for the next chapter in it’s clubbing story. Three farewell parties are taking place the third, the big finale on Boxing night with Duke Dumont and Paul Van Dyke amongst others. The second is this Saturday with a host of superstar DJ’s including Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Danny Howard, Watermat, David Zowie , Michael Woods and Andy Mac. We are sure it will be an atmosphere to box up in your clubland time capsule forever. This is the perfect way to say goodbye to Liverpool’s own Cream at Nation. Tickets available on Skiddle. http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Liverpool/Nation/Cream-Grand-Finale—Part-2/12515950/
Liverpool Soul Fest
For the first time ever this weekend sees Liverpool’s very own festival of Soul music taking place. Headlined by UK RnB Queen, Gabrielle, three days of music straight from the heart will be heard around the Baltic Quarter. Highlights include Zimbabwe born, London singer, songwriter, Eska and Jermain Jackman and Sasha Simone. The best soulful local artists will be showcasing their talents too, with performances from Esco Williams, MIC Lowry, Taya, Joel Valentine, The Soul Rays, Roxanne Jones & Little Grace. The fun starts on Friday at Constellations and the Baltic Social. Our advice – don’t miss it!
Liverpool Comedy Cellar – Saturday 24th October
Based underneath The Magnet the Liverpool Comedy Cellar has become one of the hottest and funniest comedy venues in the city. It’s intamcy makes it the perfect place for a night like this and after the comedy finishes and the laughs stop The Magnet takes over with a feast of tunes to keep you going through the night. This Saturday Sam Avery comperes the night with Mick Ferry and Gary Delaney on stage.
Check out www.liverpoolcomedycellar.com for more info
An Evening of Burlesque at The Empire – Friday 23rd October
For the very first time – the biggest burlesque legends from around the world are united on one stage as Britain’s No1 burlesque show goes global and comes to Liverpool. It’s Vaudeville gone volatile. Worldwide all-stars, couture costumes, an oh-so-steamy score and mind-boggling speciality acts share the spotlight – porcelain cheek to chiselled jowl – in one heck of a wickedly hilarious extravaganza. As seen from Milan to Minsk, Zurich to St Petersburg, Helsinki to Verona, Dresden to Dessau. Packed full with all-stars from the four corners of the globe. Join a thrill-a-minute, fun-filled frolic into the bizarre world of burlesque and cutting-edge variety. . . we dare you! Over 18’s and those who don’t embarrass easy ONLY!
Liverpool Music Week
The 11th annual Liverpool Music kicks off Friday 23rd and runs until Saturday 31st October. The Opening Party is happening at The Kazimierz this Friday (23rd) set to be huge with performances from Holly Herndon, Micachu and the Shapes, Darkstar, Jam City, VEYU, Body and Outfit. Headliner Richard Hawley plays the Dome, Central Hall, also on Friday and local band Stealing Sheep team up with Immix Ensemble to play The bluecoat this Sunday (25th).
The New Jacaranda
Originally owned by Allan William, The Jacaranda was the first home of the Beatles and has been an important part of the Liverpool music scene since 1958. Reopened and Refurbished in November 2014, the Jacaranda has once again put itself at the epicentre of unsigned music of the city. With the famous open mics on every Thursday and and Sunday, there are live bands playing every Friday and Saturday from 8pm. Upstairs is now home to Jacaranda records – a distinctly unique concept that combines vinyl, coffee and cake! With Vinyl record players sunk into the tables you can listen to a huge range of music whilst you enjoy our incredible range of cocktails and hot drinks selection. Jacaranda Records is also home to a 1948 Voice-o-graph recording machine that records a track directly to vinyl! One of only two in the world open to the public, this is a very special and unique piece of history that we encourage everyone to record something on – be that a song, a message or your next EP!
Jimmy Carr, Echo Arena – Saturday 24th October – Sunday 25th/ Tuesday 27th
Funny Business is Jimmy’s brand new stand up show and he brings it to The Auditorium for 3 shows on 24, 25 & 27 October. Live comedy is what Jimmy does best. His stand-up achievements to date include a British Comedy Award for ‘Best Live Stand-Up Tour’ and a Perrier Award nomination. On stage, he’s even funnier and even more outrageous. Over 1.5 million people have now seen Jimmy perform live and his new tour will see him play over 200 dates around the country between April 2014 and November 2015. Funny Business is a chance to see Jimmy doing what he does best. Make a night of it and book yourself into one of The Albert Dock’s many scrumptious restaurants beforehand. Gusto is perfect for a pre concert eat, followed by a quick rum cocktail at Smugglers Cove.