What’s On This Week in Liverpool 24th – 30th June 2019
Summer has officially started this week in Liverpool.
How’s this for a musical feast? Il Divo, Pink, Westlife and The Eagles all perform live this week in Liverpool. Talk about something for everyone. Elsewhere it’s Liverpool Beer Week, The Craft Beer Expo and Cocktails in the City will make sure we all stay well-oiled. We salute our amazing armed forces with family friendly celebrations (and some tasty discounts too) and there’s all the summer festival vibes with Glastonbury viewing parties, Ibiza Beach bashes and it’s International Drake Day on Saturday!
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool, 24th-30th June 2019….
Monday 24th June
Annie, Liverpool Empire
Strictly Come Dancing judge, Craig Revel Horwood takes to Liverpool Empire stage at Miss Hannigan this week as musical Annie comes to town. From Lime St to 1030’s NYC this classic tale has some epic songs you can’t help but sing along to. Tickets here.
John Barrowman, Fabulous, Philharmonic Hall
He’s a regular face on This Morning and won us all over with his hilarious antics in the jungle and now he’s live in Liverpool. John Barrowman brings his Fabulous tour to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Monday night. Tickets here.
Armed Forces Week
The city gives thanks to its armed forces personnel, veterans and their families this week with a whole host of events and city-wide promotions. Look out for civic buildings being lit up in red, white and blue and find out what’s happening here.
Tuesday 25th June
Dine at the Dock
If you’re heading into the city to see Westlife at the M&S Bank Arena or looking for a stunning destination to shop, dine and drink, choose the Royal Albert Dock. Bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes await. From amazing tapas to traditional Thai and burgers, steaks and cocktails galore, it’s got it all. Check out our Royal Albert Dock foodie bible here.
The first concert of an epic triple whammy for music on Merseyside comes in the form of Pink and her Beautiful Trauma Tour at Anfield. It’s the last concert of the summer at the stadium and it’s set to blow your mind! Some tickets and a full guide to the event here.
Westlife, M&S Bank Arena
14 UK number one singles and 20 years writing the soundtrack to the 00’s, Westlife perform The Twenty Tour at the M&S Bank Arena on Tuesday night and it’s a must-see for all fans. Nicky, Mark, Shane and Kian bring all the hits for two nights in Liverpool. Tickets and full event guide here.
Wednesday 26th June
The Sound Social, 3Beat
There’s a chance to get together with like-minded music fans at 3Beat on Wednesday at The Sound Social. Whether you’re into production, DJing or simply a huge fan of electronic music, drop in from 6pm-8pm and chew the fat. Info here.
Music Festival Quiz, Bakers Dozen
Not going to Glasto? Got a bit of a cob on? Get your festival fix at The Bakers Dozen, Switch Island on Wednesday night with a HUGE music festival quiz where you can rein supreme as the biggest raver and music brain in Merseyside. Starts at 7:30pm, book a place here, fezzy get-up is encouraged.
Beer & Brownies, Pi Rose Lane
It’s Liverpool Beer Week! Celebrate at Pi, Rose Lane Allerton with a pint or Breakfast Pancake, Voodoo Jazz Hat, Bombe Citron with an expertly paired slice of cake from Liverpool Cake Company. We can’t think of a better partnership! Beer & Brownies. Info here.
Thursday 27th June
Baltic Market 2nd Birthday
How has it been 2 years since the Baltic Market threw open its doors? There’s a 4 day party lined up from Thursday to mark the occasion with all kinds of offers. Free prosecco, BOGOF gin balloons, live music, DJ’s, indoor/outdoor market, free entry and kids and dogs welcome too. All the details here.
Liverpool Craft Beer Expo, IWF
Invisible Wind Factory plays host to the Liverpool Craft Beer Expo with sessions running from Thursday to Sunday. There’s a huge selection of beers, wines, spirits and food on offer from some of the best breweries in the UK. Afternoon and evening sessions are available with a branded festival glass included in your ticket price. More here.
Il Divo, M&S Bank Arena
The third in a quadruple music hit comes with an air of sophistication. Il Divo play the M&S Bank Arena on Thursday night. Four hugely talented guys in perfectly cut tailoring recreating some of the biggest hits in a ‘popera’ style. What’s not to like? Get your tickets here and get ready to swoon.
Friday 28th June
Cocktails in The City, The Great Baltic Warehouse
Fifteen of city’s best bars will come together to host a ‘carnival of cocktails’ this weekend with two rooms of tantalising drinks and immersive experiences. You can choose from 30 original cocktails created exclusively for the festival by some of the city’s favourite bars including: Crazy Pedros; The Alchemist’s new venture, Aether; and Volpi. All the info and tickets here.
Glastonbury Viewing Party, The Hope & Anchor
If you’ve got the Glastonbury blues, we’ve got the perfect tonic. Head to The Hope & Anchor for a huge Glasto viewing Party all weekend. Free UV paint, tents, boss atmosphere and of course, all the action live on TV. More info here.
Saturday 29th June
Armed Forces Day Celebrations, Royal Albert Dock
Following the annual tri-service parade, there’s a whole host of family friendly activities taking place at Royal Albert Dock to celebrate Armed Forces Day. Face painting, choir performances, military vehicles and lots of discounts and deals for personnel, veterans and their families. More info here.
Liverpool Vegan Festival
It’s back to Anfield on Saturday from 10:30am for the Liverpool Vegan Festival. With 80+ vegan/animal welfare and rights stalls, world food caterers, exciting cookery demos, inspirational talks, interactive workshops and children’s activities running throughout the day, it’s just £3 entry. Info here.
Sonic Yootha 4th Birthday
Sonic Yootha celebrates its 4th birthday with an all night bash at 24 Kitchen Street. Guaranteed an amazing atmosphere and saying “OMG I love this song’ about a hundred times. It’s £7 on the door and there’s always room on the dancefloor for another one. Info here.
International Drake Day, The Merchant
Slater Street bar and garden, The Merchant celebrates International Drake Day on 29th June 2019. It’s basically Drake all day and all night and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Get to Nightcrawler Pizza next door for lush slices too. Info here.
Ibiza Beach Bar, The Yacht Club Bar & Restaurant
Counting down to your hols but can’t wait to get started on the beach vibes? We hear you. Get yourselves down to The Yacht Club Bar & Restaurant and check out the waterfront Ibiza Bar. Complete with deck chairs, BBQ, big beats, DJ’s and a man made beach for the summer, this is your staycation hot spot for summer 2019. More info here.
Sunday 30th June
Kazimier Vintage Bazaar
Fancy a mooch on Sunday? Head on down to Kazimier Garden from 12 to check out the summer of love in clothing form. There will be loads of 50’s frocks and post 60’s vintage wares plus crafts, music, Italian street food and more. Free entry, kid and dog friendly. Info here.
Anton Powers, Marine St Social
He’s back! Anton Powers returns to Marine Street Social on Sunday from 10pm alongside resident DJ Carl Williams and you can bet you’ll hear all your favourite big beats ringing out across New Brighton. It’s free entry too, just head to the riverside entrance. Info here.
Sunday Roast, Frederik’s
Is it ever too hot to forfeit your Sunday roast? Nah, not in our humble opinion and this weekend we’re making a beeline for Frederik’s. For as little as £11 you can tuck into roast lamb, chicken supreme, fillet cod, slow roast brisket or gluten free or veggie options with all the trimmings. Menus and booking here.
The Eagles, M&S Bank Arena
How about this to round up an amazing week of international music in the city. Legendary rockers, The Eagles perform live at the M&S Bank Arena on Sunday night. The best-selling American band of the 70’s brings its greatest hits including ‘Hotel California’, ‘Desperado’ and ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ to Liverpool for one night only. Still some tickets available here.
Have you seen this line up? LIMF 2019 is now less than 4 weeks away and if you haven’t already got your ticket, it’s just £11 per day to this incredible bill perform at Sefton Park. Head this way to find out more and get your tickets.
Whatever you’re up to in and around our city over the next 7 days you can plan your journey with Merseyrail here. Ditch the car and jump on the train!