Sound City is thrilled to announce that Sheffield indie heavyweights The Reytons will be headlining this year’s festival on Saturday 29th April, alongside rapidly rising pop star Maisie Peters who will headline on Sunday 30th April. Fresh off the back of releasing their new album ‘What’s Rock And Roll?’ which is set to become the band’s first UK #1 album imminently, The Reytons are gaining momentum at immense speed.
Their live shows are renowned for their electrifying energy and almost tribalistic, unified atmosphere. Their anthemic blend of huge indie chorus’ and down-to-earth lyricism has connected with hundreds of thousands of fans across the country and makes for the perfect festival climax.
Welcoming music loving attendees and artists from across the UK and the world over, Sound City takes place in its Liverpool home, a city with a buzzing live music scene and a rich musical heritage. It is the must-attend celebration of music discovery, and undisputedly the UK’s independent festival for new music, kicking off festival season with a plethora of the most exciting emerging acts spanning a multitude of genres.
Sound City is the UK’s lead festival for Keychange and thus, they consistently deliver a diverse and gender balanced line up full of the most exciting emerging artists making it the ultimate festival to discover the sounds of the future.
Sound City 2023 runs from 28th – 30th April 2023, with tickets on sale now via www.soundcity.uk.com.
Joining The Reytons on this second wave of artists for Sound City 2023 is local Merseyside’s Michael Aldag. Following his rise to fame on Tik Tok that offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of a young artist, Michael has amassed over 700,000 followers, releasing his debut EP ‘SOCIALIZING’ and earning high praise from the likes of CLASH, Dork and even ITV.
Local female trio Peaness are renowned for their packed out live shows and are not to be missed while The Sway have gained a cult following in Liverpool and will undoubtedly whip up a stir at the festival. Other North-West act The K’s have a knack for getting crowds bouncing with their indie anthems while The Covasettes will be jumping across the M62 from Manchester to Liverpool for Sound City. The band has become a firm favourite of countless industry tastemakers such as Radio 1’s Jack Saunders and Gemma Bradley, 5Live’s Scott Mills and Fearne Cotton as well as BBC Introducing in Manchester, Sheffield and Northampton.