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10 Live Music Gigs to attend in Liverpool during February

How many times have you checked into a city centre hotel and wondered what to do and where to go. When you stay with Signature Living our friendly staff will ask you all about your plans and what you intend to do during your visit to Liverpool.

Not to be nosey but simply to provide a little insider information that could help make your time in Liverpool unforgettable and perhaps give you some new ideas.

For those of you making a visit to Liverpool for an experience of our famed live music scene, we decided to put together a guide of the best gigs to attend during the remainder of February in Liverpool.

View Two Gallery

Elfin Bow - View Two Gallery - live music Liverpool

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View Two on Mathew Street is usually best for a little artsy browse of paintings and sculptures fashioned by local and immerging artists.

Every now and then, however, View Two serves as an intimate live music venue where people can enjoy cosy acoustic performances.

On the 24th February, Elfin Bow will be performing a pre-album release launch gig for those eager to hear what the folksy singer has ready for the music world.

View Two is the perfect venue of choice for this musician/artist to launch her latest work, bringing her unique sound and lyrics to a huge eager audience.

Join Elfin Bow and talented supporting acts from 7:30 pm on 24th February and tickets are £7 on the door.

Maguire’s Pizza Bar

Maguires Pizza - live music Liverpool

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So much more than pizza is provided at Maguire’s Pizza bar.

Enjoy slices of tasty stone baked loveliness as you rock the night away to live performances of rock and roll, punk and a little grunge or emo thrown in for good measure.

The line-up over the next few weeks includes varying shades of punk performances from Red Winter on the 18th, New Atlas on the 23rd and Hot Shorts on the 25th.

There’s no end to the choice of gigs you can attend however we would advise a Friday visit so you and your group can grab yourselves five slices of pizza, doughballs and a bottle of wine for just £15.

Yum.

The Magnet

The Magnet - live music Liverpool

Part of Liverpool’s music scene under various guises for the past 58 years or so The Magnet has played host to legends of musical talent.

On the 24th February, The Magnet will be putting on Rock 4 Cancer. A superb charity event which will include performances from five amazing rock bands as well as competitions and awesome goodies up for grabs.

The Magnet also hosts open mic nights twice a month and evenings with soundtracks provided by talented DJ’s.

For an unforgettable live music experience in Liverpool pay a visit to The Magnet during your stay with us at Signature Living.

Leaf

Sea Foam Green - Leaf - live music Liverpool

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Day to day Leaf serves as Liverpool’s favourite indie hang out where visitors are guaranteed a great cup of tea and some nibbles to match.

On occasion, however, Leaf becomes a live music venue worth visiting playing host to talented new perfromers from within the stylish art deco walls.

During February Sea Foam Green will be taking centre stage with bluesy, folk style songs. Due to perform on the 16th February at 8 pm and tickets cost just £8 per person.

Another fabulous performance follows on the 17th from Karl Blau. An accomplished artist who has been a constant present on the music scene for 20+ years his latest work has a soulful, country, crooning style.

If you enjoy original folk music, then Leaf is the place to be Friday 17th February. Karl Blau performs 8 pm on the first floor of Leaf and tickets cost just £9.

EBGB’S

EBGB'S - live music Liverpool

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Located in Liverpool Ropewalk’s district Heebie Jeebies is a popular nightlife spot among Liverpool residents.

The basement has been transformed to accommodate live music performances and has been playfully named EBGB’S.

The 18th of February is due to be a noisy one with three live bands taking to the stage who have been dubbed the greatest rock bands performing in the UK today. Graaves, Coquin and Elvant will blow your socks off and possibly your ear drums too.

Trudy and The Romance’s performance on Thursday 23rd February is set to be a knockout show.

A combination of dreamy 50’s style pop, comedy and shambolic rock with a band that somehow keeps their composure throughout their energetic, crazy performances.

A great music venue in Liverpool putting on some unmissable gigs during February.

The Zanzibar

Zanzibar - live music Liverpool

If you like to discover the next big thing or relish saying the phrase “I saw them before they were famous” you belong in Zanzibar.

For the remainder of February, there are two performances not to be missed from Worry Dolls, on the 19th and Casey Lowry on the 20th.

Worry Dolls are a songwriting duet who formed their sound over decades via musical influences from their parents and each other.

Their indie-folk sound is distinct due to their mastery of numerous acoustic instruments and their captivating vocal harmonies.

Another act to watch out for is Casey Lowry.

His success’ are measured in his power to sell out concerts without having released a single track.

Due to take to the stage on the 20th February, Casey Lowry has a sound reminiscent of 1975 and Two Door Cinema Club so if you’re already a fan of the sound come along and meet what could be your new favourite music act.

O2 Academy

O2 Academy - Lady Leshur - live music Liverpool

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For those who are not on the internet music scene but are a fan of grime, Lady Leshur is a new sensation to watch out for.

This talented young lady has taken influence from strong female vocalists like Ms Dynamite and Missy Elliot and formed her own unique blend of cheeky lyrics and grime style.

Taking to the O2 Academy stage on the 28th February, Lady Leshur is a new artist set to take over the UK grime scene. Make sure you’re there to watch it all happen.

Tickets are still on sale for £13.75 but shouldn’t last long.

The Brink

The Brink - live music Liverpool

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If grime isn’t for you then how’s about a Buddhist open mic night?

The Brink is a ground-breaking social venue in Liverpool that serves as an alcohol-free bar and a creative social space with delicious food service.

Following one of free Capoeira lessons on the 26th of February visitors to The Brink will be in for a real treat. An open mic session by SGI Buddhist group who want to explore the power of song when delivering their life-affirming message ‘Peace starts with me’.

This alternative open mic session will begin at 7:00 pm 26th February after Capoeira finishes.

The Caledonia

Calednoia - live music Liverpool

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A proper pub in the heart of Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter, The Caledonia has maintained a fabulous policy of pint’s under £4, free entry to all gigs, and access to some amazing musical talents that perform in the bar almost daily.

Anytime you enter The Caledonia you can expect to greeted by the sound of soothing jazz, country or Cajun music, i just depends on when you show up.

A visit to the Caledonia any day of the week will give you a good look at an area of Liverpool less visited by tourists and a taste of quality beers, and unique, live country music.

Shipping forecast

The Hold Shipping forecast - live music Liverpool

Known to put on a great BBQ style food service and famous amongst Liverpool residents for serving quality real ales and Red Stripe in tins, The Ship and Forecast has a real homey relaxed vibe.

The soundtrack to any night is great from talented resident and guest DJ’s but a visit to a live band night in their very own underground venue The Hold is unforgettable.

The Hold is an intimate and moody space with a distinct grunge style that is in keeping with the bar upstairs.

On the 24th February Tonstartssbandht grace The Hold with a mix of heavy riffs, grungy vocals and electronica. A sound that needs to be heard to be understood and where better than at The Shipping Forecasts, The Hold to be introduced to something bold new and exciting.

 

That should keep you all going for the rest of February at least.

Keep your eyes out on Signature Living’s news page as we will soon be providing weekly what’s on guides to the city with the best picks of things to do during your stay with Signature Living.

Call 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book any of our amazing weekends stays or to discuss what’s on during your visit to Liverpool.

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Laura is a creative writer who has an interest in all types of artistic expression, be it food, music, fashion or art and she enjoys sharing those interests through her writing

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