The strong music culture has resulted in the tradition of singing in many local pubs; a diverse live music scene; many Liverpool singers and bands finding fame and fortune – four of them managing to put Liverpool on the map for music in the 60s - and a world class orchestra - the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Many visitors come to Liverpool as a result of the music of the Beatles, their music and reputation has touched people around the world, and many people are keen to come and see where it all started from. You can take a Magical Mystery tour around many interesting sites linked to the Beatles from the world famous Cavern Club, to their childhood homes, and find out the whole story of their success at The Beatles Story museum. This year Liverpool continues to celebrate 50 years of the Beatles, with events focused on the impact and success they had in America.
You can enjoy a wide variety of live music in Liverpool all year round at countless venues from intimate bars and clubs to the new 11,000 seat Echo Arena.
There are also many successful music festivals in Liverpool. Three of the best offer a range of music and events at venues around the city:
International Music Festival: www.limfestival.com,
Liverpool Sound City: www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk
International Beatle Week www.cavernclub.org/beatleweek
A visit during these Festival is a guarantee of life and excitement with a unique buzz in the city.