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Sunderland Live in the City?

Saturday 30 May 09 - Sunday 14 Jun 09
Various Admission

Sunderland city centre

Don?t miss theSunderland Live June Festival.
From singers and bands to ukulele players and string quartets, the city will be alive with music pouring out of pubs, parks and public spaces to welcome visitors and give everyone the chance to experiencefree and ticketed live performances.
Entertaining musical acts will be in the city centre on Saturday June 6 including:
  • A ?blast of brass and radiant plumage? from The Real Macaws,
  • blasts of ska, latin, African, and funk from the ?merchants of musical mayhem,? Bassa Bassa
  • An irresistible meeting of Latino Flamenco, Afro-Cuban and Celtic influences, woven together by driving dance rhythms from Mas y Mas
  • And much more?
Some of Sunderland?s best current bands will be live in Sunderland on Saturday June 13 including:
  • Monty Casino
  • The Spheres
  • The Wooden Spoons
  • The Generals
  • And much more?
There?ll be music in Mowbray Park bandstand on Sunday 7 and 14 June - with fun for all the family between 2-4pm.
The Sunderland Empire will exclusively host the North East leg of the UK Premiere Tour ofthe smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU - with an all star cast!
Sunderland bars and pubs will be hosting a wide range of live music during and around the two-week festival featuring ANDREW WETHERALL + B>E>A>K, Combichrist, the Thin Lizzy Experience and more at Independent Bar, Holmeside.
Finally, look out for Sounds Explosive, the Sunderland Echo?s quest to find the best band in Sunderland and East Durham with the live final taking place on 12 June.

Event information may be subject to change or cancellation, please check before travelling. Sunderland City Council makes every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this website but cannot accept responsibility for any error or alteration to details which may occur.

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