Sound City is the UK’s premier international conference for new music, celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2017 at Camp & Furnace in the heart of Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle.


Following on from the success of the past decade which has hosted keynote speakers including Black Ice, Wayne Coyne (The Flaming Lips), Edwyn Collins (Orange Juice), plus in conversations with Justin Hayward-Young & Freddie Cowan (The Vaccines), Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), The Wombats, Everything Everything, Julian Cope (The Teardrop Explodes) Gruff Rhys, Bastille, Gabriella Cilmi, Viv Albertine (The Slits), Scott Booker (Hellfire Records), Mark E Smith (The Fall), in 2016 Sound City will raise the bar yet again, with Sound City+, featuring more incisive speakers, discussions, and opportunities for delegates to meet the great and the good of the international music and digital industries.



Sound City+ takes place on Friday 26th May 2017.



The Sound City+ conference takes place at Camp & Furnace, in the heart of the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool’s creative hub.


67 Greenland Street


L1 0BY





In Conversation with…


To celebrate our tenth year, Sound City+ are proud to announce the return of our In Conversation sessions to the conference. In 2016 the In Conversations took a trip over to the Sound City festival site and hosted frank and informative chats from Alexei Sayle, Paddy Considine, Roisin Murphy, Circa Waves, Greg Wilson and Sean Adams amongst others. 


Sofa Sessions

At Sound City+, we will be introducing a whole day of interactive sessions with industry figures. These intimate sessions bring you the very best industry insight and knowledge in a relaxed and comfortable hands-on environment. 

Past sessions have been on topics such as, digital start-ups in the music industry; the use of music in video games; touring around the world and much more. Each year we focus on the most contemporary issues in the music industry and we will be announcing this years sessions soon…


1-2-1 Meetings

This year at Sound City+, we will be hosting an array of one to one meetings throughout the day at Sound City+

Your Sound City+ delegate pass will give you access to all of these meetings on a first come first served basis. Register your interest now by emailing



We will be hosting an array of exciting and innovative panels, featuring inspirational speakers from around the world. In previous years, we have hosted panels covering a number of industry topics, such as streaming, session musicians, the power of data, synchronisation and more. 

This year, our panel sessions will be reflecting on key musical revolutions of the past 50 years, and discussing a host of pertinent music industry topics for 2017. Full panel line up is coming soon…



Delegate Party

The delegate party is an exclusive night of live music, your perfect chance to relax and network following our spectacular 10th anniversary conference. The delegate party is exclusive to delegate pass holders, taking place in the evening of Friday 26th May, once the conference programme finishes.



Keep up to date

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To access all of the conference content, you must purchase a Sound City+ delegate pass. Your Sound City+ delegate pass also grants you access to Sound City Music Festival on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May. Sound City+ delegate passes are now on sale with our official conference ticketing partner, Ticket Web.  

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