The city`s success of the Merseyside beat music and football teams, Liverpool and Everton, in have made the name 'Liverpool' famous around the world.
60 years of Liverpool music celebrated in a new exhibition. The 1960s Merseybeat movement revolutionised the pop culture, especially The Beatles.
According to the website VisitLiverpool.com on the Event Guide:
From The Beatles to The Zutons, Liverpool is a city buzzing with musical talent. This summer (2009), the city that The Guinness Book of Records has named as World Capital City of Pop, is host to an exciting exhibition dedicated to 60 years of Liverpool music.
From the Cavern to Creamfields, from Billy Fury to the Zutons, Liverpool has been home to a staggering range of venues, sounds, performers, fashions and followers. A product of Liverpool’s edginess, energy and creativity this exhibition explores and celebrates its musical identity, its success and its continuing evolution.
The first exhibition of its kind, it draws together material from record companies, institutions and private collectors.
Entry into this Exhibition is FREE!
Previous year Liverpool was European cultural capital. Experience the beating heart of a city that will forever be a European cultural capital.
The Beat Goes On 12 Jul 2008 - 1 Nov 2009
Day Opening Times
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday 10:00 - 17:00
* Open 10am-5pm daily. Closed from 2pm on 24 December, all day 25 and 26 December and 1 January
Liverpool Echo Arena is the city's superior venue for concertsand hosts world-famous artists and bands.
Liverpool Irish Festival: An annual event to celebrate Liverpool's Irish heritage including performance, participation, entertainment and education in Irish traditions, music, literature, theatre, and art. So join in!
Dates: October (all month) 2009
Location: Various Venues, Liverpool
The Guinness Liverpool Irish Festival celebrates the unique links between Liverpool and Ireland. The Festival takes place from 16 October to 1 November and features a huge variety of cultural activities.