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Soom-T Ready To Take Studio 2 By Storm

Reggae with a bit of everything, the incredible Soom-T is swinging by Studio 2 this Friday.

Metal Liverpool Presents Different Trains 1947 At Edge Hill

Different Trains 1947 to premiere in Liverpool before showings in London and India. 

WRONG Festival Announces 2018 Return To Liverpool Docklands

WRONG, a Festival for the Freakscene, is returning in spring 2018 for another day and night of noise. 

Squeeze Returning To The Phil This November

The new wave legends return to Liverpool in November, and Alan Parry can barely contain her excitement. 

PZYK Survival Guide: Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia 2017 PLUS Competition

Do’s, don’t’s, when’s, where’s, how’s, who’s and more from Planet Slop’s Vicky Pea.

The Jesus and Mary Chain To Bring Damage and Joy to O2 Academy Liverpool

As The Jesus and Mary Chain prepare to bring their Damage and Joy tour to Liverpool’s Academy, Planet Slop’s  Jon Heathen looks forward to their wall of sound.

Liverpool Mental Health Festival Returns With 2 Weeks Of Events

Liverpool Mental Health Festival takes place across two weeks in October with a range of events. 

Liverpool Comedy Festival Set To Spread Giggles And Guffaws Across The City

The 16th Liverpool Comedy Festival kicks off this week with 150 shows across 18 venues. 

John Murry to bring A Short History Of Decay to Liverpool for unmissable show

Paul Fitzgerald enchants us with a brief history of American singer-songwriter John Murry ahead of intimate show at the Naked Lunch Cafe. 

Liverpool Music Week Add Dawn Penn, Jungle, Everything Everything & More To 2017 Bill

An incredible second wave of acts is shaping LMW 2017 as the best yet.  

Little Steven: From Asbury Park To Soulfire

What do Bruce Springsteen, Nelson Mandela and The Sopranos have in common? Ahead of Little Steven’s upcoming UK tour, Shaun Ponsonby takes a look at one of the most fascinating, […]

Official Prince Exhibition Premiering In London

My Name Is Prince will run for 21 nights in the autumn, and Shaun Ponsonby can barely contain his excitement.

Win Tickets to mUmU’s Baltic Bank Holiday Party

mUmU bring Marcel Dettmann and Answer Code Request to Liverpool on August Bank Holiday Sunday.

Musicians Against Homelessness Weekender Coming To Hangar34

Musicians Against Homelessness boasts massive two day line up to raise funds for Crisis.

Robert Plant Announces Liverpool Olympia Gig And New Album Carry Fire

Robert Plant will play Liverpool’s Olympia as part of UK & Irish tour this autumn in support of his new album Carry Fire. 

Win Tickets to Festival No.6 to see The Flaming Lips, Mogwai, Bloc Party & more

Planet Slop has a pair of tickets to give away to this years Festival No.6. Find out why and how you should enter here. 

The Music Manual To Celebrate 5 Years With Summer Shindig

Liverpool music blog The Music Manual is set to celebrate their 5 year anniversary with a special Summer Shindig.

New Music Festival for Warrington’s Victoria Park Given Go Ahead

Warrington Council have approved plans for new music festival in Victoria Park for 2018. 

Wrong Festival & Loner Noise Announce Freak Scene All-Dayer

As the team behind Wrong Festival announce an all-day celebration of the freak scene, Shaun Ponsonby talks to head honcho Michael Edward about the development of Wrong, Loner and the […]

Rating Lana Del Rey

Glenn Gibson rejoices over Lana Del Rey’s new album and upcoming tour by looking through her back catalogue and putting things into perspective.

Liverpool Disco Festival 3 Announces Line Up For October Event

Liverpool Disco Festival 3 reveals first set of acts for October takeover of the Baltic Triangle. 

Bongo’s Bingo announce Bongo And The Beast Christmas dates

The legendary Liverpool night out has revealed their ambitious plans for Christmas 2017. 

Hope & Glory Fiasco – The Festival That Never Should Have Been

An obviously unsuitable venue, a clear lack of organisation and a promoter whose shows have appeared on Rip-Off Britain. Why was Hope and Glory given permission to go ahead?

WIN Tickets For Toots & The Maytals Olympia Show

The reggae legends return to Liverpool after a lengthy hiatus from touring and you could be there.

Roy Ayers set for summer live date in Liverpool

The Godfather of neo-soul Roy Ayers plays 24 Kitchen St this summer.

Chic To Kick Off Liverpool Music Week 2017

Nile Rodgers and co are to freak out Liverpool Music Week 2017 alongside first wave of acts confirmed for this years festival. Shaun Ponsonby tells us why this is such […]

Royal Blood announce biggest UK tour to date in support of all conquering sophomore album

With the Brighton duo stepping up a gear to arenas, Glenn Gibson hails the return of the new kings of UK rock

Queer Rrriot: An Alternative To Pride Liverpool

Ahead of the first Queer Rrriot Liverpool Pride event, Shaun Ponsonby talks to poet Mo Thu Lu about the need for an underground alternative to the mainstream Pride event.

Brian Wilson & Gary Numan head up two massive shows in Liverpool this week

Two huge live shows featuring two icons come to Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre this week with Gary Numan and Brian Wilson celebrating 50 Summers of Love.

Placebo to bring the hits to Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom for 20th anniversary tour

Michael Edward anticipates a night of big hits as Placebo prepare for their 20th anniversary tour. 

Roy Lichtenstein in Focus coming to Tate Liverpool

The works of  renowned American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein are to be shown at Tate Liverpool.

Shellac to play Manchester as part of autumn UK tour

Michael Edward looks forward to a visit from the self proclaimed minimalist rock trio.

Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, dies aged 41

Planet Slop sends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Chester Bennington who has died aged 41.

Blick Bassy returns to Liverpool this year as part of Africa Oyé’s celebrations

Africa Oyé and Mellowtone add another international star to their series of live celebratory dates. 

Positive Vibration Bringing Two Reggae Legends To District

Hot off the heels of their second festival, the reggae specialists are bringing Big Youth and Horace Andy to the Baltic Triangle. 

House For The Homeless Interview: The Waveform Transmitter Announce Charity Album & Launch Party

As electronic music heads The Waveform Transmitter reveal charity record and event, Shaun Ponsonby talks to mastermind Ste Knight about the project. 

Tarang: Indian Music Ensemble Launching New Album At Liverpool’s Indika 2017

The groundbreaking collective are launching their new album at the Capstone Theatre, Shaun Ponsonby reports.

Kamasi Washington Comes To Liverpool This Friday

The acclaimed jazz saxophonist makes his Liverpool this week, Shaun Ponsonby reports.

The Jacksons: The Best Non-Michael Songs

As The Jacksons prepare to head to Blackpool without their much missed leader, Shaun Ponsonby considers the best of the rest of the iconic family. 

Thundercat, Danny Brown & More Gear Up For AFROPUNK LONDON 2017

An amazing line-up is set for AFROPUNK’s second London Festival, and Christina McKenna can hardly wait.

Craig Charles Bringing His Trunk Of Funk For a Liverpool All-Dayer

Craig Charles’ Beats, Beer and Boogaloo takes over Camp and Furnace, Shaun Ponsonby reports.

Africa Oyé Interview: “The industry has got a hell of a lot of festivals, but we’re up there”

Ahead of Africa Oyé‘s landmark 25th festival, Janaya Pickett talks to director Paul Duhaney about the past, present and future of the UK’s largest celebration of African culture.

Cancer Bats Ready Black Sabbath Tribute At Arts Club

As Bat Sabbath head to the Arts Club, Brian Sayle gears up for a heavy night in homage to the Godfathers of Metal.

Gallery: Positive Vibration Launch The Art of Reggae Exhibition Ahead of 2017 Festival

On the eve of Positive Vibration’s second festival, Soulfultiz headed to Art of Reggae Exhibition at Constellations.

Introducing The Planet Slop Events Calendar

Don’t miss a thing across Liverpool and the North West with our new collaborative events calendar.

The Holydrug Couple, Gnod, Jane Weaver & more added to Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia announce second wave of acts plus special stage curators. 

Africa Oyé Reveal Full Running Order For 25th Anniversary Festival

Check out all you need to knows for Africa Oyé’s landmark 25th edition.

Liverpool Disco Festival Returning This October

The Liverpool Disco Festival is back! Revving up for their second big event of the year, the Baltic Triangle will once again play host to what is quickly becoming one […]

Shy Billy, Galactic Funk Militia, Elevant & More Announced For Get Up Stand Up

24 Kitchen Street and CMD Presents bring a huge line-up to highlight the continuing impact of gentrification in Liverpool.

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