A month before the Liverpool International Music Festival kicks off in Sefton Park, LIMF Academy have announced the six local acts they will be mentoring for the next year.

LIMF Academy have announced their full class of 2018 ahead of this year’s Liverpool International Music Festival in Sefton Park.

The three “Most Ready” artists selected this year are LUNA, Kyami and Raheem Alameen.

Each will gain a place on the esteemed Elite Talent Development Programme, plus live sessions, professional advice and mentorship from LIMF curator Yaw Owusu, career investment, monthly masterclasses and skill development sessions, regional and national performance opportunities and numerous other benefits including a professionally produced biography, press shots and music development.

Joining them this year are three other acts; CAVEPARTY, Deliah and New Jr.

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Through these acts, LIMF have reinforced their commitment to providing a platform for diverse acts within the Liverpool music scene.

For the “Most Ready” acts, LUNA is influenced by Kate Bush and Grimes, and lends her stunning vocals to electronic pop. KYAMI was born in New York, but is based in Liverpool and cites Anderson .Paak and SZA among her biggest influences. Whilst Raheem Alameen is soulful beyond his years.

Meanwhile, CAVEPARTY are a spacey alternative rock band, Deliah are a rough pop group with a touch of soul and New Jr is a solo artist who mixes up jazz, hip hop and electronica.

Each of the artists will perform at LIMF between 21st and 22nd July at Sefton Park.

The LIMF Academy artists will perform at the festival which takes place 21st-22nd July. Advance tickets are available by clicking here.