The world renowned city centre festival of music and arts returns in from 2nd - 4th May for its 6th year running, and will showcase nearly 400 artists across three days - attracting over 40,000 music lovers and more than 3,000 key industry figures.
This year will see the festival expand further to include a full film festival programme alongside the music.
Organisers have today revealed the first wave of artists set to appear at this year's festival. These are:
The Walkmen / Reverend and the Makers / Toy / Egyptian Hip Hop / Murkage / Chapel Club / Fossil Collective / The 1975 / Hawk Eyes / Swim Deep / The Family Rain
More new, established and headline acts will be unveiled in the coming weeks.
Tickets for Liverpool Sound City are now on sale through Skiddle, with a three day wristband costing just £30.
Find more festival tickets in our 2013 festival guide
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