Liverpool in May 2017

Thursday 27th April 2017 by BASE Serviced Apartments

BASE is back again with our monthly previews, this time we’re taking a look at May 2017.

Here’s what’s on in Liverpool this coming month:

Liverpool in May 2017

Revolution! WoWFest 2017 

1st May – 31st May

Revolution! WoWFest 2017

Writing on the Wall is part of the National Arts Portfolio and is the longest standing literature festival in Liverpool.

The festival runs for the whole of May and typically culminates around 35 events.

Further information can be found online.

 

The Vamps 

Friday 5th May

The Vamps UK Tour May 2017

UK boy band The Vamps bring their world tour to Liverpool Echo Arena this May.

Support comes from Sabrina Carpenter, The Tide and New Hope.

Tickets can be purchased online.

 

Mnozil Brass: Cirque

Friday 5th May

 

Cirque Mnozil Brass

A cross between a musical Mr Bean and Monty Python, Mnozil Brass are possibly the world’s strangest brass ensemble.

“Cirque” is the newest escapade of the Viennese septet.

Tickets can be purchased online.

 

My First Ballet: Cinderella 

Friday 5th – Saturday 6th May

My First Ballet Cinderella

English National Ballet return to Liverpool Empire Theatre with a family friendly performance of Cinderella!

This is the perfect introduction to the magic of ballet, and a fantastic family day out.

Tickets can be purchased online.

 

Professor Brian Cox Live

Saturday 6th May

Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox will be returning to Liverpool this May.

After impressing audiences last October, the world-renowned physicist brings his show to Liverpool Echo Arena.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Liverpool Disco Festival 2017

Saturday 6th May

Liverpool Disco Festival 2017

The first Liverpool Disco Festival of 2017 is taking place this May.

From 12 noon until 12 midnight, Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle will be hosting one hell of a party!

Tickets can be purchased online.

 

Steam on the Dock

Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th May

Steam on the Dock 2017

A much more family-friendly alternative is the returning Steam on the Dock!

Promising a bigger and better event than last year, families and steam enthusiasts can look forward to a fun-filled weekend at the Albert Dock.

Further information is available online.

 

WWE Live 

Sunday 7th May

WWE Live 2017

WWE is coming back to Liverpool this May.

Wrestling fans can see all their favourite WWE Superstars live in action, all under one roof!

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Al Stewart

Sunday 7th May

Al Stewart

Veteran British folk singer Al Stewart comes to Liverpool this May.

Al will be playing acoustic versions from his musical back pages spanning a fifty-year career.

Tickets can be purchased online.

 

Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited

Sunday 7th May

Steve Hackett

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett and his band return with a new Genesis solo set along with big favourites.

The tour coincides with the 40th anniversary of Genesis’s 8th album “Wind & Wuthering”.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Bob Dylan 

Monday 8th May

Bob Dylan and His Band 2017

One of the most influential singer-songwriters all time comes to Liverpool this May.

Bob Dylan and His Band bring their tour to Liverpool Echo Arena in support of Dylan’s 37th studio album “Fallen Angels.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Billy Elliot – The Musical 

Tuesday 9th May – Saturday 27th May

Billy Elliot - The Musical 2017

The Billy Elliot musical is coming to Liverpool for the very first time!

After 11 extraordinary years in London’s West End, one of the most beloved stage shows comes to Liverpool Empire Theatre.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Procol Harum: 50th Anniversary of “A Whiter Shade of Pale”

Wednesday 10th May

Procol Harum 50th Anniversary of "A Whiter Shade of Pale"

Prog rock royalty Procol Harum are celebrating the 50th anniversary of “A White Shade of Pale”.

Hear songs performed in this unique celebratory show at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

The Solid Silver 60’s Show

Saturday 13th May

The Solid Silver 60's Show 2017

The Solid Silver 60’s Show is the UK’s original and premier sixties show, with classic hits performed by the original hit makers.

Over 30 years, the show has entertained the nation and celebrated this successful decade of music.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Imelda May

Monday 15th May

Imelda May

Imelda May has announced her first UK tour in over three years.

The Irish singer-songwriter comes to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in support of her new album “Life Love Flesh Blood”.

Tickets can be purchased online.

 

Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone in Concert 

Thursday 18th May

Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone in Concert 2017

Relive the magic of Happy Potter in Liverpool this May.

Audiences will be swept away as a full live orchestra performs alongside a giant high-definition screening of the Philosopher’s Stone.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

LightNight Liverpool

Friday 19th May

LightNight Liverpool 2017

Liverpool’s premier one-night arts and culture festival is back for another year.

After a great 2016, LightNight 2017 looks set to top last year’s festivities with another set of must-see events taking over the city.

Further information is available online.

 

The Jockey Club Live: Kaiser Chiefs 

Friday 19th May

 

The Jockey Club Live: Kaiser Chiefs

Indie rock favourites Kaiser Chiefs will kick off this year’s series of open-air concerts at Aintree Racecourse.

The Leeds quintet is famous for hit singles “I Predict A Riot” and “Every Day I Love You Less and Less”.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Elvis World Tour: Shawn Klush 

Friday 19th May

Elvis World Tour: Shawn Klush 2017

Direct from the USA – the world’s greatest Elvis comes to Liverpool, with original Elvis band members!

Shawn Klush first exploded onto the UK scene when 6 million viewers tuned in to see him crowned “The World’s Greatest Elvis” live on BBC One.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

The Mission

Friday 19th May

The Mission Band

80’s gothic pop phenomenon The Mission head to Liverpool this May.

The band come to 02 Academy as part of a UK tour in support of their new studio album.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

Wirral Live 2017 

Friday 19th – Sunday 21st May

Wirral Live 2017

Kicking off this year’s event at Prenton Park are ska legends Madness on Friday 19th May. UK indie heroes The Libertines will take to the stage on Saturday 20th May.

Closing the festivities on Sunday 21st are pop sensations, Little Mix.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Iron Maiden 

Saturday 20th May

Iron Maiden The Book of Souls Tour 2017

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden will play their first show in Liverpool since 1991!

The pioneers of the NWOBHM come to Liverpool Echo Arena as part of The Book of Souls World Tour.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Fairport Convention: 50th Anniversary Tour

Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st May

Fairport Convention 50th Anniversary Tour

Credited with originating British folk-rock, Fairport first took to the stage in 1967’s summer of love

Today, the band are celebrating the 50th-anniversary tour, including a stop at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Simple Minds 

Monday 22nd May

Simple Minds 2017

One of the UK’s most successful bands, Simple Minds are heading to Liverpool this May.

Perhaps best known for their 80’s hit “Don’t You Forget About Me, the band will be treating fans to a special acoustic show.

Further information is available online.

 

Take That 

Monday 22nd – Tuesday 23rd May

Take That Wonderland 2017

Take That are bringing their Wonderland Live tour to Liverpool.

Gary, Mark and Howard have promised a truly memorable show; this one is not to be missed!

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

The Human League

Thursday 25th May

The Human League 2017 Liverpool

New wave icons The Human League are returning to Liverpool this May.

As part of an extended Sound City, the synthpop trio will be performing a very special show at Clarence Dock.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

John Cale Presents The Velvet Underground & Nico

Friday 26th May

 John Cale Presents The Velvet Underground & Nico Liverpool 2017

Continuing the Sound City expansion is legendary musician John Cale.

John will be at Clarence Dock playing “The Velvet Underground and Nico”  for its 50th anniversary and his only European performance!

Further information is available online.

 

Physical Fest 

Friday 26th May – Saturday 3rd June

 

Physical Fest is an international annual physical theatre festival in Liverpool in late May and is hosted by Tmesis Theatre company.

Further information can be found online.

 

The Magic of Motown

Saturday 27th May

The Magic of Motown 2017

Celebrate the sound of a generation with The Magic of Motown!

Following its 10th birthday celebrations last November, this scintillating show comes to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Liverpool Sound City

Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th May

Liverpool Sound City 2017

Guaranteed to be one of the biggest events of the month is Sound City.

Following the success of last year’s festival, the 2017 edition will be headlined by Metronomy and The Kooks.  Now at it’s new Clarence Dock home, the 10th edition of Liverpool Sound City will surely be a memorable one!

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

Rock N Roll Marathon Liverpool

Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th May

Rock N Roll Marathon Liverpool 2017

Another returning event this May is Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Liverpool.

Much like last year’s event, it will be a jam-packed weekend of marathons, music and expos!

Further information is available online.

 

New Brighton Seaside Festival 

Saturday 27th – Monday 29th May

New Brighton Seaside Festival 2017

A great alternative for families is the New Brighton Seaside Festival.

Just over the water from Liverpool, this fantastic three-day event offers family-friendly seaside entertainment.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

The Wedding Singer 

Tuesday 30th May – Saturday 3rd June

The Wedding Singer Musical 2017

Step back in time and get ready for the biggest party in town!

A sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer will play Liverpool Empire Theatre for one week only this May.

Tickets are available to purchase online.

 

It Was 50 Years Ago Today

Wednesday 31st May

It Was 50 years Ago Today 2017 Liverpool

Liverpool Philharmonic are planning a very special 50th-anniversary celebration of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band.

The award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the nation’s premier Beatle group The Bootleg Beatles team up to perform this iconic album live in its entirety.

Further information is available online.

 

There is so much happening in Liverpool this May; if there was ever a time to #staywithBASE, this is it!

Base Serviced Apartments offer an unrivaled service for those looking to stay in a fabulously contemporary yet homely property, within spectacular city environments.

Choose from our range of one, two and three bedroom properties within the heart of Liverpool. All apartments are fully-furnished and fully-equipped providing you with your own environment to entertain guests or simply to switch off and unwind.

We are the real alternative to hotel living!

Book your next getaway with us now! For families, we would recommend our Duke Street and The Docks apartments. For leisure breaks, we would advise looking at our Sir Thomas Street or Cumberland Street apartments.

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