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Preparing one of their biggest programmes of arts, culture and entertainment, Liverpool’s Sound City festival organisers have announced even more names for this year’s edition.

Libertine Pete Doherty will headline the North Stage on the Sunday night of Liverpool Sound City 2016.

New for the Atlantic Stage bill; Mercury-nominated C Duncan, Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5, Kyko, The Anchoress, Temenik Electric, Norma Jean Martine and Bill Ryder-Jones, his former band The Coral headline the festival on Sunday 29th May.

The brand new In Conversation with Radio X stage will feature guest interview sessions with Circa Waves, Paddy Considine, Sleaford Mods, Alexei Sayle, and Roisin Murphy.

The new additions today join previously announced artists Catfish & The Bottlemen, Leftfield (live), Hot Chip (DJ set), Floating Points (live), AME Live, Sleaford Mods, Young Fathers, The Dandy Warhols and Band of Skulls, among others.

Liverpool Sound City will return next year on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May at Liverpool’s Bramley-Moore Dock, an historic waterfront dock situated on the River Mersey. The festival site will include a number of stages, bars and food stalls, and a funfair.

A shuttle bus service will run every half hour between the site and Liverpool Lime Street station. Merseyrail will also serve the Bramley Moore Dock which is in walking distance from Sandhills station (9 minutes from Liverpool Lime Street).

On the Friday before the festival (27 May), a new music industry conference (Sound City+) will take place at the Titanic Hotel.

Liverpool Sound City 2016 tickets are on sale now. Visit for more information.