Black Lips, Spank Rock, Willy Mason for Liverpool Sound City 2011

Jamie xx, The Whip and Those Dancing Days also on the bill

Black Lips, Willy Mason and Spank Rock are among the acts set to play the Liverpool Sound City festival in May.

The xx‘s Jamie Smith, The Whip, The Wave Machines, Sound Of Guns, Chad Valley and Those Dancing Days are also on the bill.

The event takes place on May 19–21 across various venues in the city. More bands will be confirmed for the festival in the coming weeks.

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