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We caught up with Sister Sister an up-and-coming local band to find out about the hidden gems of the Liverpool music scene. To find out all that Sister Sister are up to check out their Instagram and give them a listen on Spotify.
Good for: Live jazz, blues and swing in a historically important music venue. And really good cocktails.
Claim to fame: The Smiths, Black Sabbath and Bjork (to name but a few) spent hours perfecting album releases there.
Things coming up: Classic Double, playing two classic albums back to back live in one night. RSVP here.
Where: 33-45 Parr Street, L1 4JN.
Good for: Grassroots music and lack of pretension. Musicians of all varieties grace the basement every weekend and the pub-like feel of the place makes everyone relax and get their boogie on.
Claim to fame: The Beatles had some of their earliest performances here, they were paid with beans on toast.
Things coming up: Calling all aspiring musicians! Open mic nights every Thursday and Sunday, see you there.
Where: 21-23 Slater Street, L1 4BW
Good for: Being an all-rounder. You will find people from all walks of life and all stages of the night here.
Claim to fame: Thursday nights are the most popular in town. Different music genres on every floor means there is something for everyone.
Things coming up: Reggae Heatwave, enjoy BBQ food, cheap drinks and good vibes. Follow their Facebook page for more information.
Where: 80-82 Seel Street, L1 4BH.
Good for: Rock and alternative music. A lot of unsigned and undiscovered talent to be found here.
Claim to fame: The Zutons, The Libertines and Grandmaster Flash have all graced The Zanzibar with their presence.
Things coming up: There is loads on, take your pick by having a look at their events calendar.
Where: 43 Seel Street, L1 4BH.
Good for: Combining music and art. The city’s creative community love the regular club nights and poetry workshops in the quirky setting.
Claim to fame: Host for the Threshold Festival, Baltic Block Party, Liverpool Music Week and much more.
Things coming up: Live 90s Rave Set, RnB nights and techno. Keep up to date on events at 24 Kitchen Street on Skiddle.
Where: 24 Kitchen Street, L1 0AN.
Liverpool is full of amazing places to enjoy and create music. To find out all the places you could take your friends and impress them with your musical prowess then follow Bido Lito! on Instagram and Twitter.
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