• Liverpool event guide: June - July 2017

Liverpool event guide: June – July 2017

Liverpool event guide: June – July 2017

June

Liverpool event guide: June - July 2017

2 June
Phil Collins
Echo Arena Liverpool
The Genesis legend brings his ‘Not Dead Yet’ tour to Liverpool.

Until 7 June
Romeo & Juliet
Everyman
Shakespeare’s classic love story is brought to life by the Everyman Company.

9-10 June
Anything Goes
Floral Pavilion
Cole Porter’s much loved musical comes to Wirral.

10 June
Somewhere in time – An audience with Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe
St Helen’s Theatre Royal
Join the ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ favourites for an evening of glitz and glamour.

Until 15 June
Adrian Henri
St George’s Hall
Celebrate the talents of the founder of Liverpool’s poetry rock scene and revered artist, Adrian Henri.

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15-17 June
The Last Five Years
Epstein Theatre
Award-winning musical depicting the heart-rending relationship of two young New Yorkers.

15-18 June
Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament
Liverpool Cricket Club
The largest tennis exhibition in Europe and a firm favourite on the Liverpool summer calendar, the tennis spectacular returns for the 16th time.

16 June
Jess Glynne
Aintree Racecourse
Singing sensation and chart-topper, Jess Glynne brings her vocal talents to Aintree.

17-18 June
Africa Oye
Sefton Park
The annual festival is always a crowd pleaser and this year features the legendary Dizzy Mandjeku & Odemba OK Allstars.

21 June
David Jaques: Oil is the Devil’s Excrement
Bluecoat
See Jacques fuse art and politics with this animated short film.

July

Liverpool event guide: June - July 2017

7 July
Some Guys Have All the Luck – The Rod Stewart Story
Floral Pavilion
Celebrate the career of the legendary Rod Stewart with this new stage show.

7 July
The Jackson’s 50th Celebrations
Haydock Park
Tito, Jermaine and the gang mark five decades of hits.

7-8 July
Legally Blonde the Musical
Epstein Theatre
The Reese Witherspoon classic is given a new lease of life by LHK Youth Theatre.

9 July
Jesse Malin
Arts Club
Following collaborations with Green Day and Ryan Adams, musician Jesse Malin takes to the stage as a solo star.

10 July
Nas
O2 Academy Liverpool
Regularly named one of the greatest hip hop stars of his generation, Nas brings his inimitable style to the O2 Academy.

20-23 July
Liverpool International Music Festival
Sefton Park
Now in its fifth year, this festival’s line-up includes Corinne Bailey Rae and Cast.

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25-29 July
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
Liverpool Empire
Adapted from Mark Haddon’s much-loved tale, this performance is not to be missed.

28 July
Brian Wilson: Pet Sounds
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
The Beach Boys legend presents songs from the band’s seminal album.

29-30 July
Liverpool Pride
St George’s Quarter
Liverpool’s annual celebration of the LBGT community, with headliner Marc Almond.

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