4 incredible days, 5 phenomenal events, over 350 artists and more than 100,000 of you wonderful LIMFers made up a truly special LIMF 2017!
From the LIMF Presents series of events, through the award-winning LIMF Academy, to Europe’s largest free music event, LIMF Summer Jam – LIMF 2017 in partnership with London Midland was a festival to remember.
LIMF Presents, the series of commissioned events exploring the theme of ‘Remember The Times’, kicked off with Norman Jay MBE and ‘Good Times’ with Tasty Lopez and Rudy Ranx at The Palm House on the opening night of LIMF.
Garage DJ and producer, DJ Spoony took the main stage alongside the 40 piece RNCM session Orchestra for the world premiere of ‘Garage Classical’, with special guest performances from Sweet Female Attitude, Kele Le Roc and more.
Liverpool based DJ and producer Yousef took a trip down memory lane, celebrating ‘Circus Year One’ with sets from Claude VonStroke, Josh Wink, Lewis Boardman and Yousef himself at The Palm House. Trevor Nelson’s ‘Reminisce 90s’ well and truly took the Palm House back to the Nineties and Naughties with his performances alongside Shola Ama, Andy Purnell and Damage. Legendary DJ Stretch Armstrong flew over with the creme of the New York City Hip-Hop crop including DJ Kool Red Alert, DJ Clark Kent, Jungle Brothers and special guest, Slick Rick The Ruler to play ‘No Sleep‘ on the final night of LIMF Presents at The Palm House.
LIMF Summer Jam, which took place in Liverpool’s Sefton Park welcomed tens of thousands of people to enjoy more than 350 performances from DJs, bands and artists for free across the Central Stage, ItsLiverpool stage and LIMF Academy Stage.
Highlights from across the weekend’s LIMF Summer Jam programme included Gorgon City’s headline set, Fleur East’s electric performance and Cast’s homecoming gig as well as stand out sets from Louis Berry and JP Cooper on the Central stage. Newcomers including Jessie Reyez, Youngr and Taya wowed crowds with their fresh, raw talent on the main stage alongside exciting new Merseyside talent who played the LIMF Academy stage including LIMF Academy’s three most ready artists Mary Miller, Gazelle and Remeé. Tea Street Band, She Drew The Gun, The Farm and The Christians were firm favourites at ItsLiverpool stage.
LIMF 2017 – you were unbelievable. We can’t wait for next year’s event – make sure 20-22 July is in your diary. It will be epic!