Soul Inspired Events and Soul Inspired CIC are proud to announce Liverpool SoulFest 2015, taking place across the city between 23 to 25 October 2015.
Liverpool SoulFest will be celebrating the influence of soul music and its extended culture in dance and fashion upon of the UK’s most soulful cities, with exclusive live performances and DJ sets at Constellations, 24 Kitchen St and Baltic Social in the city’s thriving creative hub, The Baltic Triangle.
In addition, further events at the Epstein Theatre and Hilton Hotel will extend the cultural reach of the festival by celebrating the dance and fashion that soul culture has inspired.
Liverpool SoulFest founder Saeed Olayiwola said; “Soul music is woven into the culture of Liverpool. The music the city is famous for is directly influenced by soul music, and we feel it is an overlooked part of the city’s heritage. We are planning a great event to do just that, as well as showcase talented young artists of today”.
Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet Member for culture, tourism and events, Councillor Wendy Simon, said; “Liverpool SoulFest 2015 is a fantastic addition to the city’s cultural offer. It’s shaping up to be an exciting and unique event, promoting Liverpool as the soulful city it has always been; the kind of event that the people of Liverpool and visitors to the city can embrace with their hearts and soul.”
Further exciting announcements to be made in the coming weeks.
Soul Inspired have been running soulful events in Liverpool since 2012. In addition to the monthly Soul4Soul concerts and annual Soul Reach charity events at Parr Street’s Studio 2, they have curated stages at festivals such as Liverpool International Music Festival, Sound City and Pride.
Soul Inspired have also been responsible for bringing internationally acclaimed soul-inspired artists to Liverpool, including Grammy Award winners Snarky Puppy, Kirk Whalum and John Stoddart.
Liverpool SoulFest 2015 is their latest venture in their quest for the Soul Revolution.