Liverpool WaVeS

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Liverpool WaVeS
International Music & Marching Band Festival

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th July 2024

Slide Background
Liverpool WaVeS
International Music & Marching Band Festival

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th July 2024

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Liverpool WaVeS
International Music & Marching Band Festival

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th July 2024

For any groups interested in participating in Liverpool Waves please use the links below to register your interest or to find out more information

BE PART OF OUR INAUGURAL EVENT IN 2024

2024 Event

July 5th – 7th 2024

2025 Event

July 4th – 6th 2025

2026 Event

July 3rd – 5th 2026

Welcome to Liverpool WaVeS International Marching Band Festival

Liverpool WaVeS International Music and Marching Band Festival is not a competition but a showcase of some of the best youth and community groups from around the world, coming to assemble here in Liverpool in the United Kingdom, one of the most renowned cities in the world for music heritage.

We aim to have a mix of marching bands and drumlines / corps with their colour guards and cheerleaders, orchestras, non-marching bands including jazz, symphonic and show bands, vocal groups, choirs and not forgetting the dance groups throughout the festival, making this a truly multicultural visual music festival.

The festival organisers have been in talks for many months with high schools and community groups from many areas around the world including; Japan, USA, Canada, Thailand, Australia, Europe, South America and as far away as Tonga, with a good response from groups keen to come and perform her in Liverpool at the festival.

There will be:

Free on street performances around the city centre

Engagement performances with our schools and other groups when possible. 

Marching band displays in our event space.

Big show case night (ticketed event limited seating) where the very best will entertain you.

For visitors from outside Liverpool, you might also get some time to do some local sightseeing and shopping.

The BIG FESTIVAL rule is everyone is to have fun and enjoy this visual music festival.

A full list of events will be released when performance groups are finalised.