Across Liverpool there are many unique music venues meaning there is always a new band or artist for you discover.

And this year is no different.

Throughout the next ten months, the city is set to welcome a mixture of award winning singers to up and coming local bands.

The 1975, Diana Ross, Red Rum Club, Jamie Webster and Circa Waves are just some of the names to look forward too.

Below, we've taken a look at the gigs happening this year in Liverpool across a number of venues including the M&S Bank Arena, O2 Academy, the Arts Club, Jimmy's and more.

With the city being famous for its music scene, there will hundreds of events happening and while we can't list every single one we have listed as many as we could.

Jamie Webster

Singer Jamie Webster performs on stage at Liverpool Fan Park ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final against Tottenham Hotspur at Plaza Felipe II on June 01, 2019
Singer Jamie Webster performs on stage at Liverpool Fan Park ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final against Tottenham Hotspur at Plaza Felipe II on June 01, 2019

As the face of Boss Night, the Weekend in Paradise singer and former electrician, has become hugely popular in Liverpool, particularly with Reds fans.

This week, he spoke exclusively on the Blood Red podcast about how he played a huge part in the post-Madrid celebrations last year.

He is performing at the O2 Academy in Liverpool on Saturday, September 26.

His gig this month at the Arts Club in Liverpool has now sold out but fans can join a waiting list.

Jamie Webster has also gigs coming up at The Grand Social in Dublin, which is also sold out and Colours Hoxton in London, with tickets still available.

Cast

Cast

Liverpool legends Cast have announced a 25th anniversary UK tour.

The group will headline the O2 Academy on October 8.

It'll see them celebrate 25 years since their debut album 'All Change'.

Frontman John Power says: "The All Change album will always be special to me and the band, it was our debut album, it captured all the energy and all our hopes and it was packed to the hilt with great songs."

Lighthouse Family

The Lighthouse Family return after 18 years with a brand new studio album called Blue Sky In Your Head.

And they will also perform Essentials, all the bands classic songs remastered to celebrate their 25-year recording history.

The new album boasts a sense of optimism and renewal.

When:   Tuesday, February 18 2020 7.30pm

Price:  £115/£55/£47.50/£35/£25

JLS

JLS performing at The Liverpool Echo Arena December 9th 2013 Pics David Munn
JLS performing at The Liverpool Echo Arena December 9th 2013 Pics David Munn

Noughties pop heartthrobs JLS are reuniting for a new UK tour which will bring them to Liverpool.

The Beat Again Tour 2020 will be a major comeback for Marvin Humes, Aston Merrigold, JB Gill and Oritsé Williams, who announced on an Instagram story that “it’s time” for a reunion to take place.

The tour will begin in Dublin in November and finish in Nottingham on December 2.

JLS found fame after finishing as runners up on The X Factor in 2008. Their debut single Beat Again topped the charts as did their debut album ‘JLS’ and second single ‘Everybody in Love’.

JLS split in 2013 following their Goodbye Tour.

Now, having reunited, the band will perform at the M&S Bank Arena on November 30, along with a support act.

Sigala

Sigala will perform at Aintree Racecourse on Friday, May 15.

The Jockey Club Live concerts known for bringing some of the biggest acts to the city with previous acts including Craig David and Jess Glynne.

John Baker, managing director, Aintree Racecourse, said: "It's great that we are able to announce Sigala as the first act to play Aintree Racecourse as part of The Jockey Club Live summer season.

"Be sure to join us at the home of Grand National to dance the night away to a full band line-up from one of the UK's most successful dance producers."

Pussycat Dolls and Tom Jones

The Pussycat Dolls will perform at Haydock Racecourse as well as Sir Tom Jones

Pussycat Dolls and Tom Jones have been announced as the first acts to play Haydock Park racecourse this summer.

Tom Jones will take to the stage first on Saturday, June 20 followed by the Pussycat Dolls on Saturday, July 18.

The announcement follows the reunion of the girl band and the summer show will follow the band's UK arena tour, which takes in cities including Manchester.

It will be the first time the Pussycat Dolls has performed in Merseyside since 2009.

Fans can expect to hear hit singles such as ‘Don’t Cha’, ‘Stickwitu’, ‘When I Grow Up’ and ‘Buttons’ from the band, which is made up of Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts, Kimberly Wyatt, Jessica Sutta and Carmit Bacha.

When Tom Jones takes to the stage in June, fans can expect songs including  ‘Kiss’, ‘Delilah’ and ‘It’s Not Unusual’.

He's been in the industry for more than half a century and has achieved 36 top 40 UK hits. He previously played at Haydock in 2016.

Simply Red

The group will be at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena on October 11.

It's in support of their upcoming 12th studio album Blue Eyed Soul.

Due for release on November 8 it's the group's first album in four years and features lead single Thinking of You.

Fans can also expect to hear their greatest hits during the show including Holding Back the Years, Fairground and If You Don't Know Me by Now.

Since their 1985 debut they've sold more than 50 million records worldwide.

They've achieved four UK number one albums including their best-selling LP 'Stars', which they recently toured as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations.

Dido

Dido

The singer-songwriter will perform at the Philharmonic Hall on June 7.

It's in support of her recently released fifth album Still On My Mind, her first record in six years.

She's best known for her first two albums No Angel and Life for Rent which are two of the biggest selling albums of all time in the UK.

They feature hit singles including Here With Me, Thank You and White Flag, which was nominated for a Grammy Award.

The 1975

The 1975 are headlining the M&S Bank Arena

The group will bring the tour to Liverpool for a show at the M&S Bank Arena on February 26.

The group played sold-out dates earlier this year as part of their last tour, in support of A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships, but didn't stop off in Liverpool.

Released in late 2018 the LP won the award for Best British Album at the BRITs and is up for the Mercury Music Prize this month.

They finished up the tour with a headline set at Reading and Leeds Festivals, marking the first time they'd topped the bill at the annual festival.

David Gray

Singer-songwriter David Gray will kick off his 2020 UK tour with a night at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena.

David Gray has been active in the music industry since the early 90s, but it wasn't until the release of his album  White Ladder  that his career truly took off.

This upcoming tour will begin twelve months on from the release of his eleventh studio album 'Gold In a Brass Age'.

As well as introducing his trademarked 'folktronic' sound, White Ladder contained many of his greatest commercial successes including  Babylon  and  Sail Away  .

Blast Off

Liverpool will welcome a range of 80s, 90s and 00s stars next year as The Blast Off Tour heads to M&S Bank Arena.

The one-of-a-kind tour will feature live performances from US artists Nelly, Salt N Pepa, Shaggy and more.

The show, which will arrive in Liverpool for one night on March 10, 2020, will be hosted by hip-hop personality Fatman Scoop.

The Who

Coming to the M&S Bank Arena in April next year, The Who will perform songs from their brand new album WHO alongside a live orchestra.

Famous for their hit songs Who Are You, Pinball Wizard and My Generation, the band is heading out on tour 55 years after making their first recordings.

The Who are one of the greatest rock legacies in music history, having sold over 100 million records worldwide, including nine US and 10 UK top 10 albums and 14 UK top 10 singles.

The tour will be making its way across the UK before heading to Liverpool on April 6, 2020.

Craig David

Craig David

Heading to the M&S Bank Arena, the tour will celebrate 20 years since the release of Craig David’s debut album Born to Do It.

The star, who is known for hits such as Fill Me In, 7 Days and more recently Heartline, sold out his last area tour in a matter of seconds - and the same is expected again this year.

Craig is set to perform his most popular singles, including songs from his two UK number one albums.

The Hold That Thought tour comes to Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena on April 21, 2020.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

Ahead of the release of their fourth studio album ' Manchester Calling' Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott announced they'd be heading on tour this year.

Stopping at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena on April 25 the pair will no doubt play some of their former band's The Beautiful South's greatest hits including Don't Marry Her.

McFly

Noughties favourites McFly are going back on tour this year with Liverpool M&S Bank Arena being the band's first show.

The band released their track ‘Red’ this week, which is their first release since 2010 album Above the Noise.

The pop rock band had seven UK number one singles, including Obviously, All About You and Star Girl. They also won a Brit Award for Best British Pop Act in 2005.

McFly will be playing in Liverpool on Sunday, April 26.

5 Seconds of Summer

Having previously played in Liverpool in 2015, 5 Seconds of Summer are coming back to play at M&S Bank Arena on May 21.

Fans will not hear She Looks So Perfect and English Love Affair.

Speaking on their return to the UK, the band said: “We are so excited to bring the No Shame tour to the UK in 2020. The new album is almost ready and we cannot wait for people to hear it.

We truly believe these new songs capture the DNA of this band but also represent a new era for 5 seconds of summer."

Diana Ross

Diana Ross will be performing in the UK for the first time in 12 years
Diana Ross will be performing in the UK for the first time in 12 years

Supremes singer Diana Ross will be playing at M&S Bank Arena on July 1. 

She will no doubt play her classic hits such as I’m Coming Out, Ain't No Mountain High Enough and Upside Down.

She announced her tour last year shortly after her Glastonbury performance was confirmed.

Stormzy

Stormzy is heading to Liverpool next year

Stormzy has announced his H.I.T.H World Tour 2020 will come to  Liverpool on September 13.

The enormous tour will be heading to venues across Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and more before heading to Liverpool’s  M&S Bank Arena in September 2020.

News of the tour comes as Stormzy announced the release his hugely anticipated album Heavy Is The Head, which will also feature artists such as Ed Sheeran, Burna Boy, H.E.R and more.

Elton John

Having cancelled his December 11 gig, Elton John will still be playing at M&S Bank Arena on November 13 and 14.

The full tour takes in more than 300 shows across five continents and will run until the end of 2021.

Hi epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will include hits such as Tiny Dancer I'm Still Standing.

Other gigs coming up in 2020:

Jake Bugg - March 6 at Mountford Hall

Becky Hill - March 28 at O2 Academy

Circa Waves - April 4 at O2 Academy

The Fratellis - April 21 at O2 Academy