Liverpool gears up for huge music festival

A weekend of free music begins later as part of the Liverpool International Music Festival. Around 150 acts will take to the stage at Sefton park.

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Music stars head to Liverpool for festival

A heavyweight line up will be performing at this weekend's international music festival in Liverpool. 200 acts will be playing including home grown talent like Ian Broudie from the Lightning Seeds, The Farm and Marsha Ambrosius.

Ian Broudie will be performing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Credit: PA

Other acts performing include Boy George, Shaggy and Kid Creole with events taking place at Sefton Park and St George's Hall.

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