Liverpool’s City Council recently announced that thanks to the “music’s place in the heart of the city’s life”, Liverpool was awarded the Unesco City of Music Honor of 2015.

Back in 2008 Glasgow received the same reward, making Liverpool the second city in the UK to win the prestigious award.

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David Gray at at Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall

‘The City that spawned the Beatles’

Of course one of the most prominent examples of Liverpool’s rich history within the music scene are the legendary Beatles who’s music remains populair to this very day.

Other reasons why Liverpool made this years list are David Gray, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Dance music festival Creamfields.

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Dance Music Festival Creamfields

The award is given out to different cities around the world as part of Unesco’s so called Creative Cities Network (2004) which aims to promote cities that managed to make use of creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development.

 

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