of fans from around the United Kingdom and the world will converge on Liverpool this
October as International Pop Overthrow heads to the grand city for the first time, from
October 13-19, with all shows to be held at the world famous Cavern Club! IPO
Liverpool will feature more than 80 of the best pop artists from all around the UK,
Sweden, Spain, France, and The United States. International Pop Overthrow has had six
successful years in Los Angeles, and two successful years in New York, and Chicago.
It is only natural that the festival come to one of the greatest music cities in the
world, Liverpool UK, making the festival truly international!
being touted as the largest music festival of its kind, IPO celebrates the music made
famous by such pop heroes as The Beatles, The Beach Boys and Badfinger while
also focusing on the vast amount of music being made today by those artists who rely on
melodic songcraft to express their musical tastes. From The Beatles to Green Day
and Weezer, the International Pop Overthrow Music Festival celebrates the evolution
of pop music.
Pop Overthrow has been covered in several newspapers and magazines, including The Los
Angeles Times, L.A. Weekly, OC Weekly, Billboard, CMJ, The Chicago Sun Times, The Chicago
Reader, The Illinois Entertainer, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Post,
BAM, Goldmine, Amplifier, and various international publications.
scheduled to appear at the upcoming International Pop Overthrow in Liverpool include.
Louis Eliot (of Rialto)
The General Store (featuring Tam Johnstone)
The Grip Weeds
Anthony Meynell & Sugarplum
The Orgone Box
Tony and Anthony Rivers
well as Liverpool’s own The Suns, Reece, and The Amazing Kappa!
special appearances by Pop Music Legends The Carpettes, The Jetset, The
Pleasers, and Harmony Grass!
will also be Label Nights hosted by Rainbow Quartz Records, Pink Hedgehog Records, and
but certainly not least, there will be a guest appearance by Merseybeats and Liverpool
Express member Billy Kinsley, who will give a presentation on Thursday, October 16 at 6:00
p.m. on a wide variety of topics, including reminiscences and anecdotes about the many
times he and his bands have appeared at The Cavern! Venue: Front stage
at The Cavern.
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