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Now in its seventh year, Liverpool Food and Drink Festival is a celebration of the city’s thriving food and drink scene. The Sefton Park launch event sees celebrity chefs join leading local chefs, expert producers and drinks experts to serve up a giant open-air feast. There's live demos, free samples and live entertainment including Liverpool Live's own Red Sofa Sessions.

As interest in US sitcom ‘Friends’ is reignited for its 20th anniversary, the latest addition to the Central Perk coffee shop franchise opens its doors in Liverpool. It joins the established venues of Central Perk Hatton Garden in Liverpool, which opened in April 2012, followed one year later by Central Perk Chester.

WHATS ON: Music Hub | Fire Fit Hub | 27.09.14

Toxteth’s Fire Fit Hub will be transformed into the Music Hub as over 30 live bands perform on 27th September. Artists include Mic Lowry, The Hummingbirds, Tyler Mensah and Dominic Dunn.

SHOUT: KOF ft Terri Walker - 'Name In Blood'

Liverpool alt-soul singer-songwriter KOF returns with “Name In Blood”, the first track from his long awaited debut album, “The Beautiful Struggle”. The song features Terri Walker on chorus vocals, and was premiered on MistaJam’s BBC Radio 1Xtra show.

SHOUT: The Sunshine Underground | Kazimier | 05.10.14

Cult guitar heroes The Sunshine Underground are set to return to Liverpool for a headline gig at the Kazimier on 5th October with support from The Vril Society and The Kavez.TICKETS

Set within the grounds of the spectacular Portmeirion village beneath the gaze of the stunning Snowdonia National Park, No.6 offers a wealth of music, art, comedy and much, much more besides. Rich Denton enjoys a sun drenched weekend of culture, “shagging” and getting lost in the woods

The annual Liverpool Comedy Festival returns for a lucky 13th year and with 13 days of the finest UK comedy performers, from Tuesday 23 September until Sunday 5 October, performing in venues across Britain’s funniest city.

The American Revolution has truly kicked off here in Liverpool with restaurants offering the best burgers, dogs and deep fried chicken on nearly every street. Daring to be different Castle Street’s US inspired restaurant and bar, What’s At Sixty Two, launched its inaugural Southern Soul Sessions event recently, heightening the deep south experience with an array of soul inspired music. Ben Osu went along to sample the tastes and sounds.

Following its successful launch in London, the Recovery Street Film Festival is set to showcase in Paradise Street, Liverpool City Centre on Friday 19 September. Organised by a consortium of treatment providers including Action on Addiction, Phoenix Futures, Turning Point, CRI, Blenheim, supported by Public Health England and Drugscope - the festival aims to celebrate and promote recovery from substance misuse.

Liverpool’s Central Library
will once again play centre stage for some live music acts later this month. On Saturday 27 September the award winning programme of live gigs in libraries –Get It Loud in Libraries – will be returning in style with a one off gig from Becky Hill from BBC’s ‘The Voice’.

REVIEW: Elevant | Lomax | 04.09.14

This was a big one for regulars of the Lomax, the Cumberland Street venue charged with championing local music, as they were graced by the return of headliners Elevant. Our reviewer Poppy Davenport went along.

WHATS ON: Pandora’s Box | The Black-E | 12.09.14

Following sell-out shows at Arcola Theatre, award-winning British-African family drama Pandora's Box embarks on its long-awaited UK tour this autumn. The tour will kick off in Liverpool at The Black-E on 12th September.

SHOUT: The Mono LPs | Leaf Bold St | 17.09.14

Liverpool Acoustic
 has announced that The Mono LPs will be performing a rare full acoustic band set at Leaf on Bold Street on Wednesday 17th September. TICKETS

SHOUT: The Blue Project | Capstone Theatre | 26.09.14

Led by the mellifluous vocals of Perri Alleyne-Hughes (Sense of Sound) and the sensitive classical guitar of Neil Campbell (Ghost Stories, Bulbs, Guitars and Other Machines),The Blue Project presents a performance of Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ album with a new interpretation that draws on jazz and classical styles.