The Untold Stories of Liverpool's Music Scene

Take a historical journey through Liverpool's music scene through four short films, brought to you by Jernice Easthope.

Untold Stories: Take Note (2021-09/2021-09) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Take Note

This documentary focusses on the struggle, despite the success of iconic musicians The Real Thing and The Christians in the 70s and 80s, to positively profile Black music and Black music creatives within Liverpool and the city's music narrative.

Untold Stories: Take Note (2020-11/2020-12) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Untold stories: Listen up! (2021-09/2021-09) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Listen Up!

This documentary captures the recent rise, struggles and successes of some of the leading players in the contemporary Black music scene in Merseyside.

Untold stories: Listen up! (2020-11/2020-12) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Untold Stories: Kirkland Classics (2021-09/2021-09) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Kirkland Classics

This documentary celebrates the infamous R&B club right in the heart of the city which welcomed people from all around the world from the 70s through to the early 00s, providing a safe space for the Black community to come together, enjoy themselves and dance.

Untold Stories: Tents, Sounds And A 50 Pence Piece (2021-09/2021-09) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Tents, Sounds And A 50 Pence Piece

This documentary reminisces about the Merseyside Caribbean Carnival; a colourful illustration of a time when the community came together to showcase the flavours, music, colours and culture of the Caribbean.

Untold Stories: Tents, Sounds And A 50 Pence Piece (2020-11/2020-12) by Culture LiverpoolCulture Liverpool

Credits: Story

Untold Stories forms part of On Record: Untold & Retold, which was funded by Culture Liverpool, Liverpool City Council and curated by Yaw Owusu (The Playmaker Group / Liverpool International Music Festival). 

Produced By: Jernice Easthope | Audio & Visuals By: Go Play Studio | Edited By: Kofi Owusu

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