The British Music Experience is a fixed exhibition in the Cunard Building on Liverpool’s waterfront. It began as an exhibition, taking up more than 20,000 square feet, installed into The O2Bubble, part of The O2 in Greenwich, London. Opened with a private concert by The View in March 2009, it featured a retrospective look at the British music industry since 1944. The museum closed on the 30th of April, 2014 and make public it was looking for a new home. On the 10th September, 2015 it was confirmed that the new home for the British Music Experience would be the Cunard Building on Liverpool’s waterfront.
Liverpool has a lengthy tradition of music, which is both classical and pop. It is popular for The Beatles (who recorded 17 UK and 20 US number-one singles). Its pop and rock music scene has also been vital in the development of a number of other bands and artists since the 1950s.
The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through performance, costumes, instruments and memorabilia. Regardless your age or whatever you are into, there is something here for you.
See outfits worn by artists from Freddie Mercury and Dusty Springfield, to the Adam Ant and X Factor finalists, Spice Girls and musical instruments which is played by some of the world’s most renowned artists from Lonnie Donegan, Brian May, The Rolling Stones and Noel Gallagher, to Sex Pistols. There are even hand written song lyrics from Adele, the real statues from the Brits and the Apple Corp front door from Saville Row.
You can also get involved. You can acquire skill in musical instrument with the best music equipment that’s available, from the drum kits to keyboards. Teenagers also, will love to try their hand at being a rock star by testing the vocal booth and the smaller children can as wll enjoy the show and dance the decades in our dance pop routines studio!