Why Hull could be the UK's next live hotspot

James Hanley

Visiting fans at Hull City’s KCOM Stadium have grown accustomed to their hosts greeting them with chants of, You’re only here for the culture. But it’s not just terrace banter. As UK City Of Culture 2017, Hull is becoming quite the tourist trap.

“It’s not that people had a bad opinion of Hull, they just didn’t have an opinion of Hull,” surmises Sam Hunt, executive producer of Hull 2017. “This has given us an opportunity to talk about the city ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...