The Great Escape new music festival announces another 120 acts to play across Brighton & Hove

Posted On 26 Mar 2019 at 9:00 am

The Great Escape – Brighton & Hove:  500+ BANDS.  35 VENUES.  3 DAYS.

The Great Escape has today announced Fat White Family to play The Quietus Stage at the Deep End at the beach on the Saturday, on top of 120 more acts to play this year’s internationally renowned festival, including immense emerging artists such as black midi, Flohio, Laura Misch, Los Bitchos, SL, Yung Fume + many more.
There will also be a massive spotlight show announced next week!

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, will be kicking off festival season by playing host to over 450 up and coming artists and a music-led conference across 35 walkable venues from 9-11 May 2019 in Brighton. With over 50 acts still to be announced, there’s much more to come for The Great Escape 2019! Tickets start from £75 and are on sale HERE with day tickets and two-day tickets on sale from today.

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Renowned BBC Radio 2 presenter Whispering Bob Harris brings his carefully Under The Apple Tree curated line-up to The Great Escape on Thursday 9 May with Country and Americana artists including Eleanor Nelly, Foreign Affairs, Katie Pruitt and Ruston Kelly. Harris says, “Like The Great Escape, Under The Apple Tree believes in supporting new music, so I’m thrilled and delighted to bring such fantastic emerging artists to our festival stage.”

Some artists from the previous FirstFifty, Australian lead country partnership and sponsor announcements include vast new music makers – AJ Tracey, Anna Calvi, Confidence Man, Connie Constance, Easy Life, Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes, girl in red, Indoor Pets, Jockstrap, Lady Bird, Little Simz, Mini Mansions, Murkage Dave, Pip Blom, Self Esteem, The Amazons, Tourist and Yves Tumor.

 

FOLK

BELLE MT. | ELEANOR NELLY | KATIE PRUITT | MILLION MILES’ | OHTIS | PORTLAND | PRATEEK KUHAD | RUSTON KELLY | TIA GOSTELOW

The Great Escape will treat folk enthusiasts to a host of new music from the likes of lyrical storytellers Belle Mt., OHTIS delivering elegant country, dream-pop folk duo Portland, Liverpudlian songwriter Eleanor Nelly + many more.

 

GRIME / RAP / HIP-HOP

AITCH | DOBBY | FLOHIO | KADIATA (DJ) | SL | UNKNOWN T | YUNG FUME

Emerging hip-hop talent is flourishing through the line-up with additions that include punchy poet Flohio, multi-instrumentalist rapper Dobby, South London’s Yung Fume, crafty freestyler Aitch, drill artist Unknown T, plus more.

 

R&B / SOUL

BARNY FLETCHER | BLITHE | DIRTY RADIO | IB101 | JESS AJOSE (DJ) | OLIVIA NELSON | THE FEDZ

This year’s R&B offering includes London’s game changer Barny Fletcher, R&B’s entity Blithe, Canada’s finest band Dirty Radio, soulful storyteller Olivia Nelson, plus many more.

 

POP / DANCE

BLOSSOM CALDARONE | BROTHER MAY & LULLY (LIVE) | DARKSTAR WITH LONDON CONTEMPORARY ORCHESTRA | DELILAH MONTAGU | DR!FTWOOD | DUSKY GREY | EVERYONE YOU KNOW | GEORGIA | GLOWIE | HATIS NOIT | ISHI VU | JAKE GERMAIN | JARREAU VANDAL (LIVE) | JAZZ MORLEY | KIDSMOKE | LAURA MISCH | LAZY DAY | MARGED (LIVE) | MEGA | MELLOW GANG | MX WORLD (LIVE) | PATRICK MARTIN | PIZZAGIRL | PRAA | PREGOBLIN | RINA MUSHONGA | ROBINSON | SCALPING | SINK YA TEETH | SUNY, ZOEE & JULIA STAR (LIVE) | TAMZENE | YESEO

The Great Escape brings powering pop and dance artists to Brighton with Gothenburg’s ethereal producer Ishi Vu, female DIY electropop duo MX World, stellar vocalist PRAA, Icelandic popstar Glowie, K-Pop princess Yeseo, electronic saxophonist Laura Misch, plus many more

 

ALT / INDIE

ALFFA | ALLIGATOR | BAILEN | BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD | BLACK MIDI | CHINA BEARS | CLOTH | CREATURES | DAN D’LION | DRY CLEANING | FEET | FLOR | HAELOS | HANDSTAND PARADE | HONEY HARPER | KITT PHILIPPA | LEONIE PERNET | LUCINDA CHUA | MAIFERSONI | MELLT | MICAH ERENBERG | MICHAEL BAKER | MYSTIC PEACH | PLASTIC MERMAIDS | PORRIDGE RADIO | POTTERY | PRESS CLUB | RUBIO | SKINT & DEMORALISED | TALLIES | THE INTERGALACTIC REPUBLIC OF KONGO | THE KICKLIPS | THE VAN T’S | TIM ATLAS | TOMMY NEWPORT | VC PINES | WHENYOUNG

The breakout indie additions include the Welsh singing band Alffa, the indefinable noiseniks black midi, the minimally powerful Cloth, Oregon indie band Flor, indie twins The Van T’s, plus many more.

 

PUNK / ROCK / METAL

BAD ANIMAL | EMILIE ZOE | FAT WHITE FAMILY | FERNANDO MILAGROS | FOREIGN AFFAIRS | LOS BITCHOS | MIESHA & THE SPANKS | PAT DAM SMYTH | PEEPING DREXELS | PLANET | RAINBOW MANIAC | SNAPPED ANKLES | SUN | SUN SILVA | TALK SHOW | THE WOOD BURNING SAVAGES | THIRD LUNG | WETTER | WORKING MENS CLUB

The Great Escape welcomes loud anthems from the likes of blackened four piece Working Mens Club, psychedelic rock band Los Bitchos, bad boys of Australia PLANET, plus more.

 

JAZZ

BILK | BRUNSWICK

Emerging names in the world of jazz are brought to the line-up with a massive 13 piece called Brunswick, as well as BILK.

 

OTHER

PATRICK JONSSON

Additionally, genre-crossover artists announced on the line-up includes classical genius Patrick Jonsson.

More information on The Great Escape new music Festival happening this May in Brighton can be found HERE and tickets HERE.

For The Great Escape 2018 highlights, click HERE.

Thursday 9th May 2019 will include the above acts

Friday 10th May 2019 will include the above acts

Saturday 11th May 2019 will include the above acts

THE GREAT ESCAPE 2019 FULL LINE UP SO FAR:

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A. SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS
AALIYAH ESPRIT
AARON SMITH
AITCH
AJ TRACEY
AK PATTERSON
ALEX LAHEY
ALEXANDRA STRÉLISKI
ALFFA
ALFIE TEMPLEMAN
ALLYSHA JOY
ALTOPALO
AMAHLA
AMANDA TENFJORD
AMY MAY ELLIS
ANNA CALVI
ANNABEL ALLUM
ANOTHER SKY
ANY OTHER
APRE
ARCHIE FAULKS
ARLO PARKS
ASKJELL
AVA WILD
AWATE
AYY
BAD ANIMAL
BAD CHILD
BAILEN
BALCONY
BANG BANG ROMEO
BARNEY FLECTHER
BE FOREST
BEA1991
BEATBABY
BELLE MT.
BESS ATWELL
BIG JOANIE
BIG SOCIETY
BIG WILD
BIIG PIIG
BIKE
BILK
BITCH FALCON
BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD
BALCK MIDI
BLACK PEAKS
BLACK SEA DAHU
BLACKOUT PROBLEMS
BLACKWAVE.
BLITHE
BOBBIE JOHNSON
BODY TYPE
BRIET
BROEN
BROTHER MAY & LULLY (LIVE)
BRUNSWICK
BRUTUS
BUZZARD BUZZARD BUZZARD
BYOB
CAAMP
CABLE TIES
CALLUM PITT
CAN’T SWIM
CASEY LOWRY
CELESTE
CHAI
CHAPPAQUA WRESTLING
CHARLY BLISS
CHILDREN OF ZEUS
CHINA BEARS
CHKBNS
CLASSIC YELLOW
CLOTH
COCAINE PISS
CONAN GRAY
CONFIDENCE MAN
CONNIE CONSTANCE
COUNTY LINE RUNNER
CRACK CLOUD
CREATURES
CRUMPETS
DAN D’LION
DARKSTAR WITH LONDON CONTEMPORARY ORCHESTRA
DAYO BELLO
DBOY
DEAD POSEY
DELILAH MONTAGU
DIRTY RADIO
DOBBY
DOE
DONNA MISSAL
DR!FTWOOD
DRAX PROJECT
DRINKING BOYS AND GIRLS CHOIR
DROWNINGBOY
DRINKING BOYS AND GIRLS CHOIR
DU BLONDE
DUENDITA
DUSKY GREY
EASY LIFE
ED THE DOG
ELDER ISLAND
ELEANOR NELLY
ELLIS
EMERSON SNOWE
EMILIE ZOÉ
EMILY BURNS
EUT
EVERYONE YOU KNOW
FARAJ SULEIMAN
FAT WHITE FAMILY
FATA BOOM
FEET
FERNANDO MILAGROS
FERRIS & SYLVESTER
FIEH
FINN ANDREWS
FLAMINGODS
FLOHIO
FLOR
FOGH DEPOT
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES
FUR
FUTURE BUBBLERS SOUND SYSTEM
FUZZY SUN
GAFFA TAPE SANDY
GENDER ROLES
GENTLY TENDER
GEORGIA
GGALLAN PARTRIDGE
GIA MARGARET
GIANT ROOKS
GIRL IN RED
GIUNGLA
GLOWIE
GRAHAM VAN PELT
GREENTEA PENG
GUCCIHIGHWATERS
GWENIFER RAYMOND
HAELOS
HAGGARD CAT
HAND HABITS
HANDSTAND PARADE
HATIS NOIT
HAZE
HEAVY BEAT BRASS BAND
HIMALAYAS
HONEY HARPER
HORROR MY FRIEND
HOT MILK
IB101
INDOOR PETS
INJURY RESERVE
INNER WAVE
IOTA
IRIS
ISHI VU
ITALIA 90
ITOLDYOUIWOULDEATYOU
JACK PERRETT
JAKE GERMAIN
JAMBINAI
JARREAU VANDAL (LIVE)
JAYKAE
JAZZ MORLEY
JEFFE
JESS AJOSE (DJ SET)
JOCKSTRAP
JOY CROOKES
JULIA BARDO
JUNGLE GIANTS
JUNIORE
JUST MUSTARD
JVCK JAMES
KADIATA (DJ)
KARA MARNI
KATIE PRUITT
KAWALA
KAYLA PAINTER
KEYAH/BLU
KIAN
KIDSMOKE
KINGSWOOD
KIRAN LEONARD
KITT PHILIPPA
KIZZY CRAWFORD
KOBI ONYAME
KOJAQUE
KRUSH PUPPIES
KWENGFACE
L DEVINE
LADY BIRD
LAURA MISCH
LAZY DAY
LEIFUR JAMES
LEISURE
LEONIE PERNET

LEWIS CAPALDI
LEWSBERG
LIAM VAN RYN
LIELA MOSS
LIFE
LIILY
LION
LISA O’NEILL
LITTLE SIMZ
LIZA OWEN
LONG TALL JEFFERSON
LORAINE JAMES
LOS BITCHOS
LUCIA
LUCIDVOX
LUCINDA CHUA
LYLE
M HUNCHO
MAIFERSONI
MAISIE PETERS
MALIHINI
MALIK DJOUDI
MALPHINO
MARGED (LIVE)
MARTHAGUNN
MATHILDA HOMER
MEGA
MELLOW GANG
MELLT
MIA BLANKSON
MICAH ERENBERG
MICHAEL BAKER
MIESHA & THE SPANKS
MIINK
MILLIE TURNER
MILLION MILES’
MINI MANSIONS
MIRAA MAY
MONTY TAFF
MOSA WILD
MOTHER MOTHER
MOTHERHOOD
MURKAGE DAVE
MX WORLD (LIVE)
MYSTIC PEACH
NIA WYN
NICE BISCUIT
NO PARTY FOR CAO DONG
NUTRIBE
OH BROTHER
OH LAND
OHN J PRESLEY
OHTIS
OK BUTTON
OLI FOX
OLIVIA NELSON
ORCHARDS
OUR GIRL
PAGAN
PAT DAM SMYTH
PATRICK JONSSON
PEARL CHARLES
PEEPING DREXELS
PENELOPE ISLES
PETROL GIRLS
PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS
PIP BLOM
PIROSHKA
PIXX
PIZZAGIRL
PLANET
PLASTIC MERMAIDS
POM POKO
PONGO
PORRIDGE RADIO PORTLAND
POTTERY
PRAA
PRATEEK KUHAD PREGOBLIN
PRESS CLUB
PRIESTS
PROJECTOR
PSYCHEDELIC PORN
RACHEL CHINOURIRI
RADIANT CHILDREN
RAINBOW MANIAC
RAOUL VIGNAL
REBECCA GARTON
RED RUM CLUB
REN
RETIREE
RICH AUCOIN
RINA MUSHONGA
ROBINSON
ROSIE CARNEY
RUBIO
RUSTON KELLY
SAINT AGNES
SAM TOMPKINS
SCALPING
SELF ESTEEM
SHADED
SHEY BABA
SHORTPARIS
SHUNAJI
SICK JOY
SILVA
SKINT & DEMORALISED
SKYND
SL
SNAPPED ANKLES
SNOTTY NOSE REZ KIDS
SOAKED OATS
SOME SPROUTS
SONS OF EAST
SPORTS TEAM
SQUID
STEAM DOWN
STILL WOOZY
STONEFIELD
SULLII
SUN
SUN SILVA
SUNY, ZOEE & JULIA STAR (LIVE)
SUPERLOVESURFBORT
SYDNEY (LIVE SHOW)
T. THOMASON
TA’SHAN
TALK SHOW
TALOS
TAMZENE
TAWIAH
TEBI REX
TESS PARKS
THE AMAZONS
THE BETHS
THE DAWN OF MAY
THE ESTEVANS
THE FEDZ
THE HOWL AND THE HUM
THE INTERGALACTIC REPUBLIC OF KONGO
THE KICKLIPS
THE MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND
THE MURDER CAPITAL
THE MYSTERINES
THE NINTH WAVE
THE NUDE PARTY
THE PIER
THE RHYTHM METHOD
THE SNUTS
THE VAN T’S
THE WOOD BURNING SAVAGES
THIRD LUNG
TIANA MAJOR9
TIM ATLAS
TOURIST
TRASH HAWKS
TRIPLE ONE
TROPICAL FUCK STORM
TRUEMENDOUS
UNKNOWN T
UPSAHL
VIAGRA BOYS
VULPYNES
WALT DISCO
WARMING
WASUREMONO
WEIRD MILK
WESTERMAN
WETTER
WHENYOUNG
WHISPERING SONS
WINSTON SURFSHIRT (SOLO)
WOOZE
WORKING MENS CLUB
WOVOKA GENTLE
YESEO
YUNG FUME
YVES TUMOR
ZOONI
ZUZU

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