More Escape Artists Announced


Just when The Gen thought it might be safe to take a breath amidst a constant avalanche of festival announcements, The Great Escape has announced the final additions to its line-up this year. Artists added to the bill in Brighton from 14th-16th May include The Cribs (pictured), Skepta & JME, Lonely the Brave and Gaz Coombes.

A total of 400 artists will perform across 30 venues over the three days, with Skepta & JME playing a Dome show in addition to the previously announced Alabama Shakes and Kate Tempest.

Django Django, Dutch Uncles, George the Poet, Swim Deep, Slaves and Ghost Culture are also playing the event. An Arts Council supported multi-venue programme called ‘Great Day Out’, will feature emerging talent including Get Inuit, New City Kings, Klara Ketela and Optical.

Find out more about recently announced artists here. The Great Escape convention will again be programmed by CMU, with topics including ‘Music Marketing is broken- lets fix it’ and ‘Music Licensing Explained at last’, find out more here.

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