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A Festival, A Parade launch deafening new single ‘The Vineyard’

Lead by frontman Joe Allan’s brooding vocals and lead guitarist Reece Spencer’s frantic, pummelling guitar work, the band’s latest effort evokes immediate comparisons to acts including Preoccupations and Mogwai, providing further proof of their new direction and refined sound....
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We continue to shine a spotlight on the biggest and best emerging acts from across the UK. Each Monday, we ask one of our esteemed tippers to select five of their hottest tips to be featured on the site...
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The Great Escape Goes Dutch

The Great Escape has announced that the Netherlands will be its lead international partner at next year’s event, taking place from May 17th-19th. Dutch Music Export and The Great Escape will be highlighting the Netherlands’ music industry, featuring performances...
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TGE First Fifty Announced

The Great Escape has announced the first batch of names to be added to its 2018 line-up, with each to one play its ‘First Fifty’ London based warm up event in November. The three-day showcase takes place across five...
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5 Takeaways From TGE

No, it isn’t a list of our five favourite chippys (though there are some decent ones in Brighton) but The Gen’s five hot takes from across The Great Escape last weekend just before we collapse like the pier almost...
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The Great Swisscape

The Great Escape festival has named Switzerland as its lead international partner for 2017. The festival will work in close collaboration with Swiss Music Export to shine a spotlight on Switzerland’s most exciting new talent, with several Swiss acts...
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TGE: First Fifty

The Great Escape has announced a series of London gigs that will feature the first 50 artists announced for the 2017 event, under the imaginatively titled ‘First Fifty’. Artists already announced include: Abattoir Blues, Be Charlotte, Brian Deady, Cabbage,...
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2016 might well be the year of Boy Jumps Ship. Having already gained a strong reputation for energetic, passionate and full-on live shows, the North East rock foursome finally released their long-awaited LP ‘Wake Up’ in April. The record’s...
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Hailing from Whitley Bay in the North East, alternative pop four piece Lisbon are a band we’ve supported in the past and we’re really excited to have them on our showcase at The Great Escape this weekend. They continue to...


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