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, Carys Selvey, Drones Club, Eat Fast, Fil Bo Riva, Gothic Tropic, Hannah Georgas, Husky Loops,IDER, Indigo Husk, James Hersey, Jameszoo, Klangstof, L.A. Salami, MarthaGunn, Matt Maeson, Miles from Kinshasa, Moses, Nilufer Yanya, Plaitum, Pote (Live), Ray BLK, Saint PHNX, Sarathy Korwar, Shells, Shitkid, The Age of L.U.N.A and Tigertown.

Those artists, alongside more to be announced in late November will also of course, play the three-day festival in Brighton from 19th – 21st May next year. Are you receiving me?

Tickets for the ‘First Fifty’ shows, which will take place in various venues across East London will be priced at £5 per show.

Mama Group CEO Rory Bett commented: “Over the last eleven years The Great Escape has been providing the soundtrack to our future with over 3750 artists showcasing in Brighton, and today’s announcement of the First Fifty shows, previews the next wave of artists set to go down in TGE history. No other festival out there launches in this way with ten live gigs, and the best thing is that this is just the start; we’ll have another 400+ bands to announce in the new year”.

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