100 more acts for The Great Escape

Billy Bragg, The Midnight Beast, Hacktivist, Tall Ships, and many more

published: Tue 5th Mar 2013

Billy Bragg

Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th May 2013
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50 - sold out, Dome & Concorde2 shows still available
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Mon 13th May 2013

100 new acts have been revealed for The Great Escape which features international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at venues all over Brighton. The dates for 2013 are confirmed as Thursday 16th until Saturday 18th May.

Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg
As in previous years, a small number of shows will also take place at The Dome in Brighton, the second of the 2013 Dome Shows to be announced is Billy Bragg appearing on Friday. To gain access to a Brighton Dome Show, attendees can top up their festival wristband for only £7 per show.

The Midnight Beast are also doing a TGE show at the Corn Exchange on the Saturday, an all ages event where entrance can be gained with a festival wristband. In addition, a single gig ticket for this show can be purchased separately for £11.

Joining them will be A Tribe Called Red, A.A. Wallace, Andy Shauf, Arcane Roots, Atlas Genius, Babe, The Balconies, Beach Fossils, Big Wave Riders,Blue Hawaii, Brooke Candy, Cairo Pythian, Cairo Knife Fight, Catfish & The Bottlemen, [Champagne], Concrete Knives, Daniel Drumz, Deep Sea Arcade, Diane, DIIV, 80s Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Elisapie, Eye Emma Jedi, Farao, Fimber Bravo, Findlay, Girls in Hawaii, Golden Fable, Hacktivist, Highasakite, Houndmouth, The Hounds Below, and Husky Rescue.

Also heading for the Brighton bash will be Iggy Azalea, Indiana, Is Tropical, Jackie Onassis, Jagwar Ma, Jenny Hval, Joe Banfi, Kamp!, Kimberly Anne, Kins, Kodaline, Little Green Cars, London Grammar, Lord Huron, LostAlone, Lowell, Marika Hackman, Mausi, Mazes, Mel Parsons, Mikal Cronin, Mo Kenney, Monophona, Mutiny on the Bounty, Murder By Death, and Murmansk.

Other acts confirmed today include No Ceremony, On An On, Only Real, Owlle, Parlour, Parquet Courts, Phantom, Pinkunoizu, Plaster, Rah Rah, Rebekka Karijord, Rubik, Ruen Brothers, Saint Michel, Sarah McDougall, Say Yes Dog, Sharks, Stevie Neale, Story Books, Susanne Sundfor, Syron, Tall Ships, Temples, Dancing Years, The Elwins, The Griswolds, The Other Tribe, The Strypes, Three Trapped Tigers, Thumpers, The Toddla T Sound, Tripwires, Troumaca, Unno, Warm Myth, White Fence, Woods, Yan Wagner, and Your Favorite Enemies.

They are the latest of the 300+ bands who will be announced in total, performing in more than 30 venues spread across Brighton over the course of three days. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Previously announced for The Dome is Bastille. Also confirmed are Unknown Mortal Orchestra, King Krule, Chvrches, Tom Odell, AlunaGeorge, Title Fight, Eddi Front, David Rodigan, Scrufizzer, Awaken I Am, The Black Heart Rebellion, Dinosaur Pile Up, Drenge, Dune, Ed Harcourt, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Jacco Gardner, Night Engine, Soak, Superfood, The Trouble With Templeton, The 1975, Allah-Las, Bear's Den, Blackeye, Blaudzun, Brodka, Caitlin Park, Charlie Straight, Childhood, Christine and The Queen, Cloud Boat, Cousins, Cub Scouts, Dan Croll, Dark Star, Del Barber, Dingus Khan, Drenge, Eagulls, Echo and The Empress, Eliza and The Bear, Fist City, Foam Lake, Gallops, How To Dress Well, Humans, Indians, Lab Coast, Lawrence Arabia, Lewis Watson, Luke Sital Singh, Mac DeMarco, Made In Japan, Marika Hackman, Marmozets, Mo, Neighbourhood Youth, Nick Mulvey, Phosphorescent, Portasound, Rainy Milo, Royal Canoe, Ryan Keen, San Zhi, Scrufizzer, Skaters, Skip & Die, Sleepmakeswaves, Snakadaktal, Spectres, Stonefield, Sweet Baboo, Swim Deep, Teleman, The Naturals, The Neighbourhood, The Upskirts, To Kill A King, Tomorrow's World, Towns, tres.b, Velcro Hooks, Velociraptor, Wall, Wolf Alice, and Young Rival.

A three day early bird ticket is priced at £45. To buy tickets, click here.

It's also possible to book accommodation early at The Great Escape's official hostel partner Journeys, for £45 a bed a night.

The venues are all a close walk from each other with each venue equipped to an international showcase standard. This year's partner country has not yet been confirmed.

As well as the live music, there's also a number of "Parkinson" style interviews with luminaries from the world of Music and Media, to show the way in which success is achieved, as well as educational panels, workshops and networking sessions.

The Alternative Escape will be returning to TGE once again now larger than ever before, taking in over 20 additional venues to the core TGE programme. The Alternative Escape allows promoters, media partners, record labels and anyone else interested in promoting live music to host their own creative showcases as part of the wider Great Escape Festival.

Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th May 2013
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50 - sold out, Dome & Concorde2 shows still available
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Mon 13th May 2013


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