final wave of acts announced for The Great Escape

over 100 more names confirmed

published: Wed 26th Mar 2014

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Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th May 2014
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50 for the weekend (+booking fee)
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Tue 29th Apr 2014

More than 100 acts have been announced to complete this year's line-up for The Great Escape.

The latest acts include Albert Albert, Alice Boman, Amatorski, Ambassadeurs, Annie Eve, Antimatter People, Audience Killers, BadBadNotGood, Ballet School, Bang Bang Bang, Beasts, Billy Lockett, Bite The Buffalo, Blizzard, Bo Saris, Boreal Sons, BRNS, Brolin, Buffalo Daughter, Calling All Cars, Carnival Youth, Charlie Cunningham, Childhood, Claire, Clare Maguire, Clean Bandit, Coely, Coves, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Dog Is Dead, Drowners, Eagles For Hands, Eliza and The Bear, Etches, Ethan Johns, Eyes and No Eyes, Ezra Furman, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, Freddie Dickson, Future Folk Orchestra, Gavin James, Glass Animals, God Damn, Gomad! & Monster, Grumbling Fur, Hannah Peel, Hidden Orchestra, His Clancyness, Hollie Cook, Honeyblood, I Have A Tribe, Ichi, Jargon V.A, Jenn Grant , Jess Glynne, Jlyy, Josh Flowers, Josh Record, Jungle Doctors, Kate Miller-Heidke, Khushi, Kid Wave, Kieran Leonard, Kimberly Anne, Lay Low, Lily Oakes, Le1f, Lisa Knapp, Little Dragon, Lola Colt, Looks, Luke Howard, and Major Look.

Also announced today are Marmozets, Mayu Wakisaka, Mazes, Meanwhile, Mens Adventures, Mise en Scene, Mister Wives , Misty Miller, Mo, Neighbour, Night Engine, Norma Jean Martine, Pale Grey, Panama Wedding, Pearls Negras, Persian Rabbit, Prides, Rachael Dadd, Rare Monk, Rhodes, Roger Molls, Salt Ashes, Seoul, Serafina Steer, Sheppard, Shift K3y, Smoove & Turrell, Sophie Jamieson, Sticky Fingers, Superfood, Taro&Jiro, TCTS, Team Me, Ted Zed, The Amazing Snakeheads, The Animen, The Coronas, The Diamond Age, The Rails, The Royal Concept, The Subways, The Wet Secrets, The Xcerts, Tomas Barfod, Trans, Twin Atlantic, Ulla Nova, Vimes, Werkha, Whilk and Misky, White Hinterland, William Carl Jr, xxanaxx, Y.O.U, You Are Wolf, Young And Sick , and Zhala.

Kat Morris, Festival Director, said: "We are so excited to complete this year's line-up. Since its inception 9 years ago, we have always maintained that the foremost objective of the festival is to produce an internationally-reaching programme that is genuinely representative of the full spectrum of emerging talent in music. I think we've achieved that. There is so much incredible talent out there, we are honoured to showcase as much of it as we can at The Great Escape. We can't wait to welcome everyone to the festival in May!"

The Great Escape features international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at venues all over Brighton. The dates are confirmed as Thursday 8th until Saturday 10th May 2014.

Today's acts join the line-up which includes MNEK, Saint Raymond, Augustines, East India Youth, Jon Hopkins, Albert Hammond Jr, Blaenavon, Hozier, Ratking, Dry The River, Circa Waves, Femme, Rejjie Snow, Chlöe Howl, Future Islands, George Ezra, Jimi Goodwin Joel Compass, Dune Rats, Courtney Barnett, Fat White Family, Marika Hackman, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Jungle, Royal Blood, Charli Xcx, Suvi, Wet and KiT, and many more.

In total 400+ bands have been announced, performing in more than 35 venues spread across Brighton over the course of three days.

For more details see The Great Escape line-up page.

In its nine year history, The Great Escape has quickly established itself as an international platform for new talent, with over 30 countries represented throughout the three-day programme.

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Tickets are priced at £49.50 plus booking fee for the weekend, and £42 for a 2 day (Friday/Saturday) ticket. Day tickets are priced at £25 for Thursday, £30 for Friday, and £32 for Saturday.

A ticket to Example's appearance at the Brighton Dome on Thursday are priced at £18.50. The War Child presents Wild Beasts, The New Puritans, and Adult Jazz show on Friday is separately tickets and priced at £17.50 and includes a. £1 donation to War Child. Kelis and support Ella Eyre will be appearing at the Brighton Dome on Saturday 10th May. This show is separately ticketed at £15.

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 UK's premiere music business convention, is a place for music industry professionals from across the world to exchange knowledge, ideas, contacts and business.

Delegate passes are priced at £100. To buy delegates tickets now, click here.

The venues are all a close walk from each other with each venue equipped to an international showcase standard.



Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th May 2014
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50 for the weekend (+booking fee)
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Tue 29th Apr 2014


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