The Great Escape 2012

Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th May 2012
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Thu 19th Apr 2012

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The Great Escape features hundreds of international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at venues all over Brighton.

The dates for 2012 are confirmed as Thursday 10th until Saturday 12th May 2012.

Line-up

Maximo Park's show will take place at The Dome in Brighton on Thursday 10th May, The Temper Trap on Friday 11th, and Africa Express Sound System will appear on Saturday 12th May. To ensure guaranteed access any of the separate Brighton Dome Shows, attendees can top up their 3 day festival ticket for just £7 per show, or purchase separate Brighton Dome Show tickets priced from £14.50.

S.C.U.M, We Are Scientists, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Kids in Glass Houses, The Black Belles, Gaz Coombes, We Are Augustines, St. Lucia, Devin, The Front Bottoms, Cloud Nothings, HAIM, Pond, Wild Belle, Mystery Jets, Booka Shade, Alabama Shakes, Natty, Lianne La Havas, EMA, Forest Swords, Madeon, Errors, Willy Mason, Rolo Tomassi, Foy Vance, Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny, Micachu and the Shapes, Maxxi Soundsystem, We Have Band, Loney Dear, Tanlines, New Look, Koreless, Shabazz Palaces, Toy, We Are The Ocean, Friends, Zulu Winter, Grimes, DZ Deathrays, Nils Frahm, A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Jamie N Commons, Django Django, Eagulls, Perfume Genius, Com Truise, Alt-J, When Saints Go Machine, Sonic Boom Six, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, and many many more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The line-up will include over 300 acts from around the globe in around 30 venues within Brighton City Centre. The venues are all a close walk from each other with each venue equipped to an international showcase standard.

This year The Great Escape will be joining forces with Insititut Ramon Llull to present music from Catalonia, northeastern Spain, and the Balearic Islands from Barcelona to the Mediterranean islands..

Speakers

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. John Kennedy, will be in conversation with Jon Hillcock, at The Great Escape in Brighton this May, discussing his 22 years supporting new bands on the radio, and his 13 years fronting 'Xposure', the longest running show on Xfm and an important platform for new music in the UK.

Tickets

A 3 day ticket is priced at £49.50 with delegate passes also available priced at £120. To buy tickets including Dome Shows, click here.

14+ audiences

The Great Escape have also announced they will be opening up a number of the shows to a 14+ audience.

Hostel

Festival-goers, can set up an affordable base at Brighton's Journeys Hostel for £30 per night. Well located in relation to all TGE gig venues, a stay at Journey’s guarantees that all guests receive the lowest price possible for their stay as well as providing a better atmosphere for meeting and interacting with fellow festival goers.

More information will be here when available.

around the festival site (1)

Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th May 2012
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Thu 19th Apr 2012


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