The Great Escape features hundreds of international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at over 60 venues all over Brighton, with around 450 artists.
The dates for the 13th edition are confirmed as Thursday 9th until Saturday 11th May 2019. The lead country partner for 2019 is Australia.
Announced acts include Lewis Capaldi, Pip Blom, Little Simz, Jockstrap, Fat White Family, Self Esteem, Friendly Fires, Connie Constance, Black Country, New Road, Maisie Peters, Sports Team, Kara Marni, Kawala, Aitch, Skynd, Anna Calvi, Black Midi, Foals, Lucia, Himalayas, Zuzu, and many more.
For the details including day & venue splits please see the line-up page.
Festival tickets are on sale, currently priced at £70 for a 3-day adult ticket.
A 3-day Festival ticket gives you access to the core venues, subject to each venues capacity. A small number of the shows will take place at The Dome in Brighton; to ensure guaranteed access to Dome Shows, attendees will be able to top up their festival wristband for a small fee, or purchase separate gig tickets.
NOTE: Foals is separately ticketed.
Note: over 18s only.
The Great Escape's lead international partnerships have enabled new and emerging artists from some of the most exciting music markets in the world to showcase their talents in front of the festivals internationally diverse audience of industry and festival goers.
The Great Escape has welcomed previous lead international partners including Netherlands (2018), Switzerland (2017), Latvia and Lithuania (2016), United Kingdom (2015), Finland (2014), Poland (2013), Catalonia & The Balearic Islands (2012), Ireland (2011), Australia (2010), New Zealand (2009), Norway (2008), France (2007) and Canada (2006).
As well as the live music, there's also a number of 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.
More information will be here when available.
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