This festival has been cancelled. Organiser's statement.
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 15th edition are confirmed as Wednesday 13th until Saturday 16th May 2020.
Acts include Aitch, Nasty Cherry, Fontaines DC, Hayley Williams, Arlo Parks, Ashnikko, Demob Happy, Svalbard, House Of Pharaohs, Strange Bones, JAY1, Gogo Penguin, Sarathy Korwar, Oscar Lang, Gang Of Youths, Blanco Brown, Silverbacks, Weird Milk, JOHN, SASSY009, Boy Scouts, Do Nothing, Joseph Lawrence & The Garden, and many more, with more to be announced.
Aitch is announced for a spotlight show at the Dome. Standalone tickets for this show are available from the link below at £20.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced at £70 for a 3-day adult ticket. Day tickets are also available.
A festival ticket gives 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: 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 lead country partner for 2020 is South Korea. The Great Escape has welcomed previous lead international partners including Australia (2019), 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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joining Aitch, Nasty Cherry, Fontaines DC, Arlo Parks, Ashnikko, Demob Happy, Svalbard,