first acts announced for The Great Escape

Friendly Fires, Katy B, Villagers, and many more

published: Tue 25th Jan 2011

Friendly Fires

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th May 2011
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50
last updated: Wed 11th May 2011

Friendly Fires, Katy B, Warpaint, and Villagers are amongst the first acts confirmed for May's The Great Escape.

Friendly Fires
Joining them will be Twin Shadow, Brother, Little Dragon, D/R/U/G/S, Becoming Real, PVT, Dutch Uncles, Tribes, and SBTRKT .

Other acts confirmed today include The Heartbreaks, Spark, Nedry, Worriedaboutsatan, Big Deal, The Soft Moon, Teeth, Marques Toliver, Tripwires, Lucy Swann, Visions of Trees, Seams, and The Holidays.

Also heading for the Brighton bash will be The Jezabels, Said The Whale, Team Me, Bonjay, Deep Sea Arcade, Seekae, The Mountains & The Trees, Winter Gloves, DZ Deathrays, Woodhands, and gaBLe.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

The Great Escape annually features hundreds of international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at venues all over Brighton from Thursday 12th until Saturday 14th May 2011.

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 confirmed.

Super early bird tickets are priced at £35 (offer expires on the 15th February). To buy tickets, click here.

Super Early Bird Delegate tickets are now on sale for next years festival for priced at £80. To buy tickets, click here


Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th May 2011
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50
last updated: Wed 11th May 2011


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