Wild Beasts, Jon Hopkins, Albert Hammond Jr, and Dry The River for The Great Escape

150 more acts added to line-up

By Scott Williams | Published: Tue 25th Feb 2014

The Great Escape 2014 - Wild Beasts
Photo credit: Phil Bull

The Great Escape 2014

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: 15,000

150 more acts have been announced for The Great Escape including Wild Beasts, Jon Hopkins, Albert Hammond Jr, and Dry The River.

Wild Beasts with support from These New Puritans, and Adult Jazz are confirmed to play Friday night’s Brighton Dome show.

They lead the latest acts announced who are A Plastic Rose, Afterpartees, Ages And Ages, Aisha Orazbayeva, Albert Hammond Jr, Alec Benjamin, All We Are, Angel At My Table, Anna Meredith, Asgeir Trausti, Augustines, Azekel, Barbarossa, Bat and Ball, Bear Hands, Beaty Heart, Best Friends, Big Sixes, Big Ups, Blessa, Bloody Knees, Bokka, Boy Jumps Ship, Brawlers, Bridie Jackson and The Arbour, Bryce Hackford, Casual Sex, Cats On Trees, Champs, Cheerleader, Coasts, Death at Sea, Deathcrush, Dry The River, East India Youth, Eaves, Electric Eye, Elli Ingram, Emilie Nicholas, Eva Stone, Eyedress, Famy, Fe, Fickle Friends, Frank Hamilton, French for Rabbits, Gallery Circus, Gambles, Generate, George Barnett, George Ezra, Girl Band, Glass Owls, Gnarwolves, Go Wolf, Gorgon City, Grand Analog, Gortmolen, Harleighblu, Hawk House, Hero Fisher, Hey Rosetta!, Hozier, Hudson Taylor, James Bay, Jamie Isaac, Jaws, Jimi Goodwin, Joel Baker, Joel Compass, Jon Hopkins, Kan Wakan, Kiesza, Kit, Kyan, Lake Street Dive, Laura Welsh, Lazytalk, Le Vasco, Let the Machines do the Work, Little Matador, Lizzo, Louis Aguilar And The Crocodile Tears, Love Zombies, Lyger, Lyla Foy, Mighty Oaks, Milky Chance, Mirel Wagner, Mirror Signal, Mnek, Moodoid, Neov, Nothing But Thieves, Oliver Coates, Only Rivals, Pablo Nouvelle, patten, Phantogram, Phoria, Port Isla, PS I Love You, Pup, Rae Morris, Rah Rah, Raleigh Ritchie, Ratking, Rebeka, RM Hubbert, Ryan Vail, Sam Fender, Say Lou Lou, Sea Change, Sean McGowan, Shiny Darkly, Siv, Solids, Southern, Spring King, Stonefield, Sun Glitters, Suvi, Syd Arthur, Taymir, Telegram, Tennis, The Bohicas, The Clameens, The Districts, The Dumplings, The John Steel Singers, The Neighbourhood, The New Tigers, The People The Poet, The Trouble With Templeton, Thomas Azier, Tigertown, Tristesse Contemporaine, Trust, Unknwn, Von Hertzen Brothers, We Were Evergreen, WEED, Wild Cub, Wonder Villains, and Years And Years.

They join the previously announced Amber Run, Andy Shauf, Arc Iris, Arthur Beatrice, As Animals, Autobahn, Baby In Vain, Baby Strange, Beard of Wolves, Beautiful Boy, Benjamin Clementine, Black City Lights, Blaenavon, Broken Twin, Charli XCX, Cherub, Chloe Howl, Circa Waves, Cleo T., Courtney Barnett, D/C, Dark for Dark, Darlia, Denai Moore, Dive In, Dolomite Minor, Doom Squad, Douglas Dare, Dune Rats, Erotic Market, Fabienne, Fat White Family, Female Smell, Femme, Flux Pavilion, Flyte, FTSE, Future Islands, Fyfe, Gianna Lauren, Ginger And The Ghost, Glory Glory, Hannah Georgas, Hermitude, Holy Strays, HSY, Human Pyramids, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Jay Arner, Jeremiah Jae, Jeremy Neale, Jungle, Kelis, Labyrinth Ear, Leon T Pearl, Lonely The Brave, Lovepark, Major Leagues, Marika Hackman, Matthew and the Atlas, Max Marshall, Mickey Lightfoot, Money For Rope, New Desert Blues, Oliver Wilde, Orval Carlos Sibelius, Oy, Pawws, Phox, Powder Blue, Rejjie Snow, Rosie Lowe, Royal Blood, Russian Red, Saint Raymond, Samaris, Satellite Stories, September Girls, Shopping, Shy Nature, Sin Cos Tan, Slaves, Stubborn Heart, Sundara Karma, The Bony King Of Nowhere, The Creases, The Crooked Brothers, The Darlingtons, The Oscillation, The Scenes, Theo Verney, Tove Lo, Traams, Traumahelikopter, Travis Bretzer, Wet, White Lung, Wilsen, Womans Hour, Young Summer, and Youth Man, Yumi & The Weather, with many more still to be announced.

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

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.

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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The early bird has ended. Tickets are priced at £49.50 plus booking fee. The War Child presents Wild Beats show is separately tickets and priced at £17.50 and includes a. £1 donation to War Child  

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.

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