Kate Tempest, Lawson, and Mew for The Great Escape

plus over 100 more including Susanne Sundfor, Seafret, and Steve'n'Seagulls

published: Fri 27th Feb 2015

Kate Tempest

Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th May 2015
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£54 for the weekend (+booking fee)
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Wed 6th May 2015

Kate Tempest, Lawson, Mew, Susanne Sundfor, Seafret, Steve'n'Seagulls, Intergalactic lovers, and The Posterz are among the latest acts announced today for The Great Escape which will be returning to Brighton, from Thursday 14th until Saturday 16th May 2015.

As in previous years, a small number of shows will take place at The Dome in Brighton. Kate Tempest, with support from George The Poet, and Hollie McNish will perform on Thursday 14th May.

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 soon.

The tenth edition of the festival will feature a line-up of up and coming artists from all over the world as well as some special guests to help celebrate the 10th edition with more than 400 bands in total, performing in more than 35 venues spread across Brighton over the course of the three days.

The Great Escape have also announced the Great Day Out, a new strand of the festival catering for a 14+ audience.Younger music fanswill be able to enjoy a multi-venue music programme on Saturday 16th May with Lawson confirmed the first act confirmed.

Other names confirmed are 18+, Aldous Harding, Arkells, Asylums, Birth of Joy, Blaenavon, Blossoms, Boxed In, Broods, Bulbul, Cairo, Cash+David, Cold Fronts, Common Tongues, Cristobal and the Sea, Cuckoo Lander, Dark Waves, Delta Rae, DMA's, Dope D.O.D., Dornik, Dralms, Ekkah, Fist City, Flight Brigade, Freeweights, Garbanotas Bosistas, George Maple, Ghost Culture, Heat, and Habitats.

Also heading for the Brighton bash will be Hector Bizerk, High Tyde, HIGHS, Holy Holy, Jack and Eliza, Jeremy Loops, Joyce Manor, K.Flay, Kadebostany, Kali Uchis, Kanzi, Kate Boy, Kelela, Knights, LA Priest, Lake Komo, Leaf Rapids, Louis Baker, M.O, Mountain Bike, Mr. Peter Hayden, Mumdance & Novelist feat. The Square, Nao, Neon Waltz, Nimmo, No Joy, Noah Kin, Nothing But Thieves, Oscar, Pinkshinyultrablast, Pity Sex, Playground Zer0, Pollyanna, Port Isla, Prose, Puts Marie, Redder, Rival Consoles, Rukhsana Merrise, Shamir, Shannon Saunders, Soley, Sons of Bill, Stormzy, Sudakistan, Sun Club, Sundara Karma, Swim Deep, Tears & Marble, Tenterhook, The Beach, The Flavr Blue, The Indien, The Posies, The Well, Todd Dorigo, Turtle, Vaults, Vok, Vukovi, Wand, and We Are Shining.

The first names confirmed were Alabama Shakes, Soak, Tobias Jesso Jr, Slaves, Dan Bodan, Django Django, 1987, 36?, Acollective, Adam French, Admiral Fallow, Ak/Dk, All Tvvins, Alo Wala, Andrea Balency, Andy Shauf, Apes, April Towers, Aquilo, Aurora, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Bad Breeding, Bad//Dreems, Banoffee, Bella Figura, Black Honey, Black Peaks, Boothroyd, Bully, C.A.R., Cairobi, Charles Howl, Charlie Straw, Chelou, Choir Of Young Believers, Clarence Clarity, Close Talker, Cosmo Sheldrake, Creeper, Creepoid, Dark Moon, Demob Happy, Dutch Uncles, Elder Island, Ewert And The Two Dragons, Fantasma, Fismoll, Flo Morrissey, Flyying Colours, Forever Pavot, Formation, Fraser A Gorman, Freddie Dickson & The Guard, From Indian Lakes, Gabrielle Papillon, Gengahr, Girl Band, Groenland, H.Hawkline, Hælos, Happyness, Honne, Human Hair, Ibeyi, Ivy & Gold, Jack Garratt, Jagaara, Jasmine Thompson, Jordan Klassen, Jp Cooper, Kagoule, Kevin Devine, Kiko Bun, Klaus Johann Grobe, Lake Malawai, Lapsley, Laura Doggett, Lazytalk, Le Galaxie, Lee Bains Iii & The Glory Fires, Les Big Byrd, Life, Little Mary, Little Simz, Louis Berry, Louis Mttrs, Low Roar, Loyle Carner, Lubomyr Melnyk, Mapei, Meat Wave, Menace Beach, Monica Heldal, Moumoon, Mt Wolf, My Baby, Nick Brewer, Oceaán, Orla Gartland, Osca, Oscar & The Wolf, Passepied, Pierce Brothers, Pins, Popstrangers, Pretty Vicious, Prom, Rag N Bone Man, Rat Boy, Real Lies, Remi, Rolls Bayce, Saint Motel, Saskwatch, Seinabo Sey, Shelter Point, Silences, Single Mothers, Songhoy Blues, Sunset Sons, Sway Clarke Ii, Tei Shi, Thabo & The Real Deal, The Bohicas, The Garden, The Hearts, The Lytics, The Magic Gang, The Merrylees, The Picturebooks, The Riptide Movement, The St Pierre Snake Invasion, The Young Benjamins, This Be The Verse, Thomston, The Thurston Moore Band, Tops, Tor Miller, Turbowolf, Twerps, Twin Wild, Usa Nails, Vérité, Vilde Tuv, Vodun, Vogue Dots, Walking On Cars, Ward Thomas, Yak, Yosi Horikawa, and Zun Zun Egui.

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

For the line-up details as available see the The Great Escape line-up page.

 

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Tickets are available priced at £49.50. A 3-day Festival ticket gives you access to the core venues, subject to each venues capacity.

Alabama Shakes plus support are the first Brighton Dome show to be announced taking place on Friday 15th May. Access to the Dome Shows can be done by topping up a festival wristband for £8 or by purchasing separate gig tickets priced at £16 for Kate Tempest.

The venues are all a close walk from each other with each venue equipped to an international showcase standard.

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.



Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th May 2015
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£54 for the weekend (+booking fee)
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Wed 6th May 2015


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