Novelist, Saweetie, DJ Target, Steve Lamacq, for The Great Escape 2018

joining The Magic Gang, IDLES, Nao, Ady Suleiman, Liv Dawson, & more

published: Wed 2nd May 2018

Novelist

Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th May 2018
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
currently £70 for a festival ticket
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Thu 19th Apr 2018

The final additions have been revealed for the 12th edition of The Great Escape, which will feature hundreds of international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at venues all over Brighton, East Sussex, happening from Thursday 17th until Saturday 19th May 2018.

South London rapper Novelist (pictured above) joins the line-up after the release of his debut album "Novelist Guy". Californian rapper Saweetie will perform on the Notion Stage.

Additionally, BBC Music are joining the festival, with DJ Target and Steve Lamacq broadcasting live from Jubilee Square on Thursday and Friday respectively. Huw Stephens will be having an "in conversations" one-to-one with Richard Russell, and Sir Spyro will talk with Novelist.

Previously announced acts include:- The Magic Gang, IDLES, Nao, Ady Suleiman, Liv Dawson, Soccer Momy, Insecure Men, Demob Happy, Cosmic Strip, MAAD, Swimming Tapes, Virginia Wing, Snail Mail, The Regrettes, and many more.

You can see the full line-up including day and stage splits on our line-up page, with all the previously confirmed acts.

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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: over 18s only.

 



Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th May 2018
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
currently £70 for a festival ticket
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Thu 19th Apr 2018


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