many more added to The Great Escape 2019

inc. Anna Calvi, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Amazons, Little Simz, & more

By Neil Greenway | Published: Wed 27th Feb 2019

The Great Escape 2019 - Anna Calvi
Photo credit: Richard Nicholson

The Great Escape 2019

Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th May 2019
various venues, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
currently £70 for a festival ticket
Daily capacity: 15,000

Another large list of acts have been revealed for the 13th edition of indoor multi-venue urban festival The Great Escape, which will feature hundreds of international and UK pop, cutting edge, hip hop, electronic, and rock acts showcased at around 60 different venues all over Brighton, East Sussex, and taking place from Thursday 9th until Saturday 11th May 2019.

Today's list includes Anna Calvi, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Amazons, Little Simz, Bad Child, Bang Bang Romeo, Gaffa Tape Sandy, Confidence Man, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Ferris & Sylvester, and Flamingods.

The rest of the today's now announcements are (alphabetically) 404, 5K HD, A. Swayze & the Ghosts, Aaliyah Esprit, Aaron Smith, Alex Lahey, Amahla, Annabel Allum, Another Sky, Arlo Parks, Ava Wild, Awate, Ayy, Balcony, beatbaby, Big Society, Big Wild, Bike, Black Peaks, Black Sea Dahu, CAAMP, Charly Bliss, chkbns, Classic Yellow, Conan Gray, Dead Posey, Doe, Donna Missal, Drinking Boys and Girls Choir, DrowningBoy, Du Blonde, Ellis, EUT, Fata Boom, Fogh Depot, FUR, Future Bubblers Sound System, Gender Roles, GGAllan Partridge, Gia Margaret, Graham Van Pelt, Injury Reserve, Inner Wave, IOTA, itoldyouiwouldeatyou, Jambinai, Jaykae, John J Presley, Julia Bardo, Kayla Painter, KEYAH/BLU, Kiran Leonard, Kobi Onyame, Lady Bird, Leifur James, Leisure, Liam van Ryn, Liela Moss, Liily, Lion, Long Tall Jefferson, Loraine James, Lucidvox, Lyle, M Huncho, MarthaGunn, Mia Blankson, Miink, Mini Mansions, Miraa May, Mosa Wild, Mother Mother, No Party for Cao Dong, Nutribe, Oh Brother, Oh Land, OK Button, Oli Fox, Orchards, Our Girl, Piroshka, Pixx, Pom Poko, Projector, Rachel Chinouriri, Red Rum Club, Retiree, Rosie Carney, Saint Agnes, Shortparis, Shunaji, Silva, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Some Sprouts, Still Woozy, Surfbort, Sydney (live), Ta'Shan, Tebi Rex, Tess Parks, The Dawn of MAY, The Estevans, The Murder Capital, The Mysterines, The Ninth Wave, The Pier, The Rhythm Method, Tourist, Trash Hawks, TrueMendous, Upsahl, Warming, and Wovoka Gentle.

These join the previously announced acts who include Lewis Capaldi, Pip Blom, Jockstrap, Self Esteem, Connie Constance, Maisie Peters, Sports Team, AJ Tracey, Children of Zeus, Indoor Pets, Crack Cloud, Kara Marni, Kawala, Skynd, Fontaines D.C., Lucia, Himalayas, Zuzu, and many more with more still to be announced. For all of the details as available please see the line-up page.

Festival tickets are on sale, currently priced at £70 for a 3-day adult ticket.

buy tickets online >

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.


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