With one month to go, The Great Escape has today announced the festival’s full schedule which can be seen here, as well as 100+ more acts to play this year’s internationally renowned festival, including massive emerging artists such as Mount Kimbie (DJ set), Pumarosa, Rosie Lowe, King Nun, YAK + many more. Buy tickets below.
The Great Escape, the festival for new music, will be kicking off festival season by playing host to over 450 up and coming artists and a music-led conference across 35 walkable venues from 8-11 May 2019 in Brighton, England. With acts still to be announced, there’s more to come for The Great Escape 2019! Tickets start from £75 and are on sale here, with tickets to The Late Escape on sale from today from £8 [free entry for The Great Escape wristband holders].
The Late Escape will play host to two huge late-night evenings at Brighton’s notorious beachfront club Patterns, filling the rooms with some of the world’s hottest electronic music. On Friday 10 May, Klub Kiwi presents Conducta, Mind of a Dragon, + more, whilst Insecurity presents Jess Ajose (DJ set), MX World, + more, tickets on sale here. On Saturday 11 May, Dummy presents Mount Kimbie (DJ set), PLOY, Object Blue + many more, tickets on sale here.
O2 Presents: DIY Academy, which takes place on Saturday 11 May, will also feature the massively successful YouTuber, author and influencer Alfie Deyes, who will present a special fireside chat with Sony Music’s Cassandra Gracey. Deyes has over 5 million subscribers on YouTube and over 10 million followers across his social platforms, and he will talk about his rise to fame over the last decade through a whole new strand of the entertainment industry.
GRIME / RAP / HIP-HOP
ABAKOS | AMARIA | BADGIRL$ | BERWYN DU BOIS | BIG HEATH | BIG ZUU | EMIKO | GIGI LO | HAVIAH MIGHTY | IZZIE GIBBS | JUST BANCO | KAMAKAZE | LAVA LA RUE | MASTER PEACE | REALZ | SHAWGZ & ASHA JANE
Breaking hip-hop artists are added to The Great Escape line-up which include eerie electro hip-hop pioneers ABAKOS, London’s passionately styled Big Zuu, Manchester’s indie-trap hero Badgirl$, + many more.
R&B / SOUL
CONDUCTA | ERIKA DE CASIER | JNR WILIIAMS | KADEEM TYRELL | KIANA LEDE | L U C Y | NECKTR | NINE8 COLLECTIVE | PENGSHUI | RUTHANNE | SHAÉ UNIVERSE
This year’s festival welcomes R&B newcomers such as gospel superstar JNR Williams, deep-London supergroup NiNE8 Collective, rising star RuthAnne, + many more.
POP / DANCE
ANDRRA | BABII | BIRTHDAY CARD | CHAOUCHE | DECLAN J DONOVAN | EÄDYTH | GREAT DAD | HOCKEYSMITH | JACK VALLIER | JAMES GILLESPIE | LE SUPERHOMARD | LORENZO SENNI | MIND OF A DRAGON | MOUNT KIMBIE (DJ SET) | NEIKED | OBJECT BLUE | OLIVER TREE | OTEO | PATAWAWA | PEGGY SUE | PLOY | PREP | ROE | SEAZOO | SHARDA | SWIMMING GIRLS | THYLA | TIWAYO | VALERAS | WUH OH
The emerging pop additions to the line-up include stripped back sweetheart Declan J Donovan, tongue’n’cheek electro-pop producer Oliver Tree, guitar pop aficionados Swimming Girls + many more.
ALT / INDIE
ALLUSINLOVE | BENEDICT BENJAMIN | BLACK HONEY | BROKEN HANDS | CLARA MCHUGH | CORELLA | COUSIN TONY’S BRAND NEW FIREBIRD | ELLA VOS | ELLIE FORD | FAYE WEBSTER | HALFNOISE | I SEE RIVERS | INHALER | JOSHUA BURNSIDE | JOSIAH & THE BONNEVILLES | KROY | LOLA YOUNG | LXANDRA | MAE MULLER | MAX RAD | MUSH | PUMAROSA | RALPH TV | ROSIE LOWE | THE VISUAL | THORSTEINN EINARSSON | WARHOLA | WILD YOUTH
The Great Escape plays hosts to breakout indie anthem makers such as country-esque wunderkinds Josiah & The Bonnevilles, the female fronted melancholy Black Honey, ambient movers RALPH TV, off-pop outfits Half Noise, laid back indie idols Inhaler + more.
PUNK / ROCK / METAL
FALSE ADVERSTISING | GARDEN CENTRE | HEAVY RAPIDS | HELLO YELLO | HOTEL LUX | J.S. ONDARA | JAMES SMITH | JOHNNY MAFIA | JORDAN PRINCE | KIM LOGAN | KING NUN | MELT DOWNER | PINKY PINKY | RHONDA | RUBY FIELDS | SKINNY LIVING | YAK
The Great Escape pulls in heavy sounds to the line-up with the haunting gloom of Hotel Lux, Glaswegian four-piece Heavy Rapids, the intensely committed Yak, teenage noiseniks King Nun + many more.
AGBEKO | BOODIKAH AND TRIZ | DANIELLE
Additionally, genre-crossover artists announced on the line-up includes afro funk-psychs Agbeko, Boodikah and Triz, + Danielle.
Some artists from the previous FirstFifty, Australian lead country partnership and sponsor announcements include new music makers – AJ Tracey, Anna Calvi, Confidence Man, Connie Constance, Easy Life, Flohio, Foals, Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes, girl in red, Indoor Pets, Jockstrap, Lady Bird, Little Simz, Mini Mansions, Murkage Dave, Pip Blom, Self Esteem, The Amazons, Tourist and Yves Tumor.
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