Festival Hub: The Great Escape

The Great Escape 2016

May 19-21, 2016

Brighton, UK

The Scene
Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has been firmly established internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music. Taking place in Brighton over 3 days in May, The Great Escape kicks starts the festival season, introducing 15,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year. Over 300 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, pre-publicized performances, and impromptu street gigs spring up all over town. The Alternative Escape, numerous club nights, label parties, industry showcases, unique collaborations and outdoor gigs all add to the festivities.
Venue
Headliners
2016 Lineup
  • Aisha Devi
  • Albin Lee Meldau
  • Aldous Harding
  • Alice Jemima
  • Alina Orlova
  • Amber Arcades
  • Anne Marie
  • Ardyn
  • As Lions
  • Astroid Boys
  • Atlas Wynd
  • Axel Flovent
  • Banff
  • Banfi
  • Beach Baby
  • Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers
  • Black Foxxes
  • Black Honey
  • Bleeding Heart Pigeons
  • Bonzai
  • Boo Seeka
  • Boy jumps Ship
  • Bry
  • Cadet
  • CHAPPO
  • Charley Marley
  • Cherie and Renno
  • Ciaran Lavery
  • Clean Cut Kid
  • Cloves
  • Colm Mac Con Iomaire
  • Conner Youngblood
  • Connie Constance
  • Craig David’s TS5
  • Cullen Omori
  • Cult of Dom Keller
  • Dagny
  • Dan Owen
  • Day Wave
  • DBFC
  • Declan McKenna
  • Dilly Dally
  • Dirty Frigs
  • Dorsal Fins
  • Dressmaker
  • Drones Club
  • Eagulls
  • EERA
  • Elle Exxe
  • Eska
  • Exmagician
  • Fai Baba
  • Fakear
  • Fenne Lily
  • Fews
  • Finn
  • Formation
  • Fort Lean
  • Foxtrott
  • Frances
  • Frankie Cosmos
  • Fufanu
  • Gaika
  • Get Inuit
  • Girl Friend
  • Girli
  • Go March
  • Good Foxy
  • Gordi
  • Greywind
  • Guy Andrews
  • Haiku Salut
  • Halo Tora
  • Haus
  • Highasakite
  • Holly Macve
  • Holy Esque
  • Isaac Gracie
  • Isaiah Dread
  • It It Anita
  • Jack Watts
  • Jalen N’Gonda
  • Jambinai
  • James Gruntz
  • James TW
  • Jesse Mac Cormack
  • Jodie Abacus
  • Joe Nolan
  • John Metcalfe
  • Jones
  • Joy Again
  • Junk Son
  • Kero Kero Bonito
  • Kevin Garrett
  • Keziah
  • Kloe
  • Klyne
  • Larkin Poe
  • Lawrence Taylor
  • LCMDF
  • Let’s Eat Grandma
  • Limb
  • Lisbon
  • Living Hour
  • Louis Mattr
  • A BEAT!
  • Mass Gothic
  • Me And My Drummer
  • Meilyr Jones
  • Methyl Ethel
  • Mieux
  • Money
  • Monika
  • Mothers
  • Mura Masa
  • Mystery Jets
  • Nadine Carina
  • Nap Eyes
  • Natur3
  • Nessi
  • Northeast Party House
  • NZCA Lines
  • Oh Pep!
  • Oh Wonder
  • Oktoba
  • Otherkin
  • Owen Rabbit
  • PAUW
  • Pixx
  • Porches
  • Pumarosa
  • Queen City Stoop Kids
  • Rag’N’Bone Man
  • RATIONALE
  • Reigning Days
  • Rhys Lewis
  • Riddles
  • Riko Dan
  • Riz La Teef
  • Rozelle
  • Rukhsana Merrise
  • Saint Sister
  • salute
  • Shakka
  • Shura
  • SHVPES
  • Skinny Girl Diet
  • Skinny Living
  • Slum Sociable
  • Sly Johnson
  • Starling
  • Stephen Kellogg
  • Strange Bones
  • Strong Asian Mothers
  • Surf Dads
  • SWMRS
  • Tangerines
  • Telegram
  • The Hunna
  • The Invisible
  • The Island Club
  • The Joy Formidable
  • The K
  • The Rubens
  • The Sherlocks
  • The Shimmer Band
  • The Telermen
  • The Velveteins
  • The Wholls
  • The Wild Feathers
  • The Zolas
  • Tigercub
  • Tiggs Da Author
  • Timberwolf
  • Tiny Ruins
  • Tom Misch
  • Trevor Sensor
  • Trudy
  • Tuff Love
  • Vant
  • Vodun
  • We Are The City
  • When Airy Met Fairy
  • White Miles
  • White Room
  • Will Joseph Cook
  • Wyvern Lingo
  • Yes We Mystic
  • Yonaka
  • Yungen
Artist Videos
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