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 over 50 acts still to be announced, there’s much more to come for The Great Escape 2019!
Check out the line-up below:
The Great Escape will treat folk enthusiasts to a host of new music from the likes of lyrical storytellers Belle Mt., OHTIS delivering elegant country, dream-pop folk duo Portland, Liverpudlian songwriter Eleanor Nelly + many more.
GRIME / RAP / HIP-HOP
Emerging hip-hop talent is flourishing through the line-up with additions that include punchy poet Flohio, multi-instrumentalist rapper Dobby, South London’s Yung Fume, crafty freestyler Aitch, drill artist Unknown T, plus more.
R&B / SOUL
This year’s R&B offering includes London’s game changer Barny Fletcher, R&B’s entity Blithe, Canada’s finest band Dirty Radio, soulful storyteller Olivia Nelson, plus many more.
POP / DANCE
The Great Escape brings powering pop and dance artists to Brighton with Gothenburg’s ethereal producer Ishi Vu, female DIY electropop duo MX World, stellar vocalist PRAA, Icelandic popstar Glowie, K-Pop princess Yeseo, electronic saxophonist Laura Misch, plus many more
ALT / INDIE
The breakout indie additions include the Welsh singing band Alffa, the indefinable noiseniks black midi, the minimally powerful Cloth, Oregon indie band Flor, indie twins The Van T’s, plus many more.
PUNK / ROCK / METAL
The Great Escape welcomes loud anthems from the likes of blackened four piece Working Mens Club, psychedelic rock band Los Bitchos, bad boys of Australia PLANET, plus more.
Emerging names in the world of jazz are brought to the line-up with a massive 13 piece called Brunswick, as well as BILK.
Additionally, genre-crossover artists announced on the line-up includes classical genius Patrick Jonsson.
Last updated: April, 2019