The Great Escape’s 11th edition will take place in May at the beautiful seaside town that is Brighton. The event organisers have revealed details of 100 acts set to play at this year’s festival including, Inheaven , Band of Skulls, Samm Henshaw, Nadia Reid, Ry X, Yorkston Thorne Khan, St Lucia, Jacob Collier, UNIIQU3, Michael Kiwanuka, Georgie and more.
The festival, which prides itself for being at the forefront of new music also showcases heavyweight artists and 2016 will be no different with desert blues punk band Songhoy Blues making an appearance and will be supported by Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, who fled homes due to regional conflict.
The Great Escape is also a place where industry experts congregate to talk about business and these guest speakers are to be announced shortly.
The 100 new acts revealed for The Great Escape 2016 are below:
A J Tracey / Actor / Alec Benjamin / Alice Phoebe Lou / Anna Meredith / Anna Of The North / Anteros / Anthonie Tonnon / Ariana & The Rose / Astrid S / Avelino / Babe / Band Of Skulls / Banners / Beaty Heart / Black Peaches / Bleached / Blossoms / Bo Rocha / Callum Beattie / Cameron Ag / Catholic Action / Causes / Chastity / Chastity Belt / Cigarettes After Sex / Coves / D Double E / Dead! / Depresno / Diet Cig / Dolores Haze / Dreller / Egyptian Blue / Elf Kid / Elifantree / Fatoumata Diawara / Frisco / George Taylor / Georgie / Grumble Bee / Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic Vhs? / Her / Iglooghost / Inheaven / Jacob Collier / Jain / James Canty / Jammz / Joseph J. Jones / Jr Green / Kate Jackson And The Wrong Moves / Khruangbin / Kiko Bun / K-X-P / Lady Leshurr / Lewis Del Mar / Little Hours / Logan Sama / Lusts / Mabel / Mai Kino / Makeness / Man & The Echo / Matthew Logan Vasquez / Michael Kiwanuka / Mossy / Mumdance / Muncie Girls / Nadia Reid / Nadia Rose / Ouzo Bazooka / Pink Oculus / Postaal / Postiljonen / Rømans / Royce Wood Junior / Ruth Koleva / Ry X / Samm Henshaw / Shannon & The Clams / Songhoy Blues / Søren Juul / Spring King / St Lucia / Stephanie Rainey / Sudakistan / Teleman / Ten Fé / The Big Moon / The Prettiots / Tim Vantol / Transviolet / Type Two Error / Uniiqu3 / Viola Beach / Vitamin / Wesley Gonzalez / William Singe / Willie J Healey / Yorkston Thorne Khan / Youth Club /
The Great Escape takes place in Brighton between 19th and 21st May.