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The Great Escape adds 100 artists to its 2018 line-up

Steel Banglez amongst latest additions.


The Great Escape has become the UK’s prime festival for up and coming acts but also one of (if not) the best music conference in the country. This year The Great Escape’s spotlight Dome show will see Mist + Mostack and Steel Banglez take the stage. Steel Banglez has worked with everyone from Giggs, Ghetts, MIST and Wiley and in May the East London super producer will descend onto Brighton. Joining him is raw lyricist Fredo who’s proving he’s a force to be reckoned with. Keep reading for additional line-up details.

Rory Bett, MAMA Festivals CEO commented: “The Great Escape continues to partner with the most authoritative brands and tastemakers out there, ensuring a first-class international line-up of the most number of bands across all musical genres at a UK festival. The Great Escape’s authority and continual growth continues to set the agenda for the next big music acts across the globe.”

The Great Escape’s latest additions are below:

Alex The Astronaut / Alexander Biggs / Aquaserge / Bakar / Big Tobz / Billy Lockett / Bloxx / Bobii Lewis / Boniface / Børns / Bossy Love / Boy Azooga / Broadstrokes / Crimer / Crooked Teeth / D.A.N. / Daysormay / Declan Welsh And The Decadent West / Durand Jones & The Indications / Easy Life / Elsa Hewitt / Eves Karydas / Figure Walking / Fine Creatures / Freak Heat Waves / Freya Ridings / Gaffa Tape Sandy / George Glew / Gus Dapperton / Halo Maud / Happy Meals / Hatchie / Hello Delaware / Her’s / Hero Fisher / Hillsburn / Hockey Dad / Ida Mae / Iguana Death Cult / Jack Vallier / Jaz Karis / Joshua Burnside / Joycut / Kamaal Williams / Kate Nv / Kid Katharsis / Kirill Richter / Kofi Stone / Kyary Pamyu Pamyu / Last Train / Leah Dou / Lion / Lo Moon / Louis Baker / Lucia / Magic Island / Mahalia / Mali Hayes / Malory / Manu Crooks / Mavi Phoenix / Megan Nash / Michael Jablonka / Nashexx / Nêhiyawak / Nikhil D’souza / Noah Kahan / Olympia / Only The Poets / Paceshifters / Peach Pit / Phoebe Bridgers / Poppy Ajudha / Raheem Bakaré / Rascalton / River Matthews / Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever / Rosemary & Garlic / Sado Opera / Sassy 009 / Shiners / Skegss / Skinny Pelembe / Suzi Wu / The Creases / The Modern Strangers / The Psychotic Monks / The Saxophones / The Vegan Leather / Three Body Trio / Tors / Touts / Tshegue / Underwater Boys / Warmduscher / Wet Red / Whenyoung / Wwwater / Wyvern Lingo / Yazmin Lacey / Yukon Era

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The Great Escape festival takes place in Brighton between 17th and 19th May 2018.


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