THE GREAT ESCAPE FESTIVAL
MAY 10 – 13, 2023
“The Great Escape has been working with Sounds Australia for the past 10 years and this year we are taking our longstanding and valued partnership one step further again and celebrating Australia as our lead international partner for 2019. Year on year we have been gifted with the very best musical talent coming from a country so rich, vibrant and diverse of a culture.”
Lyndsey Boggis, General Manager The Great Escape
The Great Escape returns to Brighton in May 2022 to once again showcase the best in the UK’s underground music scene inside the city’s music venues, theatres, pubs, bars and street corners.
Curating a lineup filled with unsigned and underground artists from across the genre spectrum, The Great Escape is the perfect chance for astute music fans to keep their finger on the pulse of the changing musical landscape and hear the best new talent before anyone else.
In addition to its lineup of rock, indie, hip-hop, grime and electronic starlets, The Great Escape also programmes a series of conferences and conventions with key industry figures, such as brands and labels.
Australian artists who have played The Great Escape include Alex Lahey, Angus & Julia Stone, Bag Raiders, City Calm Down, Confidence Man, Courtney Barnett, Cub Sport, DMA’S, Dune Rats, DZ Deathrays, Emma Louise, Gang Of Youths, George Maple, Gordi, Gurrumul, Hermitude, The Jezabels, Julia Jacklin, The Jungle Giants, Lisa Mitchell, Methyl Ethel, Middle Kids, Nick Murphy, Pond, The Rubens, Tkay Maidza, Sampa The Great, Sarah Blasko, Vallis Alps and Violent Soho.