Friday, November 25, 2016
The Great Escape 2017 Announces First 50 Artists
Words: Ellie Ward
Brighton's annual festival for showcasing over 400 emerging artists from all over the world, The Great Escape, has announced its first 50 artists who will perform at next year's event which runs between Thursday May 18 - Saturday May 20.
Amongst the names are two bands who have steadily been making headway this year, Cabbage and south-London's Shame - who Little Indie were first to introduce here.
The full list of artists announced today is as follows:
ABATTOIR BLUES / ALMA / ANNA STRAKER / BE CHARLOTTE / BRIAN DEADY / CABBAGE / CARYS SELVEY / CASI / CHERRY GLAZERR / CROOX / DRONES CLUB / EAT FAST / FIL BO RIVA / GOAT GIRL / GOLD CLASS / GOTHIC TROPIC / GURR / HANNAH GEORGAS / HUSKY LOOPS / IDER/ INDIGO HUSK / JACQUES / JAMES HERSEY / JAMESZOO / KLANGSTOF / L.A. SALAMI / LOWELL / MARTHAGUNN / MATT MAESON / MIDDLE KIDS / MILES FROM KINSHASA / MOSES / NILÜFER YANYA / PLAITUM / POTÉ / RAG’N’BONE MAN / RAY BLK / SAINT PHNX / SARATHY KORWAR / SHAME / SHELLS / SHITKID / SIGRID / SKOTT / SLØTFACE / SOPHIE HUNGER / STURLA ATLAS / THE AGE OF L.U.N.A / THE MOONLANDINGZ / TIGERTOWN / YONAKA
Kevin Moore, Event Manager said: “TGE continues to break the mould and here we come again with the first fifty bands confirmed to play in 2017 that demonstrate what a unique and diverse festival we are. We’re truly delighted to welcome Rag’n’Bone back to the event for our first Spotlight Show, it’s going to be an incredible homecoming performance. It’s our mission to give everyone the opportunity to discover their new favourite artist and with the introduction of our festival ticket deposit scheme, as well as the return of our Young Adult tickets for those aged 16 and 17, the festival is more accessible than ever before. Roll on May!”
EARLY BIRD GREAT ESCAPE 2017 FESTIVAL TICKETS - £55
EARLY BIRD GREAT ESCAPE 2017 DELEGATE PASSES - £165
EARLY BIRD GREAT ESCAPE 2017 YOUNG ADULT TICKETS (16 & 17 YEAR OLDS) - £32
RAG’N’BONE SPOTLIGHT SHOW TICKETS: £15
Further information: The Great Escape