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The Great Escape returns to Brighton in May 2022 to once again showcase the best in the UK’s underground music scene.

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.

The festival takes over Brighton for the weekend, as venues across the city play host to events of all sizes, in dedicated venues such as the iconic Brighton Dome, pubs and bars, and pop-up stages across the city streets.

The Great Escape Festival 2021 was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Tickets remain valid for the 2022 edition. You can read the festival’s statement here

The Great Escape Festival 2019 Highlights

The Great Escape 2022 Lineup

ABBY ROBERTS / ADAM MELCHOR / ALEX AMOR / ALICE PISANO / AZURE RYDER / BABY QUEEN / BAD WAITRESS / BALIMAYA PROJECT / BALMING TIGER / BANKS ARCADE / BLAIR DAVIE / BLEACH LAB / BONNIE KEMPLAY / BRYAN’S MAGIC TEARS / BUDJERAH / BXKS / CAT BURNS / CHARMAINE / CHRISTIAN LEE HUTSON / COACH PARTY / COCO AND THE LOST / CONCHÚR WHITE / CONOR ALBERT / CRAWLERS / CROWN LANDS / CV VISION / DAISY BRAIN / DAMOS ROOM / DEA MATRONA / DEAD PONY / DEEMA / DELILAH MONTAGU / DORA / DOWNTOWN KAYOTO / DREYA MAC / DYLAN FRASER / EFÉ / ELI SMART / ENGLISH TEACHER / ENNY / ENOLA GAY / ENUMCLAW / EWAN MAINWOOD / FINN ASKEW / FITZROY HOLT / FRANKIE BEETLESTONE / GABRIELS / GALLUS / GEN AND THE DEGENERATES / GRACE CUMMINGS / GROVE / GUSTAF / HAMISH HAWK / HEIGHTS / HMD / HONEYGLAZE / HUSSY / ILLUMINATI HOTTIES / INDIGO DE SOUZA / IRIS GOLD / ISABELLE BROWN / JADA / JOE & THE SHITBOYS / JOHANNA WARREN / JOY ANONYMOUS / KAM-BU / KATHLEEN FRANCES / KATHRYN JOSEPH / KATY J PEARSON / KEG / KIDDUS / KILLS BIRDS / KINGS ELLIOT / KWAKU ASANTE / KYNSY / L’OBJECTIF / LIME GARDEN / LITTLE QUIRKS / LOCK-IN / LOKOY / LOLA YOUNG / LUCY GOOCH / LUCY MCWILLIAMS / LUNAR VACATION / MADI SASKIA / MADISON CUNNINGHAM / MALADY / MALAKI / MARGO CILKER / MARIA BC / MARK CAKE / MATTIEL / MEGAN WYN / MEMES / MICKEY CALLISTO / MISO EXTRA / MURMAN TSULADZE / MYSIE / NATIVE HARROW / NEONE THE WONDERER / NUTRIBE / ORIONS BELTE / PANIC SHACK / PHOEBE GREEN / PIRI AND TOMMY / PIXEY / PLUMM / PORCHES / PORCHLIGHT / PORTRON PORTRON LOPEZ / POUTYFACE / POWERPLANT / PRIMA QUEEN / PRIYA RAGU / QUINZEQUINZE / REBECCA BLACK / ROLLA / SAD BOYS CLUB / SAM RYDER / SHAKIRA ALLEYNE / SINEAD O’BRIEN / SIPHO / SOFT CULT / SOFY / SOMEONE / SPRINTS / SWIM SCHOOL / SYCCO / TAAHLIAH / TAMZENE / TEAM PICTURE / TEKE::TEKE / TEMS / THE AMAZONS / THE BOBBY TENDERLOIN UNIVERSE / THE BYKER GROVE FAN CLUB / THE CLOCKWORKS / THE GOA EXPRESS / THE LET GO / THE SHAKES / THE VANNS / TOMMY LEFROY / ULTRA Q / UNSCHOOLING / VLURE / WALLICE / WU-LU / YARD ACT

The Great Escape 2022 Tickets

1-Day, 2-Day & 3-Day Tickets are on sale:

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The city of Brighton offers a wide range of accommodation options. Book your stay for The Great Escape Festival using the map below or visit booking.com

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Brighton is easily accessible by train from across the UK. Most routes will take you via either London or Southampton.

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London Gatwick is the closest airport, trains regularly run from Gatwick to Brighton, taking around half an hour.

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