The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 450 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city. It’s the first place to discover your new favourite artist and see them in an intimate setting before they go on to headline major festival stages.
TGE is also attended by the music industry who are on the hunt for the next big thing. We run a convention alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance. The Alternative Escape, our Spotlight Shows, secret gigs, club nights and spontaneous collaborations all add to the festivities and make this weekend in Brighton one not to miss.
‘The Great Escape has established itself as the best place in Europe to discover new bands’ The Times.
The Great Escape have announced that they are to create its very own 2000 capacity festival site - right on Brighton beach. Adding to the festivals family of 30 incredible venues! Artists performing at this festival site include Superorganism, Tom Grennan, Nilüfer Yanya, Goat Girl & 808INK!