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The Great Escape adds 100 more artists to the bill

The latest additions join the FirstFifty acts and the previously announced Lewis Capaldi.

The Great Escape have announced another 100 artists who will take to stages across Brighton when the new music extravaganza reaches the city in May. The additions join the previously revealed FirstFifty acts and spotlight show headliner Lewis Capaldi.

The Great Escape Festival runs from 9 – 11 May 2019 in Brighton, taking over 35 venues across the city.

The new additions feature break-out artists such as AJ Tracey, Greentea Peng, Mykki Blanco, Priests, Sports Team, and Yves Tumour. The line-up also sees Ticketmaster New For ’19 pick Easy Life and Kara Marni join Lewis Capaldi’s spotlight show bill.

 

The full line-up is expected to include over 450 artists, taking to the new music showcase.

The FirstFifty additions, announced towards the end of 2018, feature the likes of Connie Constance, Indoor Pets, Pip Blom, SKYND, Self Esteem, Jockstrap, The Howl and the Hum, Crack Cloud and Kawala.

Spotlight show headliner Lewis Capaldi has had a phenomenal 12 months. The upcoming star, who performed on one of the smaller stages last year saw his self-released single Brusies be streamed over 25 million times and saw the young singer-songwriter complete a European arena tour supporting Sam Smith.

Many will know the singer for his track Grace, which has received extensive support from BBC Radio 1. Watch the video for the tune below:

Talking about the announcement Lewis said: “Absolutely over the moon to come back and play The Great Escape this year! Had an amazing show last time and hopefully, things will be the same this time around!”

The Great Escape hosts an eclectic line-up, covering a huge range of sounds and styles. Folk fans can enjoy raw Irish ballads courtesy of Lisa O’Neill, while hip-hop lovers can experience the sounds of rapidly rising star AJ Tracey.

The likes of Greentea Peng and Biig Piig offer RnB and soul, with pop delivered by the likes of New Zealand four-piece Drax Project.

Sport Team bring the guitars, with alternative sounds available courtesy of bedroom-pop star girl in red. Punk, rock and metal fans can delight at post-punks Viagra Boys and DIY inspired rio grrrl lovers Big Joanie.

Faraj Suleiman promise a dose of jazz and world sounds, with neo-classical pianist Alexandra Stréliski and experimental electro artist Yves Tumor also joining the bill.

Here is The Great Escape line-up in full:

AJ TRACEY | AK PATTERSON | ALEXANDRA STRÉLISKI | ALFIE TEMPLEMAN | ALLYSHA JOY | ALTOPALO | AMANDA TENFJORD | AMY MAY ELLIS | ANY OTHER | APRE | ARCHIE FAULKS | ASKJELL | BEA1991 | BE FOREST | BESS ATWELL | BIG JOANIE | BIIG PIIG | BITCH FALCON | BLACKOUT PROBLEMS | BLACKWAVE. | BOBBIE JOHNSON | BODY TYPE | BRIET | BROEN | BRUTUS | BUZZARD BUZZARD BUZZARD | BYOB | CABLE TIES | CALLUM PITT | CAN’T SWIM | CASEY LOWRY | CELESTE | CHAI | CHAPPAQUA WRESTLING | CHILDREN OF ZEUS | COCAINE PISS | CONNIE CONSTANCE | COUNTY LINE RUNNER | CRACK CLOUD | DAYO BELLO | DBOY | DRAX PROJECT | DUENDITA | EASY LIFE | ED THE DOG | ELDER ISLAND | EMERSON SNOWE | EMILY BURNS | FARAJ SULEIMAN | FIEH | FINN ANDREWS | FUZZY SUN | GIANT ROOKS | GIRL IN RED | GIUNGLA | GENTLY TENDER | GREENTEA PENG | GUCCIHIGHWATERS | GWENIFER RAYMOND | HAGGARD CAT | HAND HABITS | HAZE | HEAVY BEAT BRASS BAND | HIMALAYAS | HORROR MY FRIEND | HOT MILK | INDOOR PETS | JACK PERRETT | JC STEWART | JEFFE | IRIS | ITALIA 90 | JOCKSTRAP | JOY CROOKES | JUNIORE | JUNGLE GIANTS | JUST MUSTARD | JVCK JAMES | KARA MARNI | KAWALA | KIAN | KINGSWOOD | KIZZY CRAWFORD | KOJAQUE | KRUSH PUPPIES | KWENGFACE | L DEVINE | LEWSBERG | LEWIS CAPALDI | LIFE | LISA O’NEILL | LIZA OWEN | LUCIA | MALIHINI | MALIK DJOUDI | MALPHINO | MAISIE PETERS | MATHILDA HOMER | MILLIE TURNER | MONTY TAFF | MOTHERHOOD | MYKKI BLANCO | MURKAGE DAVE | NIA WYN | NICE BISCUIT | PAGAN | PEARL CHARLES | PENELOPE ISLES | PETROL GIRLS | PIP BLOM | PONGO | PRIESTS | PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS | RADIANT CHILDREN | RAOUL VIGNAL | REBECCA GARTON | REN | RICH AUCOIN | SAM TOMPKINS | SELF ESTEEM | SHADED | SHEY BABA | SICK JOY | SIR BABYGIRL | SKYND | SOAKED OATS | SONS OF EAST | SPORTS TEAM | SQUID | STEAM DOWN | STONEFIELD | SULLII | SUPERLOVE | THE HOWL AND THE HUM | THE MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND | TALOS | TAWIAH | THE BETHS | THE NUDE PARTY | THE SNUTS | TIANA MAJOR9 | TRIPLE ONE | TROPICAL FUCK STORM | T. THOMASON | VIAGRA BOYS | VULPYNES | WALT DISCO | WASUREMONO | WEIRD MILK | WESTERMAN | WHISPERING SONS | WINSTON SURFSHIRT (SOLO) | WOOZE | YVES TUMOR | ZOONI | ZUZU

Many more acts are still to be announced for the festival.

Tickets for The Great Escape Festival are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk 

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