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The Great Escape adds over 100 new bands for 2016

The Great Escape always signals the start of UK festival season and with over 100 new acts added to the 2016 bill, things are all coming together nicely.

Among those confirmed today are Milk Teeth, SG Lewis, Loyle Carner, Zak Abel, Thomas Cohen, Gilligan Moss, Izzy Bizu, Cakes Da Killa, Julian Jacklin and BEASTS.

The festival, which has long established itself as the go-to place to discover new music, The Great Escape, takes over the seaside town of Brighton across 19 – 21 May 2016.

Over 450 acts will perform across the three days, with Oh Wonder and Songhoy Blues Spotlight Shows already sold out.

Here’s a full run-down of the new acts announced today:

808INK / AMY YON / ARY / BARBARELLA’S BANG BANG / BARNS COURTNEY / BAYONNE / BEASTS / BISHOP / BLAENAVON / BLICK BASSY / CAKES DA KILLA/ CARNIVAL YOUTH / CASH + DAVID / CHIARA HUNTER / CITY CALM / DAVE / DOWN / COLEMAN HELL / CONDOR AVENUE / CORTES / CUPIDS / DANIELLE LEWIS / DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE / DOOMSQUAD / EYRE LLEW / FRANKO FRAIZE / FRONTEERS / GANG OF YOUTHS / GILLIGAN MOSS / GINA KUSHKA / GLASS / HARDWICKE CIRCUS / HIDDEN CHARMS / HMS MORRIS / HOLY OYSTERS / HOWLING OWL / HYPHEN HYPHEN  / IDLES / ISLAND / IZZY BIZU / JELANI BLACKMAN / JOHNNY LLOYD / JORDAN ALLEN / JULIA JACKLIN / KELLY LEE OWENS / KIM CHURCHILL / KIWI / KOJEY RADICAL / KUDU BLUE / LEATHERETTE / LEYYA / LISS / LOVE SSEGA / LOYAL / LOYLE CARNER / LYZA / MAHALIA / MAN OF MOON / MARGO PRICE / MASAYOSHI FUJITA / MAX GRAEF + GLENN ASTRO / MILK AND BONE / MILK TEETH / MMOTHS / MOSTACK / NIMMO / OLIVER COATES  / PLEASURE BEACH / PROSE / RED AXES / REJJIE SNOW / REUEL ELIJAH / REVILO / REWS  / ROUGHION / ROZI PLAIN / RYSY / SCIENCE FICTION ARMY / SEA BED / SEAZOO / SEGO / SERAMIC / SG LEWIS / SHIFT WORK / SISKA / SWAY CLARKE / TEMPESST / THE ANCHORESS / THE HEARING / THE LOUNGE KITTENS / THE MANOR / THE RAMONA FLOWERS / THE SISTERHOOD  / THOMAS COHEN / THROWING SHADE / TIBET / TOM WALKER / TOOTHLESS / VALLIS ALPS  / VIEW / VLADIMIR / VULGARIANS / VYNCE / WARHAUS / WHITE / WITHOUT LETTERS / WOLFFE / ZAK ABEL

Book tickets for The Great Escape 2016 now via ticketweb.co.uk.

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