Another 100 artists have joined the line-up for this year’s seafront knees-up.
The Great Escape returns on May 14-16 to celebrate its tenth year, and organisers have now revealed the next avalanch of acts who’ll be gracing the pubs and clubs of Brighton.
Among the new names you’ll find Fade To Mind diva Kelela, Phantasy Sound’s rising talent Ghost Culture, grime MC Stormzy and FACT faves Mumdance & Novelist, as well as electronic newcomer LA Priest, aka Sam Dust of Late of the Pier, Danish alt rockers Mew, Las Vegas native Shamir and LA visual artists-turned-electro/R&B duo 18+.
Meanwhile, spoken word star Kate Tempest has confirmed a second separately ticketed show at Brighton Dome – Corn Exchange on May 14 with support from George The Poet and Hollie McNish.
They join previously announced acts Alabama Shakes, Django Django, Ibeyi and Boothroyd among many more. The festival organisers have also announced Great Day Out, a multi-venue music programme on the Saturday of the festival aimed at fans aged 14 and over.
Check out the full list of new additions below and grab weekend passes from The Great Escape website. One and two-day tickets will go on sale later this year.
Aldous Harding / Arkells / Asylums / Birth Of Joy / Blaenavon / Blossoms / Boxed In / Broods / Bulbul / Cairo / Cash + David / Cold Fronts / Common Tongues / Cristobal And The Sea / Cuckoolander / Dark Waves / Delta Rae / DMA’s / Dope D.O.D. / Dornik / Dralms / Ekkah / Fist City / Flight Brigade / Freeweights / Garbanotas Bosistas / George Maple / George The Poet / Ghost Culture / Heat / Habitats / Hector Bizerk / High Tyde / Highs / Hollie McNish / Holy Holy / Intergalactic Lovers / Jack + Eliza / Jeremy Loops / Joyce Manor / K. Flay / Kadebostany / Kali Uchis / Kanzi / Kate Boy / Kate Tempest / Kelela / Knights / La Priest / Lake Komo / Lawson / Leaf Rapids / Louis Baker / M.O / Mew / Mountain Bike / Mr Peter Hayden / Mumdance & Novelist / Nao / Neon Waltz / Nimmo / No Joy / Noah Kin / Nothing But Thieves / Oscar / Pinkshinyultrablast / Pity Sex / Playground Zer0 / Pollyanna / Port Isla / Prose / Puts Marie / Redder / Rival Consoles / Rukhsana Merrise / Seafret / Shamir / Shannon Saunders / Sóley / Sons Of Bill / Steve N Seagulls / Stormzy / Sudakistan / Sun Club / Sundara Karma / Susanne Sundfør / Swim Deep / Tears & Marble / Tenterhook / The Beach / The Flavr Blue / The Indien / The Posies / The Posterz / The Well / Todd Dorigo / Turtle / Vaults / Vök / Vukovi / Wand / We Are Shining