FESTIVAL NEWS: The Great Escape Announces First Wave Of Bands For 2021

The Great Escape has announced its return for 2021, confirming the first fifty acts to perform across 30+ venues in Brighton between 12th – 15th May. The festival will also be celebrating its belated 15th anniversary. 

Arlo Parks, New Dad, Chubby And The Gang, KennyHoopla, The Magic Gang and Bob Vylan are amongst those confirmed in the first announcement. 

Kicking off the UK festival season, The Great Escape transforms the seaside town of Brighton & Hove into a new music discovery hub for 450+ artists, 16,500 festival goers and 4,000 international music industry delegates. As well as performances across the weekend, the festival programme also delivers a series of conferences and conventions with key industry figures, featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities.

Tickets for The Great Escape start at £70, available to purchase HERE

The Great Escape has also announced the return of their brand new live music showcase, The Road To The Great Escape.

The event is set to take place in multiple venues across Glasgow between 8th – 9th May 2021 and Dublin between 10th – 11th May 2021, in the lead up to The Great Escapes music festival and conference in Brighton. Both standalone tickets and multi-venue wristbands will be sold for both events.  

Head to The Great Escape‘s website HERE for the line-up for both events.

The Great Escape has also confirmed Grassroots Suicide Prevention as the lead charity partner for TGE21 for a second year running. Based in Brighton and operating nationally, Grassroots Suicide Prevention is a UK leader in suicide prevention, supporting people in the community to develop the skills and confidence needed to save lives through open and courageous conversations. When purchasing festival tickets and conference passes for TGE21, customers will be given an opportunity to donate to Grassroots Suicide Prevention. You can find out more HERE

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