The Great Escape today announces a further 130+ more acts to play this year’s Brighton festival, featuring some of the most exciting names in new music, including Fontaines D.C., Nasty Cherry, Ashnikko, Demob Happy, Pa Salieu, The Magic Gang, Gracie Abrams and many more. The Great Escape, the festival for new music, will be kicking off festival season by playing host to over 500 up and coming artists and music-led conference across 30+ walkable venues from 13-16 May 2020 in Brighton, England. Tickets for The Great Escape festival start from £70 and are on sale here, including single day and two-day tickets available from today.
Additionally, this year The Great Escape will see Live Nation debut their new music initiative Next From Nashville presented by CMA (Country Music Association). Already an established stage at Live Nation’s premiere family country music festivals across the U.S., Next From Nashville is a credible initiative supporting emerging musical talent from the city; whilst Nashville is at the heart of the global Country Music scene, the city widely known as Music City is also home to many outstanding artists performing a variety of genres including rap, rock and pop. Performers include Blanco Brown, Danielle Bradbery and The Sisterhood Band.
Back for 2020, The Late Escape will play host to two huge late-night evenings at Brighton’s notorious beachfront club Patterns, filling the rooms with some of the world’s hottest electronic music. On Friday 15 May, Shook presents LSDXOXO, DJ Plead b2b TSVI, FAUZIA, i-sha, Nina Las Vegas and Prestige Pak. Saturday 16 May will see Timedance present Batu, Akiko Haruna (Live), Laksa and Metrist b2b Mehtola. Tickets are on sale here.
Celebrating 15 years in 2020, The Great Escape is pulling out all the stops inviting artists from across the globe to perform at this year’s milestone festival. With more than 200 acts still to be announced, there’s much more to come for The Great Escape 2020.