UK Festival Guide 2018
The Great Escape
17th – 19th May
BRIGHTON & HOVE
The Festival For New Music
Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has been firmly established internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music. Taking place in Brighton over 3 days in May, The Great Escape kicks starts the festival season, introducing 16,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year. With over 450 artists playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape is the key date in the music calendar. In addition to pre-publicised performances, impromptu street gigs spring up all over town. The Alternative Escape, numerous club nights, label parties, industry showcases, unique collaborations and outdoor gigs all add to the festivities.
TGE is also attended by the music industry who are on the hunt for the next big thing. They run a convention alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance.
FULL LINE UP: http://greatescapefestival.com/line-up/
WHY WE’RE GOING:
- Brighton is absolutely bursting with up and coming talent
- We want to be a part of something special and help influence someone’s career
IDEAL FOR: Those wishing to network and expand their profile/address book or learn about different aspects of the industry