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The Great Escape 2014

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Pulled Apart By Horses, Wild Beasts and NME secret guests set for day two of The Great Escape

Pulled Apart By Horses, Wild Beasts and NME secret guests set for day two of The Great Escape

Royal Blood, Public Access TV, Telegram, Ratking and East India Youth will also perform today in Brighton

  • May 9, 2014
Courtney Barnett, Jungle and Public Access TV to play NME Radar Stage at Great Escape

Courtney Barnett, Jungle and Public Access TV to play NME Radar Stage at Great Escape

Jungle, Ratking and Eyedress also among performers at Brighton's The Haunt

  • Apr 10, 2014
MØ, Little Dragon, Glass Animals added to The Great Escape line-up

MØ, Little Dragon, Glass Animals added to The Great Escape line-up

Over 100 more artists announced for the Brighton event today

  • Mar 26, 2014
Wild Beasts and These New Puritans join The Great Escape line-up

Wild Beasts and These New Puritans join The Great Escape line-up

150 new bands and artists added to bill for Brighton festival in May

  • Feb 25, 2014
Klaxons make UK festival comeback at The Great Escape

Klaxons make UK festival comeback at The Great Escape

The second day (May 17) of the Brighton festival also featured sets from the likes of Swim Deep, Jacco Gardner and Billy Bragg.

  • May 18, 2013
Everything Everything, Merchandise and Deap Vally play first day of The Great Escape 2013

Everything Everything, Merchandise and Deap Vally play first day of The Great Escape 2013

Mac DeMarco, Wolf Alice, Childhood and Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs also perform at Brighton festival

  • May 17, 2013
Merchandise, Parquet Courts and Temples to play NME Radar shows at The Great Escape

Merchandise, Parquet Courts and Temples to play NME Radar shows at The Great Escape

Full line-up and venue announcements for Radar takeover of Brighton festival

  • Apr 19, 2013
Everything Everything and Klaxons added to The Great Escape line-up

Everything Everything and Klaxons added to The Great Escape line-up

More acts confirmed for Brighton bash this May

  • Mar 21, 2013
Billy Bragg, The Strypes, Jagwar Ma, Temples and more added to Great Escape line-up

Billy Bragg, The Strypes, Jagwar Ma, Temples and more added to Great Escape line-up

100 acts added to the Brighton festival line-up today

  • Mar 5, 2013
Merchandise announce first ever UK date

Merchandise announce first ever UK date

Florida goth-rockers set to play NME gig at Brighton's The Great Escape Festival

  • Feb 13, 2013
Swim Deep, Bastille and Tom Odell lead first names for The Great Escape 2013

Swim Deep, Bastille and Tom Odell lead first names for The Great Escape 2013

First raft of artists announced for May event

  • Feb 12, 2013
Nick Cave, Warren Ellis and Bernard Butler watch newcomers Palma Violets at The Great Escape

Nick Cave, Warren Ellis and Bernard Butler watch newcomers Palma Violets at The Great Escape

Third day of festival saw another storming set from Alabama Shakes

  • May 13, 2012
The Temper Trap, Grimes, Pond play The Great Escape in Brighton

The Temper Trap, Grimes, Pond play The Great Escape in Brighton

Spector, Mystery Jets and Dry The River also play the seaside event

  • May 12, 2012
Maximo Park close the first evening of The Great Escape

Maximo Park close the first evening of The Great Escape

Mystery Jets, Niki and the Dove, Peace also play the opening day of the Brighton festival

  • May 11, 2012
Savages added to NME Great Escape gig tomorrow (May 10)

Savages added to NME Great Escape gig tomorrow (May 10)

Band will play before Mystery Jets at the Corn Exchange

  • May 9, 2012
Tribes, Willis Earl Beal, Pond added to Great Escape 2012 – ticket details

Tribes, Willis Earl Beal, Pond added to Great Escape 2012 – ticket details

The Milk, Ren Harvieu and over 35 others also join the Brighton bash's bill

  • Apr 19, 2012
Milk Music to play debut UK gig at Great Escape's NME Radar gig

Milk Music to play debut UK gig at Great Escape's NME Radar gig

Plus Howler, Niki & the Dove, DZ Deathrays and Friends are also confirmed for Brighton bash

  • Mar 7, 2012
Maximo Park promise new material at 'emotional' Great Escape live comeback

Maximo Park promise new material at 'emotional' Great Escape live comeback

Newcastle band will play NME gig at Brighton festival in May

  • Mar 1, 2012
The Great Escape 2011 line-up

The Great Escape 2011 line-up

Find out which bands will be heading to Brighton for this year's event

  • Mar 10, 2011
Delphic, Ellie Goulding, Marina for Brighton Great Escape Festival

Delphic, Ellie Goulding, Marina for Brighton Great Escape Festival

Chase And Status, Slow Club also on the bill – ticket details

  • Feb 2, 2010
 
 
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