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The Great Escape 2015

The Cribs post live videos from The Great Escape – watch

The Cribs post live videos from The Great Escape – watch

Check out live footage of the band performing 'Men's Needs' and 'Different Angle'

  • Jun 10, 2015
The Maccabees, JME and Skepta round off final day of The Great Escape

The Maccabees, JME and Skepta round off final day of The Great Escape

Swim Deep, Slaves and The Cribs also played the final day of the event

  • May 17, 2015
The Vaccines play secret midnight set to close day two of The Great Escape

The Vaccines play secret midnight set to close day two of The Great Escape

Day Two also brought performances from Alabama Shakes, Drenge, The Garden and Ratboy

  • May 16, 2015
The Vaccines to play surprise gig on NME stage at The Great Escape tonight (May 15)

The Vaccines to play surprise gig on NME stage at The Great Escape tonight (May 15)

Band revealed as NME's specical guests for show at Brighton venue The Haunt

  • May 15, 2015
Day One of The Great Escape kicks off with sets from LA Priest and Shamir

Day One of The Great Escape kicks off with sets from LA Priest and Shamir

Neon Waltz and Domino signings The Bohicas also among first day highlights at Brighton festival

  • May 15, 2015
The Great Escape to kick off in Brighton today; NME Stage secret guests to be announced

The Great Escape to kick off in Brighton today; NME Stage secret guests to be announced

400 new and established acts set to perform around Brighton over the weekend

  • May 14, 2015
Paul Weller to play free secret gig at The Great Escape in Brighton next week

Paul Weller to play free secret gig at The Great Escape in Brighton next week

Amazon-hosted gig will be filmed and made available to Amazon Prime members

  • May 8, 2015
The Cribs, Skepta, The Strypes and more complete The Great Escape line-up

The Cribs, Skepta, The Strypes and more complete The Great Escape line-up

150 artists have been added to the bill

  • Mar 26, 2015
Swim Deep and Kate Tempest lead list of over 100 additions to The Great Escape line-up

Swim Deep and Kate Tempest lead list of over 100 additions to The Great Escape line-up

Mew, Kelela, Stormzy, Broods, Shamir, DMA's, Neon Waltz, Oscar, Mumdance & Novelist also join Brighton line-up

  • Feb 27, 2015
Alabama Shakes, Django Django and Slaves announced for The Great Escape 2015

Alabama Shakes, Django Django and Slaves announced for The Great Escape 2015

Tobias Jesso Jr, Dutch Uncles are among the 150 artists announced for the Brighton festival today (January 27)

  • Jan 27, 2015
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

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