Kasabian to headline Brighton Great Escape

Plus Little Boots, British Sea Power, Holy Fuck to play

Kasabian will play a headline slot on the final day of the Brighton Great Escape festival, set to take place on May 14-16 across various venues in the UK coastal city.

British Sea Power, Little Boots, Lightspeed Champion, Metronomy and Future Of The Left have also been confirmed for the bash.

Along with their confirmed appearance at one the Teenage Cancer Trust gigs in London on March 27, Kasabian's headline slot at the Brighton Dome on May 16 will mark the live debut of songs set for their forthcoming third album.

"I'm really buzzing for playing the album," guitarist Serge Pizzorno told NME.COM. "We've just been rehearsing and it's like getting the suit back on."

See the new issue of NME, out tomorrow (February 18), for the full interview with Pizzorno.

Acts confirmed for the Brighton Great Escape so far are:

British Sea Power
The Big Pink
Holy Fuck
Little Boots
The Chapman Family
Passion Pit
Lightspeed Champion
The Handsome Family
Future Of The Left
Johnny Foreigner
The Joy Formidable
Chew Lips
To The Bones
Your Twenties
Pulled Apart By Horses
The Soft Pack
Cage The Elephant
Kissy Sellout
The Pipettes
VV Brown
Let's Wrestle
Official secrets Act
Televised Crimewave
Golden Silvers
Ben Kweller
Beth Jeans Houghton
Micachu And The Shapes
The Invisible
It Hugs Back
Screaming Tea Party
Artefacts for Space Travel
Vivian Girls
The Pains Of Being Pure Of Heart
The Miserable Rich
A Grave With No Name
Yves Klein Blue
The John Steel Singers
Middle Class Rut
The Arkells
An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump
Cassie And The Casettes

To check the availability of Great Escape tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Tickets for just the Kasabian gig at the festival are available from Ticketweb.co.uk

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