Dry The River, We Are The Ocean, Howler to play Great Escape 2012 – ticket details

DZ Deathrays, Zulu Winter and Spector are also confirmed for the Brighton bash

Dry The River, We Are The Ocean and Howler are among the bands confirmed to play sets at The Great Escape this year.

The Brighton festival, which takes place between May 10 and 12 at various venues in the city, has announced its first set of artists, with many more to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Also among the first acts announced for the festival are Spector, DZ Deathrays, Zulu Winter, Django Django, Hawk Eyes and Grimes.

NME will be hosting a showcase at Brighton’s Horatios venue throughout the weekend. You can get more details and read Fred from Spector‘s guide to the festival by picking up the new issue of NME, which is on UK newsstands now or available digitally.

See Escapegreat.com for more information about the event.

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

The line-up so far for The Great Escape is:

Dry The River
We Are the Ocean
Zulu Winter
DZ Deathrays
Nils Frahm
A Winged Victory For The Sullen
Jamie N Commons
Django Django
Perfume Genius
Com Truise
When Saints Go Machine
Sonic Boom Six
François And The Atlas Mountains
Bos Angeles
Young Dreams
Weird Dreams
Young Magic
The British Expeditionary Force
Max Cooper
Jinja Safari
College, Graphics
Slow Down,
Mojo Fury
Mallory Knox
Hawk Eyes
Yukon Blonde
Emma Louise
Binary Sing Tank
The Soft
Inland Sea
Half Moon Run
Princess Chelsea
Stranded Horse
Avalanche City
The Darcys
Jordan Cook