Art Brut confirmed for Great Escape

Kate Nash and The Heights also among new additions

Hot Club De Paris, Art Brut, Kate Nash, Willy Mason and The Heights are just a few of the acts who have been confirmed for the Great Escape Festival in Brighton, set to take place over three days from May 17-19.

The 2006 took place across 20 venues and featured over 180 bands and artists, and 2007 is set to be even bigger. Venues included in this year’s line-up include The Corn Exchange and The Pavilion Theatre.

For the second year running, The Great Escape are offering new bands the opportunity to submit their unsolicited applications to perform at the festival. The contest is still open, and bands can register through

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