Maccabees, White Denim, Chairlift for Brighton Great Escape

Plus School Of Seven Bells and James Yuill to play

The Maccabees, White Denim, School Of Seven Bells, Chairlift and James Yuill have been added to the bill of the forthcoming Great Escape festival in Brighton.

The Boxer Rebellion, Heartbreak and The Mae Shi have also been announced as playing today (March 3).

The festival, which once again takes place across a number of venues in and around Brighton between May 14-16, will also see the likes of Kasabian, Future Of The Left, Micachu And The Shapes, The Soft Pack and VV Brown take part.


The Great Escape line-up so far is:


Kissy Sell Out

Future Of The Left

The Big Pink

Passion Pit


Micachu And The Shapes

It Hugs Back


VV Brown

Ben Kweller

Johnny Foreigner


Let’s Wrestle

The Chapman Family

Your Twenties

Golden Silvers

Bell X1


The Soft Pack

An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump

Vivian Girls

Middle Class Rut Pulled Apart By Horses

A Grave With No Name

Tin Can Telephone

Yves Klein Blues

John Steel Blues Band

The Joy Formidable

To The Bones

Cassie And The Cassettes


The Maccabees

White Denim

School Of Seven Bells


Jamies Yuill

The Boxer Rebellion

The Mae Shi

Abe Vigoda

DM Stith

Fan Death


Magic Magic

We Were Promised Jet Packs

The XX

Hot Silk Pockets



Rainbow Arabia

Harry’s Gym

Three Trapped Tigers

The Week That Was

Skind And Demoralised

Trailer Trash Tracys

Dan Black

The New Wine

Rodney Fisher



Ou Est Le Swimming Pool

Conan Mockasin

Marina And The Diamonds

Meme Love

Miranda Lee Richards

The Brute Chorus

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