The Futureheads confirmed for UK SXSW

A host of artists lined up for The Great Escape

The Futureheads, The Cribs, Electric Soft Parade and Brakes are amongst the artists lined up for the UK’s answer to the Texan SXSW festival.

Hundred of bands, also including Kubb, Good Shoes, The Bees and Battle, will flock to Brighton between May 18-20 for The Great Escape music conference.

Michael Eavis, Primal Scream’s Mani, New Order’s Peter Hook, Rob Da Bank and former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke are also set to give lectures.

The Great Escape line-up features:

The Futureheads


Good Shoes


The Bees

The Cribs


The Feeling

The Ivories

Martha Wainwright

Richard Hawley

Liam Frost And The Slowdown Family

The Young Knives

Electric Soft Parade

The Morning After Girls


The Upper Room

65 Days Of Static

Johnny Truant

This Et Al

You Say Party! We Say Die!

British Sea Power





For the full line-up and ticket information, visit