The Great Escape announce more bands for 2008 line-up

The Wombats and The Hold Steady among those joining the party

Brighton based new music festival The Great Escape have announced further acts to this year’s line-up.

Taking place from May 15 to 17 in various venues around the city the following acts have just been added:

The Wombats


The Hold Steady

The Subways

Black Lips

White Lies


Iron and Wine


Public Service Announcers

Born Ruffians

Broken Mirrors

Ipso Facto

Beat Union

Mother Mother

This City

One Night Only


Crystal Castles


Johnny Foreigner

Ida Maria

Team Waterpolo

Ebony Bones

The Black Angels

Already confirmed were:

Young Knives

Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong


Black Mountain

No Age


Lightspeed Champion

Wild Beasts

Fujiya & Miyagi

Peter Von Poehl

School Of Language

Tickets are on sale now.

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