The Great Escape

Abby Roberts: “People think they know the full picture of my life from a 15-second TikTok”

The Leeds artist discusses the night at the BandLab NME Awards, supporting Halsey on their upcoming summer tour, and putting her musicianship front and centre

Finn Askew on playing his first-ever international gigs: “To be shown love in a country that is not mine is so beautiful”

At The Great Escape, NME caught up with the viral artist to discuss his global success and the support he's received from BTS' Jungkook

Crawlers at The Great Escape 2022: “I made unintelligible noises when I found out we’d be supporting My Chemical Romance”

We caught up with the Liverpool band at The Great Escape to talk new music and an impending My Chemical Romance support slot

Priya Ragu live at The Great Escape: a floor-shaking party starter

The Swiss-Tamil artist’s set – energetic and earnest – will make for some perfect festival moments this summer

Momma live at The Great Escape: Brooklyn indie upstarts are the real deal

With heady group harmonies and riffs pummelling the air, the duo offer a quietly confident, star-making statement of intent

MICHELLE live at The Great Escape: an ecstatic, joyful celebration of friendship

The New York group flex their sharp and ambitious collective musicality in a show happy to have a bit of young, dumb fun

BĘÃTFÓØT live at The Great Escape: an onslaught of frenetic freak-rave

The Tel Aviv trio's blend of techno, punk and hard dance might be the weirdest thing we'll see all weekend

The Great Escape: 20 unmissable emerging acts to catch at this year’s festival

The UK's biggest and best new music festival is upon us! Here are some essential rising acts to add to your itinerary

Goat Girl and Momma among 180 acts added to The Great Escape 2022

The new music festival returns to Brighton this May after two years away