The Great Escape add another 120 artists to line-up

By Gem Rogers

Never ones to do things by halves, Brighton’s The Great Escape festival have today added a phenomenal 120 artists to their line-up – including Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Anna Calvi, Black Peaks, and Lady Bird on the 500 capacity Fender Stage.

Also joining the line-up are the likes of itoldyouiwouldeatyou, Charly Bliss, and Surfbort, alongside the already announced Lewis Capaldi, Haggard Cat, Can’t Swim, and many more.

The festival, which takes place from Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 May, will see more than 450 up and coming artists across a huge variety of genres make their way to Brighton for one of the UK’s most exciting weekends for new music. Check out the full list of new additions below.

Three-day tickets start from £60 and are available here, with day tickets and two-day tickets also now on sale.

FOLK
Ava Wild / Black Sea Dahu / Caamp / Ellis / Ferris & Sylvester / Gia Margaret / Rachel Chinouriri / Rosie Carney / Wovoka Gentle

GRIME / RAP / HIP-HOP
Arlo Parks / Awate / Ayy / Fata Boom / Injury Reserve / Jaykae / Kayah/Blu / Kobi Onyame / Little Simz / M Huncho / Nu Tribe / Shunaji / Snotty Nose Rez Kids / Tebi Rex / Truemendous

R&B /SOUL
Aaliyah Esprit / Beatbaby / John J Presley / Leisure / Mia Blankson / Miink / Miraa May / Ta’Shan

POP / DANCE
404 / Amahla / Aaron Smith / Balcony / Big Wild / Charly Bliss / Conan Gray / Confidence Man / Future Bubblers Sound System / GGAllan Partridge / Julia Bardo / Kayla Painter / Long Tall Jefferson / Loraine James / Oh Land / Oli Fox / Shortparis / Still Woozy / The Pier

ALT/INDIE
Anna Calvi / Another Sky / Big Society / Bike / CHKBNS / Doe / Donna Missal / Drowningboy / EUT / Flamingods / Gaffa Tape Sandy / Gender Roles / Graham Van Pelt / Inner Wave Waves / IOTA / itoldyouiwouldeatyou / Kiran Leonard / Liela Moss / Liily / Lion / Lucidvox / MarthaGunn / Mini Mansions / Mosa Wild / Mother Mother / No Party For Cao Dong / OK Button / Orchards / Piroshka / Pixx / Pom Poko / Projector / Red Rum Club / Retiree / Silva / Some Sprouts / Tess Parks / The Estevans / The Murder Capital / The Rhythm Method / Upsahl / Warming

PUNK / ROCK / METAL
A. Swayze & The Ghosts / Alex Lahey / Annabel Allum / Bad Child / Bang Bang Romeo / Black Peaks / Classic Yellow / Dead Posey / Drinking Boys And Girls Choir / Du Blonde / Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes / Fur / Jambini / Lady Bird / Lyle / Oh Brother / Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs / Saint Agnes / Surfbort / The Amazons / The Mysterines / The Ninth Wave / Trash Hawks

JAZZ
5K HD / Fogh Depot / Leifur James

OTHER
Liam Van Ryn / Sydney / The Dawn Of May / Tourist

Some more recent news articles

Punktastic partner up with this years Bristol Booze Cruise

Simple Creatures to play one-off London show this April

Punktastic's March Playlist