The Great Escape is THE ‘festival for new music’. It is a 3-day music festival that began in 2006.
You’ll get a shit to of music. Over 450 artists will pack into 30 venues over the 3-day fest. There are also impromptu street performances that pop-up.The Alternative Escape, numerous club nights, label parties, industry showcases, unique collaborations and outdoor gigs all add to the festivities.
This is undoubtedly the most important festival in the UK for new artists and bands. It has been compared to SXSW. However, many music lovers prefer TGE because there is less ‘brand presence’. In other words, it is full of Real Music by Real Artists.
Previous headliners include: Iggy Azalea, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, Mumford & Sons, Adele, Band Of Skulls, 808 Ink, Declan McKenna, Black Honey, Django Django, London Grammar, Haim, and more.
Get festival info HERE.