The Great Escape 2021 has officially announced their first 50 acts. If you love discovering new artists in intimate venues before they hit big then The Great Escape Festival is the one for you.

Kicking off the festival season with a bang from 12 – 15 May 2021 in Brighton, The Great Escape festival 2021 will include hotly tipped break-out artists such as Arlo ParksHolly HumberstoneBERWYN, Pa Salieu and AMA, as well as 220 KID, who made his Top 10 chart debut earlier this year.

Celebrating its belated 15th-anniversary edition, The Great Escape is pulling out all the stops with a cutting-edge line-up and playing host to more than 450 of the world’s most exciting up and coming artists. The Great Escape, which has grown to become the festival for new music on a truly global scale, will take place across 30+ walkable venues in Brighton.

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With the development of the first two vaccines as well as the roll-out of government trials for mass testing and tracing, The Great Escape is confident that a full capacity event can be achieved. Through a mix of vaccine and testing, as well as trial events, the festival will be ready and eager to safely welcome people back to live music.

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