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The Great Escape Festival 2021 details announced

The new music festival will return to Brighton from 12 - 15 May 2021.

One of the world’s most celebrated new music showcases, The Great Escape Festival will return to Brighton from 12 – 15 May 2021.

The belated 15th birthday outing will once again to take over 30 venues across the southern UK city, celebrating the most exciting new music from a huge range of genres.

Famed for early performances by some of the world’s biggest artists, The Great Escape has in the past hosted the likes of Lewis Capaldi, Stormzy, HAIM, Lizzo, Idles, The 1975 and many more.

In 2019, the festival welcomed Lewis Capaldi back for a spotlight performance, as well as huge performances by AJ Tracey, Fat White Family, and Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes.

The Ticketmaster New Music stage was also proud to present APRE, Mosa Wild, Pottery, Barney Fletcher, CHAI and The Snuts, among others.


Discover more:

Photos: Ticketmaster New Music at The Great Escape ’19 – Part One
Photos: Ticketmaster New Music at The Great Escape ’19 – Part Two


Back in 2018, we welcomed now-global superstar Lewis Capaldi into the Ticketmaster house at The Great Escape to find out more from the then-rising star.

Relive what happened below:

Early bird tickets for The Great Escape Festival are available now, as the new music celebration prepares to return to venues across Brighton from 12 – 15 May 2021.

Find tickets for The Great Escape Festival 2021 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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