Now in it’s 11th year The Great Escape is returning to the sunny seaside town of Brighton from the 19th – 21st July 2016. It’s a diverse celebration of new music with over 450 up and coming bands playing in 30+ Brighton venues. accessible on one wristband. “It’s the first place to discover your new favorite band and see them in an intimate setting before they go on to headline major festival stages.” – www.greatescapefestival.com
Previous years have seen the likes of The Kooks, Albert Hammond Jr., The Maccabees, Groove Armada and Adele across venues such as The Haunt, Coalition and The Dome. Showing off Brighton’s ever growing music scene and keeping it local with the choice of venues and bookings of several local acts.
Alongside the main festival is The Alternative Escape featuring spontaneous collaborations, secret gigs and club nights.
And that’s not all… The Great Escape presents the UK’s leading music business convention, bringing together thousands of music industry practitioners. You can attend the convention with a delegate pass available to purchase online here.
By day delegates at The Great Escape attend a packed programme of panels, interviews and insight sessions, hearing and learning from, and debating with, leading figures in the new music industry, including artists, managers, promoters, agents, publishers, label owners and digital experts.
Info on this years convention sessions will be online soon.