OutsideLDN: The Great Escape - Brighton

We are branching out, but not too far out. Our smaller but hipper sister city Brighton holds one of the foremost festivals for new music in Europe. Read on to find out more about The Great Escape. 

Now in its 11th year, the festival is showcases a sprawling mass of new and established bands and solo artists. The acts play across the city centre. Headliners for this year include Stormzy, Oh Wonder and Songhoy Blues.

Kevin Moore, General Manager of TGE said 'The Great Escape 2016 is bigger than ever with over 450 bands in 35 venues and promises to be one the best yet. We've the most diverse line up we've ever had from Blick Bassy to Elf Kid, Oh Wonder to Throwing Shade and everything in between.'

The festival kicks off on Thursday 19th and ends the following Saturday. Find out more via Greatescapefestival.com. If you're attending the TGE fest download the app now!