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Brighton, UK | May 13, 2020 - May 16, 2020

“The Great Escape has been working with Sounds Australia for the past 10 years and this year we are taking our longstanding and valued partnership one step further again and celebrating Australia as our lead international partner for 2019. Year on year we have been gifted with the very best musical talent coming from a country so rich, vibrant and diverse of a culture.”
Lyndsey Boggis, General Manager The Great Escape

The Great Escape returns to Brighton in May 2020 to once again showcase the best in the UK’s underground music scene inside the city’s music venues, theatres, pubs, bars and street corners.

Curating a lineup filled with unsigned and underground artists from across the genre spectrum, The Great Escape is the perfect chance for astute music fans to keep their finger on the pulse of the changing musical landscape and hear the best new talent before anyone else.

In addition to its lineup of rock, indie, hip-hop, grime and electronic starlets, The Great Escape also programmes a series of conferences and conventions with key industry figures, such as brands and labels.

Australian artists who have played The Great Escape include Alex Lahey, Angus & Julia Stone, Bag Raiders, City Calm Down, Confidence Man, Courtney Barnett, Cub Sport, DMA’S, Dune Rats, DZ Deathrays, Emma Louise, Gang Of Youths, George Maple, Gordi, Gurrumul, Hermitude, The Jezabels, Julia Jacklin, The Jungle Giants, Lisa Mitchell, Methyl Ethel, Middle Kids, Nick Murphy, Pond, The Rubens, Tkay Maidza, Sampa The Great, Sarah Blasko, Vallis Alps and Violent Soho.

A. Swayze & The Ghosts
Alex Lahey
Allysha Joy
Body Type
Cable Ties
Confidence Man
Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird
DOBBY
Emerson Snowe
Horror My Friend
JEFFE
Kaiit
Kian
Kingswood
Nice Biscuit
Pagan
PLANET
Press Club
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets
Retiree
Ruby Fields
Sons Of The East
Stonefield
The Dawn Of MAY
The Jungle Giants
These New South Whales
Tia Gostelow
Triple One
Tropical Fuck Storm
Winston Surfshirt (solo)

Alex the Astronaut
Alexander Biggs
All Our Exes Live in Texas
Amyl and the Sniffers
City Calm Down
Didirri
Ecca Vandal
Eves Karydas
Haiku Hands
Hatchie
Hockey Dad
Hollow Coves
Jack River
Mansionair
Manu Crooks
Odette
Riley Pearce
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
RVG
Skegss
Stella Donnelly
Teischa
The Faim
The Kite String Tangle
The Teskey Brothers

Ainslie Wills
Alex Cameron
Betty Who
Confidence Man
Dean Lewis
George Maple
Geowulf
Gold Class
Gordi
Jack Ladder
Lisa Mitchell
Middle Kids
Olympia
Parcels
Sampa The Great
Sarah Belkner
The Goon Sax
Tired Lion

Banff
Boo Seeka
Chiara Hunter
City Calm Down
Cloves
DRELLER
Gang Of Youths
Gordi
Grenadiers
Julia Jacklin
Kim Churchill
Methyl Ethel
Skies SA
Slum Sociable
The Rubens
Vallis Alps
William Singe

Bad//Dreems
Banoffee
DMA’s
Flyying Colours
Fraser A Gorman
Hein Cooper
Holy Holy
KLO
Little May
Millions
Pierce Brothers
Remi
SAFIA
Saskwatch
The Coopers
Tkay Maidza
Tora
Twerps
Jesse Davidson

Calling All Cars
Courtney Barnett
Dune Rats
Ginger and the Ghost
Hermitude
Jeremy Neale
Kate Miller-Heidke
Kirrin J Callinan
Luke Howard
Money For Rope
Safia
Scott and Charlene’s Wedding
Scraps
Sheppard
Sticky Fingers
Stonefield
The Creases
The Delta Riggs
The John Steel Singers
The Trouble With Templeton
Thief
Tigertown

Caitlin Park
Cub Scouts / Cub Sports
Deep Sea Arcade
DUNE
Echo and the Empress
Fletcher
Gabriella Cilmi
Glass Towers
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
Jackie Onassis
Jagwar Ma
Josef Salvat
Made in Japan
Neighbourhood Youth
Phebe Starr
Snakadaktal
The Beards
The Griswolds
The Upskirts
Velociraptor

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Ben Salter
Chet Faker
DZ Deathrays
Emma Louise
Last Dinosaurs
Oliver Tank
Pond
Red Ink
Step-Panther
The Killgirls
The Temper Trap
Young Magic

All Mankind
Bag Raiders
Cloud Control
Dan Parsons
Deep Sea Arcade
DZ Deathrays
Little Red
Luluc
Miami Horror / Miami Horror DJs
Our Mountain
PVT
Seekae
The Holidays
The Jezabels
The Touch

Angus & Julia Stone
Art Vs Science
Birds Of Tokyo
Blackchords
Bluejuice
Bridezilla
Dappled Cities
Eskimo Joe
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
Larissa McKay
Paul Dempsey
Philadelphia Grand Jury
Sarah Blasko
teenagersintokyo
Violent Soho

British India
Cloud Control
Gurrumul
I Heart Hiroshima
Los Valentinos
The John Steel Singers
The Shiny Brights
The Temper Trap
Yves Klein Blue

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