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The Great Escape: The Best New Bands from Around the World

May 21, 2018 |

After a weekend of fun, sun and free booze The Great Escape has come to a close for this year. They showcased some of the best new music from all around the globe inviting industry leaders, up-and-coming bands and press … Read More

The Great Escape Opening Night ‘Beach House’ Party!

May 17, 2018 |

The Great Escape is in town from today (17th May) until Saturday (19th May)! The festival brings young, mostly unsigned, talent from all over the world to play at over 30 venues across Brighton. With over 450 artists playing this … Read More

Gigs of the Week: A Plethora of New Music Takes over the City This Week!

May 14, 2018 |

The Great Escape descends on the city this week so alongside the usual ‘best picks’ we’ve included a couple of the free showcases happening on Thursday and Friday! The gigs happening and The Great Escape offer a great chance to … Read More

The 16 Artists You Cannot Miss at This Year’s ‘The Great Escape’

May 10, 2018 |

In amongst the cultural madness that is the month of May in Brighton comes The Great Escape. Branded by some as an industry-only place, this year they’ve made it more accessible than ever for the general public to get tickets … Read More

‘Slaves’ Shake Brighton Pier

May 19, 2017 | 1

Brighton’s been full to the brim of tourists, sightseers and music fans alike these past few weeks, with the likes of Brighton Fringe, and now The Great Escape festival has arrived, it’s going up another notch. Last night Slaves, a punk duo from Tunbridge Wells, took … Read More

125 Artists Added to Great Escape Line-up

March 7, 2017 |

Brighton festival the Great Escape made a huge announcement today, unveiling a whopping 125 new additions to its line-up.

Raye, Abra Cadabra, Smerz and dozens more will be joining headliners Slaves and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man at the three-day festival this … Read More

Slaves to Host Party on Brighton Pier

January 31, 2017 |

Punk duo Slaves will be taking over Brighton’s Palace Pier for a one of a kind show this May, as part of The Great Escape festival

Ticket holders will be able to enjoy a disco on the dodgems, Slaves themed … Read More

DIY Announce Their Great Escape Line-Up

April 27, 2016 |

Brighton’s biggest music festival kicks off next month and indie music magazine, DIY are taking over the palace pier to showcase some of their favourite bands.

DIY have a huge presence in the alternative music scene and have had the … Read More

The Great Escape Adds 100 New Artists

March 30, 2016 |

While everyone is still reeling from the Glastonbury line-up, we at Bjournal were getting excited over another festival announcement. This morning, the Great Escape announced another 100 artists who will be taking to the stages at the annual Brighton festival. … Read More

The Great Escape Line-Up is Blossoming

January 27, 2016 |

It’s officially my favourite time of the year. The time of year when all the festival line-ups are slowly being announced. The line-up for Coachella was announced a few weeks ago much to everyone’s delight but today the announcement is … Read More