Preview: The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, (8-10/05/2014)


Tipped as one of the UK’s best metropolitan festivals, The Great Escape festival takes place every year in Brighton. The festival aims to showcase the very best in new talent, priding itself in its diversity of acts. Not only this but it also showcases the very best of Brighton’s music venues, with acts performing across the whole of the seaside city.

This year’s headliners include Example, Wild Beasts, These New Puritans, Kelis and Ella Eyre. Other acts include Charli XCXChloe Howl, chart toppers Clean Bandit, Gorgon City and George Ezra. This is only a mere snapshot of the plethora of acts that are set to play this year. If you’re struggling to know how to pick what acts to see then the website has a handy little gig planner section to help make your decision that little bit easier.

The beauty of The Great Escape festival is that it is confident enough to showcase the best in new music talent, instead of relying solely on the big headline acts. It allows festival goers to explore and discover something new and exciting.

Fancy giving Great Escape a go? You better hurry, tickets are selling out fast. You can find out more information about tickets here.


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Hi I'm Grace I risk sounding disgustingly cliched but I cannot remember a time when music wasn't part of my life. I love going to gigs and have been known to dabble in a bit of gigging and song writing myself.

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