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The Great Escape Festival have announced the first fifty artists set to perform at next year's event, including Arlo Parks, Holly Humberstone, Pa Salieu, 220 KID and more.

We’ve missed festivals this year! Luckily, The Great Escape has announced its return, and the prospect of live music has made us feel all warm and fuzzy inside.


Renowned as the ultimate festival for breakthrough acts and new music, The Great Escape will be taking place in Brighton from 12 – 15 May 2021.


Heading up the bill will be some of the UK’s most exciting new artists right now – Arlo Parks, Holly Humberstone, BERWYN, Pa Salieu and AMA, as well as 220 KID, who made his Top 10 chart debut earlier this year, and Bree Runway, hot off her debut mixtape release featuring the Missy Elliot collaboration “ATM”.


Kicking off the 2021 festival season with its belated 15th anniversary edition, The Great Escape is pulling out all the stops with a cutting-edge line-up from a range of genres, and playing host to more than 450 of the world’s most exciting up and coming artists. Taking place across 30+ venues in Brighton, next year’s event will host more than 400 acts.


In addition to a stellar line-up of new talent and established artists, The Great Escape’s music-led conference will feature key figures from across the industry, with a series of insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and network opportunities.


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