- Words Solly Warner
The Great Escape Online is set to deliver virtual stages featuring some of music’s brightest new talents for the festival’s debut online edition.
The Great Escape has revealed their spotlight shows for this year’s debut online edition, alongside 75+ exciting new acts and break-out artists joining its mammoth line-up. The Great Escape Online will feature more than 150 acts across two days, bringing an exceptional selection of artists and a true festival feel to the comfort of your home.
The spotlight artists feature some of this year’s hottest new talent, including BBC Sound of 2021 runner up Holly Humberstone, indie-pop sensation Alfie Templeman, bassline hotshots Bad Boy Chiller Crew, eclectic daring rapper Genesis Owusu, bedroom funk-pop star Remi Wolf and R&B, South Asian sonic flare Priya Ragu. Also joining the line-up are more than 75 ground-breaking artists that include Alexander 23, Jensen Mcrae, Robert Grace, Sir Chloe, Tayo Sound, Teeks, The Lottery Winners, Peach Tree Rascals and many more.
Music fans will be able to register online for free here and tune into one of seven simultaneous channels across 13-14 May, running from 6pm until 8pm each evening.
People can also look to learn about the latest trends and hear from music’s biggest players can buy tickets for the conference and networking sessions here.
Taking to the virtual stage this year are TikTok’s Global Head Of Music, Ole Obermann, giving his insights on one of the most innovative and influential platforms in music today, BBC’s Controller of Pop, Lorna Clarke, who will discuss her 30-year career in radio and Ghostpoet, who will be this year’s artist in conversation who will be sharing his perspective and insights with Ivor Novello Award winning songwriter and President of the PRS Members’ Council, Michelle Escoffery.
Ticket holders for the original physical event will receive a special loyalty discount for the full The Great Escape Online experience.