First Fifty artists announced for TGE 2017

Festival season starts here…

The first fifty artists selected to play the festival for new music have been officially released today and it is a positively sizzling gathering of talent. From post grunge quartet Goat Girl, to Icelandic hip-hop artist Sturla Atlas, post punk gang Cabbage and Swiss multi instrumentalist Sophie Hunger 2017 is going to be a great year for discovering new talent. The full list of artists announced to day is

ABATTOIR BLUES / ALMA / ANNA STRAKER / BE CHARLOTTE / BRIAN DEADY / CABBAGE / CARYS SELVEY / CASI / CHERRY GLAZERR / CROOX / DRONES CLUB / EAT FAST / FIL BO RIVA / GOAT GIRL / GOLD CLASS / GOTHIC TROPIC / GURR / HANNAH GEORGAS / HUSKY LOOPS / IDER/ INDIGO HUSK / JACQUES / JAMES HERSEY / JAMESZOO / KLANGSTOF / L.A. SALAMI / LOWELL / MARTHAGUNN / MATT MAESON / MIDDLE KIDS / MILES FROM KINSHASA / MOSES / NILÜFER YANYA / PLAITUM / POTÉ / RAY BLK / SAINT PHNX / SARATHY KORWAR / SHAME / SHELLS / SHITKID / SIGRID / SKOTT / SLØTFACE / SOPHIE HUNGER / STURLA ATLAS / THE AGE OF L.U.N.A / THE MOONLANDINGZ / TIGERTOWN / YONAKA

On top of these fifty artists we can also proudly announce that Rag ‘n’ Bone Man is our first spotlight show artist to be announced for 2017. Having graced The Great Escape stages for the last two years it’s only right that Rag’n’Bone Man heads up our first Spotlight Show, the singer whose gravelly blues vocals have been turning heads returns to the Brighton Dome Concert Hall for his homecoming show. For the first time, all festival goers will have the opportunity to access the Spotlight Shows for free without needing to buy a top-up ticket by signing up for our ticket giveaway. For more information head to our spotlight show sign up page. Standalone tickets can also now be purchased

Remember, it doesn’t stop here though, in the New Year we will be revealing a further 400+ acts who are set to join the bill on the biggest and best festival for new music in all of Europe.

Early Bird tickets are about to sell out so what are you waiting for? Get on board the discovery trip of the summer and book your tickets today before the price goes up. To remind yourself of the fun we had this summer, watch our full length TGE 2016 film