We are very excited to announce the following events taking place at The Alternative Escape this year.

Kicking off the Alternative Escape Thursday afternoon we have Leeds College of Music hosting a matinee showcase with lots of artists popping up at Door 77 from 12:00 – 16:00. This is followed by XVII Presents from 18:00 – 22:00. FMLY Agency is also helping us start off the Alt Escape with a bang. They will be hosting back to back artists at North Laine Brewhouse from 12:00 – 16:00. CD Baby will be at The Richmond showcasing emerging talent from 12:00 – 16:00, and LNZRT X COUNCIL RECORDS X RA-RA ROK RECORDS will be hosting at Shortt’s Bar with lots of special guests all day from 12:00 – 22:00.

Thursday evening, New Music Cornwall take over The Hub from 20:00 – 00:00 and GIGWISE X CLOSEUP PRESENTS: THE ALT ESCAPE  will be showcasing their very talented line-up at The Richmond all between 18:00- 22:00. From 19:00 – 23:00 you can head over to North Laine Brewhouse for the LIBERTY MUSIC PR SHOWCASE.

For more information about these showcases and artist information taking place on Thursday 9th May, 2019 click here.


Start off your Friday afternoon at Door 77, where you can find IMPRESSIVE BY THE SEA from 12:00-16:00. That evening, SESAC and Crockford Management will show off their up and coming artists at Door 77 from 18:00-22:00.

Over at Fountain Head, Bucks Music Group Presents will open up Friday afternoon of the Alt Escape with a showcase from 12:00-16:00. Also kicking off the afternoon is liv.LIVE Presents at North Laine Brewhouse from 12:00 – 16:00, followed by ACM Alternative Escape with 2 stages from 18:30 – 23:00.

Republic of Music will be taking over Shipwright’s Yard from 12:00-19:00 with an impressive line-up of performers on Friday. Over at Shortt’s Bar, you can check out the LOVE UNSIGNED SHOWCASE from 12:00 – 16:00.


Friday evening, CD Baby will be showcasing more artists at The Rossi Bar between 19:30 – 22:00 and The Animal Farm Showcase will be over at The Richmond form 18:00 – 22:00. Down at The Mucky Duck you can find HAND IN HIVE + THE MOST RADICALIST IN ASSOCIATION WITH CALM from 19:00 – 01:00 showcasing their very best talent.

For more information about these showcases and artist information taking place on Friday 10th May, 2019 click here.


ÅÄÖ, SOUNDS SWEDISH will be kicking off our final day of The Alternative Escape from 12:00-22:00 at Door 77. Next, Autonomy will host AUTONOMY PRESENTS at Shortt’s Bar from 12:00 – 16:00.

THE ALT SHOW IN ASSOCIATION WITH POOL VALLEY will be hosting a full day event of music at North Laine Brewhouse from 12:00-23:00.

Meanwhile, you can check out what’s happening at The Richmond, where you can find HOT VOX PRESENTS from 12:00-16:00 followed by MODERN AGE MUSIC PRESENTS (IN ASSOCIATION WITH PISTONHEAD FOUNDATION) 18:00 – 23:00

 CLOUDS HILL IN EXILE AT THE ALTERNATIVE ESCAPE showcase is also happening at The Hub from 18:00 – 22:00.  And finally, don’t miss out on the Born Music X SYNCR Music showcase at The Mucky Duck 18:00 – 22:00.

For more information about these showcases and artist information taking place on Saturday 11th May, 2019 click here.