Artist registration for The Great Escape 2021 will open in the Autumn.

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When you apply to play TGE your submission will be reviewed by our programming team. You will be notified by the end of March 2021 if your application has been successful.

The Great Escape welcomes artists from every genre across the globe to apply for a chance to play at the world’s most renowned festival for breaking new talent. You will be performing with the beautiful seaside backdrop of Brighton, where 450+ acts will be filling over 35 venues, making 13th-16th May 2020 one hell of a weekend and a great opportunity to meet key music industry figures who come to TGE looking for the next big thing.

Previous artists who have performed at The Great Escape include Adele, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran, HAIM, AJ Tracey, Vampire Weekend, Mura Masa, Skepta, Slaves, Charli XCX, Wolf Alice, Mac Demarco, Alt J, Foals, Loyle Carner, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Bon Iver, Lewis Capaldi, Little Simz, Aitch and many more!