We are delighted to have Australia as our lead international partner for 2019 to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of SOUNDS AUSTRALIA. We will be shining a spotlight on the Australian music industry with performances from some of the country’s most prominent rising stars.

The Great Escape is at the forefront of discovering fresh and emerging artists from across the world and is internationally renowned for breaking new talent in the UK. For 14 years the festival’s international partnerships have reinforced this ethos, enabling new artists from diverse music markets to showcase their talents in front of The Great Escape’s eclectic audience of influential industry delegates and festival go-ers.

The artists from Australia announced to play The Great Escape 2019 so far include

Allysha Joy
Body Type
Cable Ties
Emerson Snowe
Horror My Friend
Jungle Giants
Nice Biscuit
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets
Sons of the East
These New South Whales
Triple One
Tropical Fuck Storm
Winston Surfshirt (SOLO)

To listen to the Australian artists at TGE19 check out our dedicated Spotify playlist

Make sure you head over to Komedia on Thursday 9th May to check out the Sound Gallery matinee showcase, featuring 2 rooms of incredible artists from midday.

On Saturday 11th May the AUSSIE BBQ is back bigger than ever before with a full TGE Beach site takeover. Full schedule will be announced in April.