Festival season 2022 starts here: The Great Escape’s FIRST FIFTY live launch is back bigger and better than ever with a 3 day long event featuring the hottest new artists around. The artists announced will give a first glimpse of the talent lined up to play TGE 2022.

This year, The Great Escape’s First Fifty showcase will consist of a 3 day event from Wednesday November 17th to Friday November 19th, celebrating the announcement of the FIRST FIFTY acts playing 2022’s festival. Kicking off with eight exciting shows in and around East London, then moving online with a special showcase of some of the hottest talents from around the world and closing with a show in The Great Escape’s hometown of Brighton.

All show details can be found below:

Studio 9294 - London / presented by DIY

The Victoria - London / presented by Clash

NT’s Loft - London / presented by OFF LICENCE MAGAZINE

Wednesday 17th November

Oslo - London / presented by Dork

Paper Dress Vintage - London / presented by So Young

Wednesday 17th November

Night Tales - London / presented by Notion

Wednesday 17th November

Sebright Arms - London / presented by Ticketmaster New Music

Wednesday 17th November

The Hackney Social - London / presented by GUAP

Wednesday 17th November

Online Showcase / presented by TGE Presents

Chalk - Brighton / presented by Ticketmaster New Music