The 2024 festival season starts here!! The Great Escape’s FIRST FIFTY live launch is back to showcase some of the most exciting new artists around. The acts announced will give a first glimpse of the ground breaking talent lined up to play TGE 2024 next May.

This year’s First Fifty live launch will consist of an evening of live showcases in and around East London on Wednesday November 15th, celebrating the announcement of the first acts playing at next year’s festival.

Discover the line up for TGE 2024’s FIRST FIFTY Live Launch below:

The Victoria / presented by DIY

MOTH Club / presented by The Independent

Folklore / presented by Ticketmaster New Music

Hackney Social / presented by BBC Music Introducing

Wednesday 15th November

Paper Dress Vintage / presented by Clash

Shacklewell Arms / presented by Notion

Wednesday 15th November

Sebright Arms / presented by Ticketmaster New Music

Two Palms / presented by LICKS

Wednesday 15th November