Today The Great Escape is pleased to reveal the next wave of our 2020 line up, with over 130 artists added to the bill. Featuring some of the hottest names in new music, we’ll be joined in Brighton this May by the likes of Fontaines D.C., Nasty Cherry, Demob Happy, Pa Salieu, The Magic Gang, Gracie Abrams and many more.
Those who like their music super smooth should check out South London’s neo soul artist Ego Ella May, hotly tipped US duo Chiiild and South London R&B sensation Santino Le Saint. On the heavier side, we’re thrilled to welcome US rock outfit Best Coast who are back at TGE with new music, alongside Dublin punks Fontaines D.C., Brighton garage rock duo Arxx , self-dubbed ‘punk witches’ Dream Nails and NZ alt rock band Miss June. Pop fans can expect colossal performances from the likes of Charli XCX-endorsed girl gang and Netflix success story Nasty Cherry, rising Florida solo artist Babyjake, emerging and fierce singer songwriter Lola Young, infectious Vermont vocalist Caroline Rose, as well as self dubbed ‘Fourth Generation Goth’ Yeule, who merges ambient and glitch with Southeast Asian post-pop. From the rap and hip-hop world we’ve got the enigmatic Ashnikko bringing her anime and video-game-influenced rap, alongside Somalian/Mancunian rapper HMD with his mash up of R&B and old school hip-hop, and Ukrainian rap star alyona alyona. On the indie and alternative side of things, we’ll be joined by London psych quintet Los Bitchos, East London art-rockers Pace,Wisconsin power pop indie band Disq, The Charlatans founder Tim Burgess, self-dubbed ‘Rat Disco’ act Keg, the enigmatic Wunderhorse, as well as Aussie alt bands Gang of Youths, Planet, and San Cisco.
Additionally, this year The Great Escape will see Live Nation debut their new music initiative Next From Nashville presented by CMA (Country Music Association). Already an established stage at Live Nation’s premiere family country music festivals across the U.S., Next From Nashville supports emerging musical talent from the city, with Blanco Brown, Danielle Bradbery and The Sisterhood Band taking to the stage at TGE. For more info see here.
Celebrating 15 years in 2020, The Great Escape is pulling out all the stops inviting artists from across the globe to perform at this year’s milestone festival. With more than 200 acts still to be announced, there’s much more to come for The Great Escape 2020.
Last few saver tickets remain – snap yours up today here to guarantee your spot at the front this May.
Here’s the full list of our new line up additions –
404 / AKIKO HARUNA / ALESIA LANI / ALFIE TEMPLEMAN / ALTAMESA / ALTIN GÜN / ALYONA ALYONA / AN ALIEN CALLED HARMONY / ANNE MÜLLER / ARXX / ASHNIKKO / BABY BRAVE / BABYJAKE / BAMBARA / BATU / BEATRICH / BEST COAST / BIRTHH / BLANCO BROWN / BLOOMS CORDA / BREE RUNWAY / CAMILLA SPARKSSS / CAROLINE ROSE /CHANKA 陳嘉 / CHARLOTTE / CHEF’SPECIAL / CHIIILD / CHUBBY & THE GANG / CONCHÚR WHITE / CONRAD / DANIELLE BRADBERY / DAUGHTERS OF REYKJAVÍK / DEEP TAN / DELAIRE THE LIAR / DEMI MARRINER / DEMOB HAPPY / DEVIN DAWSON / DISQ / DJ PLEAD / DREAM NAILS / EGO ELLA MAY / EGYPTIAN BLUE / ELEPHANT TREE / FAUZIA / FOEX & PAULOPULUS / FONTAINES D.C. / FOREST LAW / FRANKIE STEW & HARVEY GUNN / FRIEDBERG / GAIDAA / GANG OF YOUTHS / GHOSTLY KISSES / GOOD WILSON / GRACIE ABRAMS / HARDWICKE CIRCUS / HAUNT THE WOODS / HMD / HUNGER MOON / I-SHA / IMAN HOUSSEIN / INDIGOS / IVY FLINDT / JOE ARMON-JONES / JOSIAH AND THE BONNEVILLES / JP SAXE / JULIA BARDO / JULY 7 / JUNIOR BROTHER / JUNODREAM / KATHRYN LEGENDRE / KATY J PEARSON / KEG / KENNYHOOPLA / KIDDUS / KINKAI / KIWI JR / KYNSY / LIDO PIMIENTA / LOLA YOUNG / LOS BITCHOS / LOVE’N’JOY / LSDXOXO / LYNKS AFRIKKA / LYRA / MARIE WHITE / MARTHA HILL / MATT OWENS / MELTS / MERRY LAMB LAMB / METRIST / MILAN RING / MISS JUNE / MOBS / MONUMENTAL MEN / MOVING PANORAMAS / MR BEN & THE BENS / NASTY CHERRY / NEUE GRAFIK ENSEMBLE / NINA COBHAM / NINA LAS VEGAS / NORMAN / OTTA / OTTO / PA SALIEU/ PACE / PET DEATHS / PIP MILLETT / PLANET / POCKET SOUNDS / PODER FANTASMA / PRUNE DEER 話梅鹿 / PVA / QLOWSKI / QUKO / RATS / RED MOON / REMI WOLF / RIKA / ROBBIE CAVANAGH / ROBERT J HUNTER / SAN CISCO / SANTINO LE SAINT / SHARDS / SODA BLONDE / SPARKLING / TALK SHOW / TEDDY SWIMS / THE MAGIC GANG / THE SCRATCH / THE SISTERHOOD BAND / THE SNUTS / THE STROPPIES / TIM BURGESS / TOSHIN / TSVI / V3CO / WORLDCUB / WUNDERHORSE / YEULE