The Great Escape, the festival for new music, has today revealed the incredible Spotlight shows for this year’s debut online edition, alongside 80+ exciting new acts and break-out artists joining its mammoth line-up. The Great Escape Online, set to take place from 13-14 May via The Great Escape website, will feature more than 150 acts across two days, bringing an exceptional selection of the world’s most hotly-tipped artists and a true festival feel to the comfort of your home, alongside the festival’s famed conference. Music fans will be able to register for free and immerse themselves in a wealth of new music while those looking to learn about the latest trends and hear from music’s biggest players can buy tickets for the conference and networking sessions here.
The spotlight artists for The Great Escape Online 2021 feature some of this year’s hottest-tipped new talent, including BBC Sound of 2021 runner up Holly Humberstone, indie-pop sensation Alfie Templeman, bassline hotshots Bad Boy Chiller Crew, eclectic daring rapper Genesis Owusu, bedroom funk-pop star Remi Wolf and R&B, South Asian sonic flare Priya Ragu.
Also joining the line-up are more than 80 ground-breaking artists announced for The Great Escape Online’s cutting-edge line up include Alexander 23, Jensen Mcrae, Robert Grace, Sir Chloe, Tayo Sound, Teeks, The Lottery Winners, Peach Tree Rascals and many more.
Here is the full list of artists being added to the TGE Online music line-up
Aby Coulibaly / AJIMAL / Albertine Sarges & The Sticky Fingers / Alex Gough / Alexander 23 / Alfie Templeman / Allday / Another Michael / Bad Boy Chiller Crew / Bevan / Bilk / Cat & Calmell / CHERYM / Christian Lee Hutson / Conchúr White / Crawlers / Dani Larkin / Ellie Dixon / Genesis Owusu / George Cosby / George O’Hanlon / Greta Svabo Bech / Gus Englehorn / Hamish Hawk / Haunt The Woods / Hazey Haze / Hjaltalín / Holly Humberstone / Hyangni / IAMTHELIVING / JADA / Jaguar Jonze / James BKS / Jensen McRae / JJ Wilde / Joe & the Shitboys / July Jones / Kaisha / Keep Dancing Inc / Laura Perrudin / Laura Roy / Lawrence / lime garden / Lizzie Reid / Lottery Winners / Marius DC / Megan Wyn / Mei River / MELTS / MEMES / Michaela Åberg / Monjola / Moonlight Benjamin / Mysie / Nature TV / New Pagans / numnum / Odessey & Oracle / Peach Tree Rascals / Pearl Charles / Planet / Priors / Priya Ragu / Rats / Rayannah / Remi Wolf / Robert Grace / Saiseichu / Sarah Klang / Sinead O’Brien / Sir Chloe / Smoothboi Ezra / Soda Blonde / SPRINTS / Strange Boy / Sunhill / Swim School / T & The Rex / Tayo Sound / TEEKS / The Blaze Velluto Collection / The Chase / The Clause / The Crooks / The Hertz / The Lazy Eyes / The Magic Lantern / The Slow Readers Club / The Zen Arcade / Tomi Saario / Vanity Fairy / Veps / Vita Bergen / Winnie Raeder / Witch Prophet / Zoe Graham
Capturing the true variety and excitement of the festival, music fans can now register for free access to our music channels here and tune into one of seven simultaneous streams across the two days, running from 6pm until 8pm each evening 13th-14th May 2021.
In addition to the extensive line up of up-and-coming talent, The Great Escape Conference has recently also announced the industry leaders and disruptors delivering eye-opening presentations. Taking to the virtual stage this year are TikTok’s Global Head Of Music, Ole Obermann, giving his insights on one of the most innovative and influential platforms in music today, BBC’s Controller of Pop, Lorna Clarke, who will discuss her 30-year career in radio and Ghostpoet, who will be this year’s artist in conversation who will be sharing his perspective and insights with Ivor Novello Award winning songwriter and President of the PRS Members’ Council, Michelle Escoffery.
Hosted separately via Swapcard, the conference will run sessions from 10am until 6pm alongside networking opportunities for attendees. Tickets to join the conference and networking elements of The Great Escape Online are available to buy here.