The Alternative Escape schedule revealed

We are very excited to announce the following events taking place at The Alternative Escape this year.

Kicking off the Alternative Escape Thursday afternoon we have Bad Vibrations hosting a matinee showcase with lots of surprise artists popping up at The Black Lion from 12:00-16:00. This is followed by Kick out The Jams & Benumu present from 18:00 Р22:00. End Of The Trail Records Present is also helping us start off the Alt Escape with a bang. They will be hosting back to back artists at East Street Tap from 12:00-23:00. Also, ILUVLIVE will be at Marlborough Theatre showcase emerging talent, Zeenagers Presents take over The Mucky Duck all day long and BPM Concerti: Breaking Out will be showcasing the very best talent from Italy at North Laine Brewhouse all between 12:00-16:00.

Thursday evening, Marlborough Theatre will be host to The Electric Karousel and their hottest new artists from 19:00-23:00. From 19:00-23:00 you can head over to North Laine Brewhouse for the ADCO / Industry Link Present or go check out CLOSEUP X LAB X MODERN SKY X SYNCR: ALT ESCAPE between 18:00 – 22:00 at Shortt’s Bar.

For more information about these showcases and artist information taking place on Thursday 17th May, 2018 click here.


Start off your Friday afternoon at The Black Lion, where you can find IMPRESSIVE PR BY THE SEA from 12:00-16:00. That evening, SESAC and Various Artists Management will show off their up and coming artists at the Black Lion from 18:00-22:00.

Over at The Marlborough Theatre, Kick Out The Jams and Sunshine HQ will open up Friday afternoon of the Alt Escape with another showcase from 12:00-16:00 followed by The Unwonted Stage from 18:30 – 22:30.

End Of The Trail Records and Fierce Panda Present will be taking over East Street Tap from 12:00-23:00 once again, with an impressive line-up of performers on Friday. And over at Fountain Head, you can check out Believe / AllPoints in partnership with Bucks Music Group Presents from 12:00-18:00.

Funnel Music will be showcasing their artists over at North Laine Brewhouse from 12:00-16:00 with Oh Yeah Music Centre taking over from 19:00-23:00.

Down at The Hub you can find Killing Moon x LAB presents from 12:00-22:00 and HAND IN HIVE + THE MOST RADICALIST IN ASSOCIATION WITH CALM showcase their very best talent at The Mucky Duck from 19:00 – 01:00. Finally,¬†go check out the Help Musicians present at Shortt’s Bar from 18:00 – 22:00.

For more information about these showcases and artist information taking place on Friday 18th May, 2018 click here.


Hot Vox presents will be kicking off our final day of The Alternative Escape from 12:00-16:00 at East Street Tap. Next, East Street Tap will host The Animal Farm Showcase from 19:00-23:00.

Liberty Music in association with Shure presents ‘Independent music, always’ will be hosting a full day event of music at The Mucky Duck from 12:00-22:00. Meanwhile, you can check out what’s happening at The Black Lion, where you can find MASSIVEPRESENTS 12:00-16:00 followed by Kick Out The Jams & Rotor Videos present 18:00-22:00.

Also, don’t miss out another Kick Out The Jams, Gigmit and INES showcase from 12:00 – 16:00 which is followed by Modern Age Music presents from 18:00 – 23:00 at Shortt’s Bar.

And finally, The Alt Show in association with Hot Wax presented by BIMM will be running all day at North Laine Brewhouse.

For more information about these showcases and artist information taking place on Saturday 19th May, 2018 click here.