100 More Artists Added to Great Escape Line Up

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ONE MONTH TO GO UNTIL THE GREAT ESCAPE 2013

  • OVER 100 ARTISTS CONFIRMED TO COMPLETE 2013 LINE-UP
  • FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE
  • LIMITED NUMBER OF FESTIVAL TICKETS REMAINING
  • ALTERNATIVE ESCAPE LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

The Great Escape, taking place May 16th-18th,  announced a further 100 artists to complete the 2013 line-up.  The programme is fit to burst with over 350 of the best upcoming bands currently making noise across the world, and TGE13 is getting ready to load in to 30+ Brighton venues and kick start the eighth annual festival. Now the line-up is finalised, the time has come for festival-goers-to-be to plot which gigs they’d like to go to, by checking out the full festival schedule for 2013  www.mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/

Rounding off the 2013 bill is a centennial list of bands ranging, in true TGE style, from lo-fi to hip-hop, from break beat to dub step, from dance hall to acid house and everything in between. Artists joining 16,000 festival-goers this May include; MELODY’S ECHO CHAMBER with a set full of dreamy, psych-fuelled pop, Hackney hailing wordsmith MIKILL PANE, along with soul from NATTY and lyrical tunes from NINA NESBITT. Internationally minded as ever, TGE13 showcases artists from over 30 countries, including The Hague’s SOUL SISTER DANCE REVOLUTION join British/Spanish outfit CRYSTAL FIGHTERS and Canadian indie rockers CURRENT SWELL.

The new acts announced today are as follows: ALARM BELLS / ALIMENT / ANDREYA TRIANA / ARCHIPEL / ARLISSA / ARROWS OF LOVE / ARTHUR BEATRICE / AUFGANG / BEATAUCUE / BIRKIN JERSEY / BIPOLAR SUNSHINE / BIRD / BLEK / BOATS / BOMBAY SHOW PIG / BROTHER & BONES / C JOYNES / CHARLIE BOYER & THE VOYEURS / CHINA RATS / CHRIS LETCHER / CLEAN BANDIT / CRYSTAL FIGHTERS / CURRENT SWELL / CUT RIBBONS / DAMERELS / DEADBOY / DEAN MCPHEE / D E N A / DOM SERVINI / DROP OUT VENUS / EAMON MCGRATH / ELLE EYRE / EMBERS / ETTA BOND / FATHERSON / FAYE / FEAR OF MEN / FEATHERS / FENSTER / FILOSOFISCHE STILTE / FOE / GAVIN JAMES / GREAT CYNICS / GUARDS / HJALTALÍN / HK119 / HOLY ESQUE / HONEYBLOOD / IAN HELLIWELL / IN THE VALLEY BELOW / INSTRUMENTI / IYES / JACKMASTER / JEREMY LOOPS / / JEREMY NEIL / JOHN NEWMAN / KHUSHI / KID KARATE / KINNIE THE EXPLORER / KID WAVE / KNYTRO / LAUREN AQUILINA / LULS / MARQUES TOLIVER / MARTIN ROSSITER / MELODY’S ECHO CHAMBER / MIKE DIGNAM / MIKILL PANE / MILO GREEN / MISTY MILLER / MOKO / MT / NATTY / NINA NESBITT / NO / OF RUST AND BONE / OFEI / OQUADRO / OS NELSONS / OYAMA / PEPPER / POPE / POPSTRANGERS / PRATA VETRA  / PYRAMID / RAINER / RED RIVER DIALECT / REDINHO / SEWARD / SHUYLER JANSEN / SIBILE / SINEAD HARNETT / THE SKINTS / SID BATHAM / SOPHIE / SOUL SISTER DANCE REVOLUTION / STRAW BEAR / SYMPHONIC PICTURES / THE ADELINES / THE DANCERS / THE FAMILY CHEESE / THE FAMILY RAIN / THE HEATWAVE WITH LADY CHANN / THE ORWELLLS / THE PENELOPES / THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT / THE WYTCHES / TOM PRIOR / TORUS / TOURIST / WASHINGTON IRVING / WHIRR / WILDFLOWERS / WOUNDS / YADI / YOUNG FATHERS / YOUNG KATO / YOUNG*HUSBAND / ZERVAS

 

The full TGE13 line-up is available at http://mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/festival-line-up

 

International Showcases

Swapping the Baltic Sea for the English Channel in 2013 is the Adam Mickiewicz Institute from Poland who join TGE as our lead international partner. The Institute will present ‘Don’t Panic! We’re From Poland’ at the Dome Studio on Saturday 18th May featuring a line-up including PICTORIAL CANDI, BRODKA, TRES B and KAMP! They will be joining DANIEL DRUMZ, ENCHANTED HUNTERS, TEIELTE and THE KDMS who are also performing at the festival.

In addition to the above, we have once again travelled the world to handpick the best new international talent. We are proud to announce the full programme of international artists and showcases taking place at our 2013 event which can be found here: http://www.mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/

Made in Brighton

As the home of The Great Escape, we are proud to work with Made in Brighton to showcase local talent throughout the festival; with music from south coast-born artists including THE 80s MATCHBOX B-LINE DISASTER, TALL SHIPS and TOM ODELL to name a few.

The Alternative Escape

The Alternative Escape returns with a bang this year as we look to squeeze even more live music into your weekend, with more gigs, club nights and one off shows taking place across an additional 15+ venues, all of which you can access with your TGE wristband. For access to full listings and line-up information please visit http://mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/the-alternative-escape or follow @TAE_mama on Twitter for updates.
More than music

We are excited to welcome Red Bull Music Academy to the stage at The Great Escape for the first time this year. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, RBMA has proven to be one of the longest standing platforms for nurturing new artists in music, showcasing an annual series of workshops and international festival stages that have produced some of the most forward-thinking and influential acts of recent years. Red Bull Music Academy will take over Concorde 2 on Saturday 17th May with David Ram Jam Rodigan MBE, Toddla T Sound and some very exciting special guests.

We’re also delighted to celebrate the second anniversary of VEVO at TGE, who have once again teamed up with Lynx to champion the unique energy of festival performances from the best emerging musical talent.  VEVO in partnership with Lynx will launch their 2013 Summer>Six activity with a fantastic line-up of mesmerising main stage live performances at The Warren, as well as exclusive daytime acoustic performances and artist interviews in a unique garden setting.

New music devotees undecided on whether to head to the seaside this May are advised to cast aside any hesitancy as tickets for The Great Escape are selling fast. Limited delegate, 3-day, 2-day and 1-day tickets are still available on www.mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/.

Running alongside the festival is The Great Escape convention, which will once again host a variety of insightful industry talks, panel debates, targeted networking sessions and keynote interviews for industry professionals and music business fans. Information on this year’s convention programme can be found here: http://mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/2013panels

THE GREAT ESCAPE FESTIVAL, BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX, UK, 16-18 MAY 2013

 

3-DAY FESTIVAL TICKETS                                                                                          £49.50

 

3-DAY DELEGATE TICKETS (SAVER)                                                                         £175 (limited availability)

           

2-DAY FESTIVAL TICKETS (FRI-SAT)                                                                         £38

 

SINGLE DAY FESTIVAL TICKETS                                                                  

THURSDAY 16TH MAY                                                                                                  £22.50

FRIDAY 17TH MAY                                                                                                        £27.50

SATURDAY 18TH MAY                                                                                                  £30.00

 

BΔSTILLE – TOP UP (BRIGHTON DOME SHOW)                                                       SOLD OUT

(Top up a 3-day festival ticket to ensure guaranteed access to BΔSTILLE show)

 

BΔSTILLE – SINGLE TICKET (BRIGHTON DOME SHOW)                                          SOLD OUT

(Guaranteed access to BΔSTILLE show only)

 

EVERYTHING EVERYTHING – TOP UP (BRIGHTON DOME SHOW)                            £7

           

EVERYTHING EVERYTHING – SINGLE TICKET (BRIGHTON DOME SHOW)              £16.50

(Guaranteed access to EVERYTHING EVERYTHING show only)

 

BILLY BRAGG – TOP UP (BRIGHTON DOME SHOW)                                                 £7

(Top up a 3-day festival ticket to ensure guaranteed access to BILLY BRAGG show)

 

BILLY BRAGG – SINGLE TICKET (BRIGHTON DOME SHOW)                                                £17.50

 

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST – SINGLE TICKET (ALL AGES)                                             £11

                       

HOSTEL & HOTEL PACKAGES

3-NIGHTS AT JOURNEYS HOSTEL                                                                             £90

3-NIGHTS AT JOURNEYS + 3-DAY FESTIVAL TICKET                                                            £139.50

3-NIGHTS AT THE QUEENS HOTEL                                                                            SOLD OUT

3-NIGHTS AT THE QUEENS HOTEL + 3-DAY DELEGATE TICKET                              SOLD OUT

3-NIGHT STAYS AT THE OLD SHIP HOTEL                                                                 FROM £330

3-NIGHT STAYS AT MYHOTEL                                                                                                FROM £405

 

Book the Industry Delegate Hotel for the Weekend:

http://mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/book-hotel/book-industry-delegate-hotel

 

Book Festival Accommodation for the weekend:

http://mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/book-hotel/festival-accommodation

 

For further ticketing information:

http://mamacolive.com/thegreatescape/ & SEE Tickets: 0870 264 3333

 

 

Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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