Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape is now known internationally as a great event for showcasing new music. Taking place in Brighton 12th to 14th May The Great Escape kick starts the Brighton Festival season, introducing 15,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year.
With over 300 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape is a key date in the music calendar. In addition to pre-publicised performances, impromptu street gigs spring up all over town. The Alternative Escape, numerous club nights, label parties, industry showcases, unique collaborations and outdoor gigs all add to the festivities.