THE GREAT ESCAPE FESTIVAL-BRIGHTON

18TH – 20TH MAY 2006

The UK’s only network of live music venues, The Barfly Group, are proud to announce a new festival for Brighton.

The Great Escape (escapegreat.com) aims to be a SXSW for the UK and has already announced over 100 acts across 14 venues over one weekend – all you need to have to get in to these gigs is one wristband (available for the tiny sum of £35!! – available from Ticketmaster.co.uk).

Click here for more info.

There are a huge number of confirmed acts already including (take a deep breath)…3Hostwomexicansandatinofspanners,
65 Days Of Static,
A.S Dragon,
Action Plan,
Agent Blue,
Ali Love,
Amanda Ghost,
Andy Gower,
Anna Ternheim,
Aqualung,
Archie Bronson Outfit,
Bat For Lashes,
Battle,
Belarus,
Bell X1,
Blood Meridian,
Boy Who Cried Wolf,
Brainstorm,
Brakes,
British Sea Power,
Buck 65,
Captain,
Cass Fox,
Charlie Calleja,
Clearlake,
Controller Controller,
Cord,
DARTZ!,
David Ross MacDonald,
De Rosa,
Devil Sold His Soul,
Dirty Little Faces,
Dirty Perfect,
Disco Ensemble,
District,
DJ Champion,
Duels,
Eighteenth Day of May,
Electric Soft Parade,
Exit Ten,
Fell City Girl,
Figurines,
Foy Vance,
Freeman,
Gem,
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly,
Gojira,
Good Shoes,
Grand Union,
Guillemots,
Holy Fuck,
Hot Club de Paris,
Howling Bells,
Humanzi,
Hungover Stuntmen,
HushPuppies,
Immaculate Machine,
Jackson Analogue,
Jeniferever,
Jim Moray,
Joana And The Wolf,
Jody Wildgoose,
Johnny Truant,
Keith,
King Biscuit Time,
Kira and The Kindred Spirits,
Kiss Me Deadly,
Klaxons,
Komakino,
Kubb,
Kubichek!,
Laakso,
Ladyfuzz,
Leeroy Stagger,
Les Incompetents,
Liam Frost And The Slowdown Family,
Lisa Lindley Jones,
Lodger,
Low Frequency In Stereo,
Magneta Lane,
Martha Wainwright,
Metric,
Metronomy,
Midlake,
Mike Rosenberg Band,
Milburn,
Miso Soup,
Misty’s Big Adventure,
Mohair,
Morland,
Morning Runner,
Mr Hudson & The Library,
Mula,
Mumm-Ra,
My Latest Novel,
Novillero,
Paolo Nutini,
Plaster,
Prinzhorn Dance School,
Puscha,
Racoon,
Ralfe Band,
Rhesus,
Richard Hawley,
Rumble Strips,
Scissors for Lefty,
Seal Cub Clubbing Club,
Seeing Scarlet,
Serena Maneesh,
Shitdisco,
Shy Child,
Sign,
Sister Flo,
Small Sins,
Sophie Barker,
Spleen United,
Still Remains,
Sunny Day Sets Fire,
Super Jupiter,
Tahiti 80,
Tapes N Tapes,
The Academy Is,
The Answer,
The Audreys,
The Bees,
The Bellarosa Connection,
The Blackout,
The Cribs,
The Delilahs,
The Departure,
The Feeling,
The Fratellis,
The Futureheads,
The Gossip,
The Haze,
The Heights,
The High Dials,
The Hush Sound,
The Ivories,
The Kooks,
The Like,
The Longcut,
The Maccabees,
The Morning After Girls,
The Mutts,
The On Offs,
The People’s Revolutionary Choir,
The Pigeon Detectives,
The Pipettes,
The Pistolas,
The Royal Highness,
The Scare,
The Spinto Band,
The Suffrajets,
The Sunshine Underground,
The Tenderfoot,
The Upper Room,
The Wyos,
The Young Knives,
This Et Al,
Tina Dico,
Tiny Dancers,
Trailing Laces,
Tunng,
Vincent Vincent and the Villains,
Voicst,
Waxed Apple,
You Say Party! We Say Die! & Zillionaire.That, I think you’ll find, is worth £35 notes of anyomes money!

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