100 artists announced for The Great Escape

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, will open the UK festival season as it returns to Brighton 1921 May 2016 to transform the city into a mecca for emerging talent.

Additions include Inheaven , Band of Skulls, Samm Henshaw, Nadia Reid, Ry X, Yorkston Thorne Khan, St Lucia, Jacob Collier, UNIIQU3, Michael Kiwanuka, Georgie and more

These artists join the recently announced Oh Wonder, Shura, Mura Masa, Dagny, Dilly Dally, Banfi, Isaac Gracie, salute, Declan McKenna and more up and coming acts.

The festival will present 450+ of the hottest up and coming acts from across the world in 30+ venues across the seaside town of Brighton, spilling future sounds into the city’s streets, bandstands and open spaces.

The full list of artists announced today is as follows:

A J TRACEY / ACTOR / ALEC BENJAMIN / ALICE PHOEBE LOU / ANNA MEREDITH / ANNA OF THE NORTH / ANTEROS / ANTHONIE TONNON / ARIANA & THE ROSE / ASTRID S / AVELINO / BABE / BAND OF SKULLS / BANNERS / BEATY HEART / BLACK PEACHES / BLEACHED / BLOSSOMS / BO ROCHA / CALLUM BEATTIE / CAMERON AG / CATHOLIC ACTION / CAUSES / CHASTITY / CHASTITY BELT / CIGARETTES AFTER SEX / COVES / D DOUBLE E / DEAD! / DEPRESNO / DIET CIG / DOLORES HAZE / DRELLER / EGYPTIAN BLUE / ELF KID / ELIFANTREE /  FATOUMATA DIAWARA / FRISCO / GEORGE TAYLOR / GEORGIE / GRUMBLE BEE / HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE JANE FONDA AEROBIC VHS? / HER / IGLOOGHOST / INHEAVEN / JACOB COLLIER / JAIN / JAMES CANTY / JAMMZ / JOSEPH J. JONES / JR GREEN / KATE JACKSON AND THE WRONG MOVES / KHRUANGBIN / KIKO BUN / K-X-P / LADY LESHURR / LEWIS DEL MAR / LITTLE HOURS / LOGAN SAMA / LUSTS / MABEL / MAI KINO / MAKENESS / MAN & THE ECHO / MATTHEW LOGAN VASQUEZ / MICHAEL KIWANUKA / MOSSY / MUMDANCE / MUNCIE GIRLS / NADIA REID / NADIA ROSE / OUZO BAZOOKA / PINK OCULUS / POSTAAL / POSTILJONEN / RØMANS / ROYCE WOOD JUNIOR / RUTH KOLEVA / RY X  / SAMM HENSHAW / SHANNON & THE CLAMS / SONGHOY BLUES / SØREN JUUL / SPRING KING / ST LUCIA / STEPHANIE RAINEY / SUDAKISTAN / TELEMAN / TEN FÉ / THE BIG MOON / THE PRETTIOTS / TIM VANTOL / TRANSVIOLET / TYPE TWO ERROR / UNIIQU3 / VIOLA BEACH / VITAMIN / WESLEY GONZALEZ / WILLIAM SINGE / WILLIE J HEALEY / YORKSTON THORNE KHAN / YOUTH CLUB /