The Great Escape Announce First Set of Acts

February 1, 2012 by  

In just three months the UK festival season will open again with one of our favourites – Brighton’s The Great Escape.

Today, the organisers have announced the first set of acts to perform, which includes Friends, Howler, Grimes and Dry The River.

As usual, they’ll be plenty of speakers at the conference side of things and three headliner’s will be announced in the coming weeks.

The full list of acts announced today is below:

Dry The River
When Saints Go Machine
Mujeres
Africa Express Sound System**
DZ Deathrays
Spector
Howler
Friends
Grimes
Zulu Winter
Django Django
Nils Frahm
We Are The Ocean
A Winged Victory For The Sullen
Jamie N Commons
Eagulls
Com Truise
Alt J
Sonic Boom Six
François And The Atlas Mountains
Bos Angeles
Young Dreams
Doldrums
Weird Dreams
Young Magic
The British Expeditionary Force
Max Cooper
Jinja Safari
College, Graphics
Slow Down, Molasses
Mojo Fury
Mallory Knox
Hawk Eyes
Peace
Yukon Blonde
Emma Louise
Juveniles
Binary
Sing Tank
The Soft
Karlmarx
Inland Sea
Half Moon Run
Owlle
Princess Chelsea
Mesparrow
Stranded Horse
Avalanche City
Trust
The Darcys
Jordan Cook
Me And The Bees
Seward and Furguson

The festival takes place on the 10-12 May and tickets are on sale from the usual places and early bird tickets are nearly sold out – hopefully we’ll see you at one of the many bars Brighton has to offer.


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