141 Bands Join The Lineup For The Great Escape

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New artists set to make the trip down to Europe’s leading festival for new music include The Temper Trap** , who return to TGE after 3 years to headline our biggest venue...

The Great Escape 2012 is well on the way to bursting point as a whopping 141 artists are added to the line-up taking this year’s edition to an unparalleled level of showmanship. With a line-up so varied that whatever your musical preference,you will have a schedule full of the hottest breaking artists to see. 

The news comes at the same time as a decision from Arts Council England to support the festival with a £38,000 grant. The award is intended to help the festival to deliver local collaborations, education and development and to promote international diversity and collaboration between artists. 

To excite, entice and help organise, TGE publishes its full program by day and venue online at www.escapegreat.com today. The festival will hit Brighton this May.

New artists set to make the trip down to Europe’s leading festival for new music include  The Temper Trap** , who return to TGE after 3 years to headline our biggest venue, the Brighton Dome, making them a prime example of our journey with breaking bands, Jack White signings The Black Belles on their first UK trip, Supergrass alumnus Gaz Coombes will be preforming his brilliant new work, a string of hot US acts including; We Are Augustines, St Lucia, Body Language, Devin, The Front Bottoms, Cloud Nothings and more, and straight off the back of SXSW, the buzz bands of the event: Haim, Pond and Wild Belles. Peppered amongst this list of budding new artists,we’re also proud to announce a few more established acts like S.C.U.M, We Are Scientists, We WerePromised Jetpacks and Kids in Glass Houses

Published on 28 March 2012 by Ben Robinson

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