Friday, May 04, 2012

Coming attractions: The Great Escape

WHAT: Up to 15,000 people, 300 bands, 30 venues
WHY: It's become a one-stop shop for big names with something to prove to themselves, up and coming acts getting set for big summers and the little men fighting their corner
WHEN: 10th-12th May
WHERE: Across Brighton
THURSDAY: Maximo Park, Friends, Niki & The Dove, Jonquil, Toy, Mystery Jets, Eugene McGuinness, Zulu Winter, Django Django, Willy Mason, Cloud Nothings, Fever Fever, Deaf Club, Jamie N Commons, Bastille, Ben Kweller, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, White Arrows, Weird Dreams, Gross Magic, Cut Ribbons, Shabazz Palaces, Sunless 97, Gemma Hayes, Tribes, Gaz Coombes
FRIDAY: Friends, Jonquil, Rolo Tomassi, Clock Opera, The Twilight Sad, Grimes, Yacht, Alt-J, Chris T-T, Django Django, Weird Dreams, We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Temper Trap, Lianne La Havas, Cymbals, Citizens!, Stay+, Boxes, Hatcham Social, Dry The River, Friska Viljor, Tiny Ruins
SATURDAY: Willis Earl Beal, Perfume Genius, Maybeshewill, Slow Club, Micachu & The Shapes, Errors, Beth Jeans Houghton, Tall Ships, DZ Deathrays, Echo Lake, Booka Shade, Loney Dear, Hooded Fang, Admiral Fallow, Antlered Man, Hyde & Beast, We Are Scientists, The Crookes, Eagulls, Theme Park, Porcelain Raft, Hey Sholay, Alabama Shakes, Virals, Fanzine
HOW: £49.50 for three days

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