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Over 50 New Acts Join Line-Up For The Great Escape, ArrDee Spotlight Show Announced

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: ArrDee Facebook

Organisers have announced over 50 new acts for The Great Escape.

Celebrating its return after a two-year hiatus, the festival will feature over 450 rising artists across more than 35 venues in Brighton in May. It also hosts the music industry led The Great Escape conference.

Newly confirmed acts include Warmduscher, Hope Tala, ShaSimone, Dead Sara, PVA, and KUOKO, among others. A new Spotlight Show presented by TikTok has also been announced, with ArrDee (pictured), Dréya Mac, Piri & Tommy and Cassyette set to perform at Concorde 2 on May 14.

The Road To The Great Escape will return for live showcases at venues in Scotland and Ireland during the days leading up to the main festival. Taking place in Glasgow between May 6 and 7, then Dublin between May 9 and 10, artists set to appear at both locations include Aby Coulibaby, Baby Queen, English Teacher, Conor Albert, Dylan Fraser, Eli Smart, Frankie Beetlestone, Honeyglaze, Priya Ragu, Sycco, and Wallice.

What? Discover your new favourite emerging artists as you wander through the Brighton streets, soaking up the cultural history.

Where? Various venues, Brighton.

When? May 11 - 14, 2022.

Who? A new Spotlight Show presented by TikTok has been announced featuring ArrDee, Dréya Mac, Piri & Tommy and Cassyette. They'll perform at Concorde 2 on May 14.

New to the festival line-up are Warmduscher, Retro Video Club, Grandma’s House, PVA, Hope Tala, Lets Swim Get Swimming, Dead Sara, C’est Karma, Orchards, Scene Queen, Sugarcane, Dream Nails, Sniffany & The Nits, Sophie Jamieson, Tom Rogerson, Morgan Harper Jones, Plantoid, The Bug Club, Nixer,Planet, Ditz, Hedda Mae, Beckah Amani, Beaux, Kuoko, Gus Englehorn, Fiona Bevan, Cristina Hart, B1n0, Ruti, Edie Bens, April, Elliot Armen, Ellie Dixon, Jarki Monno, Cherise, Deva, Yakul, Kymara, Arun Ghosh, Juice Menace, Shasimone, Yazmean, Jeshi, Namani, Ashbeck, Matiah Chinaski Y Dj Pere, Nukuluk, Libralibra, Nqobilé, Maria Uzor, Tony Njoku, Holysseus Fly, Avawaves, Ordbury Common, Jessica Winter, and UH.

Previously announced artists set to perform include Adam Melchor, Alice Pisano, BXKS, Charmaine, Conchur White, Conor Albert, Crown Lands, CV Vision, Daisy Brain, Dea Matrona, Deema, Delilah Montagu, Dora, Dreya Mac, Efè, Enny, Enumclaw, Finn Askew, Gabriels, Gallus, Gustaf, Hamish Hawk, Heights, Hussy, Isabelle Brown, Jada, Johanna Warren, Kam-bu, Keg, Kill Birds, Kwaku Asante, Lime Garden, Lunar Vacation, Malady, Maple Glider, Miso Extra, Mysie, Powerplant, Sam Ryder, Sipho, Someone, TEKE::TEKE, Tems, The Clockworks, Unschooling, Ur Monarch, Wallice, Wu-Lu, Alfie Templeman, Cassyette, Chrissi, MUNA, spill tab, STONE, Bru-C, Casisdead, Kid Kapichi, Lido Pimienta, Rebecca Black, The Amazons, Baby Queen, Yard Act, Sinead O'Brien, Abby Roberts, Dylan Fraser, Lola Young, Indigo De Souza, Crawlers, Malaki, Enola Gay, Madison Cunningham, A.A. Williams, Art D’ecco, Beach Riot, Been Stellar, Belmondo, Bilk, Crows, Dirtsharks, False Heads, Fat Dog, Folly Group, Gurf, Hawxx, Heartworms, Howard Kaye, Island Of Love, Kid Brunswick, Naked Lungs, Noahfinnce, Party Dozen, Pretty Sick, Shady Nasty, Signature Gold, Slow Down, Molasses, The Hara, The K’s, The Rills, [Leak], A.O Gerber, Alex The Astronaut, Aodhan, Audiobooks, Banji, BC Camplight, Bears In Trees, Bloom De Wilde, Brimheim, China Bears, CVC,, District Five, Dutch Criminal Record, Eades, Etta Marcus, Felin, Finnian James, Flowvers, Fräulein, Future Humans, Fuzzy Sun, Gathering Of Strangers, George O’hanlon, Goat Girl, Greer, Harvey Jay Dodgson, Human Interest, Hypothetics, Izzy Adams, John Moods, Kush K, Laura Groves, Leo Lore, Lynks, M Field, Michael Baker, Molly Payton, Momma, Oliver Keane, Peaness, Penelope Isles, Pleasure Centre, Police Car Collective, Pozi, Rachel Chinouriri, Rasha Nahas, Regressive Left, Roller Derby, Silvertwin, Slot Machine, Sofie, Sophia Alexa, Tallies, Tash, Telenova, The Backseat Lovers, The Crab Apples, The Elephant Trees, The Famous People, The Lazy Eyes, The Parrots, Alewya, Angelo Flow, Bemz, Bru-C, Dj Priya, Girl’s Don’t Sync, Go For It Tribe, Gracie T, Guala, Jelani Blackman, Jessb, Ntantu, Object Blue, Oneda, Or:La, Piri & Tommy, Shanii22, St Phillip, Yung Singh, Allysha Joy,  Amaria Bb, Arii Lopez, Bambi Bains, Carla Prata, Cktrl, Dwn, Ernesto Diaz, Frankie Stew And Harvey Gunn, George Riley, Kay Young, Magi Merlin, Meyy, Pomona Dream, Rene Alvarez And His Afro-Cuban Funk Project, Sam Wills, Shakka, Sumerr, Super Duty Tough Work, Toby Corton, Tolü Makay, Tora-I, Zitah, Adée, Bailey Tomkinson, Bluephox, Chinchilla, Clara Hurtado, Claudia Valentina, Cody Frost, Cowboy, Emie Nathan, Fløre, Gabigar, Greta Isaac, Ilira, Jazmine Flowers, Karin Ann, Keeper E., Kid Rain, Krapka;Koma, Lily Knott, Mauvey, Max Pope, Mia Wray, Michael Aldag, Natalie Shay, Navy, November Ultra, Thomas Headon, Tycho Jones, Zand, Broadside Hacks, , Chloe Leigh, Elles Bailey, Her Skin, Jack Francis, Jeremie Albino, Jonny Morgan, Kóboykex, Le Ren, Maarja Nuut, Marius Ziska, The Scratch, Zimbru Alcemist, Yama Warashi, Beatfoot, Bruch, Roze, Woom, The Royston Club, Tiberius B, Tom A. Smith, Treeboy And Arc, Voodoos, Youth Sector, and more.

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The Great Escape Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu May 12 2022 - BRIGHTON Various Venues
Fri May 13 2022 - BRIGHTON Various Venues
Sat May 14 2022 - BRIGHTON Various Venues
Sun May 15 2022 - BRIGHTON Various Venues

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