Alabama Shakes and Django Django are among 150 artists announced for this year's Great Escape festival. The annual convention sees over 400 artists play between May 14-16, 2015, at 35 venues around Brighton.

Alabama Shakes and Django Django are among 150 artists announced for this year’s Great Escape festival. The annual convention sees over 400 artists play between May 14-16, 2015, at 35 venues around Brighton.

US band Alabama Shakes will headline the Brighton Dome venue as part of the annual seaside festival, having made their first appearance in front of just 400 people in 2012.

The band said, “We are very happy to return to Brighton for The Great Escape. We had a blast last time. We just finished our new record and very excited to share it with the TGE audience.”

Other names to appear on the first lineup announcement today include The Thurston Moore Band, Slaves, Tobias Jesso Jr, Dutch Uncles, Lubomyr Melnyk, H Hawkline, Real Lies and Twerps. Check out the full list of names below.

Festival Director Kat Morris said: “The Great Escape is extremely proud to champion emerging talent and creativity across the entire music industry. For the past decade, TGE has given upcoming artists the opportunity to perform for 18,000 passionate fans each year who are all hugely supportive of new music. To mark this very special 10th anniversary, we are excited to be bringing back some very special guests who have all performed iconic and memorable shows in previous years to play alongside 400 of 2015’s hottest emerging artists from across the world.”

For more information visit The Great Escape website.

The Great Escape lineup so far:

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Acollective
Adam French
Admiral Fallow
AK/DK
Alabama Shakes
All Tvvins
Alo Wala
Andrea Balency
Andy Shauf
Apes
April Towers
Aquilo
Aurora
Awesome Tapes From Africa
Bad Breeding
Bad// Dreems
Banoffee
Bella Figura
Black Honey
Black Peaks
Boothroyd
Bully
C.A.R.
Cairobi
Charles Howl
Charlie Straw
Chelou
Choir Of Young Believers
Clarence Clarity
Close Talker
Cosmo Sheldrake
Creeper
Creepoid
Dan Bodan
Dark Moon
Demob Happy
Django Django
Dutch Uncles
Elder Island
Ewert and The Two Dragons
Fantasma
Fismoll
Flo Morrissey
Flyying Colours
Forever Pavot
Formation
Fraser A Gorman
Freddie Dickson & The Guard
From Indian Lakes
Gabrielle Papillon
Gengahr
Girl Band
Groenland
H. Hawkline
Haelos
Happyness
Honne
Human Hair
Ibeyi
Ivy & Gold
Jack Garratt
Jagaara
Jasmine Thompson
Jordan Klassen
JP Cooper
Kagoule
Kevin Devine
Kiko Bun
Klauss Johann Grobe
Lake Malawai
Lapsley
Laura Doggett
Lazy Talk
Le Galaxie
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
Les Big Bird
Life
Little Mary
Little Simz
Louis Berry
Louis Mttrs
Low Roar
Loyle Carner
Lubomyr Melnyk
Mapei
Meat Wave
Menace Beach
Monica Heldal
Moumoon
MT Wolf
My Baby
Nick Brewer
Oceaan
Orla Gartland
Osca
Oscar & The Wolf
Passepied
Pierce Brothers
Pins
Popstrangers
Pretty Vicious
Prom
Rag N Bone Man
Rat Boy
Real Lies
Remi
Rolls Bayce
Saint Motel
Saskwatch
Senaibo Sey
Shelter Point
Silences
Single Mothers
Slaves
Soak
Songhoy Blues
Sunset Sons
Sway Clarke II
Tei Shi
Thabo & The Real Deal
The Bohicas
The Garden
The Hearts
The Lytics
The Magic Gang
The Merrylees
The Picturebooks
The Riptide Movement
The St Pierre Snake Invasion
The Young Benjamins
This Be The Verse
Thomston
The Thurston Moore Band
Tobias Jesso Jr
Tops
Tor Miller
Turbowolf
Twerps
Twin Wild
USA Nails
Verite
Vilde Tuv
Vodun
Vogue Dots
Walking On
Ward Thomas
Yak
Yosi Horikawa
Zun Zun Egui


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