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:

1987

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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