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The Hold Steady and Trans announced for the Uncut stage at this year's Great Escape festival

The Hold Steady and Trans announced for the Uncut stage at this year's Great Escape festival

The Hold Steady and Trans will join Courtney Barnett, Arc Iris, Syd Arthur, The Rails, Alice Boman, PHOX and Ethan Johns on the Uncut stage at this year's Great Escape festival in Brighton.

Meanwhile, the festival, which takes place at 35 venues in Brighton between May 8-10, have also confirmed details of another 100 artists who will be performing.

Last month, Wild Beasts and These New Puritans were confirmed for the event, along with Jon Hopkins and The Strokes' guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr.

Other acts set to appear in Brighton this May include Telegram, East India Youth, Ratking, George Ezra, The Bohicas, Phantogram, Girl Band, Gorgon City, Blessa, All We Are, Big Ups, Eyedress, Jamie Isaac, Lizzo and The Neighbourhood.

As previously announced, Kelis will play Brighton Dome on May 10 in support of her sixth album Food, which is scheduled for release in April. Other names who appeared on the first line-up announcement in January included Jungle, Chlöe Howl, Royal Blood, Carli XCX, Circa Waves and Fat White Family.

Tickets can be purchased from The Great Escape website here, or in person at Resident records in Brighton.

You can read Uncut's coverage of last year's The Great Escape festival here.

Artists announced for The Great Escape today (March 26)

Albert Albert
Alice Boman
Amatorski
Ambassadeurs
Annie Eve
Antimatter People
Audience Killers
Badbadnotgood
Ballet School
Bang Bang Bang
Billy Lockett
Bite The Buffalo
Blizzard
Bo Saris
Boreal Sons
Brns
Brolin
Buffalo Daughter
Calling All Cars
Carnival Youth
Charlie Cunningham
Childhood
Claire
Clare Maguire
Clean Bandit
Coely
Coves
Dizraeli And The Small Gods
Dog Is Dead
Drowners
Eagles For Hands
Eliza And The Bear
Etches
Ethan Johns
Eyes And No Eyes
Ezra Furman
Frànçois And The Atlas Mountains
Freddie Dickson
Future Folk Orchestra
Gavin James
Glass Animals
God Damn
Gomad! & Monster
Grumbling Fur
Hannah Peel
Hidden Orchestra
His Clancyness
Hollie Cook
Honeyblood
I Have A Tribe
Ichi
Jargon V.A
Jenn Grant
Jess Glynne
Jlyy
Josh Flowers & The Wild
Josh Record
Jungle Doctors
Kate Miller-Heidke
Khushi
Kid Wave
Kieran Leonard
Kimberly Anne
Lay Low
Le1f
Lisa Knapp
Little Dragon
Lola Colt
Looks
Luke Howard
Major Look
Marmozets
Mayu Wakisaka
Mazes
Meanwhile
Men's Adventure's
Mise En Scene
Mister Wives
Misty Miller

Neighbour
Norma Jean Martine
Pale Grey
Panama Wedding
Pearls Negras
Persian Rabbit
Prides
Rachael Dadd
Rare Monk
Rhodes
Roger Molls
Salt Ashes
Seoul
Serafina Steer
Sheppard
Shift K3y
Smoove And Turrell
Sophie Jamieson
Sticky Fingers
Superfood
Taro&Jiro
Tcts
Team Me
Ted Zed
The Amazing Snakeheads
The Animen
The Coronas
The Diamond Age
The Rails
The Royal Concept
The Subways
The Wet Secrets
The Xcerts
Tomas Barfod
Trans
Twin Atlantic
Ulla Nova
Vimes
Werkha
Whilk And Misky
White Hinterland
William Carl Jr
Xxanaxx
Y.O.U
You Are Wolf
Young And Sick
Zhala

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