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Kate Tempest and one hundred more acts added to The Great Escape

By | Published on Friday 27 February 2015

Kate Tempest

Here we go people, it’s time for another shed-load of great new bands to be added to the line up for this year’s Great Escape, Europe’s leading festival for new music don’t you know?

With TGE celebrating its tenth edition this May, Kate Tempest has been confirmed to headline a special show at the Corn Exchange on the Thursday of the proceedings, which follows the news that Alabama Shakes will headline a special night at the Brighton Dome on the Friday. The Tempest gig will also include support from George The Poet and Hollie McNish

In addition to these special top-up ticket shows (wristband holders buy a special top-up that guarantees entrance), 100 more artists have been added to the wider TGE line-up, in addition to the 150 announced last month. From 14-16 May a total of 400 bands will play across the city of Brighton, alongside the CMU Insights-programmed conference, which will explore how digital is changing music marketing, how to build better brand partnerships, the future role of the record label, and exactly how music licensing works.

The full list of bands added to the bill today are as follows: 18+, Aldous Harding, Arkells, Asylums, Birth Of Joy, Blaenavon, Blossoms, Boxed In, Broods, Bulbul, Cairo, Cash + David, Cold Fronts, Common Tongues, Cristobal And The Sea, Cuckoolander, Dark Waves, Delta Rae, Dma’s, Dope D.O.D., Dornik, Dralms, Ekkah, Fist City, Flight Brigade, Freeweights, Garbanotas Bosistas, George Maple, George The Poet, Ghost Culture, Heat, Habitats, Hector Bizerk, High Tyde, Highs, Hollie Mcnish, Holy Holy, Intergalactic Lovers, Jack + Eliza, Jeremy Loops, Joyce Manor, K. Flay, Kadebostany, Kali Uchis, Kanzi, Kate Boy, Kate Tempest, Kelela, Knights, La Priest, Lake Komo, Lawson, Leaf Rapids, Louis Baker, M.O, Mew, Mountain Bike, Mr Peter Hayden, Mumdance & Novelist, Nao, Neon Waltz , Nimmo, No Joy, Noah Kin, Nothing But Thieves, Oscar, Pinkshinyultrablast, Pity Sex, Playground Zer0, Pollyanna, Port Isla, Prose, Puts Marie, Redder, Rival Consoles, Rukhsana Merrise, Seafret, Shamir, Shannon Saunders, Sóley, Sons Of Bill, Steve N Seagulls, Stormzy, Sudakistan, Sun Club, Sundara Karma, Susanne Sundfør, Swim Deep, Tears & Marble, Tenterhook, The Beach, The Flavr Blue, The Indien, The Posies, The Posterz, The Well, Todd Dorigo, Turtle, Vaults, Vök, Vukovi, Wand and We Are Shining.

Delegate passes that get you into all of this are currently available for £175, click here.