After the 2020 edition of the Brighton festival was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers have provided a glimmer of hope for next year's festival by announcing the first 50 names to join the lineup.

Skullcrusher, Arlo Parks, Bree Runway, Pa Salieu, Holly Humberstone, Mae Muller, Che Lingo, Berwyn, Niko B, Olivia Dean, Baby Queen, Remi Wolf, KennyHoopla, The Magic Gang, Oscar Lang, Walt Disco, Emma-Jean Thackray and more are set to play next year's festival.

As well as announcing the first 50 names for next year's event, The Great Escape has unveiled the lineup for The Road To The Great Escape showcases, which will take place in Glasgow from 8-9 May 2021, and Dublin from 10-11 May 2021. Berwyn, Baby Queen, Oscar Lang, Remi Wolf and KennyHoopla are among the artists confirmed to be playing both cities.

The Great Escape 2021 will take place in Brighton from 12-15 May 2021. Early bird tickets are on sale now from £70 at greatescapefestival.com.