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Phoebe Bridgers, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Poppy Ajudha, and more to play The Great Escape

31 January 2018, 08:00 | Written by Laurence Day

Brighton showcase The Great Escape has announced a huge new wave of acts, with Phoebe Bridgers, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and Poppy Ajudha among those confirmed.

Hatchie, Mavi Phoenix, Bossy Love, Suzi Wu, Børns, Mavi Phoenix, Lo Moon, and lots more are confirmed to play the festival, joining already-revealed names such as Pale Waves and Grace Carter.

New partners for this year's event include Download Festival, with plenty of rock, punk, and metal represented at The Mother Ship, and Gilles Peterson's Future Bubblers, the discovery and developement wing of his Brownswood Music endeavour.

"Future Bubblers is about identifying and developing some of the most exciting, leftfield, genre-blurring music from across the country," says Peterson. "We’ve been working with these artists over the past two years and this opportunity to work with a festival as established as The Great Escape, to be in the mix of the rest of the UK industry, and to show the world what they’re made of, is so timely for these Bubblers. This will be an important spring board for all the future great things to come for them."

The Line Of Best Fit will return to the festival for an eighth consecutive year with full details on our stage line-up to follow over the next few weeks. (Be excited).

Today's additions To The Great Escape 2018:

  • Alex The Astronaut
  • Alexander Biggs
  • Aquaserge
  • Bakar
  • Big Tobz
  • Billy Lockett
  • Bobii Lewis
  • Boniface
  • Børns
  • Bossy Love
  • Boy Azooga
  • Broadstrokes
  • Crimer
  • Crooked Teeth
  • D.A.N.
  • Daysormay
  • Declan Welsh And The Decadent West
  • Durand Jones & The Indications
  • Easy Life
  • Elsa Hewitt
  • Eves Karydas
  • Figure Walking
  • Fine Creatures
  • Freak Heat Waves
  • Freya Ridings
  • Gaffa Tape Sandy
  • George Glew
  • Gus Dapperton
  • Halo Maud
  • Happy Meals
  • Hatchie
  • Hello Delaware
  • Her's
  • Hero Fisher
  • Hillsburn
  • Hockey Dad
  • Ida Mae
  • Iguana Death Cult
  • Jack Vallier
  • Jaz Karis
  • Joshua Burnside
  • Joycut
  • Kamaal Williams
  • Kate Nv
  • Kid Katharsis
  • Kirill Richter
  • Kofi Stone
  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
  • Last Train
  • Leah Dou
  • Lion
  • Lo Moon
  • Louis Baker
  • Lucia
  • Magic Island
  • Mahalia
  • Mali Hayes
  • Malory
  • Manu Crooks
  • Mavi Phoenix
  • Megan Nash
  • Michael Jablonka
  • Nashexx
  • Nêhiyawak
  • Nikhil D'souza
  • Noah Kahan
  • Olympia
  • Only The Poets
  • Paceshifters
  • Peach Pit
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • Poppy Ajudha
  • Raheem Bakaré
  • Rascalton
  • River Matthews
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
  • Rosemary & Garlic
  • Sado Opera
  • Sassy 009
  • Shiners
  • Skegss
  • Skinny Pelembe
  • Suzi Wu
  • The Creases
  • The Modern Strangers
  • The Psychotic Monks
  • The Saxophones
  • The Vegan Leather
  • Three Body Trio
  • Tors
  • Touts
  • Tshegue
  • Underwater Boys
  • Warmduscher
  • Wet Red
  • Whenyoung
  • Wwwater
  • Wyvern Lingo
  • Yazmin Lacey
  • Yukon Era
The Great Escape takes place in Brighton between 17-19 May. Tickets are on sale now.
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