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The Great Escape announces 100 new artists including The Dare, Bolis Pupul, and Angélica Garcia

01 February 2024, 10:39 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

The Great Escape in Brighton adds 100 new acts to the 2024 line-up, including The Dare, Bolis Pupul, and Angélica Garcia and more.

Welcoming a host of upcoming acts to Brighton this May, the latest line-up additions feature sibling hyper-pop duo Frost Children, American indie-sleaze act The Dare, NYC electronic trio Fcukers, blues and roots guitarist Muireann Bradley, Korean post-rockers Jambinai, Melbourne indie-pop trio Tamara & The Dreams and many more.

In addition, The Great Escape has also revealed details of 2024’s first TGE Presents show, in partnership with Ticketmaster New Music. The free entry show will take place on 22 February and is the first in a series of monthly gigs set to be held at London’s Old Blue Last in the lead up to the festival. London art-rock six-piece Flat Party will headline the event, with support from gritty punk-tinted five-piece Saloon Dion and gothic shoegaze quintet Velvetine.

Art-rock offerings come in the form of London six-piece Flat Party and noise-driven Man/Woman/Chainsaw, while shoegaze fans can get a lo-fi fix thanks to alt-rock soloist Cruel Sister, gothic quintet Velvetine, East London grungegaze duo Good Neighbours and Amsterdam-based post-punk band Marathon.

Jazz-fuelled producer Michael Diamond, classically trained producer and vocalist KIIMI, Belgian electro-pop master Bolis Pupul and British-Burmese pop singer and DJ Lucy Tun all join the line-up. The new announcement also features warped NYC trio Fcukers, intense and immersive electro-noise band YARD, Bristol-based producer and vocalist t l k and Irish electronic artist Coex.

The Great Escape festival takes place from 15-18 May 2024 in Brighton, England. Tickets start from £89.25 and are on sale now.

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