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The Pretenders to play The Great Escape 2023

20 March 2023, 10:03 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

The Pretenders have joined this year's line-up for The Great Escape, and will play the festival on 12 May.

The Great Escape festival in Brighton has announced the addition of legendary rock band The Pretenders to the 2023 line-up today (20 March). They'll play a show on 12 May, which can be accessed using a festival wristband.

This year's edition of The Great Escape will also feature performances from The Big Moon, Sad Night Dynamite, Willie J Healey, Billie Marten, Stone, Caity Baser, Yunè Pinku, The Murder Capital, Deb Never, Sorry, PVA, L Devine, Alice Longyu Gao and many more, as well as two Spotlight shows from Arlo Parks and Maisie Peters.

The Great Escape 2023 takes place in Brighton from 10-13 May. Visit for tickets and more information.

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