Brighton's The Great Escape's line-up grows

Amanda Briggs | Sunday, 07 March 2010

Brighton's The Great Escape's line-up grows

Brighton will this May play host for the fifth year to Europe's biggest industry conference and new music festival, The Great Escape. With more than 350 bands set to play in 30+ Brighton venues from May 13th to 15th, it's the place to be for any serious new music fan.

As well as gathering together some of the most exciting bands currently on the worldwide music scene, The Great Escape have also announced that day tickets for the festival are now on sale.

Tickets on Thursday will cost £22.50, Friday tickets are priced at £27.50 and Saturday tickets will be £30.00. In other ticketing news, The Great Escape has set aside a good allocation of space for TGE wristband holders at the Chase and Status show.

The Great Escape has also put specific Chase and Status tickets on sale, which will guarantee you access to the show. If you've already bought your TGE wristband you can purchase a single Chase & Status gig ticket for £15. And if not you can buy a combined ticket which includes a TGE three-day festival wristband as well as guaranteed access to the Chase and Status show for just £60.

Early bird weekend tickets, that not only get you in to see all the bands but will also get you access to outdoor gigs, afternoon shows, club nights, after parties and much more, are still on sale at for a mere £45.00.

Current acts confirmed so far:

Chew Lips / Dead Confederate / Japanese Voyeurs /
Dam Mantle / Little Death / Violent Soho / Anna Calvi / Eskimo Joe / Chateau Marmont / Pony Pony Run Run / Think About Life / Basia Bulat / Gringo Star / Paul Dempsey / John Smith / Kid Bombardos / Ghost Bees / Let's go to War / Young Rival / The Dutchess & The Duke / Philadelphia Grand Jury