Mystery Jets, Dilly Dally & Oh Wonder are just a few of the first names to be confirmed for next year’s The Great Escape.
Having already been confirmed to take place in venues across Brighton from 19th to 21st May, the weekender’s organisers have now announced the first forty eight artists who are set to appear on its line-up.
Alongside Mystery Jets and Dilly Dally, there’ll be the likes of Pumarosa, Beach Baby and DIY Class of 2016 members VANT. Oh Wonder will also be playing the first Spotlight Show of the fest, with Shura and Mura Masa, at All Saints Church.
The full list of acts confirmed (in alphabetical order) in this initial announcement is as follows.
Alina Orlova / Axel Flovent / Banff / Banfi / Beach Baby / Boo Seeka / Cherie And Renno / Conner Youngblood / Dagny / Declan McKenna / Dilly Dally / Dirty Frigs / Dorsal Fins / Drones Club / Elle Exxe / Fenne Lily / Fort Lean / Foxtrott / Girli / Holy Esque / Isaac Gracie / Jack Watts / James Gruntz / Junk Son / Kloe / LCMDF / Methyl Ethel / Mura Masa / Mystery Jets / Natur3 / North East Party House / Oh Wonder / Otherkin / Owen Rabbit / Pumarosa / Rukhsana Merrise / Saint Sister / salute / Shura / Slum Sociable / Strange Bones / Tigercub / Timberwolf / Trudy / Tuff Love / VANT / Will Joseph Cook
2016 will also mark the first year that the weekender has introduced a special 16+ wristband, allowing younger fans access to certain venues across the city.
3-day passes are on sale now at Early Bird prices (they’re £49.50 + booking fees) alongside Delegate passes, which currently cost £150. Head to The Great Escape’s website for more information.