THE GREAT ESCAPE have revealed the first fifty acts who will be heading down to Brighton to play the world-renowned festival next year.

Returning to the seaside town between Wednesday 13 May and Saturday 16 May 2020, the festival will once again showcase the most exciting bands around across some of Brighton’s most famous venues.

The festival will be preceded by a series of showcase shows in London later this year with the return of FIRST FIFTY. Taking place in East London venues like The Sebright Arms, Macbeth and The Old Blue Last, the shows will be a chance for fans to get a glimpse of some of the acts before the main event next year.

The full line-up of each showcase, which are set to take place across the 13th and 14th November, can be found here.

Among the first fifty artists are Glasgow’s Chlobocop, Tenement Trail’s Oscar Lang and more. Check out the full line-up below.

Amber Van Day, Avaera, Ayo Britain, Boy Scouts, Chlobocop, Do Nothing, Full Colour, Girls In Synthesis, Grace Ives, Hana Vu, House of Pharaohs, John, Joseph Lawrence & The Garden, Knucks, Layfullstop, Lazarus Kane, Lucy Lu, Master Peace, Molly Payton, Moyka, Mysie, Nardeydey, Noisy, Oscar Lang, Sarathy Korwar, Sassy 009, Silverbacks, Somebody’s Child, Sons of Raphael, The Cool Greenhouse, Tragic Sasha, Wargasm, Weird Milk, Yellowstraps.