THE Great Escape today adds a mammoth number of further artists to play at this year’s Brighton festival featuring some of the most exciting names in new music, including The Big Moon, Sad Night Dynamite, Willie J Healey, Stone, and many more.

The Great Escape, the world’s biggest festival for new music, will play host to more than 450 up-and-coming artists and hotly tipped talent across 35+ walkable venues from 10 -13 May 2023 in Brighton, England. Tickets are on sale here.

The festival is set to welcome some of the most promising artists from across the world, including Mercury Prize nominees The Big Moon, riding on the huge success of their latest release, third album ‘Here Is Everything’, experimental electronic pop duo Sad Night Dynamite, Oxford-via-Bristol’s very own pop polymath Willie J Healey and budding pop superstar and TikTok sensation Caity Baser.

Scottish artists added include Katie Gregson-Macleod, Humour and Calum Bowie. Meanwhile, today’s line-up update also features several upcoming Italian artists set to perform at the festival following the recently announced news that Italy will be The Great Escape’s Lead Country Partner for 2023. Coordinated by the music export office Italia Music Export, Milanosport, Eugenia Post Meridiem, and BLUEM will join the previously announced Sans Soucis to represent the country’s burgeoning new music scene.

Additionally, The Great Escape shares news the festival has partnered with Licks Magazine and Ticketmaster New Music for the first 2023 TGE Presents show, taking place in Liverpool for the very first time. As part of the series of live gigs in the run up to the festival, Jimmy’s Liverpool will play host to Brighton natives Lime Garden, with support acts TBA on 2 March. Tickets are on sale for £11 here.