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The Great Escape has announced 184 more artists to play this year’s Brighton festival, featuring some of the hottest names in new music, including Frankie Stew and Harvey Gunn, Claudia Valentina, Kid Brunswick, Rachel Chinouriri, Goat Girl, NOAHFINNCE and many more.

Joining the spectacular mammoth line-up featuring hundreds of must-see acts, The Great Escape have updated the festival’s daily highlights, sharing their top picks to help festival goers navigate their way through three days packed full of live performances and the future stars of music, now consisting of more than 450 artists.

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, will be kicking off the 2022 festival season, playing host to the most exciting up-and-coming artists and hotly tipped talent across 35+ walkable venues, alongside the music industry led TGE conference, from 11-14 May 2022 in Brighton, England. Tickets for The Great Escape festival start from £75 and are on sale here.

TGE’s daily highlights now include some of the most exciting new talent joining the line-up, including the Brighton rap-duo making serious waves and collaborating with some of the best names in the business, Frankie Stew and Harvey Gunn, one of the most uniquely talented groups to emerge from the famed Brixton Windmill scene, Goat Girl, defiant alt-rock mosh starter Kid Brunswick, plus pop sensation in waiting Claudia Valentina, viral pop-punk prodigy NOAHFINNCE and more. They join the likes of previously announced Reading rockers The Amazons, Gen Z grunge pop singer Baby Queen, US queer hyperpop artist Rebecca Black, post-punk Leeds success story Yard Act, Irish rapper Malaki, and post-punk poet Sinead O’Brien as The Great Escape’s must-see acts for 2022.

The Great Escape is thrilled to also announce multiple new stage partnerships for this year’s festival. Girls I Rate, who celebrate the best and exciting new women in music, will host sets from Kay Young, Amaria BB, NQOBILÉ and Nisha. Founded in 2016 by songwriter Carla Marie Williams, who has worked with the likes of Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Naughty Boy and many more, Girls I Rate was created by Carla to unite females and create opportunities within the music and creative industries.

New stage partner Pretty Boy Records will showcase the best talent from the West Indies with Navy, Arii Lopez, SumeRR, DWN, St Phillip and Roze taking to the stage. Candela Records will present Angelo Flow, Rene Alvarez and his Afro-Cuban Funk Project, Clara Hurtado and Guala, highlighting the array of exciting Latin music on offer at the festival. 2022 also marks the 25th anniversary of Brighton-based label Bella Union, which will see the label host special birthday celebrations at their festival stage across Friday and Saturday, with artists including BC Camplight, Penelope Isles, Laundromat and Tallies, plus more artists yet to be announced.

For more information visit The Great Escape website.