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The Great Escape Music Festival 2013
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Categories Fairs & Festivals Rock

The Great Escape Music Festival 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:30p
Brighton Dome Brighton, Brighton and Hove

Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has been firmly established internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music. Taking place in Brighton over 3 days in May, The Great Escape kicks starts the festival season, introducing 15,000 music lovers to the key artists and sounds of the year. With over 350 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape is the key date in the music calendar. In addition to pre-publicised performances, impromptu street gigs spring up all over… Show more

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Billy Bragg
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East Londoner at home with both socialist politics and heartbreak, styled on the solo attack of early Dylan and the passion of the Clash. ~ Rovi
Klaxons
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London "new rave" group that distilled the experience of late-'80s rave music using standard rock & roll instrumentation. ~ Rovi
Bastille
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South London-based band blending '80s synth-pop with stadium-sized choruses. ~ Rovi
Tribes
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Comprised of singer/guitarist Johnny Lloyd, guitarist Dan White, bassist Jimmy Cratchley (the three formerly of Operahouse), and drummer Miguel Demelo, British rockers Tribes formed in Camden Town, London in 2010, steadily building a following through their engaging live performances....
Natty
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Born and raised in North London, singer/songwriter Natty grew up with David Bowie, Pink Floyd, and Joy Division records in the house along with LPs from Bob Marley, Lee Perry, Sizzla, and other reggae artists who represented his family's Jamaican roots....
Everything Everything
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Genre-defying, Manchester-based indie rock outfit Everything Everything formed in the late 2007 around the talents of drummer Mike Spearman, vocalist, guitarist, laptop cowboy Jonathan Higgs, bass player Jerry Pritchard, and guitar player Alex Robershaw, all of whom share (professionally) the last name “Everything”....
Title Fight
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Formed in 2003 in Kingston, Pennsylvania, Title Fight serves as a throwback to the early days of emo and post-hardcore, combining a driving, guitar-driven sound with anxious and gravelly hardcore vocals....
Crystal Fighters
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Spain's Crystal Fighters, a folktronic band that combines Basque folk instruments with drum loops, heavy synth, and lilting vocals, were formed after singer Laure recovered a diary of her deceased reclusive grandfather's while visiting his Basque country home....
Three Trapped Tigers
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With the raw energy of rock music, freedom of improvisation, and circularity of electronica, Three Trapped Tigers conjure the contained intensity of their namesake. Inspired by artists like Aphex Twin and Autechre, Tom Rogerson (keyboards, electronics, vocals) formed the band in London with Matt Calvert (guitar, synthesizer, electronics) in 2007, aiming to capture the Warp Records vibe in a live format....
Melody's Echo Chamber
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Melody’s Echo Chamber is the name given to the work of Paris-based multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Melody Prochet. Possessing a penchant for wild-eyed psychedelia, homespun motorik rhythm and an effortless flair for the sort of melodic classicism redolent of chamber song, Prochet is at once both an aficionado of pop’s outer limits and off-kilter to its expectations....
A*M*E
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Pop singer A*M*E (Aminata Kabba) was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. At the age of eight, she moved to London, England after her mother's hair salon was destroyed by a fire. Shortly after her relocation, she formed an informal pop group and quickly realized that she'd be more comfortable on her own....
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Brighton Dome
New Road
Brighton, Brighton and Hove bn1 1ug
0844 871 7627
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