The Great Escape Festival update

December 5, 2007

The Great Escape Festival, held in Brighton UK from 15th to 17th of May 2008, has been added to the calendar. They still have early bird delegate tickets available!

Convention Highlights
The 2007 Convention featured Barney Wragg (Global Head of Digital, EMI Music), Tim Westergren (Founder, Pandora) and Michael Robertson (New Music Services, Anywhere CD and MP3 Tunes) as part of another successful Music Ally Digital Day. Howard Marks (Mr, Nice) caught up with Shaun Ryder (Happy Mondays) and Rob da Bank (Radio 1and Bestival) interviewed Norman Cook (Fat Boy Slim)

The Festival
Over 200 bands in 25+ music venues over three days in Brighton, outdoor shows, afternoon gigs, secret performances, club nights and much more. The Great Escape 2006 saw The Fratellis, The Klaxons, The Kooks and The Gossip play, and then go on to sell millions of records. Highlights of The Great Escape 2007 were Jack Penate, Patrick Watson, The Maccabees, The Pigeon Detectives and Kate Nash. The 2008 line up will feature more hotly tipped bands from UK, fresh international artists and a few globally established acts.