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Sounds Australia at The Great Escape festival in Brighton
May 11 @ 8:00 am - May 14 @ 5:00 pm
The UK/Australia Season 2021-22 and Tourism Australia are supporting new Australian music at The Great Escape in partnership with Sounds Australia.
The Great Escape (TGE) is the festival for new music. Held in Brighton in the UK, over 500 emerging artists from all over the world showcase in 30+ walkable venues across the city and a pop-up festival site on Brighton Beach. Sounds Australia has been coordinating showcasing and networking for Australian artists and industry at The Great Escape since 2009.
TGE is also attended by the music industry who are on the hunt for the next big thing. Alongside the showcase performance, there’s a conference featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities.
In addition to multiple showcase events at The Great Escape, Sounds Australia also hosts THE AUSSIE BBQ London on the Sunday following the festival, offering additional showcasing and networking opportunities to the Australian artists and industry who are in London.
Australian artists who have played The Great Escape include Alex Lahey, Angus & Julia Stone, Bag Raiders, City Calm Down, Confidence Man, Courtney Barnett, Cub Sport, DMA’S, Dune Rats, DZ Deathrays, Emma Louise, Gang Of Youths, George Maple, Gordi, Gurrumul, Hermitude, The Jezabels, Julia Jacklin, The Jungle Giants, Lisa Mitchell, Methyl Ethel, Middle Kids, Nick Murphy, Pond, The Rubens, Tkay Maidza, Sampa The Great, Sarah Blasko, Vallis Alps and Violent Soho.