UK: With just seven weeks until The Great Escape kicks off the festival season, another 150 artists have been added to the already massive line-up. In total, 450 artists will perform in 30+ venues across the city. The new additions are set to join the already confirmed list of acts that includes Rag’n’Bone Man, Slaves, The Magic Gang, Stefflon Don and Marika Hackman.
Having already knocked Kanye West from the top of the iTunes hip-hop chart, Rejjie Snow – Irish wordsmith and rapper extraordinaire – will grace The Great Escape this year.
Joining him are music collective The Fedz; rapper, poet and visual artist Kojey Radical; 18-year-old singer Liv Dawson; and Toronto-based Charlotte Day Wilson, plus Rat Boy, Rory Wynne ,Daniel Wakeford, Gabrielle Aplin, Fickle Friends, Afriquoi, Madame Gandhi, Pom Poko, Orla Gartland, HYPERCULTE, Flamingods, and many more.
Event Manager Kevin Moore said: “With less than eight weeks to go, we have one of the most diverse and exciting festival line-ups out there. We really can’t wait for everyone to explore the different venues, discover a new favourite artist and be completely wrapped up in the new talent coming from across the world.”