Bastille, Tom Odell for Brighton's Great Escape festival



Bastille, AlunaGeorge and Tom Odell are among the first wave of bands confirmed for this year's Great Escape festival in Brighton.

The event, which takes place across more than 30 of the city's venues will be happening between 16-18 May.

Other acts confirmed include The 1975, Chvrches, Drenge, The Neighbourhood and Wolf Alice.

There will also be a day-time programme featuring music industry discussion panels and workshops.

In 2013 the event will also partner with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute to showcase emerging Polish musical talent.

Ticket for the event are now on sale.

Artists who've played Brighton's Great Escape in the past include Adele, Foals and Alt-J.