BBC Music Introducing at The Great Escape FIRST FIFTY
Editor of BBC Music Introducing
Festival Season starts every year with The Great Escape in May down in Brighton, the festival for new music, internationally renowned for breaking the best and brightest new talent for over 10 years. For the first time ever, during 22nd-24th November, The Great Escape presents the FIRST FIFTY – a series of exclusive gigs over 3 days in East London giving you a first glimpse of the talent lined up to play The Great Escape 2017 and take next year’s festival by storm.
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, The Old Blue Last, Kamio, Zigfrid von Underbelly and The Courtyard Theatre will all play host to shows, but on the 24th November BBC Music Introducing will present a night, hosted by Radio 1’s Phil Taggart, at The Old Blue Last with some of the hottest new artists around including Drones Club, Cabbage, Moses and Saint PHNX, who all first uploaded their music to BBC Introducing.
For more info on how to attend, please visit the FIRST FIFTY website.
Other artists announced to play the FIRST FIFTY include: Abattoir Blues, Be Charlotte, Brian Deady, Carys Selvey, Eat Fast, Fil Bo Riva, Gothic Tropic, Hannah Georgas, Husky Loops, IDER, Indigo Husk, James Hersey, Jameszoo, Klangstof, L.A. Salami, MarthaGunn, Matt Maeson, Miles from Kinshasa, Nilufer Yanya, Plaitum, Pote, Ray BLK, Sarathy Korwar, Shells, The Age of L.U.N.A and Tigertown