The Great Escape today announces the return of brand-new live music showcase The Road To The Great Escape with new dates for 2021. The Road To The Great Escape is once again set to take place in Glasgow and Dublin during the days leading up to the The Great Escape new music festival and conference in Brighton. Glasgow will welcome a selection of artists from TGE’s 2021 line-up in multiple venues on 8th – 9th May 2021, whilst Dublin is set to host the showcase in multiple venues on 10th – 11th May 2021. Both standalone tickets and multi-venue wristbands will be sold for both events with an exciting line up being announced in November 2020.

“We’re really pleased to announce we will be heading on tour to Glasgow and Dublin to launch our brand new music showcase The Road To The Great Escape in May 2021! We look forward to sharing the line up later this year – it will once again be one that should not be missed.”

– Rory Bett, CEO MAMA Festivals


New music festival The Great Escape is returning next year, taking place in 30+ venues across Brighton from 12th – 15th May 2021. The belated 15th birthday edition of the festival will once again introduce a cutting-edge line up of both brand new and established artists from all over the world to celebrate new music discovery.

Kicking off the UK festival season, TGE transforms the bustling seaside town of Brighton & Hove into a new music mecca for 450+ artists, 16,500 festival goers and 4,000 international music industry delegates, leading as the UK’s biggest music showcase. In addition to discovering the latest talent from across the genre spectrum, TGE also programmes a series of conferences and conventions with key industry figures, featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities.

Early Bird Festival Tickets and Delegate Passes start from £70 and are on sale now via

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