The Great Escape Present Their ‘First Fifty’ Artists & London Showcase Events
The Great Escape 2018 was quite a draw for Brighton’s muso crowd, so now that 2019’s festival has been confirmed, the organisers have set about creating somewhat of a teaser, with their First Fifty series of events.
The series of gigs, set to take place around various London venues, exposes new artists, and celebrates the announcement of The Great Escape‘s 2019 festival. First Fifty takes place between November 27th-29th, 2018.
The announcement of the First Fifty line-up is a testament to their dedication in giving emerging artists a voice, as well as a knack for picking promising up-and-comers, as a quick scan through the confirmed artists reads like a who’s-who of names that are literally about to go BANG.
Tuesday 27th November sees The Curtain – LP Room hosting Jvck James, Kara Marni and Wooze taking to their stage. Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen will be enjoying performances from Kwengface, Blackwave, and Ren & Sam. The Old Blue Last will present Ed The Dog, Himalayas, and Fuzzy Sun.
The Courtyard Theatre features Kawala, Jeffe, and Milly Turner, while The Macbeth sees in Squid, Krush Puppies, and Emerson Snowe. Tuesday is topped off at Zigrid Von Underbelly, whose guests can enjoy the company of Casey Lowry, Emily Burns, and Askjell.
Wednesday at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen will host Mathilda Homer, Rebecca Garton, and Bobbie Johnson, while Shey Baba, Briet, and JC Stewart entertain at The Old Blue Last. The Courtyard has performances by Indoor Pets, Zuzu, and Lucia, and over at The Macbeth, Duendita, Jockstrap, and Walt Disco will be shaking it down.
Thursday’s line-up is equally impressive, as performances across the venue already mentioned, include Steam Down, Radiant Children, Tiana Major9, Skynd, Sick Joy, Penelope Isles, Connie Constance, Self Esteem, L Devine, Fontaines DC, The Howl & The Hum, Chappaqua Wrestling, Sam Tompkins, Nia Wyn, and Dayo Bello.
Tickets, along with descriptions of all of the artists mentioned above, can be found via the Great Escape website, here.