Events

The Great Escape 2014

08.05.2014 – 10.05.2014

Since being founded in 2006, The Great Escape has firmly established itself internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music. The festival takes place 8-10 May in Brighton.

With over 350 bands playing in 30 venues over 3 days, The Great Escape introduces key sounds of the year to an estimated 15 000 music lovers during the festival. The Great Escape is attended by music industry professionals, and a convention runs alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities. Keynote sessions this year focus on the state of the music industry at large, and the future of music retail in particular. They seminar also discusses the changing nature of artist deals. 

This year Music Finland is the lead partnership country with The Great Escape. The program will feature several shows by 9 acts from Finland, and Finland will also host several networking events as well as have its own showcase during the 3 festival days.

The Finnish acts are Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Sin Cos Tan, Satellite Stories and The Scenes, Suvi, Mirel Wagner, Von Hertzen Brothers, The New Tigers and NEØV.

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