The Great Escape announces first bands for 2009 festival
Brighton festival The Great Escape has announced the first wave of acts set to play this year's bash.
Vivian Girls - one of the cool bands playing the Great Escape Festival
The festival, which once again takes place across a number of venues in and around Brighton between May 14-16, will see the likes of Future Of The Left, Micachu And The Shapes, The Soft Pack and VV Brown all take part.
"We're delighted to be presenting some of the best new music from all over the world at this year's Great Escape," said the event's director Jon Mcildowie. "Each year we've been fortunate to have early shows with artists such as The Ting Tings, Klaxons and Gossip. We expect this year to be even better."
Acts confirmed to play The Great Escape so far are:
Kissy Sell Out
Future Of The Left
The Big Pink
Micachu And The Shapes
It Hugs Back
The Chapman Family Your Twenties
The Soft Pack
An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump
Middle Class Rut Pulled Apart By Horses
A Grave With No Name
Tin Can Telephone
Yves Klein Blues
John Steel Blues Band
The Joy Formidable
To The Bones
Cassie And The Cassettes
For more information head to www.Escapegreat.com
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