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More names added to line up for The Great Escape 2023

Yonaka and Future Utopia are among the new names for this year's Brighton festival.

By Nick Reilly

The Great Escape 2023

Brighton’s The Great Escape festival has today (March 28) announced an additional 140 artists for its 2023 edition, with new additions including the likes of Teesside punks Benefits, Brighton’s very own Yonaka, VLURE and Moonchild Sanelly.

The festival, a globally recognised showcase of new music, will play host to over 450 emerging artists and underground acts from 10-13 May 2023. Tickets for The Great Escape festival start from £40 for a day ticket and £105 for the weekend which are on sale here

The Great Escape

Also joining today’s line-up is Future Utopia, the alias of acclaimed producer Fraser T.Smith – known for his work with the likes of Dave, DJ Seinfeld, Kojey Radical and poet laureate Simon Armitage to produce soulful British music with a scathing political undertone.

Other new acts include Brighton’s very own Orchards, Burnley rockers The Goa Express, Isle of Wight indie out Coach Party and Dublin rocker Sprints. In addition, they’ll be joined by acts including Mac Wetha, a DIY pop innovator and member of London’s Nine8 collective.