The Great Escape 2020 cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Great Escape (TGE) is a new music festival and convention that showcases emerging artists from all over the world. 15,000 fans watch over 450 up and coming bands play in 35 Brighton venues, accessible on one wristband.
The Great Escape convention takes place at the Brighton Dome, and brings together over 3,000 music industry professionals for three days of insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance.
There are numerous formal networking sessions, allowing delegates to meet UK and international music business professionals from different strands of the industry. The main convention bars also provide a free meeting space, while bars and cafes to suit every persuasion fill the streets around the main convention venues.