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The Great Escape

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The Great Escape is one of the most important platforms for new music in the world, with the festival and convention attracting over 3,500 key industry figures on the look-out for new talent.

Get a flavour of what the Great Escape is like in this video from the 2019 festival.

Find out more about this year's showcase acts, as well as previous years of The Great Escape:

Scotland at The Great Escape 2021

Four Scottish music acts are set to perform at Europe’s leading festival of new and emerging music, The Great Escape Festival from 13 – 14 May 2021.

Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2019

Ten rising Scottish music acts are set to perform at the Europe’s leading festival of new and emerging music, The Great Escape Festival in Brighton from 9 – 11 May 2019.

Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2018

Creative Scotland will support nine top Scottish acts to perform at two Showcasing Scotland concerts at The Great Escape 2018 - one of the most important platforms for new music in the world attracting over 3,500 key industry figures on the look-out for new talent.

Playlist - Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2018

Listen to our playlist of the nine artists performing at Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2018.

Alan Morrison: Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2017

Alan Morrison, Head of Music at Creative Scotland, reflects on two busy days of Scottish Showcases at The Great Escape in Brighton...

Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2017

Look back at the eight artists who performed at Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2017.