In Photos Special: The Great Escape 2012
405 Photography editor Tim Boddy put together some of his favourite shots from The Great Escape 2012 - from the manic energy of Retro Stefson, to the people queued up in the hope of watching Grimes. Same again next year?
Half Moon Run
The Queue for Grimes
The 405 team was out in force for The Great Escape this year, so rather than bringing you a band-by-band account of our time in Brighton, our editors/writers have chosen their five favourite bands from the event. Who came out on top? Read on to find out... [read more]
"Hey, what do you do?" / "Here's my business card" / "Will you listen to my band's demo" / "I haven't seen any bands yet, but I'm wasted" / "The queues are too long" / "Where's my hotel again?" / "Brighton is pretty". These are all phrases you probably heard during the last few days in Brighton. Why? Because The Great Escape was in town! A festival of 'delegates' and 'buzz bands'. Sadly the weather wasn't great, but it's a 'non-camping' festival, so no point in complaining, right? [read more]
The Great Escape Festival have unveiled 91 new acts for this Summer's event. [read more]
100 new acts have been added to this year's Great Escape Festival, which takes place 16-18th May. [read more]