Apply for The Great Escape 2023

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THE GREAT ESCAPE Festival (TGE) 2023 will happen from the 10th to the 13th May of 2023 in 30+ venues across Brighton, UK. Austrian Music Export is planning to do an Austrian Heartbeats showcase once again (stay tuned for more information!), but in the meantime you can apply to play the showcase festival already via this link. Registration closes February, 15, 2023.

Calling all artists! Artist registration for The Great Escape 2023 in partnership with Sentric Music is now open. Whether you are a band, a singer-songwriter, a rapper, DJ, collective or duo, it doesn’t matter, TGE wants to hear from you.


Submissions will be reviewed by our booking team. Registration closes February, 15, 2023. If selected, you will be contracted directly by the TGE team.

The Great Escape welcomes artists from every genre across the globe to apply for a chance to play at the world’s most renowned festival for breaking new talent. You will be performing with the beautiful seaside backdrop of Brighton, where 450+ acts will be filling over 30 venues, making 10th-13th May 2023 one hell of a weekend and a great opportunity to meet key music industry figures who come to TGE looking for the next big thing.

Previous artists who have performed at The Great Escape include Adele, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran, HAIM, AJ Tracey, Skepta, Charli XCX, Wolf Alice, Dave, Foals, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Lewis Capaldi and many more!

Click here to see what happened at TGE in 2022.