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The Great Escape 2016: Blogger Picks

The Great Escape, Europe's leading festival for new music, is taking place in Brighton, England, on May 19-21, 2016. But with over 400 bands performing you have to make choices, so we've asked some of the UK's most in-the-know music sites to provide their ones to watch.

Elf Kid

Friday 20 May, 21:15 at Prince Albert
 

Elf Kid - Golden Boy (Zane Lowe) World Record Beats 1 Radio Rip

Soundcloud • Also on: iTunesAmazon

LISS

Saturday 21 May, 21:00 at Coalition
 

LISS - Try

Black Honey

Friday 20 May, 22:00 at Horatios Friday 20 May, 20:30 at Wagner Hall
 

Black Honey - All My Pride

Vallis Alps

Thursday 19 May, 22:30 at Brighthelm Thursday 19 May, 12:15 at Komedia
 

Vallis Alps - Young Imad Remix +4 more

Also on: iTunesAmazon

Pional

Saturday 21 May, 00:30 at Patterns
 

Pional - 'Casualty'

Zak Abel

Saturday 21 May, 20:30 at Shoosh
 

Zak Abel - Say Sumthin

Kloe

Thursday 19 May, 20:00 at The Arch Saturday 21 May, 14:30 at Wagner Hall
 

KLOE - Teenage Craze

Postaal

Saturday 21 May, 12:30 at Sticky Mikes Frog Bar Friday 20 May, 12:15 at Brighthelm
 

POSTAAL - City Lies feat. Jelani Blackman

Greywind

Thursday 19 May, 22:00 at The Hub
 

Greywind - Afterthoughts

Jadu Heart

Saturday 21 May, 23:15 at Coalition
 

jadu heart - The Love

Jelani Blackman

Saturday 21 May, 01:00 at Komedia
 

Jelani Blackman - Submarine

Kudu Blue

Saturday 21 May, 01:15 at Coalition
 

Kudu Blue - Sugar Lemz

Anna Of The North

Saturday 21 May, 20:45 at The Arch
 

ANNA OF THE NORTH - Sway

Soundcloud • Also on: SpotifyAmazon

Mahalia

Saturday 21 May, 13:30 at Spiegeltent
 

Mahalia - Back Up Plan Maths Time Joy Remix

Soundcloud • Also on: iTunesAmazon

MMoths

Friday 20 May, 22:00 at Sallis Benny Theatre
 

MMOTHS - 0034

Mt Wolf

Thursday 19 May, 20:00 at St George's Church
 

Mt. Wolf - Heavenbound

Will Joseph Cook

Thursday 19 May, 19:30 at The Haunt
 

Will Joseph Cook - Beach HONNE Remix

Soundcloud • Also on: SpotifyiTunesAmazon

Amber Arcades

Thursday 19 May, 23:30 at Latest Music Bar Friday 20 May, 15:30 at Komedia
 

Amber Arcades - Fading Lines

Eera

Thursday 19 May, 15:30 at Patterns
 

EERA - Drive With Fear

Fake Laugh

Thursday 19 May, 14:30 at Queens Hotel
 

Fake Laugh - Little Things

Bandcamp • Also on: iTunesAmazon

Frankie Cosmos

Thursday 19 May, 20:00 at Paganini Ballroom Saturday 21 May, 00:30 at The Haunt
 

Frankie Cosmos - Sinister

Samm Henshaw

Friday 20 May, 22:00 at Komedia
 

Samm Henshaw - These Hands Oliver Nelson Remix +1 more

Mabel

Friday 20 May, 16:30 at Wagner Hall Friday 20 May, 20:30 at Patterns
 

Mabel - Finders Keepers

Loyle Carner

Saturday 21 May, 12:30 at Wagner Hall Saturday 21 May, 00:30 at Wagner Hall
 

Loyle Carner - Stars & Shards

Soundcloud • Also on: SpotifyiTunesAmazon

Bonzai

Thursday 19 May, 00:00 at Green Door Store
 

bonzai - Cruel

Holly Macve

Saturday 21 May, 18:45 at Sallis Benny Theatre Saturday 21 May, 14:15 at Komedia Studio Bar
 

Holly Macve - Heartbreak Blues

Xylaroo

Thursday 19 May, 14:00 at The Pop-up Stage Friday 20 May, 13:00 at The Pop-up Stage
 

Xylaroo - Danger

Let's Eat Grandma

 

Let's Eat Grandma - Sink

Partybaby

Saturday 21 May, 20:00 at Horatios
 

Partybaby - You Old Man

Dilly Dally

Friday 20 May, 20:30 at The Haunt
 

Dilly Dally - Know Yourself (Drake Cover)

Pumarosa

Thursday 19 May, 22:00 at Komedia
 

PUMAROSA - Dragonfly

Aldous Harding

Friday 20 May, 12:15 at Paganini Ballroom Saturday 21 May, 18:30 at Patterns
 

Aldous Harding - Horizon

Soundcloud • Also on: SpotifyAmazon

Smerz

Saturday 21 May, 18:25 at The Arch
 

Smerz - Because

Lady Leshurr

Friday 20 May, 21:30 at Patterns
 

Lady Leshurr - Queen's Speech 4

Soundcloud • Also on: SpotifyiTunesAmazon

Alice Jemima

Friday 20 May, 19:30 at Komedia Studio Bar
 

Alice Jemima - When You Dance

Soundcloud • Also on: SpotifyiTunesAmazon

Lets Eat Grandma

Thursday 19 May, 20:30 at The Haunt Saturday 21 May, 01:00 at Latest Music Bar
 

Let's Eat Grandma - Sink

Bleached

Thursday 19 May, 22:15 at Horatios
 

Bleached - Flipside

Cash+David

Friday 20 May, 02:00 at Green Door Store
 

Cash+David - Bones

Coves

Saturday 21 May, 12:15 at Horatios
 

Coves - Stormy

Actor

Thursday 19 May, 20:30 at Prince Albert
 

Actor - Power

Her

Thursday 19 May, 13:30 at Queens Hotel Thursday 19 May, 18:30 at Wagner Hall
 

Her - Queens

Mothers

Friday 20 May, 19:30 at The Haunt
 

mothers)) - Easy As Possible





10 UK music sites give you their picks for The Great Escape 2016


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