Bringing the best new music from across the world to Brighton on: 14th, 15th and 16th May 2009 .
The Great Escape, the biggest and best city based festival in the UK is growing bigger by the day as the organisers confirm the latest bands in the 2009 line up. The policy to book the best new and rising artists from all over the world is really taking shape with an amazing list of quality fresh music from emerging new talents.
The Great Escape have added a further list of bands to the bursting line-up for 2009. Within this list is there is the Brighton based Maccabees, Texan rockers White Denim and NME Radar Award winners 2009 The Big Pink. Other acts include;
THE MACCABEES * WHITE DENIM * SCHOOL OF SEVEN BELLS * CHAIRLIFT * JAMES YUILL * BOXER REBELLION * THE MAE SHI * ABE VIGODA * DM STITH * FAN DEATH * HEARTBREAK * MAGIC MAGIC * WE WERE PROMISED JET PACKS * THE XX * HOT SILK POCKETS * CASIOKIDS * ULTERIOR * RAINBOW ARABIA * HARRY’S GYM * THREE TRAPPED TIGERS * THE WEEK THAT WAS * SKINT AND DEMORALISED * TRAILER TRASH TRACY’S * DAN BLACK * THE NEW WINE * RODNEY FISHER * FUTURECOP! * ROGUES * OU EST LE SWIMMING POOL * MORIARTY * HEARTLESS BASTARDS * CONAN MOCKASIN * MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS * MEME LOVE * MIRANDA LEE RICHARDS * THE BRUTE CHORUS
For those of you who may not know, Melt! is a unique music festival on the Ferropolis peninsula set against a breathtaking backdrop of five huge hulking coal mining diggers that tower into the sky. And with such a great location and massive line up, Melt! is one of the ‘must do’ festivals of the summer.
Today we can confirm three top-class headliners: Oasis, Bloc Party and Aphex Twin + Hecker.
Oasis will be playing their only German show after the end of their tour, Bloc Party will be returning to Ferropolis after four years and then there’s Richard D. James aka Aphex Twin.
ALL CONFIRMED ACTS SO FAR:
Aphex Twin + Hecker* | A Critical Mass (feat. Henrik Schwarz, Âme, Dixon Live) | Matias Aguayo | Baddies | Kasper Bjørke | Bloc Party | Bodi Bill | Bonaparte | Boy8Bit | Caribou* | Digitalism (live)* | Diplo* | Jochen Distelmeyer* | DJ Phono | The Dodos | Ellen Allien | The Faint | Filthy Dukes | Foals | Sascha Funke |Jazzanova Live! | Paul Kalkbrenner | Markus Kavka | Kiki | Klaxons* | Mediengruppe Telekommander | Mikroboy | Hudson Mohawke | MSTRKRFT | Mujava | The New Wine | Oasis* | Pilooski | Simian Mobile Disco (live)* | Luke Slater (live) | Super 700 | Tobias Thomas | Trentemøller (DJ-Set)* | The Whitest Boy Alive | WhoMadeWho | James Yuill | Zander VT
*only festival appearance in Germany
17th – 19th July 2009
2-day-ticket (Fri 17th + Sat 18th July 2009): 70 EUR plus fees // box office: 85 EUR
3-day-ticket (Fri 17th, Sat 18th + Sun 19th July 2009): 90 EUR plus fees // box office: 110 EUR
Daytickets will be availaible for 45 EUR plus fees from May onwards // box office: 55 EUR.
Sleepless Floor, camping and parking are free of charge at anytime.
3pm every day
FIRST ACTS ON STAGE:
5pm every day