The Royal Albert Hall has been confirmed as a stage host for The Great Escape Festival in Brighton for the fifth year running.

The Great Escape Festival (TGE) is a three-day music festival taking place on 18-20 May across the city of Brighton and Hove at 30 different venues. This year, the festival will be showcasing over 400 musical artists, including guests Rag’n’Bone Man, and Slaves.

Previous years have seen the likes of Michael Kiwanuka, Benjamin Clemantine and Douglas Dare take to the Hall’s stage at the festival. This year acts confirmed so far include Sampa the Great, Sophie Hunger, Charlotte Day Wilson, Brian Deady and Howl.

Other venues for TGE include The Haunt, The Hope and Ruin, Komedia, Price Albert, The Green Door Store and Stick Mike’s Frog Bar.

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