THE Great Escape has announced 100 more acts to play this year’s internationally renowned new music festival.

The line-up includes hotly tipped break-out artists such as Dorian Electra, Arlo Parks, Nayana Iz, Kokoko! and Bessie Turner as well as Mercury Award-nominated Ghostpoet and The Jezabels’ Hayley Mary.

The Great Escape, the festival for new music, will be kicking off festival season by playing host to more than 500 up-and-coming artists and music-led conference across 30 plus walkable venues in Brighton from May 13 until May 16. Celebrating 15 years in 2020, The Great Escape is pulling out all the stops, inviting artists from across the globe to perform at this year’s milestone festival.

Some 25 countries are represented in the latest line-up announcement, including lead partner country South Korea, with Balming Tiger, Bibi and Samuel Seo announced from there so far.

The line-up also features five Canadian artists, five artists from France as well as four Spanish acts, showcasing the best and most exciting new talent from these regions.

Also joining the line-up are artists from Austria, Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Palestine, South Africa, Ukraine, Denmark, Thailand, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland and the USA.

Tickets for The Great Escape festival start from £70.