The Great Escape

The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 450 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city.

The Great Escape is also attended by the music industry. There will be a convention that runs alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities. 

Here's where you will find us at The Great Escape.

Drop-in sessions
Thursday 18 May, 2pm-5pm, Brighton Dome (foyer)

We will be holding drop in sessions for members to have one-to-one time with a member of the team. Click here to book a session.

PPL, PRS for Music and PRS Foundation present: Evolving as an Artist with Marika Hackman
Friday 19 May, 12pm-2pm, The Old Courtroom

We are in conversation with Marika Hackman, her long-term producer Charlie Andrew (Alt-J, Money), Tim Dellow from Transgressive (management and publisher) and her radio plugger Claire Collins from Scream Promotions. This session will be chaired by BBC Radio 6 Music’s Tom Ravenscroft and cover how Marika has evolved and grown artistically and the challenges she faced when taking risks creatively.

Drinks Party! Hosted by PPL, PRS for Music and PRS Foundation
Friday 19 May, 3pm-5pm, MyHotel Merkaba

Join us for networking drinks and canapes.

The Royalties Conference, as part of CMU Insights
Friday 19 May, 11am-1pm, Komedia

PPL’s Head of International, Amanda Carmichael, will be speaking on a panel exploring the flow of international royalties.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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