Dork is heading to The Great Escape, with Lime Garden, Coach Party, English Teacher and loads more

We're off to the Brighton seaside with loads of our favourite new acts.

Yes, Dear Reader, it’s almost time again. A seaside jaunt to the pebbled beaches of Brighton to celebrate the best in new, emerging and exciting music – The Great Escape is set to hit the south coast next month, and – as ever – Dork will be heading over with some of our faves along for the ride.

This year, we’re bringing you not one, but two stages of fantastic new music. On the Thursday night (11th May), we’ll be heading down the end of the iconic Pier to the legendary Horatio’s, as Dork’s Night Out takes on Brighton with a cast of future superstars.

We’ll have Hype List alumni Lime Garden and English Teacher, the fantastically buzzy HANNES and Victor Ray, and (no, not just because it rhymes – Ed), one of our very favourite new bands to open, Slaney Bay. Pound for pound, you can’t do much better than that.

But that never stops us trying. On Saturday (13th May), we’re teaming up with one of the hottest labels on the planet, Chess Club, at The Arch for a second showcase that’ll see the festival out in style. Featuring the likes of Coach Party, Lip Filler and TROUT, it’s yet another opportunity to see some the next big things first.

The Great Escape takes place across various Brighton venues from 10th May to 13th May 2023. You can find the full line-up – and timings – on their website now. Start planning!

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