The Great Escape is holding a new First Fifty series of shows this November

The new series of £5 shows features Drones Club, Cabbage, Eat Fast, Ray BLK and Abattoir Blues.
The Great Escape is holding a special, new event this year.

Titled First Fifty, it will take place across five East London venues – Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, the Old Blue Last, Kamio, Zigfrid von Underbelly and the Courtyard Theatre – between November 22 and 24 – showcasing bands who will go on to play the main event next May.

With tickets costing just £5 per show, the first wave of acts include Drones Club, Cabbage, Eat Fast, Ray BLK and Abattoir Blues.

The full list of bands reads: Abattoir Blues, Be Charlotte, Brian Deady, Cabbage, Carys Selvey, Drones Club, Eat Fast, Fil Bo Riva, Gothic Tropic, Hannah Georgas, Husky Loops, IDER, Indigo Husk, James Hersey, Jameszoo, Klangstof, L.A. Salami, MarthaGunn, Matt Maeson, Miles from Kinshasa, Moses, Nilufer Yanya, Plaitum, Pote (Live), Ray BLK, Saint PHNX, Sarathy Korwar, Shells, Shitkid, The Age of L.U.N.A and Tigertown.

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