James Bay is popping over to Dork’s stage at The Great Escape for a secret-ish set

Shame and Yonaka will also play low-key sets elsewhere at the event.

James Bay, Shame and Yonaka are among the acts playing secret sets at The Great Escape.

James Bay will play his intimate showcase on the Dork stage at Coalition on Friday (10th May), performing from 5.30pm ahead of sets from Wooze, Self Esteem, Tropical Fuck Storm and more.

“For me, Brighton marked a beginning in my journey,” he says of the show. “I’d left home, the comforts of some of my best friends and the pubs and clubs we’d played to death. Brighton is where I really began to cut my teeth as a solo performer, so it’s always exciting to go back.“

Shame meanwhile will headline the Old Market on Thursday (9th May), while Yonaka will launch their debut album ‘Don’t Wait Til Tomorrow’ with an exclusive listening party at the Tempest on Friday.

The Great Escape runs from 9th-11th May across various venues in Brighton.

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