Pale Waves, Kojey Radical and ALMA to play Vevo's Great Escape stage

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Vevo has added to The Great Escape’s stellar lineup with its return to Brighton’s Wagner Hall.

Vevo will be marking its sixth year at The Great Escape (TGE) festival, taking over Wagner Hall for two nights on 17th and 18th May 2018. TGE is set to take over the whole of Brighton between 17th-19th May and will feature some of the most exciting new artists and industry speakers, including Instrumental CEO Conrad Withey, who has been announced to talk at the AI conference. The AI Conference will feature discussions and talks focussing on the use of artificial intelligence to improve music industry processes.

Conrad will be showcasing Instrumental’s TalentAI platform and be illustrating how AI can solve the problem of artist and track scouting in a streaming world.

Vevo returns with an incredible lineup of new artists, many of whom have featured on the TalentAI charts. Artists taking to the Vevo stage include Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy (23.1M playlist followers), Finnish pop gem ALMA (32.8M playlist followers), Manchester indie-quartet Pale Waves (1.4M playlist followers) and East London rapper Kojey Radical (1.6M playlist followers).

All data: TalentAI.

TGE has recently unveiled its plans for a brand new 2,000 capacity area on Brighton beach and has signed the PRS Foundation’s Keychange pledge to achieve a 50/50 gender balance across their lineup by 2022.  

Here is the full line-up for the Vevo stage at The Great Escape 2018 with more acts TBA:


  • ALMA
  • Dermot Kennedy
  • Husky Loops
  • Izzie Gibbs
  • Pale Waves


  • Bülow
  • Kojey Radical
  • Lotto Boyzz
  • Mahalia
  • Rina Sawayama

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