Adam Ryan – The Great Escape

Festival Programmer for The Great Escape

Brighton, UK

  • Adam Ryan is the festival programmer for The Great Escape, which is dubbed “The Festival For New Music”.  The Great Escape is a sell-out festival for the past seven years, it attracts nearly 16,500 avid music fans and now 4,500 music industry delegates each year.  With over 500 artists performing across 40 walkable venues and outdoor spaces, The Great Escape is renowned globally as the leading showcase festival for launching new talent in the UK and European markets. 
  • A focused snapshot of discovery and diversity, The Great Escape has seen early and intimate performances from the biggest artists of today and the future stars of tomorrow.  Taking place alongside the live shows, The Great Escape hosts a new music business conference that is attended by some of the biggest names in the international music industry who come to network and do business.  Since 2018, The Great Escape also has a very own festival site on Brighton Beach – a 2,000-capacity area with three music venues, bars and food.

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