Great Escape Festival Showcases Canadians

Published: 2006-05-18
The Great Escape festival may be happening in Brighton in the UK but it's chock full of great Canadian talent.

Taking place over Victoria Day Weekend here in Canada, May 18 - 20 the Great Escape Festival takes place "at 10 walk-able venues" in Brighton. Bands and artists like the Mystery Jets, The Kooks, Foy Vance and the Futureheads will all be making appearances.

Canadian indie band's are making a huge splash across the pond this year at the festival even spawning a compilation Take Flight: A Collection of Canadian Music. Canadian talent gracing both the Great Escape Stage and the CD include Magneta Lane, Metric, Controller.Controller, and Buck 65.

Writer: Michelle Garcia

   

 

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