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CMU+TGE Update: More artists announced for The Great Escape festival

By | Published on Friday 4 March 2022

The Great Escape 2022

May is now appearing on the horizon, which means this year’s Great Escape will be with us very soon. Yesterday 120 more artists were added to the bill, including Alfie Templeman, Blackhaine, Chrissi, MUNA, Spill Tab, STONE, Bru-C, Casisdead, Kid Kapichi, Lido Pimienta and many more. You can check the full line up that has been announced so far here.

Music industry delegates at TGE get priority access to all the showcases, of course, plus access to the TGE Conference, including the CMU+TGE Sessions, three full day strands of insights, briefings, interviews and discussions this year putting the spotlight on education, data and video.

Already confirmed for the CMU+TGE Sessions programme are Ameena Badley from The Ko-Lab, music rights consultant Becky Brook, Colin Barlow from Marv Music, Des Agyekumhene from Soga World, Jenn Egan from Eyeline Music, Jessie Scoullar from Wicksteed Works, Joanna Gregory from Cavendish Music and Kevin Bacon from Family In Music.

Plus Lauren Roth De Wolf from Wolves Management, Marcus O’Dair from UAL, Mark Adams from Blinding Talent, composer Mark Gordon, Max Shand from Serenade, Olivia Hobbs from Blackstar Agency, Paul Sampson from Lickd, Pete Kelly from BT Sport, Philippe Rixhon from Digiciti, Ryan Edwards from Audoo, and Sophie Goossens from Reed Smith.

CMU and TGE are also presenting a series of keynote in conversations during the conference. The first of those to be announced is Tom Gray and Kevin Brennan MP, who will be in conversation with CMU’s Chris Cooke.

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks – keep an eye on the CMU Daily for more updates. Meanwhile, get yourself a delegate pass here.