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Posted on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 12:00

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell

Returning for its second year, the teams behind the internationally renowned The Great Escape once again give you a glimpse into your future festival soundtrack with FIRST FIFTY.


FIRST FIFTY is three days of the hottest music of cutting edge acts, both homegrown and international, on the cusp of breaking through which you can expect to feature prominently across festival stages in 2018. These exciting gigs take place across some of the finest East London stages, offering you the chance to see tomorrow’s stars in an intimate and exclusive setting.

To guarantee the quality of the acts, each venue is curated by the very best in independent music media, journalists and promoters. You can look forward to selections from Live Nation Source, CLASH, So Young, Amazing Radio, London in Stereo, BBC Music Introducing, Ticketweb, DIY and The Line Of Best Fit.


This year, their stunning shows include;

  • 21/11 I.L.K. / Ruby Empress / Stereo Honey / Stella Donnelly – The Courtyard, London
  • 21/11 Daniel OG / Ebenezer / Benny Mails / S4U – Kamio @ Red Gallery, London
  • 21/11 The Orielles / Sports Team / Hotel Lux – The Old Blue Last, London
  • 21/11 Hunter & The Bear / COIN / The Ninth Wave – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London
  • 22/11 Mansionair / Rahh / KOPS – Kamio @ Red Gallery, London
  • 22/11 Sam Fender – The Courtyard, London
  • 22/11 Dan Stock – Zigfrid Von Underbelly, London
  • 22/11 Promiseland – The Old Blue Last, London
  • 22/11 Aine Cahill / Katie Von Schleicher / Mikaela Davis – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London
  • 23/11 Joy Crookes – The Old Blue Last, London
  • 23/11 Ten Tonnes – Kamio @ Red Gallery, London
  • 23/11 City Calm Down – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London


As ever, there are only ever limited amounts of gig tickets on offer and with such an amazing selection of acts on offer you can bet that they will sell quickly – so make sure you book yours before they are all gone!

Click HERE to see the full range of FIRST FIFTY tickets available.




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