The Great Escape Festival | ICMP London

Taking place this week (between the 18th and 20th May 2017) at various venues across Brighton is The Great Escape Festival, one of the musical highlights of the summer. And of course, ICMP students and graduates will be well represented!

The Great Escape showcases 450 aspiring and established artists in more than 30 venues across of Brighton’s buzzing venues and music scene the city, with Slaves and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man headlining. If you’re planning to go – and why wouldn’t you?! – watch out for our talented students and graduates including:

Husky Loops

an alternative 3-piece indie band currently making waves in the music industry and featuring music business degree student Tommaso Medica on Bass guitar. View TGE profile


featuring BMus guitar degree student Todd Blackmore on guitar, Higher Diploma bass degree student James Phillips on bass and BMus drums degree student Sam Horvath on drums, who are going from strength to strength with loads of airplay and festival performances this year. View TGE profile

Honey Lung

an alternative rock band signed to RYP Recordings and featuring current BMus drum degree student Omri Covo on drums. View TGE profile

Matt Maltese

who is signed to Universal Publishing,  with the help of the ICMP's The Hub, and enjoying an increasingly high-profile career. View TGE profile

Denai Moore

signed with the Hard Livings label who also represents artists such as Metronomy and Django Django and has enjoyed high profile airplay recently from Huw Stephens, who premiered her latest single 'Does it get easier?' View TGE profile


If you’re looking to take your playing and performing to the next level, and dream of playing to huge festival crowds like these talented students, then let us help you find the right course for you. Our Admissions Team are on hand to help you, call them on 020 7328 0222 or email - we still have places available to start in September 2017!

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