THE GREAT STAGE

"“In a country that doesn't discriminate between fame and infamy, the latter presents itself as plainly more achievable.”" ― Lionel Shriver

As David Bowie crooned, “Fame – could it be the best, could it be?” 

 

The Great Stage has always been one of the very best crucibles of stardom.  It’s where many have taken their first steps on the road to celebrity including the likes of Lily Allen, KT Tunstall and Eliza Doolittle, and where the biggest acts have always shone brightly at this temple to true talent. This year, we’ll be expecting you to shine back at them…


featuring...

METRONOMY

CRYSTAL FIGHTERS

TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS

JAGWAR MA

PEACHES

WILD BEASTS  

JEREMY LOOPS  

HONNE

JORJA SMITH  

KATE NASH

DEAP VALLY

DMA'S

FICKLE FRIENDS  

TOM MISCH

RAY BLK

REJJIE SNOW

DAVID RODIGAN  

CHARLOTTE OC  

WILL JOSEPH COOK

TOM GRENNAN

THE CORRESPONDENTS  

ANTEROS

BEANS ON TOAST

 

“You ask a lot of little kids today what they want to be when they grow up and they say "I want to be famous." You ask  them for what reason and they don't know or care. I think Andy Warhol got it wrong: in the future so many people are going to become famous that one day everybody will end up being anonymous for fifteen minutes."

- Banksy