For those lucky enough to be heading down to Brighton’s The Great Escape this week, there’s only one pre-party you need to pop in your schedule; ESCAPE FROM THE ALBERT by Son Estrella Galicia. A micro-festival of live music, beer, culture and food taking place at the seaside town The Prince Albert on Wednesday 15th May,

Since 2009, SON Estrella Galicia has created events that offer a twist on the traditional concert
experience in Spain, Brazil, Portugal and the US. They have since become well established in
the London scene with 4 events in the past 18 months at Paper Dress Vintage in Hackney including high profile performances and attendees including Los Bitchos, Teleman, Dream Wife, Prima Queen, DEADLETTER and more.
Earlier this year, SON Estrella Galicia expanded their series in the UK and stepped out of the
capital for the first time, heading to the Brighton seaside for a sold-out micro-festival featuring
acclaimed performances from Panic Shack and Plantoid.

Swim Deep headline the micro-festival

Back for Brighton’s The Great Escape, Birmingham indie favourites, Swim Deep, will headline the event and are expected to
showcase new material from their forthcoming new album ‘There’s A Big Star Outside’ (out June 7th). Brightons own, Currls, will be bringing their compelling mix of raw garage rock, fast-paced punk and sludgy pop to The Prince Albert for a very special hometown show. Steadily making a name for themselves with spins across the BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6 Music airwaves, the rising trio are primed to deliver on their exhilarating potential. Also performing to a hometown crowd are Projector, who have the task of opening the show. Encompassing elements of industrial drum machines to hook laden alt-rock, the band also dive into post-punk territory via luscious melodies, all of which has gained attention from BBC 6 Music champions Steve Lamacq and Amy Lame.

On the partnership, Victor Mantiñán, Head of Global Music Sponsorship at Estrella
Galicia said:

“We are delighted to be expanding the SON Estrella Galicia project in the UK, for the
second time bringing our micro-festival to a progressive, arts-focused in Brighton ahead of their iconic festival. We are thrilled to be partnering with The Prince Albert once again, engaging with the local community and sharing our passion for music and beer via fantastic artists, beer tastings, and food.”

In addition to the main event upstairs, attendees can enjoy free access to DJ sets from Marcus Harris (White Heat), Ryan Scott Löehmann and Las Titis will take place throughout the event.

In line with Estrella Galicia´s efforts towards sustainability, the event will have interactive
elements embodying the Reduce, Re-use and Recycle mantra. In collaboration with friends from Relic Plastic, the evening will feature a recycling demo, showcasing their innovative approach to generating added value from discarded plastic. As part of their inaugural Brighton event in March, SON Estrella Galicia organised a clean-up on Brighton’s beach in collaboration with Leave No Trace and We Sustainability, where 22kgs of marine waste was collected and then reused to make an artistic mural by the artist Plastic Coast.
This time, and as a further way of demonstrating their commitment, they will be conducting this
demo at the event as an awareness and educational way to teach people about the possibilities of plastic beyond litter and pollution.

The Prince Albert will host the event

Estrella Galicia’s beer experts will be providing an exclusive What Does Your Beer Sound Like? tasting workshop in the evening, showcasing the brand’s artisanal and multi-sensory approach to
their craft. Local vendors Carlito Burrito will be the gastronomic partners for the event, and there will be beer pairing recommendations for which these events have also become known.

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