Paul Weller to play secret Great Escape gig


‘The Modfather’ of British music to play an Amazon secret show on Saturday 16th May.

Special performance to be filmed and made available exclusively to Amazon Prime members on Prime Instant Video
The Great Escape Brighthelm venue to be taken over by Amazon Student, with a full three-day line-up of up-and-coming talent. will be there to bring you the latest!

The Secret Show is a one off event with the iconic former frontman of The Jam, The Style Council and multi-platinum selling artist in his own right. Weller will play a set including tracks from forthcoming album Saturns Pattern, which will be released in the UK on 18th May and is available for pre-order in digital, CD and vinyl formats now. The gig will be a chance for fans to hear his new material performed live, ahead of a slated appearance at Hyde Park’s British Summertime in June and Weller’s UK tour, kicking off in November.

‘I like the fact that The Great Escape showcases new and fresh music across all venues in Brighton as a festival,’ comments Paul Weller. “It’s always good to perform in smaller venues and I’m looking forward to playing some new tracks.”
‘We’re delighted to be delivering music fans such an exceptional experience at this year’s The Great Escape,’ added Steve Bernstein, Director of Amazon EU Digital Music. ‘The chance to be part of music experiences like The Amazon Secret Show make the festival one of the most exciting weekends on the music calendar. We can’t think of anybody better than Paul Weller to help celebrate the 10th edition of this fantastic festival for music lovers.’

The Great Escape wristband holders can register for a ticket, but with only a few hundred free tickets made available for the secret intimate venue, tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and festival-going fans are encouraged to sign up quickly.

Festivalgoers who register their details over at The Great Escape website will receive details in due course of where and how tickets can be collected on the day of the Amazon Front Row Live: The Secret Show. Fans can keep up-to-date with the latest news by following @AmazonMusicUK on Twitter, Amazon Music UK on Facebook or by visiting