Following on from successful sold out shows at SXSW in March and at London’s Barfly on 12th April, Xtra Mile Recordings will be hosting another fantastic night of music as part of this year’s Great Escape Festival.

On 11th May 2012, Xtra Mile comes to the Volks venue on Brighton beach for an incredible night showcasing the depth of our ever increasing roster. Confirmed to play are: Welsh rockers Straight Lines whose second album ‘Freaks Like Us’ is currently riding high in the Top Ten iTunes Rock Chart; the formidable Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun whose album ‘Death’ ended its first week of release at Number 7 in the Official Charts first ever Record Store Chart; local boys and one of Mike Davies from Radio 1’s Punk Show’s new favourite UK acts, Fighting Fiction; and the incomparable Chris T-T who will not only be playing a great set but will also be our Master of Ceremonies for the night.

Entry is for this show is free for wristband holders & delegates or £5 at the door for non-Great Escape ticket holders. The night runs from 6pm-10.30pm.

Xtra Mile Recordings is an independent label based in London that continues to grow its roster as well as its distribution to now include Europe and North America. Acts include Frank Turner, Future Of The Left, Beans On Toast, Ben Marwood, Sophie Madeleine, Dave Hause, Crazy Arm, The Xcerts, Mull Historical Society as well as Fighting Fictions, Straight Lines and Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun.

There will be loads more albums, singles and Xtra Mile supported tour dates coming before the year is out.

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